Archive: jon jones

May 9, 2014 8:55 am

Ratings Report: Jones, Rousey Receiving Surprisingly Lower PPV Numbers in 2014

The UFC is filled with big stars and talented fighters. For two decades, the organization has featured the best in the business and introduced hundreds of talented mixed martial artists to the general public. Within those two decades, a hand full of huge names have stuck with the masses, and those names almost insured huge...

May 6, 2014 3:45 pm

AKA Boss Believes Their Team Could Hold 4 UFC Titles

With UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez already atop the mountain, American Kickboxing Academy head coach, Javier Mendez believes he’s just the start. In a recent interview with Bloodyelbow.com’s John S. Nash, Mendez touched on his other prospects, Daniel Cormier, Luke Rockhold, Josh Thomson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. His words: “I 100% expect Daniel [Cormier] to fight...

May 5, 2014 10:38 am

Glover: Refs Need to Do Something About Eye Pokes

“I don’t think it was intentional, but the referee needs to start putting some pressure on who does that. I was a little afraid to close the distance and get poked in the eye again and maybe stop the fight. The second eye poke really scared me because I thought it could hurt my eye....

May 5, 2014 10:27 am

Dana White: Fans Overreacting To Jones Eye Pokes

“I mean, people are always going to go overboard with Jon Jones because they don’t like him. “It’s not just taller fighters. Jones has that range and he can do it, but lots of guys do it because that’s how you block punches. So you keep your hands open and you slap punches down. Then...

May 3, 2014 12:00 pm

Teixeira Tore Labrum in First Round of Jones Fight

  You can’t question Glover Teixeira’s toughness. Teixeira’s coach John Hackleman told MMA Fighting that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones injured Teixeira’s shoulder when he delivered a shoulder crank in the first round. An MRI on Friday in Connecticut revealed the tear, which will require surgery. Teixeira would lose the UFC 172 title fight via unanimous...

May 2, 2014 11:34 am

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold’s Broken Toe (X-Ray)

It may have looked like the former Strikeforce champ took zero damage against Tim Boetsch, but he did. (Replay Here) AKA’s Luke Rockhold broke his toe. Here’s the X-Ray:

May 2, 2014 11:19 am

PHOTO | Jones & Teixeira Enjoy Breakfast After Fight

There’s been a lot of back and forth since Jon Jones defended his title last weekend. The champion has been quick to harass his agitators following his 25-minutes of cage-time. However, despite Jon’s dislike for those who spoke against him, he seems to be nothing but class when it comes to his opponent, Glover Teixeira....

May 1, 2014 11:52 am

Hackleman to Jones: ‘Don’t be a douche’

Following his UFC 172 victory over Glover Teixeira, Jon Jones took to instagram with a slew of insulting posts pointed at his pre-fight aggravators, Chuck Liddell and Phil Davis. It’s a move that, Glover coach, John Hackleman (pictured, center) doesn’t appreciate and he spoke on it during a recent interview with Fight Hub TV. Check...

May 1, 2014 11:08 am

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones Continues Harassment Of Phil Davis

Cyber Bullying is a real threat to our society. But that’s not Jon Jones. The UFC light-heavyweight champion, has been posting and removing social media comments since his unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira last Saturday. Following his one-sided handling of his Brazilian Challenger, Jones was left with plenty of ammunition to attack his antagonists....

Apr 30, 2014 1:52 pm

Dana White: No Superfights For Jon Jones

“Jon Jones has Gustafsson, possibly Cormier if he wins that fight (against Dan Henderson). He’s got a lot of guys lined up still. “The other thing is, Jon Jones is 26 years old. As he continues to get older, he will have a harder and harder time making 205, which would eventually probably force him...

Apr 30, 2014 1:41 pm

AKA Boss: Cormier & Cain Both Beat Jon Jones

“Out of everybody that Jones has fought, Daniel’s going to be the one that’s not going to have an issue with his reach, that’s not going to have an issue getting inside. He is going to get inside. You know, what happens is gonna happen, but I guarantee you this, he’s going to go inside,...

Apr 29, 2014 7:08 pm

Cormier: Gustafsson Has “No Chance” Against Jones In Rematch

“No chance. Let me rephrase that. I’m not saying he doesn’t have a chance. I’m just saying that if I had to bet my money, or if I asked 10 people who wins this fight, nine out of those 10 people would say Jon Jones, because honestly, I believe that he’s better because he has...

Apr 29, 2014 10:44 am

Jose Aldo Thinks Jon Jones Is A Dirty Fighter?

UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo is a known associate of UFC 172 title challenger, Glover Teixeira. That affiliation is likely the reason the Brazilian champ sent out a nasty little re-tweet about Jon Jones during Saturday’s main event. Check it: The tweet, which shows up clearly on his timeline translates to, “Jones is an exceptional...

Apr 29, 2014 10:43 am

Jon Jones Blasts Liddell For Pre-Fght Comments Following Glover Win

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones isn’t afraid to gloat in public, at least when it comes to his new-found rival in Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell. Chuck went on a brief anti-Jones stint in the lead up of UFC 172. His longtime training partner, Glover Teixeira, the likely motivator for his pre-fight words. The champ took...

Apr 28, 2014 4:59 pm

Gustafsson was not impressed with Jones’ 172 Performance

Despite having a fairly dominant performance against Glover Teixeira last Saturday, Jon Jones didn’t impress everyone, particularly his former opponent Alexander Gustafsson. In a recent interview with The MMA Hour, Gustafsson implied that Jones might have lost a step in his last few performances, stating: “He was dominating Glover from the beginning, no doubt about...