Archive: jon jones

Sep 19, 2013 12:54 pm

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson Replay

One way or another, history will be made at UFC 165 – will 26-year-old Jon Jones break light heavyweight title records, or will Swedish superstar Alexander Gustafsson dethrone the p4p best fighter in the world? Hear from both men before they clash. Part 2: Part 3: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 19, 2013 12:40 pm

Jon “Bones” Jones to become first Gatorade-sponsored athlete inside the UFC Octagon

On Saturday night at UFC 165 in Toronto, UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones will become the first mixed martial artist to walk into the UFC octagon sponsored by iconic sports fuel company Gatorade, Jones’ agent Malki Kawa announced today. The Gatorade logo will be prominently displayed on Jones’ fight shorts as he looks...

Sep 19, 2013 12:36 pm

Dana White Explains Why People Don’t Care For Jon Jones

“I think Jon Jones is one of those guys that gets a bad rap from everybody else too [like Mayweather] saying he’s too big for that division, he doesn’t deserve to be there, he should be in the f***** heavyweight division. If the guy makes 205 he’s a light heavyweight, okay? And all the criticism...

Sep 18, 2013 9:43 am

Jon Jones Wants A Pro-Boxing Match Against A Klitschko Brother

  The Klitschko brothers are the most dominant boxing duo in their sport. Collectively they hold every single major heavyweight title in the world. They serve as promoters, athletes and do their fair share of charity work in Germany which has seen them obtain much success and popularity in their home country. UFC light-heavyweight champion,...

Sep 18, 2013 9:23 am

Anderson Silva: ‘Super Fights are perfect bull$#!t’

“My opinion – the people always say ‘superfight, superfight’ but where are the chances for the new guys to come? “I’m ready for fight for Jon Jones, Georges St Pierre but in my academy, Minatouro, Glover and the other fighters in this class for Jon Jones. George St Pierre is a different class. I have...

Sep 17, 2013 11:01 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones Spanks Sonnen During In-Depth Fox Interview

Former rivals and competitors, Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen have put the beef behind them and in this latest interview the two exchanged several friendly words and gestures while promoting this weekend’s UFC 165 event. None more so than when Jones decided to spank Sonnen in the butt. The interview is good too so check...

Sep 17, 2013 10:47 am

Jon Jones Dismissive About Both Cormier And Teixeira Threats

Should he get past Alexander Gustafsson this weekend in the UFC 165 main event, Jon Jones and the UFC will have to find the next suitable title challenger. Right now, the UFC has stated that Glover Teixeira is next and UFC President Dana White also hinted that Daniel Cormier may be able to jump the...

Sep 17, 2013 10:02 am

UFC Champ Jones Encouraged By Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s Pay

“[FMJ’s pay is] ridiculous, in a good way. His swagger, his work ethic shined through. It’s great to see a champion show his heart and his winning ways. It’s great to see a champion get what he deserves. That really, really encourages me. Boxing has been around over 100 years. The foundation is set and...

Sep 16, 2013 12:50 pm

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Ryan Bader

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones defends his title this weekend against top contender, Alexander Gustafsson. Before he was champ, he faced of with Ryan Bader and earned his shot at UFC gold that at the time was held by Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. Relive one of the defining moments of the UFC champ’s career in the...

Sep 16, 2013 11:57 am

Jon Jones Says Superfight With Anderson Silva Still Possible

“All Anderson has to do is win his next fight decisively and there’s the interest right there. It’s still on, the superfight. I’ve never really been overly anxious to face Anderson Silva though to be honest. I knew the fight could happen but I never had any desire to be the one to beat him...

Sep 13, 2013 10:11 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones: Just Have To Take What’s Already Mine

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn’t worried about what Alexander Gustafsson is bringing to their title bout: Hear how hard work and superior skills will serve him on fight night. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 12, 2013 11:56 am

Gustafsson: Jon Jones Is A Spoiled Brat Trapped In A Grown Man’s Body

“He’s a little brat in an adult’s body. Jones is a very immature boy in a grown man’s body. “It is not always that a person is himself in front of the cameras, and that’s Jones. If you’re with him for a week, as I did at UFC World Press Tour … you see the...

Sep 12, 2013 11:09 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones And Brothers Make Their NikeiD Shoes

Meet the Jones Brothers. Jon, Chandler and Arthur are the ultimate triple threat: They Know sport. They Know style. They Know design. Watch to get the inside look at how they customized their NIKEiD Free Trainer 5.0’s. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 12, 2013 9:17 am

Jon Jones: Gustafsson and I are completely different

Many comparisons have been made between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones (18-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) and his UFC 165 opponenet Alexander Gustafsson (14-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC). However, “Bones” does not seem to agree with the comparisons, as he stated during Tuesday’s UFC 165 conference call: “I don’t really agree with any of the...

Sep 11, 2013 7:05 am

Alexander Gustafsson: My reach is 81.2″

Jon “Bones” Jones (18-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) is set to defend his UFC light heavyweight title against challenger Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson (14-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) next Saturday, September 21, at UFC 165 live from Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. In the buildup to the title fight, much has been made of the current champions wingspan, which is measured...

Sep 11, 2013 6:35 am

Jon Jones on Anderson Silva: ‘We are at completely different levels’

During yesterday’s pre-UFC 165 conference call, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones (18-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) was asked a variety of different questions, most surrounding his September 21st opponenet Alexander Gustafsson (14-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC). Eventually, the questions veered away from “Bones” UFC 165 title fight and towards former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva and his...

Sep 6, 2013 2:57 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson’ Extended Preview

Light heavyweight champ Jon Jones believes in his skills while challenger Alexander Gustafsson is confident he can walk away with the belt around his waist. Plus, interim bantamweight championship between Renan Barao and Eddie Wineland. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Sep 5, 2013 10:15 am

Glover Teixeira on a Fight vs. Jon Jones: ‘He will go down’

With a first-round TKO victory over Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night 28 Wednesday night, Glover Teixeira earned himself the next shot at the UFC light heavyweight title.  While his opponent depends on the outcome of the upcoming Jones vs. Gustafsson match-up, Teixeira is hoping to face Jon Jones- and confidently so.   By Christopher...

Sep 5, 2013 9:41 am

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones: Glover Is A Rampage With Better Grappling

The UFC announced last night that Glover Teixeira will face the winner of this month’s Jones vs. Gustafsson UFC 165 main event. Glover successfully dispatched Ryan Bader with a first round TKO in Brazil to earn the shot. The Champ, Jon Jones, chimed in via twitter with his thoughts on the potential new challenger. Here...

Sep 4, 2013 8:35 pm

Dana White Confirms Title Shot for Glover Teixeira Following Knockout Win Over Ryan Bader

After a thriller of a main event, UFC Fight Night 28 main event winner, Glover Teixeira will get a title shot against the winner of the light-heavyweight title fight headlining the upcoming UFC 165 between Jon Jones takes on Alexander Gustafsson. UFC executive Mark Zelaznik confirmed the news at the post-fight press conference following Wednesday’s card:...

Sep 3, 2013 12:05 pm

‘UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson’ Bout Order Finalized

The lineup is set September’s UFC 165. The event includes bouts on pay-per-view, FOX Sports 1 and Facebook. UFC 165 will be held Sept. 21 at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, and the 13-bout lineup includes a pair of championship fights. In the main event, light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones (18-1) takes on Alexander Gustafsson (14-1). In...

Sep 3, 2013 8:34 am

Glover Teixeira wants to fight Jon Jones for title, not Gustafsson

UFC light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira (21-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) says he would rather fight “Bones” as opposed to “The Mauler”, should he earn a 205-pound title fight with an impressive victory over Ryan Bader (15-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) this Wednesday at UFC Fight Night 28. Texeira will look to follow the advice given to him by...