3433 Search Results for jon jones

Nov 6, 2015 7:00 am

Anthony Johnson: ‘Jon was always the champ’

Top UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson has been reignited now that his division has a returning top talent in Jon Jones, who is bound to shake the division. Johnson who lost a title fight with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spoke with MMA Junkie on how the former champion, Jon Jones is bringing something...

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...

Feb 17, 2018 12:21 pm

Fight Think: The Top 5 Interpromotional MMA Title Fights to Book If It Were Possible

The year of the superfight is truly upon us. Whether they all go down or not, three giant fights between champions in different divisions are expected to fight each other. Whether this is the UFC’s big explosion like the death of a star, or their metamorphosis to survive in the future, it’s clear that things...

Feb 16, 2018 8:53 am

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson’s UFC 216 Mighty Wiz Bar Voted Best Submission of All-Time

Let’s get real here for a minute. The things that Demetrious Johnson has done are incredible. He’s literally lapped his entire division, he’s the most dominant champion in UFC and ZUFFA history, and if the superfight with UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw happens and Johnson is able to win, it will be hard to argue...

Feb 9, 2018 8:19 am

VIDEO | Israel Adesanya Promises You’re Dealing With a New Breed at UFC 221

Most fighters hope their style gets labeled as something that resembles a killer like Jon Jones or strikes comparisons to the legend Anderson Silva, but not ‘Style Bender’ Israel Adesanya. While he may fit the body type and skill set, he’d rather you not disrespect them — or him for that matter — by constructing mental Venn...

Feb 6, 2018 7:24 pm

John Dodson vs Pedro Munhoz Officially Re-Scheduled

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 125 from Belem, Brazil lost it’s co-main event just a day before the event took place. Originally, the co-main was supposed to be a top bantamweight clash between submission specialist, Pedro Munhoz and former two-time flyweight title challenger and season 14 winner of The Ultimate Fighter, John Dodson. That was...

Feb 4, 2018 9:22 am

With 2018 off to a rocky start, expect the UFC to go all-in on CM Punk

The year 2018 is off a rocky start for the UFC. UFC 221, which goes down next weekend in Perth, Australia, has barely looked like a pay-per-view since UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker was forced out of his main event title fight with Luke Rockhold and replaced by by Yoel Romero. UFC 222, which is...

Feb 3, 2018 10:17 am

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic Claims Daniel Cormier Hasn’t Faced Anything Like Him Yet

We can’t talk about the upcoming superfight between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic enough. It will be an historic fight and both men stand to gain an incredible notch on their record for beating the other. On his way to ending his career, Cormier plans on beating Miocic and accomplishing something even his rival Jon...

Jan 31, 2018 2:25 pm

The Superfight Dilemma: A Matter of Life, Death or Metamorphosis

Somewhere someone is looking at numbers skyrocket. The engagements and impressions are out of control. Suddenly, a dull UFC week is sparked with an army of 14,000 fire emoji. This is what happens when the UFC announces a fight the magnitude of Daniel Cormier moving up to face Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight title. A...

Jan 31, 2018 5:56 am

Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson trade trash talk on Twitter

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s next fight will not occur in the light heavyweight division, but at heavyweight, where his career began. His opponent in this return to the heavyweight division will be UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. The pair will battle in the main event of UFC 226 this July. While news that...

Jan 30, 2018 8:30 am

Stipe Miocic is Happy For Both Daniel Cormier and Himself for UFC 226

Out of nowhere, we were suddenly hit with probably the biggest fight of the year in 2018. Whether there is some sort of triumphant return of Conor McGregor or not, Daniel Cormier jumping up to heavyweight to challenge Stipe Miocic for his title as his career comes to close is absolutely gigantic. Just as with...

Jan 27, 2018 8:46 am

Alexander Gustafsson is Pissed About Daniel Cormier’s Superfight

It’s true. Oh, it’s true. Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic are going to fight and the world will probably never be the same. Despite how earth-shatteringly insane the match-up is, some people somehow still aren’t in support of it. In all things, especially in MMA, you can’t please everyone even with the most legendary of...

Jan 25, 2018 2:57 pm

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar’s WWE Contract is Up in April

It seems like both yesterday and 100 years ago that Brock Lesnar made his triumphant UFC return after being away from the sport for nearly five years, then coming back and beating top 10 heavyweight Mark Hunt. There have been multiple rumblings of his return including a Jon Jones call out, but nothing has happened...

Jan 24, 2018 7:48 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Addresses Possibility of Going Back to Heavyweight

Daniel Cormier addresses the final 420 days of his career on @UFCTonight… …is he interesting in a heavyweight title fight? …is he still pushing for a Jon Jones fight?…is he going to lose his dressing room to @Twooodley?@DC_MMA has the answers! https://t.co/bXqp8uwYTS — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) January 25, 2018 “You know, I still wouldn’t...

Jan 24, 2018 1:04 pm

Cris Cyborg Says Amanda Nunes Needs Her Because of Her Weak Brand

It looks like the first superfight of 2018 has finally gotten close to becoming official. Dana White said it was the fight to make. Amanda Nunes has wanted it for some time in her quest to become a two-weight champion. Cris Cyborg has said she agreed with her management for it to happen. So, it...

Jan 23, 2018 3:52 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier is Only Fighting Three More Times Before He Retires

After a dominant performance against Volkan Oezdemir, Daniel Cormier let everyone know that they wouldn’t see him too much longer. March 20th next year, Cormier will turn 40-years old and has decided to retire. Of course, as we all know, minds can always change especially when it comes to MMA retirements, but it seems like...

Jan 23, 2018 12:09 pm

VIDEO | Watch Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier’s UFC 220 title defenses in super slow-mo

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in Boston, Massachusetts with UFC 220. In the main event, we saw UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic halt the momentum of the massively hyped Francis Ngannou, outperforming him from bell-to-bell en route to a lopsided unanimous decision. In the co-main event, meanwhile, Daniel Cormier returned to winning ways, mauling...