Archive: ufc 145

Apr 26, 2014 11:07 am

Jon Jones and Rashad Evans Reconcile

By Evan Stoumbelis It’s been almost two years to date since light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones and former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans duked it out in the cage, and according to the two former teammates, it seems the two have reconciled their differences. For those that are unfamiliar with the situation, Jones and Evans...

Apr 4, 2013 7:57 am

Nah-Shon Burrell replaces injured Amir Sadollah, faces Stephen Thompson at UFC 160

Amir Sadollah (6-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been forced to withdraw from his fight against Stephen Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at UFC 160 next month with an undisclosed injury. Stepping in for Sadollah will be Strikeforce veteran Nah-Shon Burrell (9-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC). Burrell made his octagon debut in February, scoring a unanimous decision...

Jan 19, 2013 2:19 pm

UFC on FX 7: Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort Main Card Predictions

  The UFC is back in Brazil tonight with an 11 card event featuring a middleweight match-up of Michael Bisping vs. Vitor Belfort as the main event. One fight will stream live on Facebook, Fuel TV will broadcast six preliminary bouts and FX will host the main portion of the card. To be honest while...

Dec 5, 2012 10:40 am

Dana White confirms Renan Barao vs. Michael McDonald title fight in 2013 | UFC News

With the news that current UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz will be on the shelf for another 6-9 months due to a second ACL surgery, UFC President Dana White has confirmed that interim champ Renan Barao (29-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) will now defend his belt against Michael McDonald (19-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) in early 2013. Barao, who won the...

Nov 9, 2012 9:05 am

Dan Henderson to Meet Lyoto Machida at UFC 156 on February 2 | UFC NEWS

  UFC light heavyweight contender Dan Henderson announced last night on Spike TV’s “MMA Uncensored Live” he will face former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida in Las Vegas on Super Bowl Weekend. UFC 156 is scheduled to take place on February 2nd in Las Vegas and will feature a main event for the UFC...

Oct 26, 2012 7:06 am

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson Off UFC 154 Card With Torn Meniscus | UFC NEWS

  Earlier this week Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson began a weekly blog for BJPenn.Com. Thompson was scheduled to face Besam Yousef at UFC 154 on November 17th in Montreal, Canada. The blog is designed to chronicle his training regiment, his thoughts on the hot button topics in mixed martial arts and to also show fans a...

Oct 11, 2012 6:36 am

Exclusive: Miguel Torres Talks About the WSOF and Showing He’s Still a Top Fighter

  The name Miguel Torres still carries a lot of weight, especially considering he fights at 135lbs. After ruling the WEC bantamweight division for nearly two years, Torres ran into some tough fighters and lost two of his last three bouts for the organization before being swallowed up by the UFC. The excitement surrounding the...

Sep 8, 2012 11:36 am

PODCAST- Radio: Frank Shamrock, Tim Kennedy, Matt Brown and Ray Sefo

This week on Radio, hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will be joined by another all-star panel of MMA luminaries including “The Legend” Frank Shamrock, top Strikeforce middleweight and former Green Beret Tim Kennedy, tough as nails UFC welterweight Matt Brown and kickboxing great Ray Sefo. Shamrock is a former UFC Middleweight Champion (Renamed...

Sep 5, 2012 7:22 am

Frank Shamrock, Tim Kennedy & Matt Brown Scheduled for This Sunday's Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio

This week on Radio, hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will be joined by another all-star panel of MMA luminaries including “The Legend” Frank Shamrock, top Strikeforce middleweight and former Green Beret Tim Kennedy, and tough as nails UFC welterweight Matt Brown. Shamrock is a former UFC Middleweight Champion (Renamed the Light Heavyweight Title)...

May 8, 2012 6:16 am

Jon Jones vs Dan Henderson In The Works For Labor Day Weekend

By: Chris Taylor: Yesterday, UFC president Dana White confirmed that the organization was targeting an early September date for the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion’s next title defense, likely on Labor Day weekend (September 1st). With UFC 150 set for August 11th at the Pepsi Center in Denver and UFC 152 slated for September 22nd in...

Apr 25, 2012 7:43 am

VIDEO | Awesomely Awkward Fighter Interviews From UFC 145

By Lewis Mckeever: Step aside Ariel Helwani, because there’s a new sheriff in town. Creative Loafing’s Joeff Davis incorporates his own unique journalistic flair into the fighter-press interactive experience. Davis injects some refreshing humour into the UFC 145 pre-fight press bombardment, interviewing a range of fighters who participated at the event. Rashad Evans, Matt Brown,...

Apr 21, 2012 11:32 pm

UFC 145 Jones vs. Evans | Lackluster Main Event A STALEmate

Jon Jones defended his belt against who was supposed to be his biggest test Rashad Evans. Instead of it being a test or a highlight reel of strikes and domination it was a lot of sparring. One pressed forward while the other backed up. It is easy to say that this fight did not live...

Apr 20, 2012 7:40 am

PREVIEW | Brown vs Thompson UFC 145

By Evan Stoumbelis Most of you are probably aware that this Saturday Jon ‘Bones’ Jones will be defending his light-heavyweight title against former teammate and former light-heavyweight champion ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans. I for one am excited for this event, I traveled to Chicago to see ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Phil Davis face Rashad for the #1 contender...

Mar 16, 2012 9:45 am

Jon Jones And Rashad Evans Debate Their Chances Of Victory

In five weeks, the most bitter and long-running UFC feud since perhaps Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz II in 2006 will come to a dramatic conclusion. In the main event of UFC 145, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones collides with former friend turned bitter rival ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans. Jones has never been taken...

Mar 15, 2012 12:27 pm

Evans On Jones | I Know How To Beat Him, I will Defeat Jon Jones

“I know how to beat him. There are things about his game which he can’t change. The fact that we used to train together gives me a lot of confidence. I know where I need to get to with Jon in order to fight my game. Jon’s a tall guy, I can’t, obviously, fight on...

Feb 27, 2012 8:09 am

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Video Preview

UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will attempt to defend his UFC title against bitter rival Rashad Evans.   Read More: UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans, Jon Jones (News), Rashad Evans (News)

Feb 21, 2012 8:14 am

Dana White UFC 144 Video Blog (Part 1)

UFC president Dana White just issued his first pre-UFC 144 video blog. He takes you back to UFC 143 for all the backstage access you can handle. Read More: Dana White (News), UFC 143, UFC 144

Feb 16, 2012 2:53 pm

Video| UFC 145 Pre-Fight Press Conference | Jones vs. Evans (Full Archive)

UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will attempt to defend his UFC title against bitter rival Rashad Evans. Continue to the next page for parts 2-4. Read More: UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans, Jon Jones (News), Rashad Evans (News)

Feb 8, 2012 2:22 pm

Thiago Silva Keeps His Place On FX 3 | Igor Pokrajac In For Injured Vera

With the recent news that Brandon Vera was forced to withdraw from his UFC on FX 3 rematch with Thiago Silva, the UFC matchmaking department went to work and found a suitable replacement for the returning Brazilian. In the place of Vera comes Igor Pokrajac announced UFC officials earlier today. UFC on FX 3 is...

Feb 7, 2012 4:00 am

Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans Official For UFC 145 In Atlanta

The light-heavyweight grudge match that fans have been clamoring for has been booked and made official. Jon Jones and Rashad Evans was confirmed by UFC officials late last night and the two will now get to settle their year-long grudge. UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in...

Feb 1, 2012 5:30 am

UFC NEWS | Heads Up Atlanta | UFC 145 Tickets Go On Sale In Two Weeks

Expected to be headlined by a long awaited light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans, UFC 145 is scheduled to go down this April in Atlanta. UFC officials recently announced that tickets are set to go on sale on the 15th of February, just two weeks from today. UFC 145 is set to...

Jan 30, 2012 9:58 am

UFC NEWS | At -600 Jones Opens As Huge Favorite Over Evans

Now set to square off for the UFC’s light-heavyweight title in April, Jon Jones and Rashad Evans will finally get to settle their year-long grudge match. Evans boasts one of the most impressive resumes and records in his division, with only one loss and victories over the likes of Chuck Liddell and Rampage Jackson he...

Jan 7, 2012 8:12 am

UFC NEWS – Wisniewski vs. Clements Added To UFC 145

A welterweight bout has been added to the UFC 145 card in the form of Keith Wisniewski vs. Chris Clements. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected to take place on March 25 from the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada. After a six-year absence from the...