Archive: UFC 159

Apr 17, 2013 8:06 am

Belcher: ‘I Know For Sure That I Own Michael Bisping’

“Now I know for sure I own Michael Bisping. I fight MMA’s biggest crap-talker in the co-main event of UFC 159 in New Jersey on April 27, but I know, right now, right here in camp, that I own that guy. So, with me, he also knows I can knock his ass out with one...

Apr 17, 2013 7:34 am

Jones: Sonnen On Steroids His Whole Career

“People know that Chael Sonnen has done steroids throughout his whole career and that’s probably why his testosterone is low now. I don’t think that is the heart or the attitude of a champion, so that’s what I meant when I said he lacks champion’s soul.” While making the promotional rounds for his upcoming title...

Apr 16, 2013 11:56 am

Lyoto Machida’s Manager Says Fight with Gutsafsson Doesn’t Make Sense

Lyoto Machida announced through his manager that he is not considering a match-up with fellow 205-lbs contender, Alexander Gustafsson.  Jorge Guimaraes, Machida’s manager, stated through Fighters Only that Machida’s next fight will be for the UFC light heavyweight belt, and nothing less.   “Lyoto is on stand-by list,” stated Guimaraes, “waiting for the winner of...

Apr 16, 2013 11:32 am

‘Countdown to UFC 159’ slated for next Tuesday

Will Jon Jones seem bored out of his mind? Will Chael Sonnen officially morph into Chael ‘P’? Those questions and more will likely be answered on Tuesday, April 23, when “Countdown to UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen” will debut at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT) on Fuel TV. The traditional one-hour special will take...


Apr 11, 2013 1:02 pm

Silva: Jones will ‘toy’ with Sonnen

Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen will never be golfing buddies. The two UFC veterans have been verbal sparring partners for years now. So when Silva sat down with Sherdog and talked about many things, including the upcoming UFC title tilt, it should be no surprise who he thinks will win. Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones...

Apr 11, 2013 12:16 pm

Gustafsson Wants Title Shot or Lyoto Machida

In an interesting turn of events it seems that highly ranked UFC light heavyweight striker Alexander Gustafsson thinks he still gets to call the shots on who he gets next. News has broken that “The Mauler” is calling for a shot against number one ranked contender Lyoto Machida…that is IF he can’t get an immediate...

Apr 11, 2013 8:57 am

Jones: ‘I have a pretty clear understanding of who Chael is’

  Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen’s chummy relationship has pretty much come to an end as we get closer to UFC 159. While the two were filming the Ultimate Fighter 17, Sonnen (notorious for playing head games with his verbal sparring) was cordial, helpful and very positive. Now that the taping is over, Sonnen is...

Apr 8, 2013 11:43 am

VIDEO | UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Extended Preview

After trading words for months,UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones and perennial contender Chael Sonnen finally get to trade blows at UFC 159. Plus, Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher meet in a matchup of brash middlewieght strikers.

Apr 3, 2013 10:53 am

VIDEO | Sonnen: “Jon Jones, beat me, if you can”

I will come on stage, I will sell the tickets. I’m the highest paid fighter in the history of the UFC and I’m the biggest draw this industry has ever seen. So Jon, when I get done, grab your broom and sweep up afterwards. You guys need to know one thing. On 4/27 at 7:00...

Mar 28, 2013 9:53 am

Phil Davis Ready To Make Magalhaes Regret Asking The Fight | UFC NEWS

“I respect Vinny a lot. I respect all the guys in my weight class, all the guys in the UFC. All of them are skilled fighters — we’re the best in the world. I take him very seriously, but, he’s going to regret asking to fight me. Some lessons have to be learned the hard...

Mar 8, 2013 9:55 am

Michael Bisping lands 2-year analyst deal with FUEL TV | UFC NEWS

FUEL TV wants more of “The Count.” Michael Bisping (23-5) has recently been added as an analyst for FUEL TV. They landed a deal with the middleweight Ultimate Fighting Championship star – who is known to say exactly how he feels – to be an analyst on the weigh-in shows, pre and post fight shows....

Mar 7, 2013 7:58 am

Johnny Bedford and Erik Perez set to meet at UFC 159 | UFC News

Two undefeated bantamweight fighters are set to meet at UFC 159 in New Jersey, as it was announced that Johnny Bedford (19-9-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will take on Erik Perez (13-4 MMA, 3-0 UFC) at the Prudential Center on April 27. A semifinalist on “The Ultimate Fighter 14,” Johnny Bedford, has posted back-to-back knockout wins...

Mar 4, 2013 4:56 pm

Alan Belcher Joins BJPENN.COM Radio Line Up This Wednesday | UFC NEWS

One of the UFC’s top middleweight contenders, Alan Belcher, is the latest to join the BJPENN.COM crew for this weeks BJPENN.COM radio show. Belcher has been hitting the Internet with a strong campaign of controversial bets for his co-main event fight against Michael Bisping at UFC 159. “The Talent” has wagered Tattoo’s and has had...

Mar 4, 2013 9:41 am

Leonard Garcia and Cody McKenzie Added to UFC 159 | UFC NEWS

  A new match-up between Cody McKenzie and  Leonard Garcia has been added to the UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen card. UFC 159 is slated for April 27, 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The featherweight fighters were originally slated to fight in UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2. Due to a suffered...

Feb 25, 2013 12:56 pm

Sonnen Says He Won’t Give Machida Title Shot | UFC NEWS

The dust is finally settling following the close of UFC 157, which took place this past Saturday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Several exciting fights embraced the night’s spotlight including the history setting performance put on by Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche, a fight that ended with Rousey successfully defending her title via...

Feb 20, 2013 9:25 am

Sonnen Shares Renewed Stance on TRT | UFC News

  It seems like you can’t go anywhere in the world of MMA without hearing the word testosterone, and while there is a plethora of MMA fighters who use testosterone, it still rides a fine line between fair and unfair. One of the most notable MMA fighters who has been put in the testosterone replacement...

Feb 14, 2013 8:51 pm

Exclusive| Vinny Magalhaes picks Sonnen to beat Jones by decision| UFC News

In order to accomplish goals you have to be willing to call shots and make things happen. Rarely will anyone just give you what you want, sometimes you have to step up and grab the bull by the horns. That is exactly what UFC light heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes did when he called out top ranked...

Feb 12, 2013 11:06 am

Wednesday Night on BJPenn.Com Radio: Josh Thomson, Vinny Magalhaes & Mark Pavelich| UFC NEWS

  BJPenn.Com Radio returns this Wednesday night with another star studded cast of MMA personalities. Bryan Levick & Mitch Ciccarelli will also preview this Saturday’s UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald card that will held at the Wembley Arena in London, England. The two bantamweights will battle for Barao’s UFC Interim Championship in what...

Feb 2, 2013 11:12 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jim Miller Wants To Push Maynard Down The Ranks | UFC NEWS

Most fighters will openly admit that they want to seek revenge on those they have lost to at some point in their careers. Some want to fight the man who defeated in their very next fight, they don’t see the need to wait around or have any desire to take on anyone else in the...

Jan 30, 2013 10:22 am

Jim Miller vs. Pat Healy set for UFC 159 in New Jersey | UFC News

UFC officials recently announced that a lightweight fight between Jim Miller (22-4 MMA, 11-3 UFC) and Strikeforce import Pat Healy (29-16 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 159 event scheduled for April 27 in New Jersey. Miller is coming off a “Fight of the year” candidate win over Joe Lauzon at UFC 155...