2967 Search Results for jon jones

Sep 10, 2012 11:50 am

Liddell Admits He Would Have Taken Sonnen Fight If In Jones' Shoes | UFC NEWS

“I would have taken the fight. But I don’t make his decisions or run his career for him.” Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Chuck Liddell took to a recent fan chat on the YahooSports Network and talked about the UFC 151 fallout. “The Iceman” was at one time the most dominant champ in the sports landscape,...

Sep 7, 2012 7:39 am

Jones Criticizes UFC For Not Giving Fans "Full" Cards I MMA News

  With the UFC 151 debacle still unfolding before our eyes, we can’t help but to acknowledge the UFC’s failure to put big name fighters in any time slot other than the main event. Now with Jon Jones catching the brunt of the blame for the cancellation of the UFC 151 event, Jones replies with...

Sep 5, 2012 11:32 am

Dana White: Sonnen vs. Jones Could Happen IF The Fans Really Want It | UFC NEWS

Much has been made of the cancellation of UFC 151. Jon Jones turned down a fight against Chael Sonnen and the world has yet to fully forgive the champ. While playing part of his 30-minute all access special on FUEL TV last night, UFC president Dana White spent most of the 30-minutes discussing the Jon...

Sep 3, 2012 2:55 pm

Machida Explains Reasons for Not Accepting Jones Fight | UFC News

  Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida decided to turn down an offer to fight down the Jon Jones on Sept. 22.   Machida felt four weeks is an insufficient time to prepare for a fight with the current light heavyweight champion according to the press release sent out through the Black House camp.  Machida...

Sep 3, 2012 2:01 pm

Bisping Picks Silva Over GSP and JDS over Jones In Hypothetical Super Fights

“It is a business and I think Anderson vs. GSP would be astronomical numbers. I think Jones vs. JDS (Junior dos Santos) would be awesome too. Everyone wants to see champ vs. champ… I think Anderson beats GSP and Jon Jones; and JDS beats Jones.” In an interview with mmaweekly.com, UFC middleweight fighter Michael Bisping...

Sep 1, 2012 1:41 pm

Anderson Silva Pulling For Belfort Over Jones | UFC NEWS

Anderson Silva is rooting for his hometown guy, and he is doing so admittedly against someone he calls a friend. In a recent interview with Brazil’s SportTV, the UFC’s middleweight champion proclaimed that against all odds, he will be rooting for Vitor Belfort to upset Jon jones at UFC 152 later this month. Check out...

Aug 29, 2012 1:52 pm

Countdown To UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort Set for FUEL TV Debut On Sept 18 | UFC NEWS

In typical UFC fashion, the world’s leading Mixed Martial Arts Promotion is set to air in collaboration with FUEL TV the next installment of a pay-per-view countdown show on September 18. Dubbed “Countdown to UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort” the show will take you deep inside the final weeks of preparation for both main event...

Aug 28, 2012 11:23 am

Silva Tried To Save 151, Says Jones Could Have Fought Sonnen | UFC NEWS

“You have a whole camp preparing to fight a specific athlete When the opponent changes, the preparation changes a bit. I thought he could have fought Chael, but it’s his decision. He prepared to fight Dan Henderson. The whole team thought it was best not to fight. When I heard the event might be canceled,...

Aug 27, 2012 11:34 am

Team Shogun Explains Their Reason For Turning Down Jones Rematch | UFC NEWS

“We were in Sao Paulo and my phone rang about midnight. It was Lorenzo’s (Lorenzo Fertitta is a partner in the UFC). Lorenzo was on another call, so I talked to him like half hour later. He offered me a rematch against Jon Jones because Lyoto had declined it and asked me to give him...

Aug 27, 2012 11:31 am

PHOTO | New UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort Poster | UFC NEWS

After the UFC 151 cancellation the UFC has put in place a stellar main event for the next scheduled show in Canada. UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort is set to take place September 22nd and here is the official UFC poster.

Aug 25, 2012 9:42 am

Chael Sonnen Takes Dig At Jones Once Again, This Time On Facebook | UFC NEWS

I am no longer permitted to speak ill of the former champion Jon Jones as we have come to an agreement. I will stop tearing him down verbally and in exchange he has relinquished his belt to me. I would like to read a prepared statement from the former Champion. Mr Sonnen, In every mans...

Aug 25, 2012 9:35 am

Machida Wanted More Time To Prep For Jones, Blackhouse MMA Releases Statement | UFC NEWS

After the UFC 151 fallout, UFC president Dana White announced that Lyoto Machida would replace Dan Henderson against Jones and the two light-heavyweight fighters would headline the upcoming UFC 152 fight card. Once Machida had time to process the title shot offer with his advisors he turned it down. His manager Ed Soares explains the...

Aug 24, 2012 10:29 am

Jones Opens Up As Staggering -1500 Favorite Over Belfort | UFC NEWS

After one of the oddest days in MMA history, Jon Jones has been officially booked to face Vitor Belfort at UFC 152 this September. The vegas oddsmakers are on the booking and have set up odds for the proposed bout. In what has to be one of the most lopsided betting odds to date Jon...