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Apr 21, 2012 11:47 pm

What's Next For The UFC 145 Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 is in the books. The UFC’s first Pay-Per View event since February featured the grudge match that fans have waited over a year to see: Jon Jones defending his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Rashad Evans. The undercard featured some exciting finishes, including some upsets. Where do the main event fighters and the...

Apr 21, 2012 11:22 pm

Rothwell, Browne, Yagin and Hominick Take Home $65k Fight Night Bonuses

UFC 145 went down tonight at Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. In the main event Jon Jones outworked Rashad Evans in route to a unanimous decision victory to retain his UFC light-heavyweight title. For their parts in the evenings card Ben Rothwell, Travis Browne, Eddie Yagin and Mark Hominick took home an additional $65,000 in Fight Night...

Apr 20, 2012 9:29 am

Couture | Sonnen And Hendo Have The Best Styles To Beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

Captain America took some time off from Avenging stuff to give his prediction (or lack thereof) for the main event this Saturday between Champion Jon Jones and former champion Rashad Evans. Couture spoke to ‘Five Ounces of Pain’, stating, “I really don’t have a prediction and I could make a case for either fighter winning...


Apr 20, 2012 8:00 am

PREVIEW | MacDonald vs. Mills: UFC 145 Co-Main Event

By Adam Conklin: Main events usually cast a shadow that covers most of the main card. However, this shadow should not block the talent on the undercard. This is unfortunately the case with this weekends UFC 145 event, headlined, of course, by Jon Jones defending his title against Rashad Evans. Before I travel to far...

Apr 20, 2012 7:40 am

PREVIEW | Brown vs Thompson UFC 145

By Evan Stoumbelis Most of you are probably aware that this Saturday Jon ‘Bones’ Jones will be defending his light-heavyweight title against former teammate and former light-heavyweight champion ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans. I for one am excited for this event, I traveled to Chicago to see ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Phil Davis face Rashad for the #1 contender...

Apr 19, 2012 1:35 pm

Dana White Warns Fighters of Team Greg Jackson | It's Not A Family It's A business

By Johanne Mitchell: UFC President, Dana White slams Greg Jackson in another statement painted in “expletives”. Dana warns fighters not to fall for the warm and fuzzies of family talk by Greg Jackson and at the end of the day Greg is a businessman. In an interview with Cagewriter, Dana uses the situation between former...

Apr 19, 2012 10:26 am

MMA Bill Passes New York Senate Once Again

By Red Mattos: The state Senate in NY has again passed legislation to make it legal to punch someone in a cage, as opposed to a ring, which is perfectly fine. Local MMA instructor, Kevin Leonard, expressed his frustrations with not being able to do what he loves in his home state: “You gotta travel...

Apr 19, 2012 9:47 am

Video | Countdown to UFC 145 Full Episode

By Lynn Mitchell: Featuring one of the most dramatic  main event rivalries in UFC history:  UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones defends his belt against former team mate and champion Rashad Evans Top Welterweight Contender Rory McDonald challenges vicious knockout artist Che Mills in an electrifying co-main event. The Countdown to UFC 145 starts now Fuel TV...

Apr 19, 2012 7:32 am

Video | UFC How Would You Define A Great Athlete ?

Jones narrates in a Morgan Freeman like manner as well as featuring in a short promotional video for the UFC. The video suggests factors which are taken into account when defining a great athlete. The video features the likes of Jon Jones, Vitor Belfort, Carlos Condit, Georges St Pierre, Nick Diaz, Junior Dos Santos, Michael...

Apr 18, 2012 8:27 pm

VIDEO | Welcome To The "Blackzilian" Camp, An Inside Look

By Lorenzo Luciano: This week the “UFC Ultimate Insider” on “UFC on Fuel TV” took an insider look at the progression of the “Blackzilians”, located in Boca Raton, Florida. The name stems from the group originally being made up of ‘Black’ and ‘Brazilian’ men. The show demonstrates how they are a dedicated group, working together...

Apr 18, 2012 7:09 pm

Jon Jones | The past, the present, the future

By Lewis Mckeever: It all started with YouTube. A young, ambitious adolescent learning how to punch and kick in his bedroom through studying instructional videos on the internet to becoming one of the most influential figures in Mixed Martial Arts today. One thing is certain; Jon “Bones” Jones is no ordinary athlete, Jon Jones is...

Apr 18, 2012 6:40 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Do Main Event Feuds Translate to Big Money?

By Ryan Busuttil: Jones-Evans. Silva-Sonnen II. Cruz-Faber III. These 3 fights are all main eventing UFC Pay-Per View events in the next few months. The fights also share the fact that they are all title fights. But, perhaps the biggest similarity, which sets these fights apart from other main event title fights, is that they...

Apr 18, 2012 12:37 pm

UFC 145 Pre-Fight Press-Conference Recap And After Thoughts

By Sarah Newman: As a huge UFC fight fan, I have seen many changes in the UFC. I have seen fighters come and go. I’ve seen bigger arenas, TV station changes, more programs like UFC Primetime and UFC tonight, and I’ve always liked the changes. Today, during the pre-press conference, we had a major change,...

Apr 18, 2012 11:44 am

The real Jon Jones – Mini Documentary

By Lewis Mckeever: We have tuned in for the prime-time episodes, watched the countdown show, and soaked up all of the theatrics generated from the Jon Jones/Rashad Evans rivalry. There can’t possibly be any more drama, surely? Just when you think that there is an omission of propaganda to fuel your interest even more for...

Apr 18, 2012 9:14 am

Watch The UFC 145 Press Conference Live Today On BJPENN.COM (1PM ET)

By Lorenzo Luciano: Tune in to watch the UFC 145 pre-fight press conference live today at 1 pm ET/10am PT. The press conference features Jon Jones and Rashad Evans with host UFC on FUEL host Jon Anik and UFC president Dana White. Jon Jones and Rashad Evans will fight for the light heavyweight championship on...

Apr 18, 2012 8:36 am

CagePotato Retracts Insulting Caption, Dana White Still Not Happy

By Lewis Mckeever: What was initially intended to be just a bit of banter amongst the MMA community, as CagePotato attempted to inject their own humour into the Jon Jones-UFC sponsorship deal, matters have abruptly developed into a war of legalities. CagePotato recently felt the full wrath of Dana White’s fury, as he demanded them...

Apr 18, 2012 8:24 am

No UFC Bias Shown In Jon Jones' Sponsorship Deal With UFC, Says Manager

By Lorenzo Luciano: At UFC 145 the UFC is planning to sponsor one of the main event’s fighters, that is the light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The UFC logo will be branded all over Jones and his team. Many in the MMA world have been critical of the UFC decision to sponsor one of the...

Apr 17, 2012 5:22 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 2 Ratings Report

By Evan Stoumbelis: 197,000 people tuned in this past weekend to UFC on Fuel TV 2, where among others, Dennis Siver, Brian Stann, and Alexander Gustafsson emerged victorious. This is similar to the 217,000 viewers that watched UFC on Fuel TV 1, which set an all time prime time rating record for Fuel TV. This...

Apr 17, 2012 3:16 pm

Editorial Spotlight | There's No Such Thing as a Teammate in MMA

By Josh Long: In just over two weeks Jon “Bones” Jones will defend his light heavyweight championship against “Suga” Rashad Evans. This fight will surely live up to its hype, as the former training partners/teammates at Gregg Jackson’s gym will square off inside the octagon. Teammates? Dictionary.com defines a teammate as a member of the...

Apr 17, 2012 12:19 pm

Countdown To UFC 145 Debuts Tonight On Fuel TV

By Jamie McAllister: The UFC’s Countdown to UFC 145 show returns tonight on Fuel TV. The half-hour special airs at 9:30 p.m. ET (6:30 p.m. PT) the show will be followed immediately with new episodes of UFC Tonight and UFC Ultimate Insider. UFC 145 takes place this weekend with the Rashad Evans & Jon Jones...

Apr 15, 2012 1:31 pm

Onwards and upwards for Alexander Gustafsson

By Lewis Mckeever: Last night, Sweden’s star MMA pupil Alexander Gustafsson tallied up another impressive victory over a very game Thiago Silva, extending his career resume to 14-1, with the lone loss coming against wrestling juggernaut; Phil Davis. Amassing a five fight winning streak in MMA’s premiere promotion has cemented Gustafsson’s spot in the top...

Apr 13, 2012 1:41 pm

Greg Jackson | "This Is A Hard Fight For Jon Jones"

By Lynn Mitchell: Greg Jackson makes a tough decision in cornering Jon Jones against Rashad Evans. “Rashad upset me when he kept throwing Greg under the bus and enough is enough.” states Mike Winkeljohn in an interview with MMA Fighting.  The statement was enough to convince Greg Jackson to corner Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones. Two of...

Apr 12, 2012 2:11 pm

Tito Ortiz | Love Him Or Hate Him, MMA Will Miss Him Following Retirement

By Chase Raymond: When Tito Ortiz steps into the octagon at UFC 148 on July 7th 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, expect to hear no boo’s, no silence, and see no one in their seats. The one time “Huntington Beach bad boy” and now self proclaimed “Peoples Champ” will be...

Apr 12, 2012 12:00 pm

Hominick Flying Under Radar, Looking to Win for Toronto Fans

By Jason Kindschy: Featherweight contender Mark Hominick strongly feels that he owes the Canadian fans, primarily his hometown fans in Toronto, a big win. The Toronto Sun reported on an interview the QMI Agency did with ‘The Machine,’ that tells the story of a fighter in need of a big win. Not only for himself,...

Apr 12, 2012 9:09 am

Jon Jones Open To Fighting Junior Dos Santos In Place Of Overeem

By Jamie McAllister: Right now it seems like everyone from the Light Heavyweight contenders to just about any top 10 Heavyweight is being touted and pushed towards the 146 showdown with Dos Santos. The latest is Champion Jon Jones who is set to face Rashad Evans at UFC 145 which is just over a month...