3329 Search Results for jon jones

Apr 29, 2015 3:21 pm

Dana White: ‘This Was Jon’s Last Chance’

“A lot of people know, Jon’s had a lot of chances. This one was his last chance. He’s got to handle his business outside of the Octagon and then we’ll see where he goes from there. Obviously he’s one of our biggest stars. He was on his way to becoming one of the greatest ever,...

Feb 6, 2015 7:56 am

Rashad Evans: “Rumble will knock Jon out within 2 rounds”

UFC light heavyweight fighter Anthony “Rumble” Johnson earned top contender status by knocking out former title challenger Alexander Gustafsson at last month’s UFC on FOX 14 event in Sweden. “Rumble” will now face current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones at UFC 187 in May. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans, who is...

Jan 15, 2015 5:20 am

Gustafsson: ‘I’m going to take Jon’s belt. But Rumble’s first’

“That’s the fight I want. That’s the big fight I’m dreaming about. I’m going to beat him, I’m going to take that belt from him. But right now, I don’t have time or room for Jon Jones. I’m fighting Anthony Johnson, I need to be the best for him.” Alexander Gustafsson on what Phil Davis...

Jan 14, 2015 9:58 am

Dear Jon, “We’re supposed to be role models”

Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones have a special kind of bond, one that can only be forged by a costly blood-bath of a five-round UFC title fight. In the wake of the Jones drug testing scandal, Gustafsson has a powerful message for his career nemesis in Jon Jones. Check it: (via MMAfighting.com) “It is bad...

Jan 7, 2015 7:06 pm

White: “Right now, all we’re concerned with is getting Jon better”

Dana White joins UFC Tongiht to discuss Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, UFC’s exciting 2015 and more. White on Jon Jones checking into rehab: “Right now, all we’re concerned with is getting Jon better – getting him taken care of and getting him healed. We’ll make some decisions later.”  

Jan 7, 2015 9:18 am

Source: “Can’t believe it took this long for Jon to pop on coke”

Prior to last weekend’s UFC 182 event Jon Jones received media inquiries from across the globe. Many reporters got to spend time with the UFC champ in the lead up to his latest title defense, one of which was Deadspin’s Greg Howard. Howard wrote an excellent piece on Jones before his last fight, praising his...

Dec 29, 2014 5:01 am

‘Daniel Cormier: Dear Jon’

Ahead of their UFC 182 scrap, Daniel Cormier released a ‘Dear Jon’ letter to Jon Jones on ‘The Buzzer’. Check it out:

Dec 12, 2014 12:13 pm

TUF 20 Fighter Doesn’t Want To Be ‘Fake Jon Jone’s Type’

I don’t know why it’s so crazy that I did it. Look at Felice [Herrig]. Look at Ronda [Rousey]. Look at Miesha [Tate]. Cris Cyborg said all you have to do is take sexy pictures in women’s MMA. I took her advice. It worked. I believe just being myself, not censoring myself and just being...

Jul 31, 2014 6:56 pm

Cormier Says Now He’s Going To Target Jon’s Eye

“September 27th I’m gonna put so many of these on ur face @jonnybones. I can’t wait everyday I’m dreaming and thinking of you. And I’m gonna take u down and grind my elbow into that cut you got today. Put a bullseye on that thing. Some things should remain private. DC” In a recent posting...

Oct 18, 2017 12:25 pm

Dana White talks about his ideal timeframe for Conor McGregor’s Octagon return

Conor McGregor fans are anxiously waiting for the announcement of the Irishman’s Octagon return. It has been almost one year since we last saw the combat sports superstar fighting in the UFC Octagon. McGregor last fought in the boxing ring in his professional boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather in August where he lost by TKO...

Oct 17, 2017 1:56 pm

VIDEO | Funniest UFC fan question moments

Mixed martial arts fans are as hardcore as they come. Throughout the history of UFC events, some devoted fans made their way to the press conferences and events and have had their chance to be in the spotlight for a bit and ask their favorite or least favorite fighters a question or two. Here’s a...

Oct 13, 2017 7:02 am

Junior dos Santos Says Not Knowing About His USADA Test Has Torn ‘His Soul Apart’

After losing his second fight with Stipe Miocic, Junior dos Santos was eager to step into the Octagon with rising star Francis Ngannou in his journey back to a title fight. Unfortunately, he became one of the victims of USADA. He was notified of a potential anti-doping violation and pulled out of the card. Eventually,...

Oct 10, 2017 1:23 pm

Demetrious Johnson talks about his phenomenal submission and where it came from

I couldn’t even believe this as I was watching it. #Repost @lovatojrbjj ・・・ This is getting posted everywhere, but it’s too beautiful for me not to share as well! Congrats @mightymouse125 for making history & thank you for displaying so much incredible technique in all of your fights! #demetriousjohnson #UFC #JiuJitsu #MMA A post shared...

Oct 10, 2017 7:42 am

Dana White discusses Brock Lesnar’s possible return to the UFC

Back in the summer, in the buildup to his UFC 214 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones repeatedly expressed interest in a heavyweight superfight with former champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar. When Jones won the title back from Cormier, his calls for a blockbuster battle with the hulking Lesnar reached...

Oct 9, 2017 10:55 am

Daniel Cormier issues apology to Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: I was wrong

In the buildup to and fallout of their two fights, Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson always kept things pretty civil. It’s for this reason that the recent heat between them, which began when Cormier scolded Rumble for his interactions with Jon Jones, came as such a surprise. “Rumble Johnson and I have always been...

Oct 9, 2017 10:49 am

Dana White gives prediction on who his next bankable UFC star will be

With Ronda Rousey’s future in the UFC unclear and Jon Jones going through the process with his potential anti-doping violation, it seems Conor McGregor stands alone at the top as far as draws go for the UFC. Georges St-Pierre is certainly a big star but his future is undetermined as we will have to see if...

Oct 6, 2017 6:41 am

Daniel Cormier Explains Why Alexander Gustafsson Doesn’t Get the Next Title Shot

A couple of weeks ago, Daniel Cormier tallied up votes that he got from Twitter and decided it was Volkan Oezdemir who should get the next title shot. Of course, Oezdemir accepted the gesture in ‘no time’ flat. Even though Cormier used the fans own comments to decide his opponent, there was still criticism of...

Oct 5, 2017 3:30 pm

Anthony Johnson Responds to ‘Cry Baby’ Daniel Cormier’s Criticisms

Just yesterday, Daniel Cormier spoke out on Anthony Johnson’s alleged return to the UFC in the heavyweight division. It wasn’t just that, but he told an in-depth story that took place backstage, detailing an interaction between him and then Jon Jones. Cormier had revealed he lost respect for his former opponent and called him ‘soft’,...

Oct 5, 2017 11:58 am

Daniel Cormier gives transparent shoutout to his pick for MMA GOAT

UFC 216 is set to take place this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee are featured in the main event of the evening as they will fight for the UFC interim lightweight title. In the co-main event of the evening, there is a chance history will be made by the current...

Oct 5, 2017 9:44 am

Volkan Oezdemir explains why the fans chose him for title shot over Alexander Gustafsson

When Jon Jones failed a UFC 214 drug test, and the light heavyweight strap was returned to Daniel Cormier, the question of the next light heavyweight title challenger seemed to come down to two men: Sweden’s Alexander Gustafsson and Switzerland’s Volkan Oezdemir. In an effort to pick the next challenger for his reinstated title, Cormier...

Oct 2, 2017 12:56 pm

Breaking | Anthony Johnson is meeting with UFC to discuss heavyweight return

Shortly after his UFC 210 disappointing loss to UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, long-time light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson announced his decision to retire from mixed martial arts. Though he did leave the door open for a potential heavyweight showdown with Jon Jones sometime down the road, it really did sound like “Rumble” had...

Oct 2, 2017 12:05 pm

Volkan Oezdemir makes his prediction for fight with Daniel Cormier

Shortly after it was announced that Jon Jones had failed a drug test in the lead up to his UFC 214 defeat of Daniel Cormier, the fight was ruled a no contest, and Cormier was reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion. From there, Cormier took a few days to process this hectic turn of...

Sep 28, 2017 3:27 pm

Volkan Oezdemir Accepts Daniel Cormier’s Challenge for the Next Title Shot

The power of the fans may have proven to be even more influential than they ever thought before. Just earlier today, Daniel Cormier addressed Twitter about their results when he asked who he should fight next. ‘No Time’ Volkan Oezdemir beat out light heavyweight number one contender Alexander Gustafsson as the fighter they want to...

Sep 27, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier says he is back to training at AKA

Come on @lukerockhold all I want is to train man. Come on champ!!! A post shared by Daniel "DC" Cormier (@dc_mma) on Sep 27, 2017 at 12:18pm PDT With the ups and downs that Daniel Cormier has gone through in the recent months, the recently reinstated UFC light heavyweight champion is back in training. After...

Sep 27, 2017 8:07 am

Despite recent skid, Rashad Evans will not be retiring

Back in 2008, when he held the UFC light heavyweight title, Rashad Evans was considered the best light heavyweight fighter on the planet. Even after he lost that title, succumbing to punches dealt by the surging Lyoto Machida, he was still regarded as one of the division’s very best. Unfortunately, Evans eventually began to decline....

Sep 26, 2017 2:43 pm

Daniel Cormier Threatens Frank Mir on Twitter

Daniel Cormier is taking a break after a roller coaster ride of chaos after losing to Jon Jones at UFC 214, then getting back his UFC light heavyweight title only a little while later. He’s going to take a much-needed rest for at least six months, before coming back to defend his belt against Alexander...