3385 Search Results for rematch

Jul 3, 2016 10:16 am

TJ Dillashaw: “Garbrandt is a liar, I’ve never been KO’d in practice”

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw recently sat down with MMAFighting where he discussed the current landscape of the 135-pound division. The way Dillashaw sees it, the winner of his rematch with Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200 should be next in line for a shot at current title holder Dominick Cruz. “The way I see...

Jul 3, 2016 9:23 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan previews Jedrzejczyk vs. Gadelha 2

Bitter rivals Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha will rematch for the UFC strawweight title on July 8 in Las Vegas. The coaches of “The Ultimate Fighter” first met in late 2014, with Joanna earning a razor close split-decision victory over the Brazilian. Watch as UFC commentator Joe Rogan previews the main event for “The Ultimate...

Jul 3, 2016 9:02 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen vs. Jon Jones

Before Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones rematch in the headlining bout of next weekend’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, watch “Bones” defend his title against Chael Sonnen from UFC 159 in 2013. The Jones and Sonnen bout at UFC 159 came together after “Bones'” camp refused to take a short-notice fight with Chael in...

Jul 2, 2016 9:16 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk less than one week out from fight night

With under a week to go until Joanna Jedrzejczyk squares off against Claudia Gadelha in their highly anticipated rematch at the TUF 23 finale on July 8th, Jedrzejczyk is looking like an absolutely monster in training! A training montage of Jedrzejczyk in her final day of training before the fight was posted to YouTube, and...


Jul 2, 2016 9:10 am

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez mic’d up for ‘Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier 1’

Back in January of 2015, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier squared off in the main event of UFC 182. Jones won the fight in convincing fashion, defeating Cormier via unanimous decision, taking the Olympic wrestler down several times throughout the fight as well. Ahead of UFC 200, where the pair will have their highly anticipated...

Jul 2, 2016 9:01 am

Jon Jones rips Daniel Cormier: ‘He doesn’t have the power to stop me’

In just one week, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of the historic UFC 200 card. Since the pair’s last meeting inside the Octagon, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson, and then defended the...

Jul 1, 2016 10:38 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez sparring

With just over a week to go until Daniel Cormier has his highly anticipated rematch with Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200, the light heavyweight champion is making his final preparations in training camp. A video was posted to YouTube showing Cormier sparring with former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Velasquez is...

Jul 1, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier shows off striking combinations for Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier will face the toughest test of his MMA career on July 9th when he enters the Octagon to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200 for a highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. Cormier lost the pair’s first meeting in 2015 via unanimous decision, however rebounded to...

Jul 1, 2016 10:40 am

Frankie Edgar: Conor McGregor “should have to defend” championship

After winning the UFC featherweight championship by knocking out Jose Aldo in the main event of UFC 194, Conor McGregor opted to go up to lightweight to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title at UFC 196. Ultimately, dos Anjos was forced to withdraw from the fight with a broken foot, and was replaced...

Jul 1, 2016 10:12 am

Fabio Maldonado nothing but respectful in wake of Fedor Emelianenko fight

Last month, Fabio Maldonado and Fedor Emelianenko squared off in a highly anticipated heavyweight showdown in the main event of EFN 50 in Russia. In the first round, Maldonado rocked Emelianenko for almost the entire round, nearly finishing the MMA legend. While the fight arguably could have been stopped, the referee allowed the fight to...

Jul 1, 2016 9:23 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is a “middle-aged man at 28 years old”

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were initially slated to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 197 on April 23rd in what was Jones’ first fight back in the Octagon since being stripped of his light heavyweight championship. Cormier pulled out of the fight with a knee injury, and was ultimately replaced by Ovince St-Preux...

Jun 30, 2016 10:02 pm

Daniel Cormier on Jon Jones rivalry: “I would not change a thing”

While Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s rivalry is certainly alive and well ahead of their UFC 200 rematch on July 9th, both men have toned down the trash talk to an extent. This week Jones even went as far as to call his rivalry with Cormier “childish”. During the UFC 200 media call, Cormier was...

Jun 30, 2016 10:44 am

Jon Jones on UFC 200 training: “I’ve done almost zero weightlifting”

Prior to Jon Jones’ return to the Octagon in April at UFC 197, the pound for pound kingpin packed on a considerable amount of muscle. Many questioned whether or not this would have a significant impact on Jones’ performance inside the Octagon given that he was carrying so much extra muscle. After his unanimous decision...

Jun 30, 2016 10:25 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk eyes titles in two divisions

Earlier this month, Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau competed in the first UFC women’s flyweight bout in Ottawa, Canada. Calderwood dominated the fight from the start, rocking Letourneau numerous times before ultimately finishing the fight with a liver kick, spinning backfist combo. While UFC women’s featherweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently gearing up for her...

Jun 30, 2016 10:09 am

Jacare Souza ready to make UFC return following surgery

In May, Jacare Souza picked up arguably the biggest win of his UFC career when he defeated Vitor Belfort via 1st round TKO. With the win, Souza became the presumptive #1 contender at middleweight, leading many to expect him to get a title shot over the winner of UFC 199’s Rockhold-Weidman rematch. With just two...

Jun 30, 2016 9:52 am

Jon Jones: ‘I may have DC call me daddy on fight night’

Back at UFC 182 in January of 2015, Jon Jones infamously placed his hand on top of Daniel Cormier’s head at the end of the 4th round of their title fight, in a display of disrespect. Now, ahead of their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 200 for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jones has a...

Jun 30, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier begins weight cut 10 days out from UFC 200

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 main event fight with Jon Jones for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. The fight is not only one of the most highly anticipated rematches of all time, it will headline one of the most historic events of all time. In the...

Jun 30, 2016 1:34 am

PHOTO | #TBT Nate Diaz thuggin’ and mean muggin’ even in the fifth grade

The Diaz brothers are known for their brash attitude and simply not caring about trying to be polite in the eye of the public. The middle finger flipping brothers are stars in the sport of mixed martial arts in part due to their attitudes and of course their relentless fighting spirit and polished technique. Nate...

Jun 29, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen breaks down Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II

At UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship on arguably the biggest fight card in UFC history. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community seems to be split down the middle in regards to who will win the fight. While Jones is...

Jun 29, 2016 9:45 am

John Kavanagh: First Nate Diaz fight “was a bit of a circus”

Back in March, Nate Diaz stepped in on less than two weeks notice to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos broke his foot during training. Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round, putting an end to McGregor’s hopes of earning a welterweight title shot,...

Jun 29, 2016 8:49 am

Conor McGregor on loss to Nate Diaz: “I can’t live with it”

Conor McGregor’s UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz left the MMA world stunned. While some predicted that Diaz would shock the world and win the fight, McGregor, who was previously unbeaten inside the Octagon, losing was surreal to many fans. At UFC 202 on August 20th, McGregor will get the chance to avenge his loss...

Jun 29, 2016 8:26 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at Jon Jones over referee complaint

Jon Jones isn’t hiding the fact that he isn’t satisfied with the NAC’s referee selection for his UFC 200 rematch with Daniel Cormier. Jones’ team initially appealed the referee selection, however they ignored his concerns and moved forward with McCarthy as the referee for the bout. During a media scrum earlier this week, Jones explained...

Jun 28, 2016 7:28 pm

Jon Jones wants “any other referee” but John McCarthy

Ahead of Jon Jones’ UFC 200 main event scrap with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jon Jones petitioned the NSAC to change the referee for the bout. The NSAC ultimately rejected Team Jones’ proposal, and moved forward with ‘Big’ John McCarthy being the referee for the bout. During a recent media scrum,...

Jun 28, 2016 12:18 pm

VIDEO | On This Day: Anderson Silva makes UFC debut at the age of 31

#OnThisDay in 2006: @spiderandersonsilva made his UFC debut and it was savage! Watch again on @ufcfightpass A video posted by UFC Europe (@ufceurope) on Jun 28, 2016 at 7:04am PDT Anderson “The Spider” Silva made his UFC debut on this day 10 years ago. Silva stepped into the Octagon with Chris Leben and made a...

Jun 28, 2016 11:13 am

Carlos Condit tells fans to ‘stay tuned’ for his next fight

Good news for Carlos Condit fans. The former UFC interim welterweight champion said after his title fight with Robbie Lawler at UFC 195 that he would only be fighting in big fights that really got him excited. Condit mentioned at the time that it was basically the rematch with Lawler for the belt that he...

Jun 28, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz beats Nick Diaz in triathlon despite move up in weight

#nickdiaz #triathlon #xterra #tahoe #finishline #mma #boxing #jiujitsu #run #bike #swim A video posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 25, 2016 at 12:09pm PDT Despite Nate Diaz’s size that he has put on ahead of his welterweight rematch with Conor McGregor, the Stockton native that usually fights at lightweight is in fantastic shape. The Diaz...