1522 Search Results for UFC 145

Apr 19, 2012 4:49 pm

Greg Jackson | Willing to Let Bygones Be Bygones with Rashad

Greg Jackson tells MMA weekly in a recent interview about UFC 145 “I’m certainly willing to let bygones be bygones. I’m never a guy that holds a grudge.  That will be up to him” Greg Jackson goes as far as taking responsibility for his part in the escalating feud between Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones...

Apr 19, 2012 10:35 am

Rashad Evans is '100 times harder to wrestle than Ryan Bader, claims Coach Van Arsdale

By Lewis Mckeever: Rashad Evans’ head coach Mike Van Arsdale has been singing praise of “Suga’s” wrestling talents. The imperial athletics instructor took some time out with MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas to discuss Rashad’s upcoming mega-fight with Jon Jones: “The fight, all these fights, come down to distance, and who controls where the fight goes,...

Apr 19, 2012 8:16 am

Jon Jones | "Rashad has the weakest chin."

By Jamie McAllister: “When I watch my first fights I used to flail. Everything’s flail-y, and I realize the power of flexing your abdominal when you try to strike and things like that. I definitely feel as though I’m hitting harder, and I’m excited. I wobbled Rampage (Jackson) a little bit when I hit him,...

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 6:29 pm

Dan Henderson | "I don't need to rematch Anderson Silva to redeem myself"

“The 205 belt, the Light Heavyweight belt. I’m not real keen on fighting at 185 but it’s still a possibility, I’m not ruling it out. I’m not real worried about it but right now I’d like to fight at 205. I fought [Anderson Silva] and lost a while back and if it happens, it happens....

Apr 18, 2012 1:07 pm

Miguel Torres Favors Brawling Like Leonard Garcia But Needs To Win

“That’s the hardest part of how I train, because if it was up to me I’d make every fight a brawl. I would go out there and I would Leonard Garcia every fight. But I’ve learned from my past losses that you can’t do that. Eventually someone’s going to figure you out and they’re going...

Apr 17, 2012 5:56 pm

Jens Pulver Makes Hosting Debut | "Just Scrap" Radio Show Starts with A Little Evil!

By Chris Taylor: The BJPENN.com ‘Just Scrap’ radio show made it’s much anticipated premier this afternoon. The surprise host of the show was none other than former UFC Lightweight Champion, Jens ‘Little Evil’ Pulver. As we already knew, the inaugural guest was 2x UFC Champion BJ Penn. Jens and BJ are no strangers to each...

Apr 17, 2012 2:11 pm

VIDEO | "Georgia On My Mind" Rashad Evans Trains With Boxing Great Roy Jones Jr

Number one UFC light heavyweight contender “Suga” Rashad Evans has Georgia on his mind as he arrives in Atlanta today for the final countdown to UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans. In five days, fight fans will discover the moment of truth in what has become one of the longest running sagas in the sport of...

Apr 17, 2012 12:10 pm

Based On The Odds Smart Money Is On Evans, Says Liddell

By Jamie McAllister: “I think that’s ridiculous. 5 to 1, and 6 to 1, I mean, Jon’s been great, he’s doing great, and he’s going to keep getting better, but this is a fight styles wise that’s a tougher fight for him than the ones he’s had,” “He likes to control the distance, control where...

Apr 17, 2012 6:05 am

Mark Hominick Talks About An Emotional Year & Getting Back To Winning Ways

By Jamie McAllister: “Yeah, it’s definitely been a mix of emotions this year, but I’ve always tried to use winning as my motivator.” “I think with the ‘Korean Zombie’ (Chan Sung Jung) fight, I wanted to win too badly. I fought really out of character by really wanting to make a statement and fought aggressively...

Apr 16, 2012 11:37 am

Fighting teammates | Why Evans vs. Jones should not have happened

By Lorenzo Luciano: The next UFC pay per view event set to air on April 21, 2012 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta Georgia between former teammates Jon Jones and Rashad Evans has been tainted by an ongoing dispute between the two fighters. It is an unwritten rule in MMA that teammates do not fight...

Apr 16, 2012 11:02 am

POLL | Who will you root for this weekend, Jones or Evans?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. This is it, UFC 145 is upon us. This weekend in Atlanta Rashad Evans will look to dethrone Jon Jones in one of the heatest MMA rivals in history. But who are you rooting for? Cast your vote now!

Apr 13, 2012 10:38 am

Jones Says Evans ‘Not a Martial Artist’ but ‘a Guy Who Grabs His Crotch’

By George Deutsch: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones (15-1) and #1 contender and former champion Rashad Evans (17-1-1) continue to exchange heated words prior to their upcoming UFC 145 bout on April 21 in Atlanta, Ga. The ongoing trash talk between the two former friends and training partners under Greg Jackson has continued...

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...

Apr 11, 2012 3:36 pm

With GSP And Zahabi’s Support, MacDonald Poised To Inherit Crown In Two Years

By Micah Hinchliffe: During last night’s airing of Ultimate Insider we got to take a peak into the renowned Tristar camp and hear from some of it’s most successful fighters as they prepare for UFC 145 in Atlanta, April 21st. Among these fighters was welterweight contender Rory “Ares” Macdonald, whom many believe to be the...

Apr 11, 2012 3:25 pm

Winkeljohn On Cornering Against Evans | Rashad Is Lost, Jon Has His Number

By Jamie McAllister: UFC 145 is getting closer and closer as this happens there are numerous polls and forum discussions about who is going to come out on top in the main event Jon Jones or Rashad Evans who better to break down the situation than the man who has worked extensively with both fighters...

Apr 11, 2012 10:18 am

Evans / Jones Clash | The Team You Built Is Mine Now Says Jones

By George Deutsch: Ultimate Insider host Jon Anik sat down with the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and heated rival and former training partner Rashad Evans recently, and it didn’t take long for sparks to fly between the two competitors, particularly in regard to Evans’ exit from trainer Greg Jackson’s New Mexico-based training camp....

Apr 11, 2012 9:56 am

The Blackzilians Add BJJ Champion Braulio Estima

By Lynn Mitchell: Grappling sensation Braulio Estima has joined the elite team at Blackzilians in Florida.  Braulio also stated in a previous interview – he plans to make his long awaited MMA debut in July of 2012. It is apparent that high level BJJ black belts have an impact on the MMA game. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu...

Apr 9, 2012 1:55 pm

Rashad Evans Blog | Jon Jones Is Not A God

By Rashad Evans: I went to Puerto Rico last week to promote my April 21 title fight against Jon Jones on pay-per-view. The reception I got was the craziest I’ve ever had in my UFC career. It was the coolest thing I’ve done in this sport since I won “The Ultimate Fighter 2” in 2005....

Apr 5, 2012 2:38 pm

VIDEO | Rashad Evans Dissects Jones vs. Rampage

Looking ahead to his much anticipated fight against Jon Jones, Rashad Evans is wired for sound from UFC 135, when Jon Jones defeated Rampage Jackson to defend his belt. See Evans’ reaction to the fight and hear his exclusive commentary about his game plan for UFC 145 by watching Jones’ game plan in UFC 135.

Apr 4, 2012 8:45 am

VIDEO | Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson: A Dazzling Debut

Follow Stephen Thompson in the final hours leading up to his debut at UFC® 143. His astonishing first round finish earned him knockout of the night honors and motivated Georges St-Pierre to declare him one of the best strikers he’s ever seen. “Wonderboy” now faces Matt “The Immortal” Brown at UFC 145. Find out if...