Archive: jon jones

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 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 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 MMAjunkie.com) “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 6, 2014 3:45 pm

AKA Boss Believes Their Team Could Hold 4 UFC Titles

With UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez already atop the mountain, American Kickboxing Academy head coach, Javier Mendez believes he’s just the start. In a recent interview with Bloodyelbow.com’s John S. Nash, Mendez touched on his other prospects, Daniel Cormier, Luke Rockhold, Josh Thomson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. His words: “I 100% expect Daniel [Cormier] to fight...

May 5, 2014 10:38 am

Glover: Refs Need to Do Something About Eye Pokes

“I don’t think it was intentional, but the referee needs to start putting some pressure on who does that. I was a little afraid to close the distance and get poked in the eye again and maybe stop the fight. The second eye poke really scared me because I thought it could hurt my eye....

May 5, 2014 10:27 am

Dana White: Fans Overreacting To Jones Eye Pokes

“I mean, people are always going to go overboard with Jon Jones because they don’t like him. “It’s not just taller fighters. Jones has that range and he can do it, but lots of guys do it because that’s how you block punches. So you keep your hands open and you slap punches down. Then...

May 2, 2014 11:34 am

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold’s Broken Toe (X-Ray)

It may have looked like the former Strikeforce champ took zero damage against Tim Boetsch, but he did. (Replay Here) AKA’s Luke Rockhold broke his toe. Here’s the X-Ray:

May 2, 2014 11:19 am

PHOTO | Jones & Teixeira Enjoy Breakfast After Fight

There’s been a lot of back and forth since Jon Jones defended his title last weekend. The champion has been quick to harass his agitators following his 25-minutes of cage-time. However, despite Jon’s dislike for those who spoke against him, he seems to be nothing but class when it comes to his opponent, Glover Teixeira....

May 1, 2014 11:52 am

Hackleman to Jones: ‘Don’t be a douche’

Following his UFC 172 victory over Glover Teixeira, Jon Jones took to instagram with a slew of insulting posts pointed at his pre-fight aggravators, Chuck Liddell and Phil Davis. It’s a move that, Glover coach, John Hackleman (pictured, center) doesn’t appreciate and he spoke on it during a recent interview with Fight Hub TV. Check...

May 1, 2014 11:08 am

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones Continues Harassment Of Phil Davis

Cyber Bullying is a real threat to our society. But that’s not Jon Jones. The UFC light-heavyweight champion, has been posting and removing social media comments since his unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira last Saturday. Following his one-sided handling of his Brazilian Challenger, Jones was left with plenty of ammunition to attack his antagonists....

Apr 30, 2014 1:52 pm

Dana White: No Superfights For Jon Jones

“Jon Jones has Gustafsson, possibly Cormier if he wins that fight (against Dan Henderson). He’s got a lot of guys lined up still. “The other thing is, Jon Jones is 26 years old. As he continues to get older, he will have a harder and harder time making 205, which would eventually probably force him...

Apr 30, 2014 1:41 pm

AKA Boss: Cormier & Cain Both Beat Jon Jones

“Out of everybody that Jones has fought, Daniel’s going to be the one that’s not going to have an issue with his reach, that’s not going to have an issue getting inside. He is going to get inside. You know, what happens is gonna happen, but I guarantee you this, he’s going to go inside,...

Apr 29, 2014 7:08 pm

Cormier: Gustafsson Has “No Chance” Against Jones In Rematch

“No chance. Let me rephrase that. I’m not saying he doesn’t have a chance. I’m just saying that if I had to bet my money, or if I asked 10 people who wins this fight, nine out of those 10 people would say Jon Jones, because honestly, I believe that he’s better because he has...

Apr 29, 2014 10:44 am

Jose Aldo Thinks Jon Jones Is A Dirty Fighter?

UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo is a known associate of UFC 172 title challenger, Glover Teixeira. That affiliation is likely the reason the Brazilian champ sent out a nasty little re-tweet about Jon Jones during Saturday’s main event. Check it: The tweet, which shows up clearly on his timeline translates to, “Jones is an exceptional...

Apr 29, 2014 10:43 am

Jon Jones Blasts Liddell For Pre-Fght Comments Following Glover Win

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones isn’t afraid to gloat in public, at least when it comes to his new-found rival in Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell. Chuck went on a brief anti-Jones stint in the lead up of UFC 172. His longtime training partner, Glover Teixeira, the likely motivator for his pre-fight words. The champ took...

Apr 28, 2014 4:16 pm

Report: Anthony Johnson Moves Up Significantly In UFC’s Light-Heavyweight Rankings

Prior to Saturday Night, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson was the UFC’s fifteenth ranked light-heavyweight fighter. And at the time that was generous. Considering, the former welterweight had yet to fight in the UFC’s 205 pound division. Fast forward two days beyond his upset victory over Phil Davis, and, Johnson now finds himself inside the UFC’s top...

Apr 28, 2014 4:05 pm

UFC 172’s Correia’s message to the ‘Four Horsewomen’: One down, three to go

After successfully dispatching Jessamyn Duke at last weekend’s UFC 172 event, undefeated bantamweight prospect, Bethe Correia has a message for Ronda Rousey’s crew, ‘The Four Horsewomen’ (pictured) . “They were tweeting and provoking me all the time. One of them is called a ‘weapon’ in Brazil — the way we translate it — and I...