3265 Search Results for jon jones

Jan 8, 2013 11:40 am

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen set for April 27 in Newark, N.J. | UFC News

The previously announced title fight between “TUF” coaches Jon Jones (17-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) and Chael Sonnen (27-12-1 MMA, 6-5 UFC) now has an official date, as their fight will headline the UFC 159 event set for April 27 in Newark, New Jersey. Jones and Sonnen served as the coaches on the 17th edition of “The Ultimate...

Nov 9, 2012 10:25 am

Hendo thinks Jones vs Sonnen is nothing more than a “circus act” | UFC News

Dan Henderson adds to the list of leery people voicing disapproval of his training partner and friend, Chael Sonnen leaping to the front of line for a title shot.  “Hendo” was promised the next light heavyweight title shot against champ, Jon Jones, prior to his injury. “That wasn’t directed at Chael at all.  It is...

Nov 5, 2012 7:26 am

Anderson Silva Names Price For Taking Jones Fight | UFC NEWS

“The question (about facing Jones) would have to be made to Dana White. Let’s ask if he’ll give me 50% of the UFC. If he will, maybe this fight will happen.” “I have personal projects outside of the UFC and want to put them in practice. I’m opening my own martial arts academy in LA....

Nov 1, 2012 5:46 am

GSP Gives Frankie Edgar #1 P4P Status Over Silva And Jones | UFC NEWS

If you had to rank the top three fighters in the UFC now in order, who are they? “No. 1 is Frankie Edgar; he’s the best pound-for-pound fighter we have.” Wait, he’s not even a champion. “He lost his fight to Benson Henderson only according to the judges. He was much stronger than Henderson.” OK,...

Nov 1, 2012 5:30 am

Dan Henderson: Sonnen vs. Jones Booking Makes MMA Lose Integrity | UFC NEWS

“I absolutely think it was a bad decision for the sport. It just makes the sport lose a little bit of integrity. I understand that [Dana White] does what he does for the UFC and always has, first and foremost. He tries to accommodate the fighters as he can, but it’s more about saving the...

Oct 26, 2012 8:36 am

UFC Offered Rampage Coaching Slot Opposite Sonnen Before Jones Booking | UFC NEWS

According to a report on MMAFighting.com, UFC President Dana White as well as former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rampage Jackson both confirmed that Jackson turned down the TUF coaching gig opposite Chael Sonnen prior to the Jones booking. The currently anti-UFC “Rampage” Jackson had this to say on the matter: “Forget TUF. I’m not interested in...

Oct 24, 2012 10:31 am

Exclusive | Anthony Johnson Talks WSOF, Tyrone Spong & Jones-Sonnen | MMA NEWS

  Light Heavyweight prospect Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is preparing to compete at 205lbs. for the third time on November 3rd. I say prospect because although Johnson has 17 career fights, the majority of them were contested in the welterweight division where Johnson was cutting a dramatic amount of weight. Despite the fact that he was...

Oct 22, 2012 10:20 am

POLL | Does Chael Sonnen Deserve Jones Fight Over Other 205 Contenders? | UFC NEWS

We recently learned that multiple time middleweight title challenger, Chael Sonnen, has been given a slot opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the two will coach the Ultimate Fighter Season 17 as well as fight next April. But does Sonnen really deserve the booking or should the shot have gone to a Dan Henderson...

Oct 18, 2012 12:04 pm

Jones Thinks It’s ‘Bullcrap’ that Sonnen Is On TRT | UFC NEWS

“I think it’s terrible. I think it’s absolutely terrible if you’re going to consider yourself an athlete. TRT would be perfect for Chael Sonnen if he wasn’t competing in one of the toughest sports in the world. … I think Chael Sonnen made tons of money when he was a young guy, and now he’s...

Oct 18, 2012 11:35 am

Jones Disses Sonnen’s Ground Game: Not Worried About His Weak Ground & Pound

“I’ve faced plenty of wrestlers like Vladimir Matyushenko, Jake O’Brien and Matt Hamill and had no problems. Chael is a decent wrestler. He was an Olympic alternate but he wasn’t on the team. No disrespect to other alternates but he’s not at that level. Who cares if he takes me down, he gets submitted all...