Archive: jon jones

Feb 5, 2013 10:29 am

EXCLUSIVE: TUF 17 Fighter Adam Cella Blogs For BJPENN.COM (PART 1) | UFC News

  This is my first time writing a blog so please bear with me. I’m looking forward to giving everyone a recap of each week’s episode. This week’s episode starts off with a recap of the team picks and the first fight that was chosen. Jon Jones had the choice for the first fight and...

Feb 1, 2013 3:26 pm

Dana White: I’d like to see Anderson Silva at 205

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC President Dana White expressed his vision of Anderson Silva moving up to the light heavyweight division and making a run at the 205 pound strap Thursday during the UFC 156 press conference. Silva has fought in the light heavyweight division three times during his career, going 3-0 with 3 first round...


Jan 31, 2013 10:58 am

Ratings Report: TUF 17 Episode 2 Brings In 1.27 Million Viewers | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s hit reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, hit TV sets this past Tuesday on FX and brought in a respectable 1.27 million viewers. This number signifies a 16% drop from the shows debut just a week prior but still proves that the new format and air-date of Tuesday is a success. The second episode...

Jan 30, 2013 10:32 am

Bisping vs. Belcher Official for UFC 159 Co-Main Event | UFC News

  A middleweight clash between two veteran fighters is scheduled for the co-main event of UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen. Michael ‘ The Count’ Bisping (23-5) will take on Alan ‘The Talent’ Belcher (18-7) in a fight that both fighters are looking to capitalize on as they are both coming off of losses. UFC 159...

Jan 28, 2013 9:18 am

Chris Weidman: Still Just a Prospect | Editorial | UFC News

  With another win comes another call to the champion in a given division, demanding a title shot and a chance to dethrone greatness. Such is the case for UFC middleweight, Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC). Weidman has looked great in his UFC performances and spectacular in his last fight against Mark Munoz, which...

Jan 27, 2013 4:43 pm

The Ultimate Fighter’s New Look | EDITORIAL

  A few days ago, season seventeen of UFC’s television series The Ultimate Fighter aired featuring the current light heavyweight, Jon Jones, and notorious trash talker Chael Sonnen. In familiar fashion, a pool of young prospects and seasoned competitors stepped into the octagon with the opportunity to pursue their dreams of becoming the next Ultimate...

Jan 27, 2013 10:17 am

What’s Next for the UFC on Fox 6 Main Card Fighters?

  Last night in Chicago fans at the United Center and at home watching on Fox were treated to four highly entertaining bouts as the UFC presented: UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson. The UFC and Fox seem to have really hit their stride as their past three events have all put out some...

Jan 25, 2013 12:16 pm

The Death of the Number One Contender | Editorial | UFC News

The Death of the Number One Contender: There once was a time where the UFC consisted of a tournament in which men fought several times in a single day, with a win advancing you to the next round and a loss sending you packing. With each win, you came one step closer to fighting for...

Jan 25, 2013 11:34 am

The Death of the Number One Contender | MMA Editorial

  There once was a time where the UFC consisted of a tournament in which men fought several times in a single day, with a win advancing you to the next round and a loss sending you packing. With each win, you came one step closer to fighting for the grand prize in the form...

Jan 24, 2013 6:30 am

Exclusive| Vladimir Matyushenko: “I told Jon Jones He Better Win The Freaking Title”

  At 42 years old, Vladimir Matyushenko is among the very rare breed of old school MMA veterans that are still throwing down in today’s UFC against elite competition. Nicknamed “The Janitor” during his freestyle wrestling career, Matyushenko has been fighting professionally since 1997. Similar to UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture, Matyushenko was even...

Jan 21, 2013 9:21 am

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort Blasts “Clown” Chael Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Vitor Belfort proved that he’s still got what it takes to be a top contender in the UFC by KO’ing Michael Bisping with a beautiful head-kick. After a killer performance, Belfort called out both Jon Jones AND Chael Sonnen. Belfort is one ambitious fighter!

Jan 18, 2013 7:26 am

Rashad Evans: Jones is so good because he has little fear | UFC News

Jon “Bones” Jones (17-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) will attempt to defend his UFC light heavyweight championship for a fifth time this April when he takes on Chael Sonnen (27-12-1 MMA, 6-5 UFC) at UFC 159. Jones seems poised to cement himself as one of the greatest fighters of all time and is currently working on one of the...

Jan 17, 2013 10:15 am

Jon Jones: ‘Little moments’ bringing Dana & I closer’

“Well, being in this business you learn to have tough skin and not take everything so personal. It is whatever. Dana says things and he says whatever is coming to his head and you can’t blame him for it. Maybe sometimes I say diva-ish things, maybe I don’t, maybe we just always don’t agree to...

Jan 17, 2013 8:12 am

Jon Jones tells Cormier to quit talking and make the drop | UFC News

Last weekend, after defeating Dion Staring at Strikeforce’s final event, Daniel Cormier called out UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones during his post-fight interview. Jones, who has voiced his respect for “DC’s” abilities, says he wants Cormier to quit talking about a drop to the 205-pound division and be like Nike and “Just do...