Archive: Poirier vs. McGregor

Sep 9, 2014 2:07 pm

Rogan Thinks You Might Like Jon Jones More if He Was White

  “I don’t know why Jon is not more loved or popular than he is. I don’t understand it. In my opinion, I will never miss a Jon Jones fucking pay-per-view. I’ve heard people say, ‘Oh, he’s cocky. He’s this and [that].’ I wonder what the fuck is going on with that and I’m going...

Aug 28, 2014 9:02 am

PHOTO | UFC 178 Official Poster

With the recent cancellation of Jones vs. Cormier, UFC officials have put together a solid replacement main event in the form of a Flyweight title fight. Here’s the new event poster:

Aug 14, 2014 8:27 pm

Back From Vacation And Ready For Business, Dana White Talks The Jones vs. DC Brawl

  “As soon as Jones went up and their bodies touched, I would have separated them,” White said. “Sometimes you’ll see me put a hand in, or sometimes you’ll see me do something else. I would have separated them. It was the head butt, Jones headbutted Cormier – that’s what upset [Daniel] and made him...

Aug 13, 2014 7:37 am

‘Mighty Mouse’: ‘About time UFC 178 got a real main event’

Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson has been promoted to the UFC 178 main event following Jon Jones’ withdrawal from his bout with Daniel Cormier. (More on that HERE) He’s excited: Bad: You’ll have to wait a bit longer to see me win again. Good: I’m the new UFC 178 headliner. Bout time that card gets a...

Aug 10, 2014 1:24 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘Brawl not a proud moment for us’

In an interview on AXS TV’s Inside MMA UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier discusses his relationship UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones that included a flair up at a press event and an off-air exchange after an interview with the two fighters

Aug 10, 2014 12:17 pm

Brawl To Give Jones vs. Cormier Major PPV Bump? Former Champ Says Yes

“It looked real to me. A fight is a fight. If you want to get in someone’s head, that’s the best way to do it. Cormier stood his ground. I would have done the same thing, both ways, as Jones or Cormier. What we do is real. It’s real competition and we’re fighting for our...

Aug 8, 2014 2:38 pm

Jones-Cormier Off-Air Transcript

EDIT: The video is back up and live, RIGHT HERE. Our fun video of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier arguing off-air has been pulled by the UFC. Since you can no longer watch it, here’s the transcript word-for-word.   Jones: Hey pussy, are you still there? Cormier: I’m here. I’m here. You are just the fakest person....

Aug 8, 2014 1:33 pm

Joe Rogan Does Not Approve Of The Jones-Cormier Brawl

“It was ridiculous. This can’t happen. You can’t do that. This is real bad for the sport. It’s real bad. It’s real bad for public perception. It’s a weapon to be used against MMA. It’s unfortunate. “I think it’s ridiculous. It’s ridiculous. Some of it’s gamesmanship, but it’s just so bad for the image of...

Aug 8, 2014 1:13 pm

Jorge Masvidal And Bobby Green Engage In Twitter Beef

Ahead of their UFC 178 bout, Jorge Masvidal and Bobby Green are keeping things interesting on their own. As if ‘UFC 178: Jones vs. Cormier’ needed anymore hype. Check it: @GamebredFighter @MMAjunkie Wow well here we motherfucker I hope your ready your going to get exactly what your looking for — Bobby King Green (@BobbyKGreen)...

Aug 8, 2014 12:56 pm

LEAKED! Jones-Cormier Trade Death Threats And More While Off-Air!

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier clash off-air by usatodaysports UPDATE: The UFC offices have removed the video, so here’s the full transcript of what you missed, at least we have that. CLICK HERE FOR IT Leaked footage from a stint on ESPN shows the real rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier while the camera’s...

Aug 7, 2014 6:34 am

DC Says No Finish In “Bones” Fight, Wants 25-Minutes Of Pain

“I’m not going to knock him out. He has to stay in there for 25 minutes and take his beating. He has to stay in there and take his beating, so I am not going to knock him out.” “What I really want, honestly, because I’ve been doing this for a while now, almost five...

Aug 6, 2014 5:19 pm

Jon Jones Planning On Making Cormier His Wife For The Night

  During a recent media stop in L.A. (Replay HERE), the feud between UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his upcoming challenger, Daniel Cormier raged on. “It’s going to be intimate.” Jones said about their upcoming fight. “And passionate,” Cormier replied, referencing Jones’ earlier comments. “I’m going to make you my wife” Jones said, “You’re...

Aug 6, 2014 10:07 am

Gustafsson Responds To “Childish” Jones vs. Cormier Brawl

“What can I say? I think it’s childish at this level. We are all professional and must be shown by example and represent the sport as best we can. Just think it’s ridiculous.” Gustafsson, who was originally scheduled to fight Jon Jones discussed the disappointment of pulling out of the fight due to injury. “I...

Aug 6, 2014 9:51 am

Jon Jones: ‘Malicious things will be done to D.C. On Sept. 27’

“You can say there’s going to be malicious things happening Sept. 27… Daniel, you know that I am going to bring that to you,” replied Jones. “I’m going to do everything in my power to make sure you never forget the night you stepped in the Octagon with me.” “I’ve fought many great wrestlers before....

Aug 6, 2014 9:26 am

Two Fighters And Olivi Put Between Jones-Cormier In Latest Media Stop (REPLAY)

With a fight to promote, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier continue making the media rounds in anticipation of their September title fight. In the latest stop, they managed to not get physical. However, there’s still a bunch of fun moments to watch. Including Jon Jones busting on Dave Sholler. Enjoy!

Aug 6, 2014 9:13 am

Jones: ‘Cormier gave me the motivation to dominate’

“It makes it more interesting. The more people talk, the more inspired I am to beat them. I truly do believe this is going to be a great performance on my part. I believe that it’s going to be a dominating performance on my part, and it’s going to be due to all the motivation...

Aug 6, 2014 8:57 am

Cormier: “I’ve had to overcome way bigger obstacles than Jon Jones”

“You don’t want to give anybody material to stick on a bulletin board and to make them actually more focused and more dedicated to beat you. Well, he did that to me. I know that I’ve had to overcome way bigger obstacles than Jon Jones to get to where I am today. That’s what I...

Aug 6, 2014 7:22 am

UFC Exec Reacts To Being Pushed Aside By Jon Jones In Jones/Cormier Brawl

Monday in Vegas, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier got in a heated exchange that ended with a ruined UFC media day. During the Jones/Cormier pre-fight brawl, UFC executive Dave Sholler was thrown aside by the light-heavyweight champ when he tried to halt the out-of-competition action. Here’s Sholler’s reaction: Have to admit that u guys are...