Archive: jon jones

Jun 5, 2014 5:10 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘Jones Should Do What’s Right, Fight Gustafsson’

Last night, on UFC Tonight, Chael P. Sonnen gave his take on the UFC’s complicated light-heavyweight title picture. Chael praised his former opponent in Jones, calling him the ‘baddest dude on the planet’. But the ‘UFC Tonight’ host also put up a call-to-action, saying Jon should take the Gustafsson fight. Check it: “You can call...

Jun 5, 2014 5:01 am

D.C. Willing To Postpone Knee Surgery For Title Shot

During yesterday’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’ the crew gave an update on the status of the UFC’s light-heavyweight title picture. The UFC is trying to put together a rematch between Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones, however, Jones wants a crack at Daniel Cormier. Ariel Helwani spoke on the topic during the broadcast, stating, “…I spoke...

Jun 4, 2014 5:03 pm

Dana White: ‘No Debate, Jon Jones Is The Best Fighter In The World, Pound-For-Pound’

The debate on who the world’s best pound-for-pound fighter is, is now over, according to UFC President Dana White. “It’s Jon Jones”, said the UFC Boss. “When Renan Barao was undefeated for 32 fights and nine years and everything else, there was some debate there. There’s no debate now. Jon Jones is the best pound-for-pound...

Jun 4, 2014 12:43 pm

White Rejects Jones vs. Cormier – Insists Jon Fights Gustafsson

“Gustafsson’s next in line. Even Cormier said, ‘Listen, I hope this whole things works out for me and I get the shot, but even I believe that Gustafsson deserves the next shot.’ [Gustafsson is] the No. 1 contender, he’s waited for this rematch and [Cormier] even agrees. It’s just one of those things that sucks,...

Jun 3, 2014 2:51 pm

Gustafsson To Jones: Be A Man

Alexander Gustafsson took to Facebook yet again to call out Jon Jones, who refuses to sign the contract to fight The Mauler. Check out the post below. Post by Alexander Gustafsson.

Jun 3, 2014 9:06 am

Jones vs. Gustafsson EA Sports UFC Demo Gameplay

The Demo for EA Sports UFC came out today, and it looks awesome. Watch for yourself below. EA Sports UFC is set to release on June 17th, however if players pre-order the game they will have ‘The Dragon’ Bruce Lee as a playable character.

Jun 3, 2014 8:09 am

Jon Jones Auditions for Movie Roles (Video)

UFC Lightheavyweight champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones hit up Los Angeles to audition for a few movie roles according to the champ’s Instagram. Check out the video below:

Jun 3, 2014 5:00 am

Dana White: Jon Jones Doesn’t Want to Fight Gustafsson, Wants DC

It’s no secret by now that Jon Jones has yet to sign the bout agreement to fight Alexander Gustafsson, however nobody is quite sure why Bones refuses to sign the contract. Dana White spoke to today and said Jones doesn’t want to fight Gustafsson, but instead wants to fight Daniel Cormier. “Just to clear...

Jun 2, 2014 11:33 am

Daniel Cormier Wants Gustafsson for Interim Championship

Jon Jones has yet to sign the contract to fight Alexander Gustafsson. That doesn’t sit well with top lightheavyweight contender Daniel Cormier who wants to fight Alexander Gustafsson for an interim title belt while Jones makes up his mind. Cormier spoke to about a potential interim bout with Gustafsson. “I know this will probably...

May 30, 2014 5:29 am

Gustafsson to Jones: “Stop Delaying”

By Evan Stoumbelis Lightheavyweight #1 contender Alexander Gustafsson had some stern words for Jon Jones via Facebook today. Jones apparently has yet to sign the contract to face Gustafsson, and after 4-days of waiting, “The Mauler” has had enough. Post by Alexander Gustafsson. Gustafsson vs. Jones II is anticipated to take place at UFC 177...

May 30, 2014 5:05 am

Daniel Cormier Fought Hendo With Some Major Injuries

Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier just recently earned himself the next UFC light heavyweight title shot when he defeated Dan Henderson at UFC 173. Cormier ended up submitting Henderson in the third round and will now face the winner of Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson. On the most recent episode of UFC...

May 29, 2014 6:14 am

Vitor Belfort Says He Will Not Train With Jon Jones

Sorry Jon! UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones recently broke news about his growing relationship with, former foe, Vitor Belfort. According to Jones, the two are going to train together, possibly become training partners, and Jon has already booked a special trip to Miami, just to spend the day together. It’s a great story, outline by...

May 28, 2014 12:45 pm

Jon Jones & Vitor Belfort Set To Train Together

Former foe’s Jon Jones and Vitor Belfort are exploring becoming training partners, and as a result, have a man-date this Friday to see how it goes. In a recent statement to the Brazilian Media, Jon Jones broke it down: “I’m planning to train with Vitor on Friday in Miami. I’m meeting him in a private...

May 28, 2014 5:01 am

D.C. To Jon Jones: “Don’t run from me little guy”

“Listen, I have not lost a fight, I have not lost a round. I am 15-0, Jon Jones is undefeated, why not put two undefeated guys in the cage and see who the best is? Don’t run from me little guy, I’m ready. The more you wait Jon Jones, the worse it’s going to get...

May 27, 2014 5:12 am

UFC Champ Jon Jones Honored As Positive Role Model

Some may look at the UFC’s light-heavyweight champion and see a controversial athlete who has made some less-than-perfect decisions in his personal life, but no the Mayor of Lima, Peru. That man honored Jones for his prime example to our youth. The caption reads,“The mayor of Lima, Peru gave me a medal for being a...

May 26, 2014 5:03 am

White: Jones In Contract Negotiations, Gustafsson Bout Not A Done Deal

Last weekend rumors were swirling about a possible Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson fight planned for August 30. During the UFC 173 post-fight press conference UFC President Dana White confirmed that they got Alexander Gustafsson under a new contract and he signed a bout agreement to fight Jon Jones on August 30th. “We didn’t announce...

May 16, 2014 10:27 am

Tito Ortiz Supports Idea of Union for Fighters

The words “Tito Ortiz” and “soft spoken” are rarely ever in a sentence together, and as you can guess (especially with a new fight just on the horizon) he has a lot to say to the media about the UFC and the sport. Tito took time out this week to speak with Middle Easy about...

May 16, 2014 10:25 am

All Drug Tests Come Back Negative for UFC 172

All drug tests from UFC 172 have come back negative, according to the Maryland State Athletic Commission. UFC 172 took place on April 26 and was the UFCs first time in the state of Maryland. The event headlined another dominant fight between Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira, with Jones pulling out his 11th straight win...

May 15, 2014 9:52 am

Bas Rutten Responds To Dirty Jones Chatter

“Wow, some people don’t listen to what I say, they just ‘assume.’ This is what I meant and you can get that from what I said on Inside MMA. Jon Jones knows exactly what he’s doing when he fights, that’s why he is such a great fighter. He is calculated and totally aware of what...

May 15, 2014 6:42 am

Cormier Talks About His Career, Failures, and Winning the Belt

Daniel Cormier is one of the most popular light heavyweights in the division, coming in with an undefeated MMA record (14-0) and accomplishments stretching back to his freshman year of high school. He’s an insanely talented wrestler and since beginning his career in mixed martial arts in 2009, he has constantly proven that he is...

May 14, 2014 6:25 pm

Gay Male In The UFC? Benavidez Says ‘Cool’, Jones Unsure

There are currently gay fighters within the UFC’s ranks. The only open ones however, happen to be female. In a recent polling by FOX Sports, a few notable UFC fighters were asked about the subject and the responses may surprise you. Joseph Benavidez “Why not? It would be cool to see a gay guy just...

May 14, 2014 4:09 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones Meets Hulk Hogan

While on Holiday in Miami, UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones is making nice with the locals, most notable of which is Wrestling Superstar Hulk Hogan. Imagine you’re the UFC champ and pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, hanging in Miami with ‘The Hulkster’. What would you do? Caption Reads, “Epic.”

May 14, 2014 5:00 am

Dana White: Jon Jones is #1P4P, Barao is #2

With Anderson Silva out of the picture, there’s a debate about who the world’s most dangerous man is, pound-for-pound. According to UFC President Dana White, that designation has been secured by Jon Jones following his seventh straight title defense against Glover Teixeira. His words: (Via “I love watching Renan Barao fight; I’m a big...

May 13, 2014 8:13 pm

Bas Rutten Believes Jon Jones Is A Dirty Fighter

“He is a very calm, relaxed and methodical fighter. Because of that, I am sorry that I have to say: yes, he is a dirty fighter. Maybe he was looking down when he pushed the fingers in the eye. I didn’t check that. But he knows exactly what he is doing at any given time,...

May 13, 2014 8:12 pm

UFC 172 Medical Suspensions Report: Glover, Benavidez, More Out With Indefinite Terms

Last month’s UFC 172 saw Jon Jones defend his UFC light-heavyweight title for a record seventh time. As a result of that dominance, his latest opponent, Glover Teixeira has been benched by the Maryland State Athletic Commission for an indefinite period for excessive head blows and lacerations. Several other fighter’s on the April 26 fight...

May 9, 2014 8:55 am

Ratings Report: Jones, Rousey Receiving Surprisingly Lower PPV Numbers in 2014

The UFC is filled with big stars and talented fighters. For two decades, the organization has featured the best in the business and introduced hundreds of talented mixed martial artists to the general public. Within those two decades, a hand full of huge names have stuck with the masses, and those names almost insured huge...