Archive: mma

Sep 24, 2013 11:27 am

Gustafsson Trainer: ‘Gameplan Was To Stop Jon Jones’

“We were looking to stop Jones. That’s what we were always looking for. We in the camp knew what Alex has, what the rest of the world didn’t know he had. The kid can wrestle. He has the whole game, you know what I mean, and this was his first time up against someone like...

Sep 24, 2013 11:17 am

Caption This Photo!

Ready to have some fun? Caption this! Captioning funny photos of fighters has been a staple of MMA forums, and some of the funniest images have come from fans with a wicked sense of humor. Try your hand at captioning this photo and leave it in the comments below.

Sep 24, 2013 10:18 am

Glover Wants His Shot, Not Happy With Jones vs. Gustafsson Rematch Talk

“Even I want to watch that fight again, but it’s hard to say I’m okay with it, because I worked so hard to get this opportunity. I felt like I had my hands right there on the chance, and now they’re going to take it away from me, and who knows for how long? It...

Sep 24, 2013 10:07 am

QUICK TWITT | Tito Ortiz Tries To Rally Dejected UFC Fighters To Crash 20th Anniversary Show

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion turned UFC outcast, Tito Ortiz has taken to twitter yet again trying to knock the MMA promotion that made him famous. This time, the newly signed Bellator fighter included a few other dejected fighters in his plan to crash the UFC’s 20th Anniversary event. Here it is: @ShamrockKen @frankshamrock @Randy_Couture @Rampage4real...

Sep 23, 2013 12:45 pm

UFC Gym To Open Second Signature Oahu Location With BJ Penn

UFC GYM announced today that it will partner with former two-division UFC champion and coach of the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter BJ Penn to open a second signature fitness facility in the fighter’s home state of Hawaii. The fitness destination, which will begin enrolling members on September 24, 2013, is set to open...

Sep 23, 2013 12:33 pm

Athletic Commission Releases Official Jones vs. Gustafsson Scorecards

Last weekend’s UFC 165 main event between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson ended in what many believe to be a controversial decision. (Just take a look at our poll) While many people gave the challenger, Alexander Gustafsson, the edge in the five-round war, the three cage-side officials gave the fight to the champion, Jon Jones,...

Sep 23, 2013 12:06 pm

UFC Signs Two and Releases Two Fighters

It has been reported that the UFC has picked up two fighters, Bruno Santos from Brazil and Alexandra Albu from Russia.  At the same time, it appears the UFC has cut two fighters, Mizuto Hirota and Azamat Gashimov, after both fighters have lost multiple, consecutive fights.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Reports have surfaced...

Sep 23, 2013 11:47 am

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones Makes More Money Than Both NFL Brothers Combined

In the great debate of fighter pay, there is no comparison between the boxing elite and the MMA elite. Just look at the check Floyd Mayweather Jr. just got for his 12-round battle against Canelo Alvarez. In a different sport, the two brothers of Jon Jones, who both competed in last years NFL super-bowl, took...

Sep 23, 2013 10:36 am

Dana White: Jon Jones Pleaded With Doctor To Not Stop the Fight

Reflecting on the main event of UFC 165 between Jon Jones (pictured) and Alexander Gustafsson, UFC President Dana White told reporters that Jones had to beg the ring-doctor to allow the fight to continue.  Having convinced the doctor, Jones would go on to win the final round of the fight and retain his light heavyweight...

Sep 23, 2013 10:31 am

Jose Maria vs. Dustin Ortiz Added to UFC Fight Night 32

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has added a flyweight bout to its November card in Brazil, UFC Fight Night 32, that will feature local fighter, Jose Maria, and promotional newcomer, Dustin Ortiz.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Another fight has been added to the UFC Fight Night 32 card, as UFC officials announced Jose Maria will...

Sep 23, 2013 10:15 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones & Alexander Gustafsson Post Fight In Hospital

Following last Saturday’s main event between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson, both fighters were ushered to the local hospital for precautionary reasons. While we now know that both fighters walked away with no broken bones, the two missed the post-fight press conference, but gave the fans this memorable photo instead.

Sep 21, 2013 11:24 pm

POLL: Did Jon Jones Really Do Enough To Beat Gustafsson?

I’ve read the forums, stayed glued to twitter and the consensus amongst everyone seems to be that Jon Jones should have lost his title tonight. But what do you think? Sound off in the poll below and let your voice be heard! [poll id=’11’]

Sep 21, 2013 8:26 pm

UFC 165 Results: Brendan Schaub Submits Matt Mitrione In Round 1

The fight was interesting from the very first second when Mitrione refused to tough gloves. The two exchanged glancing shots throughout the round until Schaub secured the first takedown of the fight. He worked for a D’Arce Choke and locked it in quick. Mitrione gave the thumbs up as if he was okay, but proceeded...

Sep 21, 2013 8:09 pm

UFC 165 Results: Francis Carmont Defeats Costa Philippou By Way of Unanimous Decision

Carmont opened up the fight with a surprising takedown, which caught Philippou off guard. Carmont used his size and momentum to keep Philippou as he worked his way into various potential submission holds. No significent strikes were landed except for those that Carmont landed when Philippou was blocking a rear naked choke from happening. Carmont...

Sep 21, 2013 7:39 pm

UFC 165 Results: Nurmagomedov Grinds Out Decision Victory Over Healy

In a fight that went the distance, Khabib Nurmagomedov took to the ground and tired out Pat Healy en route to a decision victory. Nurmagomedov picked his shots in the first couple rounds and ended them with impressive takedowns. In the third round, Nurmagomedov picked up an exhausted Healy, carried him across the cage and...

Sep 21, 2013 11:28 am

UFC 165 Main Card Play-by-Play And Live Results

Tonight on pay-per-view, Jon Jones will defend his light-heavyweight title against number-one-contender, Alexander Gustafsson. The light-heavyweight title fight serves as the night’s main event and goes down live from Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. Starting at 7:00 p.m. PT / 10:00 p.m. ET, the night’s main card kicks off with a lightweight bout between Pat Healy...

Sep 21, 2013 11:18 am

UFC 165 Preliminary Card Play-by-Play And Live Results

Live and free on facebook.com and Fox Sports 1, the UFC 165 preliminary card is stacked with eight fantastic fights. First up is a four-fight facebook.com free stream, which will be followed up by a another four-fights on Fox sports 1. The preliminary portion of the card kicks off at 3:15 p.m. PT / 6:15...