Archive: jon jones

Apr 26, 2014 1:07 pm

Arthur Jones: “Jon is different. His mind is on a whole different level.”

The Jones family. What can be said that hasn’t already been pointed out about how freakishly athletic this family is, more specifically the three brothers. Jon (UFC light heavyweight champion), Arthur and Chandler (both NFL players) make up the trio of one of the most successful group of siblings. USA Today for The Des Moines...

Apr 26, 2014 11:07 am

Jon Jones and Rashad Evans Reconcile

By Evan Stoumbelis It’s been almost two years to date since light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones and former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans duked it out in the cage, and according to the two former teammates, it seems the two have reconciled their differences. For those that are unfamiliar with the situation, Jones and Evans...

Apr 25, 2014 4:37 pm

Jon Jones: Dana’s no sensei, so whatever

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is set to defend his title against Glover Teixeira tomorrow night at UFC 172 in Baltimore. After a long day full of media obligations, Jones sat down with’s Ariel Helwani and asked the journalist for some different questions. Helwani obliged, noting that UFC president Dana White had recently made the case that...

Apr 25, 2014 1:31 pm

‘UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira’ Weigh-In Results

Today from the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland, the ‘UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira’ weigh-ins took place. If you missed BJPENN.COM’S live broadcast of the event, here are the results in full: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. PT) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Glover Teixeira (205) – for light heavyweight title Phil Davis (205.5) vs....

Apr 25, 2014 11:38 am

After Failing Drug Test, Mederios Stays Pot Free Ahead Of Jim Miller Bout

Cannabis in MMA is a widely spread and often tolerated narcotic. It’s illegal in the United States to use and/or possess the substance, but in some outlining States they tolerate marijuana for recreational and/or medical use. For most athletes, staying clean and all-natural in your diet is crucial to being able to deliver a peak...

Apr 25, 2014 10:24 am

Phil Davis: ‘Stop Bringing Up Anthony Johnson, We’re Talking About Jon Jones’

I’m hanging Jon Jones upside down. But not for the last time. – Phil Davis ‘Mr. Wonderful’ is fighting Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in this weekend’s UFC 172 co-main event, but his constant discussion of Jon Jones would lead you to believe otherwise. When asked about his upcoming fight and opponent during yesterday’s media event, Davis...

Apr 25, 2014 9:50 am

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson: ‘I was young and stupid in first UFC stint’

Anthony Johnson is a familiar face for UFC fans. The former welterweight fighter is notorious for his string of failed weigh-in attempts while under his first stint with the promotion. The multiple failures to make weight, eventually lead to his release. Having bounced back from those dark times, ‘Rumble’ is set for a co-main event,...

Apr 25, 2014 9:29 am

VIDEO | WEIGHT CUT! – Mr. Wonderful Pours Sweat Like A Faucet

In anticipation of today’s UFC 172 weigh-ins. Phil ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Davis is running through his usual routine of cutting weight. The light-heavyweight fighter will face off with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in tomorrow night’s co-main event.

Apr 25, 2014 9:18 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick Jones vs. Teixeira

Jon “Bones” Jones has the backing of other fighters along with Vegas odds, as they all predict him beating Glover Texeira at UFC 172.

Apr 25, 2014 9:12 am

VIDEO | Jones Admits Underestimating Gustafsson & Drinking His Own Kool-Aid

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones talks to the WSJ’s Lee Hawkins about his upcoming fight against Glover Teixeira. Jones concedes in the interview that he didn’t train adequately enough for his fight against Cain Velasquez, and discusses the changes he made in his training to better prepare for Saturday’s bout.

Apr 25, 2014 9:05 am

VIDEO | Liddell: Glover will beat Jon Jones

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell sits down with UFC FIGHT PASS correspondent Megan Olivi. The legend discusses his reign of terror over the 205 lbs division, retirement, and how his friend Glover Teixeira will defeat current champ Jon Jones at UFC 172 this weekend. See the full interview on UFC Fight Pass.

Apr 25, 2014 5:43 am

NYT: Jones is the ‘Perfect Ambassador’ for MMA

Love him or hate him, MMA fans usually have a defined opinion on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. As Jones readies for Saturday’s UFC 172, where he will defend his belt against Glover Teixeira, the articles and interviews have been coming out of the woodwork A recent New York Times story praised Jones, calling...

Apr 24, 2014 8:51 pm

Dana White: ‘Jon Jones May Be The Greatest Of All Time’

“I don’t know. I think if you keep winning the way that he wins, you might not have to like him, but you’ll definitely respect him. “I say it all the time, look at what he’s accomplished. Look at what he’s done at such a young age. The guys he beat, the guys he’s gone...

Apr 24, 2014 3:53 pm

Cerrone In Baltimore, Wants To Fill UFC 172 Injury Void

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, fought for three-minutes last weekend on “BIG” FOX. By the time he left the cage victorious, he was already campaigning for his next opponent. Anyone, anyplace, anytime, and he meant it. Yesterday we learned that Vagner Rocha backed out of his lightweight bout against Joe Ellenberger. With only three-days left before fight...

Apr 24, 2014 2:54 pm

QUICK TWITT | White Will Give ‘Rumble’ A Lifetime Ban If He Misses Weight

There’s a lot at stake for Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson this Friday. He’s scheduled to face Phil Davis this Saturday in the UFC 172 co-main event, but he needs to make the contracted weight limit first. Something he’s failed to do on numerous occasions with the UFC. During today’s media event, Dana White touched on the...

Apr 24, 2014 12:51 pm

Jones Changes Tune – Now Blames Employee For Homophobic Comments

UFC code of conduct violators, who do so on social media, will always and forever have an easy-out for saying things they may regret later. And they can thank Jon Jones, and his recent campaign of misinformation, for this ‘Violators Guide to Keeping Your Job.’ Recently the UFC light-heavyweight champion was accused of tormenting a...

Apr 24, 2014 12:36 pm

Jim Miller: “I Satisfy Myself” By Dominating & Finishing

“From day one, I fight to satisfy myself. With the contracts, I get paid twice as much if I win than if I lose. So, obviously winning is number one, but I’m not satisfied with the judges having to come into play. “You’ve never seen me get excited (about?) it.You’ve probably never seen me smile...