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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 2:01 pm

Rumor: Stephan Bonnar to face Forrest Griffin in trilogy bout at UFC 155 | UFC News

On Tuesday afternoon, news broke that former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen will be a coach for the upcoming seventeenth season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. His opposing coach will be current UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who Chael will face on April 27th at a location yet to be determined. As a result of Tuesday’s big news, Forrest...

Oct 17, 2012 1:59 pm

Dana White: “I have all the answers. The Internet does not. We built this company and we know what we’re doing.” | UFC News

A large portion of mixed martial arts fans and media have speculated that the recently announced bout between current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight #1 contender Chael Sonnen, was put together in order to help boost the recently poor ratings of the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) franchise. But according to UFC president...

Oct 17, 2012 10:02 am

Betting Odds: Jones Opens Up As Favorite Over Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Yesterday the UFC announced “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17 coaching assignments as Jon Jones versus Chael Sonnen. Instantly the MMA world took note and fans and the media started buzzing about the upcoming match up. It’s taken just one day for oddsmakers to weigh in on the fight and put out betting odds for the...

Oct 17, 2012 9:33 am

Hendo Reacts To Jones vs. Sonnen: Blasts Dana White, Contemplates Giving Up Fighting For Sh*t Talking Class | UFC NEWS

Following yesterday’s surprise announcement, that current UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen would serve as the next coaches of “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17, former #1 contender Dan Henderson took to twitter to voice his displeasure to UFC president Dana White.   Henderson had been scheduled to face Jones for the...

Oct 16, 2012 12:53 pm

Chael Sonnen Set To Coach TUF 17 Opposite Jon Jones; Coaches Fight Slated For April | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight title challenger and king of smack talk, Chael Sonnen, has talked his way into another premium slot with his promotional home, the UFC. The Los Angeles Times is reporting and BJPENN.COM has since confirmed news that Sonnen is set to coach “The Ultimate Fighter” opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The Ultimate...

Oct 16, 2012 9:14 am

UFC on FX 5 Salary Report | UFC NEWS

Earlier this month the UFC held UFC on FX 5 at the Minneapolis Target Center. Featuring a main event between heavyweights Travis Browne and Antonio ‘Bigfoot” Silva, the full fight card featured 10 bouts from top to bottom. The Minnesota Office of Combative Sports recently released the disclosed payroll for the event and it totaled...

Oct 15, 2012 12:32 pm

TUF Coach Nelson: “I think me and Dana are going to fight” | UFC NEWS

“I think me and Dana are gonna fight, I think I even offered. We’ll handle it like men, like everybody else. But at the end of the day, Dec. 15th I’m fighting Shane Carwin. He’s going to settle his beef with me and I’m gonna squash the juice with him. Pretty much if the fight...

Oct 15, 2012 12:26 pm

Jon Jones Open To TUF Coaching Gig, But Not Against Daniel Cormier | UFC NEWS

“I’d be interested in a TUF season in the future, but it’d take the right opponent. As far as Daniel Cormier saying he wants to coach against me, he would want that, wouldn’t he? He’s relatively unknown, I want to do it when the fans are aware of both guys, and when it’s spunky and...

Oct 15, 2012 6:15 am

Free Fight Video | Stephan Bonnar vs. Lyoto Machida | UFC NEWS

Before Stephan Bonnar’s epic showdown with Forrest Griffin and before Lyoto Machida wore UFC gold around his waste, the two light-heavyweight fighters faced off at Jungle Fights. To check out this historic throwback from 2003 hop to page 2 and brush up on your history!

Oct 15, 2012 6:12 am

Quick Twitt | Dana White All For Rampage vs. Teixeira Booking | UFC NEWS

Last weekend after his dominant UFC 153 victory, Gover Teixeira, took to the microphone and called out “Rampage” Jackson. The Brazilian again took to the post-fight media events and continued to call out the former UFC light-heavyweight champion. As we reported earlier today, Rampage Jackson took to twitter and accepted the challenge thrown out by...

Oct 15, 2012 5:55 am

Quick Twitt | Rampage Jackson Calls Out Teixeira | UFC NEWS

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, has taken notice of his newly found rival Glover Teixeira and has responded to the call outs via twitter. Glover has been menacing the former champ for a fight and while the two had an original date set for UFC 153, Jackson was forced to withdraw with an...

Oct 15, 2012 5:45 am

Quick Twitt | Vinny Magalhaes Request Phil Davis Fight | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s light-heavyweight division has always been full of talent. Nothing proves that point more than the recent acquisition of Vinny Magalhaes. The former M-1 global champion and TUF runner up recently made his return to the UFC at UFC 152 and took home a decisive submission victory over the very talented Igor Pokrajac. Now...