Archive: jon jones

Jul 17, 2014 2:42 pm

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones & Chris Weidman React To Leaving The ESPY’s Empty Handed

Last night going up for ESPN awards were three UFC champions. Jon Jones, Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey. Ronda was the only one to bring home a W. In the aftermath, the two UFC champs took to twitter with their humble reaction. Check it: I think @RondaRousey winning best female athlete isn't even arguable #WMMA...

Jul 16, 2014 5:08 am

Weidman Interested In Superfight With Jon Jones

Leading up to UFC 175, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks said if he and Chris Weidman both cleared out their weight classes, he would be interested in a superfight with the middleweight champion. Today Chris Weidman spoke about a potential superfight with Jon Jones on The MMA Hour and how he isn’t interested in a fight...

Jul 12, 2014 7:51 pm

PHOTO | D.C. Pops The Question In Vegas

Top UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Daniel Cormier just got engaged to his longtime girlfriend over the 4th of July weekend. Congratulations to the couple! (PHOTO PROPS: Tracy Lee –

Jul 1, 2014 8:48 am

‘Stone Cold’ Would Love To See Jon Jones Get His A$$ Kicked

“I mean, you here a little stuff on the side, about his lifestyle. I mean, his lifestyle is a little bit different than what he preaches. But, as a fighter, premiere. And, God, in the light heavyweight division! And Gustafsson really handed him his ass and took him in the deepest water that he’s ever...

Jun 29, 2014 3:48 pm

Two Planned 2014 UFC Pay-Per-Views in Canada appear to be moving elsewhere

Dear Canada, The octagon will return to the great city of Montreal… eventually. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently revealed a new date for its return to the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Originally slated for December of 2014, Managing Director for UFC Operations Tom Wright informed media members at the “UFC Fight Night 43” post-fight press conference that the event...

Jun 27, 2014 7:06 pm

Jon Jones And His Double Shotgun Blast

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones shows off some of his toys and his shooting skills. The Caption Reads, Having fun with some friend. #deleting

Jun 24, 2014 1:47 pm

Three UFC Champions Nominated For ESPY Awards

UFC Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and UFC Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones are all up for 2014 ESPY awards. Ronda Rousey was nominated for two awards in the category of “best female athlete” and “best fighter”. Chris Weidman was nominated for the “best upset” category with his back to...

Jun 23, 2014 12:29 pm

Jon Jones: Gustafsson Fight Was My Strongest Showing

Jon Jones spoke with ESPN’s MMA Live to talk about his upcoming rematch with Alexander Gustafsson and how he has learned from the situation, including the UFC’s tactics they used to get the bout agreed upon. “I think it was handled the way it had to be. The UFC had to do their certain strategies...

Jun 23, 2014 8:36 am

Liddell On Jon Jones Beef: It’s Nothing Personal

UFC legend Chuck Liddell sounded off a few months ago prior to his protege Glover Teixeira fighting Jon Jones, and said that he believed Glover would knockout or submit Jones. Jones fired back with an offer to a superfight with the Iceman, however Liddell laughed off the offer. Last week Jones and Liddell ended up...

Jun 22, 2014 3:20 pm

Jones: ‘Chael Almost Gained My Favor In Handling Of Failed Drug Test’

“I watched him on UFC Tonight. I thought he handled it very responsibly. I really admired him being vulnerable and telling the world about the situation with his wife and things like that. I’ve been very vocal about not respecting steroid users and guys who cheat. But Chael almost gained an exception with the way...

Jun 19, 2014 6:08 am

Cormier Prepping For Surgery after UFC Fan Wrestling Expo Match Up

With Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 officially in the books, top light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier has elected to have surgery on his right knee. The former Olympian is suffering from a torn LCL and partially damaged ACL. Undefeated Cormier suffered the injury to his LCL about 10 days out from his UFC 173 bout against...

Jun 18, 2014 5:05 am

Alexander Gustafsson Plays EA Sports UFC, Fights Jon Jones

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson is getting ready for his rematch with light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones, but The Mauler took some time to try out the new EA Sports UFC and knock out Jon Jones, as himself of course. Check it out below, action starts at the 23:40 mark.

Jun 17, 2014 8:51 am

UFC & EA Sports Host Fan Event In Center Of Time Square

EA Sports UFC released today, but yesterday EA Sports held a launch event in New York City with Jon Jones, Miesha Tate, Carlos Condit, Chuck Liddell, NBA star John Wall, and NFL star Demarco Murray. Check out the pictures below from Chuck’s Instagram as well as the UFC’s Instagram.

Jun 12, 2014 5:15 am

Cormier MRI Results Show 50% Loss In ACL And Torn LCL

  Daniel Cormier Demolished Dan Henderson on 1.5 legs, almost literally. Think about that for a minute… Last night on UFC Tonight, we learned that top UFC light-heavyweight contender, Daniel Cormier has been gallivanting around two-divisions with a severely damaged knee. To top it off, he may opt out of surgery. The AKA fighter underwent...

Jun 9, 2014 3:29 pm

Manager: Jones Isn’t Turning Heel, He’s Maturing

Jon Jones’ longtime manager Malki Kawa joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour today to talk about Jon Jones, who he believes isn’t turning heel, but is maturing rather. Check out the full quote below. “I don’t know if this is him turning heel, I think what’s going on with Jon is that he’s maturing....

Jun 8, 2014 3:11 pm

Cormier: ‘Jon Jones Isn’t Afraid Of Anyone’

“As hopeful as I was, as excited as I was, I’m still a realist. I knew the chances of it happening weren’t very big. Everything is what you make it. If I’m going to be down in the dumps, sad, disappointed, it’s going to have an overall effect in my life. It will have an...

Jun 6, 2014 12:44 pm

Cormier To Focus On Knee And Eating Good Following Jones vs. Gustafsson Booking

“Just got word Jones is fighting Gustafson again in September. So I will enjoy this brownie, spend some time with my family and get my knee fixed. It’ll all work out. We will be the champion.” In a recent posting to his Instagram, Daniel Cormier reacted to news that Jon Jones would be fighting Alexander...

Jun 6, 2014 9:58 am

Jon Jones Addresses Fans After Gustafsson Booking

Last night we learned that Jon Jones had signed to fight Alexander Gustafsson. Finally! Now the champ has released the following message to everyone who had given up faith in the pound-for-pound king. Check it:

Jun 6, 2014 6:47 am

Benson Henderson: ‘Jon Jones Deserves To Fight Who He Wants’

Former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson is set to fight Rustam Khabilov this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42, which takes place in Albuquerque, NM. During media day on Thursday Henderson was asked about the whole Jon Jones wanting to fight Daniel Cormier instead of Alexander Gustaffson situation. One would think that his...

Jun 5, 2014 8:34 pm

Jones Relents, Signs To Fight Gustafsson In September

After a very public back-and-forth between himself and the UFC, light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has signed on the dotted line and will face Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch for the UFC’s 205-pound belt. In a statement through, Jon Jones explained: “There was never an issue with a contract. I was traveling and finally got...

Jun 5, 2014 9:52 am

Bas Rutten: ‘Jon Jones Is Beatable’

“Jon is one of those guys who gets caught in an armbar, and this will probably never happen again now, because he’s the guy who goes back on Monday after the weekend and then he starts working on it so it will never happen again,” said the 49-year-old former champ. “So it made [Jones] a...

Jun 5, 2014 5:36 am

Jon Jones Meeting With UFC Today To Lockdown Next Fight

A lot of confusion will hopefully be put to rest, later this afternoon, at the UFC offices in Las Vegas. According to a report on last night’s ‘UFC Tonight’, Jon Jones and manager are ready to work a deal with the UFC brass in regards to his highly anticipated return to action. UFC on FOX...

Jun 5, 2014 5:34 am

Courage No Issue For Jones Says Coach Jackson

“Everybody is looking for a chink in his armor and they are desperate for it. They are desperate, like, ‘Please let us find something wrong with the guy.’ I’ve never heard him say, ‘I’ll never fight Gustafsson again. I’m scared.’ I’ve never seen that from him at all. I don’t really think courage is a...