Archive: ufc 172

Apr 25, 2014 9:12 am

VIDEO | Jones Admits Underestimating Gustafsson & Drinking His Own Kool-Aid

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones talks to the WSJ’s Lee Hawkins about his upcoming fight against Glover Teixeira. Jones concedes in the interview that he didn’t train adequately enough for his fight against Cain Velasquez, and discusses the changes he made in his training to better prepare for Saturday’s bout.

Apr 25, 2014 9:05 am

VIDEO | Liddell: Glover will beat Jon Jones

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell sits down with UFC FIGHT PASS correspondent Megan Olivi. The legend discusses his reign of terror over the 205 lbs division, retirement, and how his friend Glover Teixeira will defeat current champ Jon Jones at UFC 172 this weekend. See the full interview on UFC Fight Pass.

Apr 25, 2014 5:43 am

NYT: Jones is the ‘Perfect Ambassador’ for MMA

Love him or hate him, MMA fans usually have a defined opinion on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. As Jones readies for Saturday’s UFC 172, where he will defend his belt against Glover Teixeira, the articles and interviews have been coming out of the woodwork A recent New York Times story praised Jones, calling...


Apr 24, 2014 8:51 pm

Dana White: ‘Jon Jones May Be The Greatest Of All Time’

“I don’t know. I think if you keep winning the way that he wins, you might not have to like him, but you’ll definitely respect him. “I say it all the time, look at what he’s accomplished. Look at what he’s done at such a young age. The guys he beat, the guys he’s gone...

Apr 24, 2014 3:53 pm

Cerrone In Baltimore, Wants To Fill UFC 172 Injury Void

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone, fought for three-minutes last weekend on “BIG” FOX. By the time he left the cage victorious, he was already campaigning for his next opponent. Anyone, anyplace, anytime, and he meant it. Yesterday we learned that Vagner Rocha backed out of his lightweight bout against Joe Ellenberger. With only three-days left before fight...

Apr 24, 2014 2:54 pm

QUICK TWITT | White Will Give ‘Rumble’ A Lifetime Ban If He Misses Weight

There’s a lot at stake for Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson this Friday. He’s scheduled to face Phil Davis this Saturday in the UFC 172 co-main event, but he needs to make the contracted weight limit first. Something he’s failed to do on numerous occasions with the UFC. During today’s media event, Dana White touched on the...

Apr 24, 2014 12:36 pm

Jim Miller: “I Satisfy Myself” By Dominating & Finishing

“From day one, I fight to satisfy myself. With the contracts, I get paid twice as much if I win than if I lose. So, obviously winning is number one, but I’m not satisfied with the judges having to come into play. “You’ve never seen me get excited (about?) it.You’ve probably never seen me smile...

Apr 24, 2014 12:09 pm

UFC 172: Jones vs. Glover, Davis vs. Johnson Staredowns

During today’s pre-UFC 172 media day in Baltimore, Fighters from the main card squared off for cameras. UFC 172 takes place this Saturday from the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. Here’s the staredowns:

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...