Archive: jon jones

Mar 25, 2013 10:30 am

Rashad Evans’ Back is Against the Wall for UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

One time UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Rashad Evans, could be fighting just to stay in the UFC soon.  He is coming off two losses, first to Jon Jones last April and then to Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in February.  Both losses were unanimous decisions after fights that underwhelmed expectations.  Evans (17-3), who usually brings quickness that...

Mar 21, 2013 10:04 am

VIDEO | Sonnen To Jones: You don’t want to fight me | UFC NEWS

Chael Sonnen is a more than just a UFC Tonight analyst and fighter, he’s also a talented poet. In fact, Sonnen wrote a poem for Jon Jones that shows exactly what he’s got in store for him at UFC 159. I got a call one day from Dana, he said ‘Chael, I’m putting you to...


Mar 13, 2013 9:01 am

VIDEO | The Ultimate Fighter Season 17, Episode 8 (Full Replay) | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night with the eighth episode of the season – “Bag of Tools”. New Zealander Dylan Andrews, who fights out of Gold Coast, Australia, claimed a majority decision win over Zak Cummings of Kansas City, Mo. Andrews, 15-4-1 in mixed martial arts, used his strong grappling to out...

Mar 7, 2013 7:58 am

Johnny Bedford and Erik Perez set to meet at UFC 159 | UFC News

Two undefeated bantamweight fighters are set to meet at UFC 159 in New Jersey, as it was announced that Johnny Bedford (19-9-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will take on Erik Perez (13-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC) at the Prudential Center on April 27. A semifinalist on “The Ultimate Fighter 14,” Johnny Bedford, has posted back-to-back knockout wins...

Mar 6, 2013 9:33 am

TUF 17, Episode 6 Results:Team Sonnen Continues to Dominate, Taking 4-2 Lead | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night with the seventh episode of the season – “His Fist on My Face”. Decorated grappler Jimmy Quinlan, from Methuen, Mass., overcame Marietta, Ga, Clint Hester’s power to claim a second round submission win. Undefeated in mixed martial arts, Quinlan, 3-0, secured the win by rear naked...

Mar 5, 2013 7:57 pm

Dave Meltzer Claims That Ronda Rousey is the Fifth Biggest PPV Draw in the UFC

When the UFC finalized the plan to make Ronda Rousey the headliner of UFC 157 there were many fans and analysts that were certain that the company had just made a critical mistake. There was no way in hell that women fighters, let alone the first women fighters to step foot inside the UFC octagon,...

Mar 4, 2013 9:41 am

Leonard Garcia and Cody McKenzie Added to UFC 159 | UFC NEWS

  A new match-up between Cody McKenzie and  Leonard Garcia has been added to the UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen card. UFC 159 is slated for April 27, 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The featherweight fighters were originally slated to fight in UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2. Due to a suffered...

Feb 26, 2013 9:44 am

Chael Sonnen Sues Mean Street Pizza Business Partner | UFC NEWS

The man who gained fame and popularity by ruffling people’s feathers is dealing with his own antagonist it seems, as UFC Light Heavyweight title contender Chael Sonnen is suing his business partner for $42,600.  Sonnen and Lee Gamble oversee the West Linn Guys, LLC, through which they own a restaurant in West Linn, OR called...

Feb 25, 2013 5:31 pm

Anderson Silva admits fighting Jon Jones Later this Year is Likely | UFC News

Anderson Silva has admitted a fight against Jon Jones for the first time. The UFC middleweight champion talked about his desire to face the light heavyweight title holder later this year during a lecture with other fellow Brazilian sports personalities, last week in Las Vegas, as reported by Sportv.com.  When asked about the possibility of...

Feb 25, 2013 12:56 pm

Sonnen Says He Won’t Give Machida Title Shot | UFC NEWS

The dust is finally settling following the close of UFC 157, which took place this past Saturday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Several exciting fights embraced the night’s spotlight including the history setting performance put on by Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche, a fight that ended with Rousey successfully defending her title via...

Feb 20, 2013 9:25 am

Sonnen Shares Renewed Stance on TRT | UFC News

  It seems like you can’t go anywhere in the world of MMA without hearing the word testosterone, and while there is a plethora of MMA fighters who use testosterone, it still rides a fine line between fair and unfair. One of the most notable MMA fighters who has been put in the testosterone replacement...

Feb 14, 2013 8:51 pm

Exclusive| Vinny Magalhaes picks Sonnen to beat Jones by decision| UFC News

In order to accomplish goals you have to be willing to call shots and make things happen. Rarely will anyone just give you what you want, sometimes you have to step up and grab the bull by the horns. That is exactly what UFC light heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes did when he called out top ranked...

Feb 14, 2013 9:29 am

Ratings Report: Tuf 17 Episode 4 Show Increase In Views | UFC NEWS

This weeks episode of the Ultimate Fighter showed a five percent increase in viewership from last week’s episode and did a respectable 1.25 million views. Ratings Guru, Dave Meltzer, tells the tale over at MMAFighting.com. The Ultimate Fighter seems to have settled in at what will likely be the normal level of the season as...

Feb 12, 2013 11:05 am

EXCLUSIVE | Journalist Danny Acosta Isn’t A Fan Of Sonnen vs. Jones | Fist-Ta_Cuff Radio

On Sunday February 10, 2013 bjpenn.com’s Fist-ta-cuff radio talked to Danny Acosta, former writer for FIGHT magazine and current sportswriter/journalist. Acosta was asked about the fact Ricardo Lamas is 4-0 in the UFC and defeated number one contender Erik Koch in his last bout, but was passed over and Anthony Pettis was given the title...

Feb 11, 2013 10:12 am

EXCLUSIVE | TUF 17 Fighter Adam Cella Blogs For BJPENN.COM (PART 2) | UFC News

  Blog for BjPenn.com, Episode 3, “Embrace the suffering” By Adam Cella What’s going on everyone? Its Adam Cella here again with this weeks blog, and its a tough one for me to write….. I think everyone knows why! We will start from the beginning. The show starts off with the fight pick being myself...

Feb 6, 2013 9:00 am

The Ultimate Knock Out; TUF’s Episode 3 Doesn’t Disappoint

This season of The Ultimate Fighter has been pretty great so far. The opening episode was fantastic and the first fight last week was just as great. It seemed that FX, the host channel of the program, was finally starting to work out all the kinks, starting with the new air date of Tuesdays rather...