Archive: Flyweight

Jun 17, 2012 12:09 pm

Tito Believes He Would Beat Jon Jones In His Prime | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Tito Ortiz in an interview with FightersOnly. Ortiz comments on Jon Jones and told Fighters Only he already considers Jones to be one of the greatest Light-Heavyweights in UFC history. However Ortiz feels like in his prime he would be able to defeat Jones and discusses how he would do it. “Pressure....

Jun 16, 2012 6:25 am

Feijao Suspended For One Year After Testing Positive For Banned Substance

By Jamie McAllister Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante has been suspended for a year as well as fined $2,500. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news after hearing from California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) Executive Officer George Dodd. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante last competed at Strikeforce: “Barnett vs. Cormier” on May 19th in San Jose, California. He faced Mike Kyle defeating...

Jun 13, 2012 8:27 am

Shogun Believes The Vera Fight 'Should Please All The Fans' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua in an interview with FightersOnly. Shogun comments on his new opponent Brandon Vera after his original opponent Thiago Silva withdrew from the fight due to injury. “Brandon Vera is a very dangerous fighter, has a sharpened Muay Thai and has already defeated great names inside the UFC. After so...

Jun 7, 2012 5:25 am

Tito Ortiz On Dana White : "I know he'll never forgive me." | UFC News

Jamie McAllister Tito Ortiz in an interview with Fight Magazine. Ortiz comments on his relationship with UFC President Dana White. “Some decisions where probably against Dana, I probably shouldn’t have said some of the things I said. Some of the things I should have did, I should have carried myself a little different. I’m a...

May 29, 2012 12:44 pm

Jon Jones Pleads Guilty to DWI | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pleaded guilty on Tuesday morning to DWI charge. The incident was on May 19th and Jones drove his Bentley into a telephone pole however no other vehicles were involved. According to WBNG News Jones pleaded guilty as part of a plea bargain with the District Attorney’s...

May 23, 2012 10:18 am

Jones Arraignment Hearing Set | Appears May 29 For DWI Incident | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones is expected to face New York’s Binghamton City Court on May 29, 2012, following his Bentley crash and DWI charge this past weekend. Fuel TV’s “UFC Tonight” reports the champ is expected to come to a plea bargain with the District Attorney in order to avoid a trial...

May 19, 2012 11:26 am

Jon Jones Arrested For DUI This Morning | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones was arrested earlier this morning for a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) after crashing his Bently, and ultimately totaling it in Upstate NY, TMZ learned. Law enforcement stated that the UFC fighter crashed his car into a pole at 5:00 AM on Saturday morning in Binghamton,...

May 16, 2012 11:44 pm

Fabio Maldonado Calls Judge "A Leper" Following Decision Loss | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Fabio Maldonado was defeated in by unanimous decision by Igor Pokrajac (29-28, 30-27, 29-28). Afterwards Maldonado was less than impressed by the judges performance even calling one judge a “leper” Maldonado responded to the decision on his Facebook page. “I am too upset. What fight those judges saw? Not mine. One leper...

May 16, 2012 4:58 am

Jon Jones On Rashad | "I definitely pray for him. I wonder how he's doing,”

By Jamie McAllister UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones comments to MMA Uncensored Live. Jones comments on Rashad and hopes his former training partner & opponent is doing well. “I haven’t talked to Rashad, but I definitely pray for him. I wonder how he’s doing,” “I’m sure it’s a lot to lose, especially to me....

Apr 17, 2012 12:40 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Feels Ready To Fight Jon Jones

By Evan Stoumbelis: After defeating Thiago Silva this past weekend, Light Heavyweight Alex Gustafsson feels he’s ready to face one of the top 5 light heavyweight fighters in the division, and feels “more than ready” to fight for the title should the opportunity present itself.   Gustafsson said that he had no added pressure during...