Archive: ufc 172

Apr 24, 2014 11:07 am

Jon Jones: ‘I Only Went 80% Against Gustafsson’

“I went 80-percent,” Jones said about the Gustafsson fight. “I’m not making any excuses, Gustafsson did a great job in the fight, but I know I had a lot more in me. I did some of the cardio tests that I normally do and my numbers weren’t the same. “Me knowing that, I still went...

Apr 24, 2014 7:43 am

Tim Boetsch: ‘Expectations for Rockhold set a little bit too high’

Tim Boetsch is set to face off against former Strikeforce champ Luke Rockhold this weekend at UFC 172. And while Rockhold has been known to mix it up on the feet, Boetsch believes that his power will cause Rockhold to look for the takedown, not wanting to risk another highlight-reel finish to a hard-hitting opponent...

Apr 24, 2014 7:40 am

Vagner Rocha out of UFC 172 bout Against Joe Ellenberger

On Wednesday UFC officials announced that the lightweight match-up between Vagner Rocha and Joe Ellenberger was going to be scrapped from the UFC 172 card with just days leading up to the event. It was announced that Rocha suffered an injury during training that forced him to withdraw from the bout, and with only three...

Apr 23, 2014 5:38 pm

Glover Would Be ‘Shocked’ If Jones Dominates Him

“In my fights and in my training people already know that this is very hard to happen. I have fought with “Rampage” Jackson and I took him down easily. Honestly, I scored six takedowns effortlessly. I have fought Ryan Bader and I took him down too. None of them did this to me. I train...

Apr 23, 2014 9:10 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Flashback: Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson

UFC Fight Flashback: Jones vs. Gustafsson is an enhanced replay of the one of the best title fights in UFC history, featuring never-before-seen footage from state-of-the-art, specialty cameras, and exclusive new sound captured from all corners. Beginning with their arrivals at the arena, inside the locker rooms, into the Octagon, through the epic fight, and...

Apr 23, 2014 7:53 am

Liddell Believes He Would Have K.O.’d Jon Jones During His Fighting Prime.

UFC legend Chuck Liddell is a fan of Jon Jones’ overall skill set except for one area; punching power. Liddell told FoxSports that in his prime, he would have taken care of business against the current light heavyweight champ. “I think I would have been a horrible matchup for him,” Liddell said. “I would have...

Apr 22, 2014 3:57 pm

QUICK TWITT | Bisping/Rockhold Engage In Twitter Beef

We learned earlier today that Michael Bisping wants to fight right away. ‘The Count’ returned to action recently in a fight against Tim Kennedy that did not go his way. It was his first fight in over a year following several eye surgeries. Frustrated with his defeat, Bisping, who is often called out by every...

Apr 22, 2014 12:24 pm

Jon Jones Hints At ‘Surprise’ Walkout Song For UFC 172

When light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes his walk to the cage, he typically does so while 50 Cent’s “God Gave Me Style” plays in the arena. But this Saturday, he has something different in store for the fans. UFC 172 will be taking place this coming weekend at the Baltimore Arena, and will see...

Apr 22, 2014 11:49 am

Rockhold Blasts ‘Shady’ Vitor, Says ‘Karma Might Be Coming Back’

“I don’t give a shit. I’ll go back down to Brazil and fight Vitor on steroids. He’s not going to land that kick again. I will overcome Vitor Belfort. No matter what, steroids or not, doesn’t matter to me. Lightning will not strike twice.” “There’s some fishy things going on. The highs and lows of...

Apr 22, 2014 11:13 am

Chuck Liddell Predicts Glover Will Finish Jones Within 3 Rounds

Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell, isn’t just a UFC executive and former light-heavyweight champion. He’s also one of the main reasons why, his student and protegé, Glover Teixeira is fighting for the title this weekend. So itt shouldn’t surprise anyone that he stands firmly behind Glover in the lead up to this weekend’s UFC 172 main...

Apr 21, 2014 8:10 pm

Phil Davis: ‘I Will Destroy Jon Jones’

“My thing is I don’t like to say what people don’t deserve or say someone’s not good in order to build myself up. That doesn’t make me any better of a fighter if I say ‘oh Jones sucks’. Absolutely not.” “Jones is young, he’s incredibly talented, he works hard and he’s a champion. I have...

Apr 21, 2014 8:02 pm

Rumble: ‘I don’t think Phil Davis is taking me too seriously’

“I don’t think Phil’s dumb, I think he’s just preparing himself for what could come up next. That’s not a bad thing. I don’t think he’s overlooking me, but at same time I think he doesn’t take me too seriously. I think he doubts me just a smidge and that’s all I need.” Anthony “Rumble”...

Apr 21, 2014 7:13 pm

Phil Davis vs. Jon Jones Happened During Today’s UFC Conference Call

Today, in anticipation of this weekend’s UFC 172 event, the UFC held a conference call to promote the Jones vs. Teixeira pay-per-view. But that’s not what we’re talking about. Instead we are discussing a Phil Davis vs. Jon Jones verbal beatdown that took place on today’s call. Phil Davis started out by saying, “Listen, if...

Apr 21, 2014 5:49 pm

Jones No Longer Interested in Fight with Velasquez

At one point in time in the not so distant past, Jon Jones’ stranglehold on the UFC light heavyweight division was so firm he bandied the thought of possibly facing UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. Jones is leading up to his seventh title defense on Saturday when he faces Glover Teixeira in the main event...

Apr 21, 2014 6:14 am

VIDEO | Jones Sparring Hard, Looking Mean Ahead Of UFC 172

Over at JAcksons MMA, UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, is taking his UFC 172 bout against Glover Teixeira seriously. In a rarely seen moment, Jon Jones is sparring hard with teammates, just a few short days ago. Check it:

Apr 20, 2014 9:29 pm

VIDEO | UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira Extended Preview

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones puts his 10-fight win streak on the line against Glover Teixeira, who hasn’t suffered a loss since 2006. Plus, Phil Davis tries to establish himself as a title contender when he faces Anthony Johnson

Apr 20, 2014 5:34 pm

VIDEO | Countdown To UFC 172: Davis vs. Johnson

“Mr. Wonderful” Phil Davis takes on Anthony Johnson, as Johnson makes his return to the UFC after a series of spectacular finishes outside of the Octagon. Now that he’s back, and looking to end Phil Davis’s win streak while continuing his own.

Apr 14, 2014 9:39 pm

Jon Jones Reveals Why He Wanted To Make Sure Glover Got Tested

“I just thought I would have Glover tested because he’s not the youngest fighter and everyone raves about how strong he is. Some fighters, you just know they’re not on anything just by looking at them. Part of (Teixeira’s) mystique is his amazing physical strength and I just questioned it. I have no reason to...

Apr 14, 2014 4:41 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones’ Top 8 UFC Moments

UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s unfiltered take on the greatest moments from light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ record breaking career in Ultimate 8.

Apr 14, 2014 9:18 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones Swimming Handcuffed

This is strange and unusual. UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, takes to swimming handcuffed as part of his new training regime.