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Jun 27, 2012 9:56 am

Jon “Bones” Jones nominated for Best Fighter ESPY | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has been nominated for a 2012 ESPY Award in the category of Best Fighter. Other nominees in this category are UFC Middleweight champion Anderson Silva, WBC Welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr., and current WBA and WBC Middleweight champion Andre Ward. Mayweather won the Best Fighter award in 2007,...

Jun 5, 2012 4:18 am

Alexander Gustafsson Out Until October With Broken Hand | UFC News

Jamie McAllister When Thiago Silva pulled out of the UFC 149 bout with Shogun there was a number of names thrown around one was Alexander Gustafsson, however there is a very good reason why the Swedish star is not taking the bout. Here is the story according to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s official Facebook page. The...


Jun 1, 2012 7:10 am

The 5 Most Successful and 5 Least Successful TUF Alumni

By Ryan Busuttil As we prepare for the finale of the first edition of “The Ultimate Fighter Live,” I wanted to take a look back at 13 of the previous 14 seasons of the reality series that helped bring the UFC into the mainstream. I’m not counting season 4, The Comeback season, as the show deviated from...

May 30, 2012 6:04 pm

Griggs Out, Prado In Against Phil Davis At UFC on FX 4 | UFC NEWS

An undisclosed injury has forced Chad Griggs out of his future bout at UFC on Fox 4 bout against Phil Davis. Filling the void left by Griggs absence is undefeated prospect Wagner Prado. Prado is a young and talented Brazilian out of the Nogueira training camp. Prado is making the jump to the UFC with...

May 16, 2012 2:39 pm

BJPenn.com's Unofficial Guide to MMA Nicknames – The best and worst | UFC NEWS

Fighters have always carried nicknames. Most of them fit their persona, some do not, and some – well they don’t even make sense. Listed below are some notable fighter nicknames, and I will warn you now that a few of them are terrible. The ones identified are classified as Great, Good, and Terrible. The criteria...

May 9, 2012 11:32 pm

Video | Full Countdown Braulio Estima

The inaugural World Jiu Jitsu Expo on May 12, 2012 will be hosted at the Long Beach Convention Center.  Braulio Estima explains he was already planning to be a part of the first ever Jiu Jitsu Expo then the opportunity to compete against  Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and UFC 170-pound title contender, Nick Diaz arose and he was up...

May 8, 2012 6:16 am

Jon Jones vs Dan Henderson In The Works For Labor Day Weekend

By: Chris Taylor: Yesterday, UFC president Dana White confirmed that the organization was targeting an early September date for the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion’s next title defense, likely on Labor Day weekend (September 1st). With UFC 150 set for August 11th at the Pepsi Center in Denver and UFC 152 slated for September 22nd in...

May 4, 2012 8:24 am

Jon Jones Not Worried About Hendo’s “H-Bomb”

“No, I’m not worried about the ‘H-bomb.’ I fought Ryan Bader. He had an amazing overhand right. I think he won The Ultimate Fighter with that overhand right. Rashad Evans ended up knocking out Chuck Liddell with his overhand right. Mauricio ‘Shogun’ had an awesome overhand right. I’m just not worried about it. It’s a...

May 2, 2012 11:44 am

VIDEO | On The Brink: Jon Jones – Part 1 | UFC NEWS

UFC Ultimate Insider gives the viewer an exclusive look before UFC 145. Go behind closed doors and witness the candid moments of Jon Jones & Rashad Evans that were not covered anywhere else. From backstage at the first press conference to the final preparations in the last 48 hours; follow Jones’ camp every step of...

Apr 29, 2012 7:00 pm

BJ Penn completes the line up for the MMA Show Live in Birmingham, UK

By Chase Raymond: Two time UFC champion and MMA legend BJ Penn will complete the line-up for Europe’s biggest ever MMA fan expo, The MMA Show Live, being held May 12-13 at the NEC in Birmingham. Bj is joining a long list of MMA stars like Dan Henderson, Carlos Condit, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping, and...

Apr 29, 2012 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: Heir to the Throne? | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Just minutes after Jon Jones defeated Rashad Evans to retain his light heavyweight belt, 41-year old Dan Henderson was announced as the next person to challenge the 24-year old phenom for his title. Henderson (29-8) will be coming off his latest victory and fight of the year performance against Mauricio Rua back...

Apr 27, 2012 9:32 am

Jon "Bones" Jones Younger Brother Drafted 1st Rd in the NFL! | UFC NEWS

By Chase Raymond: Jon Jones is holding a bit of a victory party tonight in his semi-finished “Bones” cave. It has just been days since his big victory against rival Rashad Evans, but Jon Jones has another reason to celebrate. The New England Patriots drafted his little brother Chandler Jones in the first round 21st...

Apr 26, 2012 8:27 am

Anheuser-Busch Sends Warning To UFC Over Fighter's Derogatory Comments: "We will act"

Anheuser-Busch, the parent company of one of the UFC’s biggest sponsors Bud Light, has issued a warning to UFC officials over certain comments made publicly by some of its fighters recently. As reported by the AdvertisingAge, Anheuser-Busch stated,”We have communicated to the UFC our displeasure with certain remarks made by some of its fighters…If the...

Apr 26, 2012 7:29 am

Greg Jackson: Jones’ victory was bittersweet

By Edward Fernandez: On Sherdog’s Savage Dog Show, Jon Jones’ trainer Greg Jackson talked about his victory at UFC 145. He revealed he was happy about his top fighter retaining the title, but was upset with the very public situation that involved former team member Rashad Evans, whom Jones defeated via unanimous decision. “It was...

Apr 25, 2012 7:43 am

VIDEO | Awesomely Awkward Fighter Interviews From UFC 145

By Lewis Mckeever: Step aside Ariel Helwani, because there’s a new sheriff in town. Creative Loafing’s Joeff Davis incorporates his own unique journalistic flair into the fighter-press interactive experience. Davis injects some refreshing humour into the UFC 145 pre-fight press bombardment, interviewing a range of fighters who participated at the event. Rashad Evans, Matt Brown,...

Apr 24, 2012 4:47 pm

Exclusive | Roger Bowling wants to fight them all; Believes Wrestling tops BJJ

Roger Bowling (11-2 MMA) came in to Strikeforce an undefeated fighter boasting a perfect 7-0 record. He defeated Bobby Voelker by technical decision, and then lost the subsequent rematch by TKO. Roger bounced back and won his next fight before losing the rubber match with Voelker by TKO. After the last Voelker fight Roger has...

Apr 24, 2012 1:39 pm

Record Ratings Set for UFC 145 FX Prelims | UFC NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC 145 Prelims that aired on FX this past weekend netted 1.6 million viewers. The special, which featured four bouts, scored the highest ratings for any UFC on FX event that has aired since the UFC began airing events on the network in January 2012. UFC 145 took place on Saturday...

Apr 24, 2012 6:27 am

UFC 145 Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

The Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission just released their post-fight medical suspensions report for last weekend’s UFC 145 event. UFC 145 took place last Saturday from Atlanta, Georgia’s Phillips Arena. In the main event UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones successfully defended his title against former teammate and rival Rashad Evans. All event participants received a...

Apr 22, 2012 3:12 pm

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Replaces Mir Against Cain Velasquez At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Yesterday the MMA world saw Jon Jones defend his title against Rashad Evans, Eddie Alvarez defeat Shinya Aoki at Bellator 66, and we learned that former heavyweight champion Frank Mir would be filling Alistair Overeem’s spot in the main event of UFC 146 against Junior Dos Santos for the heavyweight championship. Fans...

Apr 22, 2012 12:16 pm

To Dethrone Jones You Need But One Man

By Lewis Mckeever: Long, wired and lanky in frame, with legs bare and thin like matchsticks. No, this isn’t the portrayal of a Jon Jones duplicate co-existing in the realms of an obscure alternate universe; this is the description of the best pound for pound fighter to ever grace Mixed Martial Arts competition. Anderson “The...

Apr 22, 2012 12:02 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Post-Fight Interview | UFC NEWS

After outpointing former teammate Rashad Evans, UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones discusses what it felt like to defeat his “lion” of an opponent, and gives a special message to his fans.

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...