Archive: jon jones

Aug 18, 2012 10:16 am

Couture Favors Hendo Over Jones In Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Former UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight champion of the world, Randy “The Natural” Couture, expresses his favoritism for his ex-Team Quest partner and fellow wrestler Dan Henderson in his upcoming title fight against UFC king, Jon Jones. Couture is not only a UFC Hall-of-Famer but also one of the sport’s most analytical strategists, he often see’s...

Aug 18, 2012 2:58 am

Video | UFC 151: Dan Henderson Pre-Fight Interview | UFC News

Two belts in Pride. The light heavyweight belt in Strikeforce. There’s only one title missing from Dan Henderson’s mantle: The UFC light heavyweight crown. Hear why “Hendo” is confident he’ll take the crown from Jon Jones at UFC 151. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 18, 2012 2:49 am

Jon Jones States He Doesn't Want Lyoto Machida Rematch | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones comments in an interview with ESPN. At UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera Dana White announced that whoever looked most impressive and like they wanted it most would get the title shot. Lyoto Machida finished Ryan Bader in the second round and claimed the title shot....


Aug 17, 2012 5:16 pm

Measuring the Puncher’s Chance in Jones vs. Henderson | EDITORIAL

  At UFC 151, longtime mixed martial arts veteran Dan Henderson will look to complete his collection of championship straps as he faces off against Jon Jones for his UFC light heavyweight crown. Many opponents have fallen victim at the hands of the man dubbed ‘Bones,’ as he has repeatedly silenced the critics by decisively...

Aug 17, 2012 2:45 am

Video | Monday In The Gym At Jacksons MMA | UFC News

A video by Jacksonsmmamedia  which offers a very brief look inside  Jacksons MMA featuring the likes of Jon Jones, Andre Arlovski, Kyle Noke, Diego Sanchez, John Dodson and Derek Brunson. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 16, 2012 10:30 am

Report: UFC 150 draws 190,000 PPV buys | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor This past weekends UFC 150 card proved that having a title fight as the main event for a pay-per-view card no longer guarantees a million dollar-plus gate. Infact, the gate for UFC 150 was the worst for a PPV event since 2007 and it would appear that the pay-per-view buys for the Edgar vs Henderson...

Aug 16, 2012 7:49 am

UFC and Fox Put Together A Year End Event Sure to Satisfy the Masses

The UFC and Fox certainly hit a homerun with the three blockbuster bouts they have booked for their year-end card scheduled for December 8th. The first year of this historic partnership has certainly had its share of growing pains, but it looks as though the duo is finally starting to understand what fights the fans...

Aug 15, 2012 10:46 pm

Video | Sonnen On Jones And Why He Chose To Fight Griffin | UFC News

Chael Sonnen is already making waves at his new home in the light heavyweight division, lambasting Jon Jones on UFC Tonight. Sonnen’s words are sure to anger the young champion Jon Jones. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 14, 2012 6:14 am

Video | UFC 151: Jon Jones Pre-Fight Interview | UFC News

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a straightforward gameplan for his title fight at UFC 151: Let nature take its course, and become the first person to TKO Dan Henderson. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 14, 2012 6:06 am

Jones Says Hendo May Have To Worry About His One-Punch Knockout Power | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones comments to FUEL TV. Jones is set to defend his title against former PRIDE and Strikeforce Champion Dan Henderson and he admits Henderson is not someone to be taken lightly. “Dan Henderson’s right up there, I think he ranks as high as anybody I’ve fought in 2011....

Aug 13, 2012 9:39 am

Pacquiao Rep Says Jones' Nike Deal Did Not Come at Expense of Pac-Man | UFC NEWS

In the wake of UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones‘ groundbreaking deal with Nike, UFC President Dana White stated that Jones’ agreement with the sports apparel company came at the expense of famed boxer Manny Pacquiao’s Nike deal. White told MMAWeekly recently “They’re shutting down the Manny Pacquiao line and starting up the Jon Jones...

Aug 10, 2012 8:57 am

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Predictions

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Main Card Predictions: I haven’t done a prediction column in the longest time, but I figured now that I am part of the best MMA website this is as good a time as ever to give it another shot. Tomorrow night the UFC makes a return trip to Denver...

Aug 9, 2012 5:22 pm

CM Punk Criticizes Jon Jones’s Nike Deal

The ongoing string of WWE shots at the UFC seem to have no end in sight. This time it comes from a WWE Champion and is aimed at a UFC Champion. WWE Champion CM Punk is getting some media attention for comments he made on criticizing Nike for signing UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones”...

Aug 5, 2012 12:08 pm

The Dragon emerges from UFC on Fox 4 as the #1 Contender | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White stated that “whoever wins the most impressively” from the contests involving Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera and Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader would be deemed the #1 contender for the Light Heavyweight title. Machida and Bader were the first to take to the octagon...

Aug 3, 2012 4:55 am

Jon Jones Has His Say On UFC On FOX 4 Headline Fights | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has his say on the UFC On FOX 4 headline bouts. Jones comments via his Official Twitter account. Jon Jones has fought and finished all four men who are set to feature on the UFC On FOX 4 headline bouts so who better to pick the...

Jul 31, 2012 8:34 am

White Changes Tune, Says Four Fighters Now Competing for Shot at 205 lbs. Title | UFC NEWS

The fans have spoken, and UFC President Dana White heard them loud and clear. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Brandon “The Truth” Vera, Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida, and Ryan “Darth” Bader are now all competing for the next shot at the UFC light heayweight championship currently held by Jon “Bones” Jones. For his part, Jones must first...

Jul 26, 2012 1:42 pm

Why We Haven’t Seen The Last Of Chael Sonnen In The Middleweight Division

By Evan Stoumbelis After losing to Anderson Silva for a second time, fans are left to wonder what Chael Sonnen‘s fate will be. Chael spoke with UFC Today’s Ariel Helwani about a possible move to the Light Heavyweight division. “There is simply an option to start over by changing weight class. My mentors have done...

Jul 24, 2012 12:32 pm

Separated at Birth: MMA Champions Edition!

BJPenn.com decided to have a little fun this week with facial recognition. Thanks to MyHeritage.com we matched up current MMA Champions with their celebrity doppelgangers. We even threw in UFC legend and this website’s namesake BJ Penn as a bonus! Some of these we saw the resemblance right off the bat, but some we had...