1303 Search Results for vitor belfort

Oct 22, 2012 9:59 am

Ratings Report: UFC 153 Pulls Decent But Not Great PPV Ratings | UFC NEWS

While we will never know the truth of the matter, the lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based on his industry intelligence. The UFC never confirms figures, nor...

Oct 20, 2012 4:13 pm

Vinny Magalhaes: Chael Sonnen will submit Jon Jones off his back | UFC News

After witnessing Vitor Belfort nearly finish Jon Jones by throwing a up a submission attempt from his back at UFC 152, Vinny Magalhaes believes he can properly instruct Chael Sonnen on how to defeat the current UFC light heavyweight champion when the two collide in April of next year. Here is what Vinny had to...

Oct 17, 2012 4:29 pm

FULL Event Quotes & Recap: UFC Media Call with Jon Jones, Chael Sonnen & Dana White

The UFC conducted a conference call today featuring UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, former two-time middleweight contender Chael Sonnen and UFC President Dana White. The purpose of the call was to promote Sonnen and Jones coaching opposite one another on The Ultimate Fighter season 17 which will begin in January. The two will meet...

Oct 17, 2012 8:33 am

VIDEO | Steven Seagal Versus The Voice (Full Episode) | MMA NEWS

Master Steven Seagal made waves in the MMA world when taking credit for such victories as Lyoto Machida over Randy Couture and Anderson Silva over Vitor Belfort, but has rarely been given the chance to explain himself. Now in a one-hour one-on-one, the martial arts expert sits down with AXS TV’s Michael “The Voice” Schiavello...


Oct 10, 2012 10:26 am

Daniel Cormier Wants To Coach “The Ultimate Fighter” Opposite Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier (10-0 MMA, 7-0 Strikeforce) made his presence known September 10, 2011 when he replaced Alistair Overeem and defeated Antonio Silva in the first round via KO (punches). The former Olympic wrestler showed he was the real deal when he went on to win the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix by defeating Josh Barnett in...

Oct 9, 2012 7:08 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Rich Franklin on Fighting Le, China, Movies, and More

Rich Franklin takes on Cung Le on November 10th in the main event of UFC on Fuel TV 6 also known as UFC MACAO. This event will be the UFC’s first event in greater China and is set to take place at the CotaiArena. The fight was in question for a time. Rumors of a...

Oct 3, 2012 6:26 am

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson Signs with The World Series of Fighting | MMA NEWS

  According to reports, former UFC welterweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has signed a deal with The World Series of Fighting. Johnson will face D.J. Linderman on the main card which will be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network formerly known as The Versus Network. Johnson has been extremely busy since being released by the UFC...

Sep 29, 2012 11:40 am

Lyoto Machida: Jon Jones no black belt, has big holes in his game | UFC NEWS

Former UFC light heavyweight champion, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida, took it to Jon Jones in a recent interview with Brazil’s globoesporte.globo.com. After seeing the near defeat at the hands of a Vitor Belfort armbar at last weekends UFC 152 event, “The Dragon” is more convinced than ever that the man holding his divisional title has...

Sep 28, 2012 11:27 am

Lyoto Machida vs. Dan Henderson Being “Worked Out” Confirms UFC Boss | UFC NEWS

When Dan Henderson pulled out of his UFC 151 date with Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida, who earned a title shot with his first round KO over Ryan Bader, turned down a short-notice title shot at UFC 152, the UFC’s light-heavyweight division got shook up. In came Vitor Belfort, a middleweight and former champion on...

Sep 27, 2012 10:47 am

Greg Jackson Confirms That Jon Jones Elbow Is Merely Strained | UFC NEWS

“It’s a personal choice, and when there’s a lot on the line, like a world title, I think that’s what you have to do. You have to kind of have that mentality where you’re not going to get stopped. As you’re coming up [the ranks], it’s a personal choice for the fighter, but it’s not...

Sep 26, 2012 7:56 am

What’s Next for the Main Card Fighters of UFC 152

  What’s next for the main card fighters of UFC 152? Saturday night’s card was entertaining and gave fans a little bit of everything. There were three knockouts and three submissions in 12 total bouts. Even a couple of the fights that went to decision were full of intrigue and very suspense. I don’t think...

Sep 24, 2012 2:20 pm

UFC 152 Medical Suspensions I MMA News

  The stacked UFC 152 card gave fight fans a lot of memorable moments. It also gave us two great title fights that crowned the first ever flyweight champion and also extended the legacy of a young phenom, respectively. Jon Jones successfully defended his title in the main event against Vitor Belfort with a fourth...

Sep 22, 2012 10:28 pm

UFC 152 Results: Jon Jones Survives Early Scare To Retain Title | UFC NEWS

UFC has come and gone and in the main event, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones proved the oddsmakers right and methodically broke Vitor Belfort down to retain the UFC light-heavyweight title. In the first round Vitor Belfort slapped on an armbar that popped Jones’ arm but didn’t break it or force the tap. Jon was...

Sep 21, 2012 8:53 am

UFC 152 Main Card Predictions

  The last time the UFC held an event was August 11th when they presented UFC 150: Edgar vs. Henderson II. That is an awfully long time considering how active the organization has been over the past two years or so. It’ll be almost 50 days between shows once UFC 152 rolls around this Saturday...

Sep 20, 2012 9:01 am

Who's on the Hot Seat: UFC 152 Edition

  The Hot Seat is back after being forced to the sidelines because of the cancelation of UFC 151. This time we will focus on UFC 152 and which fighters are dangerously close to losing their job should they come up short on Saturday night. Toronto is certainly in for some great fights and will...

Sep 20, 2012 9:00 am

VIDEO's | UFC 152 Full Open Workouts | UFC NEWS

The UFC held the traditional pre-pay-per-view media workouts yesterday in Toronto, Ontario, Canada’s Xtreme Couture with many of the main card participants headed to this weekend’s UFC 152 event. We have compiled video’s from the session and included them on the following pages.

Sep 20, 2012 8:35 am

Watch Today's UFC 152 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live On BJPENN.COM (Noon ET) | UFC NEWS

In anticipation for this weekends UFC 152 event the UFC is holding a special press-conference this afternoon to promote the show. Today’s event takes place at the Real Sports Bar and Grill in Toronto and UFC President Dana White as well as main card participants Jon Jones, Vitor Belfort, Demetrious Johnson, Joseph Benavidez, Brian Stann...

Sep 19, 2012 11:59 am

Rashad Evans Believes He Will Fight Jon Jones Again In A Year | UFC NEWS

“I probably know a lot more about Jon Jones than most people and have such insight, so Vitor asked me to be his righthand man in preparation for the fight. I think it’s a huge mistake to consider him an underdog because this is an MMA fight. You’ve seen some of the most dramatic finishes...

Sep 19, 2012 10:25 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Jake Rosholt Ready to Face Anthony Johnson

  Jake Rosholt is a three-time NCAA National Champion as well as a 4-time All-American. He is also a member of Team Takedown, a camp that consists of Jake, his younger brother Jared, Johny Hendricks and Shane Roller. Not coincidentally all of these fighters also attended Oklahoma State University. Rosholt had a brief run in...

Sep 17, 2012 9:28 am

Dana White Says "Sonnen is in Full Training Camp to Fight Jones" | UFC News

The Gangster from West Linn, Oregon is anticipating to replace former UFC heavyweight tournament winner & former UFC light heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort and take his shot at light heavyweight belt held by Jon Jones.  UFC President, Dana White conveyed during last week’s UFC luncheon that Chael Sonnen awaits another last-minute change to UFC 152. ...

Sep 14, 2012 9:44 am

Dana White's Anger With Jones And Jackson Reignited | UFC NEWS

“The Jon Jones piece of meat (expletive) thing. When I see him in (expletive) Toronto, that’s the first (expletive) thing we’re going to talk about. Piece of meat? Give me a (expletive) break. That sounds like something a male supermodel would say: I feel like a piece of meat out here (White said in a...

Sep 13, 2012 1:40 pm

Anderson Silva & Co. Show What it Means to be an Ultimate Fighter

  It wasn’t that long ago that people were growing disenchanted with Anderson Silva. After lackluster performances against Thales Leites and Patrick Cote, Silva walked into the Octagon at UFC 112 in Abu Dhabi and embarrassed himself, the sport, his opponent and the UFC. All talk of a potential super fight against UFC Welterweight Champion...

Sep 13, 2012 6:10 am

UFC 152 Quotes And Notes From Main Card Fighters| UFC NEWS

JON JONES: “These are the fights I live for.” VITOR BELFORT: “This is Phenom vs Phenom.” JOE BENAVIDEZ: “It is seek and destroy.” DEMETRIOUS JOHNSON: “The UFC title means everything.” MICHAEL BISPING: “Stann will stand in the way of my title shot.” BRIAN STANN: “I will knock Bisping out in two rounds.” The Ultimate Fighting...

Sep 11, 2012 9:07 pm

Jon Jones: "I'm not a bad person. I pride myself on inspiring others." | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Since turning down a short-notice title defense bout against Chael Sonnen at UFC 151, Jon Jones (16-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC), who now meets Vitor Belfort (21-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) at UFC 152, has received a boatload of criticism. The 25-year-old UFC light heavyweight champion is well aware of his critics, but refuses...

Sep 8, 2012 11:07 am

VIDEO | UFC 152: Jon Jones Pre-Fight Interview

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says his UFC 152 opponent Vitor Belfort lacks versatility, but is a proven winner. Watch UFC 152 to witness what Jones says will be a “magnificent display of martial arts.”

Sep 7, 2012 10:33 am

UFC 151 Costs UFC $40 Million I MMA News

  Since the cancellation of UFC 151, blame has been tossed around to everyone from our light-heavyweight champ, to his original opponent and even to Dana White and the rest of the UFC brass. Now, though, with the event date behind us the UFC must rebuild revenue in a year that could easily see some...