Archive: jon jones

Aug 1, 2014 6:46 am

Jones Says He’s Heard It All Before, Not Intimidated By Cormier

‘His hands are too fast.’ ‘His Jiu Jitsu is too good.’ ‘His wrestling is too good.’ ‘He’s too fast.’ ‘Too experienced.’ ‘Can’t beat his Karate.’ ‘Can’t beat his timing.’ I’ve literally heard everything. Everything.

Jul 31, 2014 6:56 pm

Cormier Says Now He’s Going To Target Jon’s Eye

“September 27th I’m gonna put so many of these on ur face @jonnybones. I can’t wait everyday I’m dreaming and thinking of you. And I’m gonna take u down and grind my elbow into that cut you got today. Put a bullseye on that thing. Some things should remain private. DC” In a recent posting...

Jul 30, 2014 5:05 am

Anthony Johnson Will Fight Overeem At Any Weight

UFC light heavyweight Anthony Rumble Johnson is coming off a huge KO against Lil Nog this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The knockout marked his second straight Octagon victory, with the first one coming against Phil Davis. Johnson joined comedian Adam Hunter on the MMA Roasted podcast and responded to an interesting question...

Jul 29, 2014 5:05 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Vows To Get “My Belt”

Alexander Gustafsson was supposed to fight Jon Jones at UFC 178 in September in one of the most highly anticipated rematches in recent times. However The Mauler was forced to pull out of the fight with a nagging knee injury. Alex posted the following message on his personal Facebook: Post by Alexander Gustafsson.

Jul 29, 2014 4:11 pm

Daniel Cormier Plans To Train With Anderson Silva And Lyoto Machida For Jones

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Daniel Cormier will face the toughest challenge of his career when he faces Jon Jones at UFC 178 for the light heavyweight strap. To prepare for the bout, Cormier is looking to bring in some elite level fighters to help him train, including Phil Davis, Cyrille Diabate, Anderson Silva, and...

Jul 29, 2014 2:50 pm

Bobby Green vs. Jorge Masvidal Booked For UFC 178

Lightweights Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal who both picked up wins at UFC 178 will meet at UFC 178 in Las Vegas on September 27th. Bobby Green is coming into the bout riding an 8-fight win streak, with four of the wins coming under the UFC banner. This past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12,...

Jul 29, 2014 8:54 am

Cormier Likes Jon Jones’ “Heel Persona”

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Daniel Cormier has been trading barbs back and forth with champion Jon Jones via social media, mainly Twitter, since their bout was first announced. Cormier continued taking shots at Jones yesterday: “I said time and time again that I didn’t believe [Jones] should try and protect this image that doesn’t...

Jul 29, 2014 8:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Jones Accepts Cormier’s Challenge To Target Injured Knee

Yesterday UFC light heavyweight title challenger Daniel Cormier invited champion Jon Jones to target his injured LCL in their bout at UFC 178 in September. Cormier told Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour that he would be disappointed in Jones didn’t target his injured knee. Jones responded via Twitter saying:

Jul 29, 2014 7:55 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones Trolls Alexander Gustafsson’s Instagram

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may be fighting Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 instead of Alexander Gustafsson, but that hasn’t stopped Jones from dissing Gustafsson on his own Instagram. The following photo was posted on Gustafsson’s Instagram on July 18th, however Jones dissed The Mauler on it last night. Check out the original picture,...

Jul 29, 2014 5:03 am

Jon Jones Practicing Deadly Flying Knees

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is practicing his flying knees for his fight with Daniel Cormier, and looking pretty deadly while doing so. Check it out:

Jul 28, 2014 8:51 pm

Jon Jones Practicing Deadly Elbow Combinations

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is prepping to defend his strap against Daniel Cormier on September 27th at UFC 178. In preparation for the bout Jones can be seen here practicing some deadly elbow combinations with coach Mike Winkeljohn. Sharpening my blades with @coachwink #UFC178 #AndStill #Champion2014 #victory #winning

Jul 28, 2014 4:44 pm

Jon Jones And Conor McGregor Open As Favorites In UFC 178 Betting Lines

UFC 178 is just under two months away, and there has already been tons of trash talking between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, and Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Today the betting lines came out for the card, and to no surprise Jon Jones opened as a favorite against Daniel Cormier. Jon Jones: -210 Daniel...

Jul 28, 2014 4:26 pm

Daniel Cormier Wants Jon Jones To Target His Injured Knee

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones have been trading shots back and forth in interviews leading up to their UFC 178 bout on September 27th for the UFC light heavyweight championship. Cormier spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the fight, and even invite Jon Jones to target his injured knee. “If he...

Jul 28, 2014 4:00 pm

Evans Won’t Fight Johnson, Doesn’t Want To Make The Same Mistake As With Jones

Former UFC champion Rashad Evans doesn’t want to make the same mistake twice, and so he wont fight teammate Anthony Johnson. Rashad spoke about a return to the Octagon in early 2015 after recovering from ACL surgery. He spoke with Ariel Helwani: “The knee is coming along pretty well. I just didn’t want to put...

Jul 25, 2014 5:50 am

Gustafsson Breaks Silence On Fight Cancelling Injury

“I’m disappointed I can’t fight, but this is not the end, it’s just the beginning. I’m going to come back much stronger.” “I was sparring and I felt my knee pop twice, but it didn’t hurt, it just felt strange. I finished training and came home and then I woke up the next morning and...

Jul 25, 2014 5:21 am

Dustin Poirier: ‘I’m going to whup McGregor’s a$$’

“He just runs his mouth a little bit too much. He just kind of brings that kind of hatred towards himself. But, at the same time, people want to see him fight. So he’s doing a job of promoting the sport and the featherweight division. But he just got dealt a bad hand this time.”...

Jul 24, 2014 8:44 pm

Daniel Cormier Agrees To Send Dominoes Delivery Driver To His UFC Title Fight

In just a couple of months, Daniel Cormier will get his long-awaited UFC title shot. The top light-heavyweight fighter’s number 1 fan took to twitter with a certain disappointment, but D.C. heard his cry and decided to help him out. I should've gone to 178. Go @dc_mma — REAL DEAL (@realdealruss) July 23, 2014 After...

Jul 24, 2014 5:19 am

Cormier Reacts To Title Shot And Jon Jones Trash Talk

  Daniel Cormier on when he found out about the Jon Jones title fight: “I got on the scale at 6:45 AM this morning because I had six donuts yesterday. Right then I got a text from Lorenzo Fertitta. I thought, ‘This can’t be good.’ Lorenzo offered me the fight. I got with my coaches we...

Jul 23, 2014 7:50 pm

Jon Jones And Daniel Cormier Engage In Twitter Beef

No need to convince these guys to fight. Moments after announcing Daniel Cormier as the replacement for the injured Alexander Gustafsson, Jon Jones and DC took to twitter to exchange words. Guys please get this message to @JonnyBones he doesn't follow me. Didn't think I followed him. Hes a ninja #newchamp pic.twitter.com/ljayBbJham — Daniel Cormier...

Jul 23, 2014 4:34 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Out, Daniel Cormier In Against Jon Jones At UFC 178

That injury bug! Daniel Cormier received the call of his life today, when UFC officials learned that UFC 178 headliner Alexander Gustafsson was withdrawing from his scheduled title shot due to injury. As a result, the AKA based Olympian will get his long-awaited shot at a UFC title on September 27th in Las Vegas. Daniel...

Jul 23, 2014 10:08 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones Caught Nude While Training? (NSFW)

This may be old, but it’s new to us, so we’re passing it on. The BJPENN.COM team just ran across this photograph of the UFC’s light-heavyweight champion, totally naked while at the gym. It’s a little off, some may even say weird, or maybe this is perfectly normal where you’re from. Tell us all about...

Jul 22, 2014 7:20 pm

Jones vs. Gustafsson II To Take Place At MGM Grand In Vegas

UFC President Dana White said in an official statement today made by the UFC that the rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 178 on September 27th will in fact take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. This news comes some time after the UFC announced the event would be held in...

Jul 22, 2014 2:42 pm

Slightly Out Of Shape Jon Jones Cooling Off Outdoors

Jon Jones posted the following video on his official Instagram of himself looking slightly out of shape, and cooling off in his backyard with a garden hose. While Jones by no means looks like he is totally out of shape, it is a different look for the 205 pound champ, who always steps into the...

Jul 22, 2014 2:24 pm

BREAKING NEWS: McGregor vs. Poirier Booked For UFC 178

The UFC has just announced that Notorious Conor McGregor will be facing off against Dustin Poirier at UFC 178: Jones vs. Gustafsson on September 27th in Las Vegas. Poirier and McGregor have been trading shots via Twitter. After Poirier’s teammate Cole Miller pulled out of his scheduled UFC Dublin bout against McGregor, Poirier didn’t step...