Archive: jon jones

May 7, 2013 8:37 pm

Jon Jones Toe Almost Good to Go

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones ripped his skin, exposing the bone while pushing off the octagon canvas – pressure which caused the big toe in his left foot to break during UFC 159.  Joe Rogan brought it to his attention during the post fight interview.  Jones was treated in the cage and back stage immediately....

May 6, 2013 9:49 am

Apparel owner claims Jones, Cormier nearly came to blows in the street

To be a fly on the wall on this night. Apparently UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and up-and-coming contender Daniel Cormier got nose-to-nose at an awards show. MMARoasted Podcast had Todd Rexx on as a guest recently. Rexx, a comedian and owner of the clothing brand TraMMA Combat Apparel, spilled the beans on what...

May 4, 2013 10:50 am

Chael Sonnen’s UFC Legacy

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) Sonnen has been called “The most legendary talker in UFC history” with a quick tongue and the ability to hype a fight that hasn’t been seen since the likes of Muhammad Ali, lets face it, Chael Sonnen is the best promoter in the world. When you hear the name Chael Sonnen...

May 3, 2013 5:18 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Injury Update

UFC Tonight’s Kenny Florian and Chael Sonnen got the inside scoop on the toe injury suffered by Jon Jones during his fight with Sonnen at UFC 159.

May 1, 2013 11:08 am

Orthopedic Surgeon Says Jon Jones Out For 6-8 Weeks Following Toe Injury

Following Saturdays gruesome ordeal at UFC 159 in which light heavyweight champion Jon Jones mangled his left toe in the midst of dominating Chael Sonnen, the MMA community has been clamoring to know how severely the bones of ‘Bones’ were broken. It appears that his toe wasn’t broken at all. The Chief Orthopedic Surgeon at...

Apr 30, 2013 8:58 am

Greg Jackson Ready To Prep Jones For Anyone The UFC Wants

“It doesn’t matter to me. It’s whatever the UFC says. As long as we have enough time to prepare, we’re going to have to fight them all anyway. We’re going to have to fight Machida again, we’re going to have to fight Gustafsson, whoever else they put in front of us. It’s just a matter...

Apr 29, 2013 6:49 pm

Dana White: Anderson Silva Asked for a Super Fight after UFC 159

Following Jon Jones’ victory over Chael Sonnen last Saturday, UFC president Dana White revealed to the media that Anderson Silva, his middleweight champion since 2006, had called him earlier in that evening asking for a “Super Fight”. White, however, did not disclose what opponent the “Spider” had in mind. Nevertheless, all signs point  to that...

Apr 29, 2013 6:41 pm

Greg Jackson: Jon Jones At Heavyweight Would Be Fun For Me

With his victory over Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 this past weekend, Jon “Bones” Jones has once again solidified his position as UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. His wins over fellow light heavyweights Rashad Evans, Quinton Jackson, Shogun Rua and Lyoto Machida were so dominant that middleweights like Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen invaded his division...

Apr 29, 2013 11:05 am

Jon Jones: “Anderson Silva is #1 P4P”

MMA fans love to argue about who they think is the best pound for pound fighter in the sport. José Aldo, Georges St. Pierre, Anderson Silva and Jon Jones are names usually at the top of that debate. When asked whom he thought was the best fighter in the world at the UFC 159 post...

Apr 29, 2013 11:01 am

Hendo Calls Jones Stoppage Unjust for a UFC Title Fight

Jon Jones defends his title and keeps the strap via TKO ref stoppage during UFC 159 main event which took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey April 27. Referee Keith Peterson saves Chael Sonnen of a burtal beating or calls it too early? Chael Sonnen told the crowd he had no problem...

Apr 29, 2013 10:42 am

Tito Ortiz wants to unretire to stop Jon Jones from breaking his record

This past Saturday night at UFC 159, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones (18-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) tied the record of five consecutive successful light heavyweight title defenses set by Tito Ortiz back in 2002, by defeating challenger Chael Sonnen via TKO in the very first round. Since then, the now retired former champ,...

Apr 28, 2013 8:31 am

UFC 159 | Post-fight bonuses: Healy nabs two with win over Miller

As a strange and bizarre night comes to a close, post-fight bonuses were handed out after Saturday’s UFC 159 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The night – headlined by Jon Jones’ successful UFC light heavyweight title defense over Chael Sonnen via stoppage late in the first round – was dotted with two...

Apr 27, 2013 7:13 pm

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Main Card Play-By-Play and Live Results

UFC 159: Sonnen vs. Jones goes down tonight from a sold out Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. In the main event Jon Jones will look to defend his title against Chael Sonnen. In the co-main event Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher will get the chance to settle their well documented rivalry in the cage....

Apr 27, 2013 6:39 pm

UFC 159 Prelims Recap

Tonight fans will look to see if Chael Sonnen can dethrone lightheavyweight kingpin Jon Jones, but before that we tuned in to the preliminary fights on FX, results are as follows: Brian Caraway vs. Johnny Bedford: Brian Caraway def. Johnny Bedford via. submission (guillotine choke) 3rd round. Sara McMann vs. Sheila Gaff: Sara McMann def....

Apr 27, 2013 10:42 am

VIDEO: Sonnen – Jones is great, but I’m greater

“You know I think Jon Jones is great, I just know I’m greater. I think Jon’s the best, but I’m better. And this is where we seperate in the octagaon tomorrow night, the better from the best. He’s a tough guy, he’s got a lot of skills, but so do I. He’s the champion of...

Apr 26, 2013 6:32 pm

VIDEO | UFC 159 Weigh-ins (Full Replay)

TUF 17 coaches, Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen are set to finally settle their feud inside the Octagon tomorrow night in Newark, New Jersey. Today the UFC hit the prudential center for the official weigh-ins ceremony. If you missed today’s UFC 159 weigh-in ceremony you can catch the replay in the player below.

Apr 26, 2013 11:26 am

Quick Twit: Off Suspension, Mitrione Begins to Call Out Jon Jones

  Heavyweight fighter Matt Mitrione used his first Twitter post since his suspension began to call out UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.  This comes only a day after the UFC lifted what turned out to be less than three weeks of suspension.   Following Jones’ response to Mitrione’s comments toward Fallow Fox, Mitrione took...

Apr 26, 2013 9:56 am

Mitrione Earns Scumbag Monicker in Eyes of Champ Jon Jones

A midst all the preparation of Jon Jones title defense opposite Chael Sonnen Saturday night. Jones voiced his opinion on Matt Mitrione’s statement about transgender fighter Fallon Fox. Mitrione landed a suspension for calling Fallon Fox “sick” and a “disgusting freak”. The suspension seems to to have already been lifted as Mitrione has been booked...

Apr 26, 2013 9:50 am

VIDEO | Sonnen Would Have Sued Jones For Steroid Comments

“I think somebody probably told him he should take it back. My side would have got to him; we would have sued him. We would have just said, “Prove it. That’s a pretty good accusation. Where’s your evidence?” Yeah (I still think he’s a good guy). He took it back. I haven’t accepted his apology,...

Apr 26, 2013 9:42 am

Nelson Believes That Even With a Loss He Can Be Granted Title Shot

  UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson (18-7) will battle Cheick Kongo (18-7-2) tomorrow night at UFC 159 in Newark, New Jersey. Nelson will be looking for his third straight win and if things go his way, his third straight by knockout. Even with a loss, however, Nelson believes that a title shot could still be around...

Apr 26, 2013 9:39 am

GSP Missing The Boat, UFC Boss Now Prefers Silva vs. Jones

“If he doesn’t want to do a superfight, nobody is going to pressure him to do a superfight. That’s up to him. But Johny Hendricks is next, and soon. Maybe in August (at the Fox Sports 1 launch in Boston). If (Jones) wins and Anderson Silva wins, I really want to see Anderson Silva vs....

Apr 26, 2013 9:25 am

If Cormier Drops To 205 He Could Get Immediate Title Shot

  Strikeforce heavyweight Grand Prix Champion Daniel Cormier (12-0) recently made his long awaited UFC debut with a one-sided unanimous decision win over former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir at UFC on FOX 7 in San Jose, California. Even though a win over Mir helped validate Cormier in the heavyweight division, the idea of him...

Apr 26, 2013 9:24 am

Jon Jones: Fight With Anderson Silva Will Happen For Sure

“I definitely want to end this fight in a devastating fashion. My kickboxing coach has been working on some pretty nasty tricks that we believe will fall right into Chael’s tendencies, landing on his chin of course knocking him out. My jiu-jitsu coach is actually having me work on some things that are pretty extensive....