Archive: UFC 182

Jan 21, 2015 11:36 am

No Coke On Fight Night — Jones Post Fight Drug Tests Are Clean

All of the drug tests on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones have come back clean, this according to Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob Bennett who told MMAFighting.com the news on Tuesday: All of the UFC light heavyweight champion’s drug tests have come back clean, Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob...

Jan 15, 2015 4:39 pm

More Drug Test Findings Released On Jon Jones

The WADA-accredited lab utilized by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for UFC 182 has found no evidence that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones used exogenous testosterone. The NSAC released the report today which stated the following: “Based on the review of steroid profiles and available IRMS data, there is no evidence to...

Jan 5, 2015 2:37 pm

Hendo on Bones: I respect him as a fighter but not as a person

Prior to his bout with Daniel Cormier at last weekend’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas, current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones told the media that he was not impressed by DC’s most recent win over a “50-60” year-old Dan Henderson. Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Dan Henderson, was a guest on Monday’s...

Jan 1, 2015 12:18 pm

Cormier: This is probably my last chance to be the best in the world

Former Olympic Wrestler Daniel Cormier will put his undefeated mixed martial arts record on the line this Saturday night in hopes of capturing UFC gold as he faces reigning light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones in the main event of UFC 182. Jeremy Botter recently did a story on Cormier titled “The Olympian” in which he...

Nov 21, 2014 7:27 am

Tickets for UFC 182, UFC 183 & UFC 184 go on sale today!

Reminder: Get your tickets! Tickets for the UFC’s first three pay-per-view events of 2015 will go on sale to the general public later today. Tickets for UFC 182, UFC 183 and UFC 184 will be up for grabs starting at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT local time). UFC 182 takes place January 3 live...

Nov 19, 2014 9:55 am

Lombard on Burkman fight: “It is what it is”

Hector Lombard is currently gearing up for his UFC 182 bout against Josh Burkman, however despite being thrilled to return to the Octagon after nearly a year-long layoff, ‘Showeather’ wishes he was fighting someone higher in the welterweight rankings. He spoke to MMAJunkie. “I wish I could fight a higher (ranked) opponent,” “But it is...

Nov 3, 2014 8:05 pm

Nate Marquardt Explains How Anderson Silva Intimidated Him

Nate Marquardt is currently gearing up for his UFC 182 bout against Brad Tavares in what is a pivotal middleweight matchup for Marquardt. After going 0-2 in his most recent stint with the UFC, Marquardt went back up to middleweight, where he submitted James Te Huna in the 1st round of their main event bout...

Oct 29, 2014 5:19 pm

Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury set to co-main event UFC 182

A key lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury will co-headline January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials made the announcement earlier today. Cerrone and Jury were originally slated to fight at January’s “UFC Fight Night 59” in Boston. However, due to some recent card shuffling by the UFC, the pair of...

Oct 24, 2014 11:04 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Adds Nine Bouts To Upcoming Events

The UFC has been extremely busy this week booking matchups for upcoming events. Catch up on all of the latest matches that have been set over the course of this past week! First up we have Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares, who will face off at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on January 3rd. Marquardt...

Oct 24, 2014 10:51 am

Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares set for UFC 182

A middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champ Nate Marquardt taking on Brad Tavares is the latest addition to January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed the booking yesterday evening. Nate Marquardt (33-13-2 MMA, 11-6 UFC) returned to the middleweight division this past June, where he scored a “Performance of the night” submission...

Oct 23, 2014 12:15 pm

“OFFICIAL”

Someones 0 has to go! A Bantamweight title fight, between champion Ronda Rousey and UFC number one contender Cat Zingano, has been booked for the UFC’s 2015 opener. The two female combatants will be designated to co-main event status, sharing the spotlight with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, on the UFC 182 pay-per-view fight-card ....

Oct 19, 2014 9:29 am

UFC Signs Two New Fighters

The UFC has added two new fighters to their roster. Jared Cannonier and Jake Collier have been called up to the biggest MMA stage in the world to showcase their skills. Cannonier, a 7-0 heavyweight, stands at 6’3, this Gracie Barra Alaska fighter will be looking to make a big statement in his UFC debut...

Oct 12, 2014 4:01 pm

Dunham vs. Damm Set For UFC 182 In Vegas

The UFC has announced that Evan Dunham and Rodrigo Damm will meet in the Octagon on January 3rd in Las Vegas for UFC 182. Dunham will be riding a 3-fight losing streak into the bout, most recently dropping a TKO loss to Edson Barboza back in July at UFC Fight Night Cerrone vs. Miller. Damm...

Sep 29, 2014 8:20 am

RUMOR: Rousey vs. Zingano Being Targeted For UFC 182

Following her dominant 3rd round TKO win over Amanda Nunes this past Saturday at UFC 178, an emotional Cat Zingano spoke to Joe Rogan in her Octagon interview, and said that she was ready to fight Ronda Rousey for the bantamweight title, something she earned before her 17-month layoff from competition. UFC President Dana White...

Sep 21, 2014 3:38 pm

Glover Teixeira Gives His Pick For Jones vs. Cormier

Glover Teixeira will have his eye on January’s UFC 182 main event bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. Glover is coming off a brutal 5-round beating at the hands of Jones, and is looking to get back in the win column with a win over Phil Davis at UFC 179. Glover spoke to media...

Sep 17, 2014 4:41 pm

NAC To Address Jones-Cormier Brawl At Hearing Next Tuesday

Last month when Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier took the stage to have a staredown for the first time, a fight ensued. The brawl saw Jones throw UFC exec Dave Sholler aside before engaging Cormier in a brawl that ended with Jones on top, throwing punches at Cormier. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight, that...

Aug 26, 2014 1:16 pm

QUICK TWITT | Cormier Training Hard For Jones, Getting Blasted In Sparring

UFC 182 headliner, Daniel Cormier is prepping for his upcoming title fight against the current P4P king, Jon Jones. And he’s taking it seriously. Here’s the latest from the UFC’s number 1 contender: Just filthy training today akahq. How else do u train for a fight? U fight. Getting ready. The grind… http://t.co/MiXgrsGjv1 — Daniel...

Aug 20, 2014 4:12 pm

Cormier Blasts Jones With Old Photo Of A Defeated Champ

After a physical street-fight in the MGM Grand Lobby, no one should doubt the authenticity of the Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Feud. The UFC 182 duo have gone back and forth on Social Media, Television, and on-line for the past few weeks, igniting even more fuel on the already blazing fire between them. D.C....

Aug 14, 2014 8:18 am

D.C. Reacts To Title Shot Postponement

A disappointed Daniel Cormier reacts to the news that his UFC 178 bout with Jon Jones is being postponed. Cormier joins Charissa Thompson to discuss how he will spend the time, as it is rescheduled for January 3rd of next year.

Aug 14, 2014 8:17 am

Jon Jones – Life Lessons

Jonny “Bones” Jones talks about training for his matches, how important self belief is and fatherhood.

Aug 13, 2014 5:09 pm

Jones Injury Happened While Working With Alistair Overeem

Earlier this week fight fans were let down with news that Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier was postponed until next year. Now, in a recent interview with Sherdog.com, Greg Jackson explained some of the circumstances that led to the injury of the champ, Jon Jones. Check it: “It’s part of the game, it wasn’t like...

Aug 12, 2014 6:16 pm

Gustafsson Slams UFC For Overlooking Him For Title Shot Again

Earlier today when news broke that Jon Jones withdrew from UFC 178 with a torn meniscus and the bout would be rescheduled for UFC 182, Alexander Gustafsson was not pleased. Gus posted the following message on his official Facebook page: Post by Alexander Gustafsson.

Aug 12, 2014 5:48 pm

DC Disses Jones: “Tough It Up And Fight”

After hearing that Jon Jones was forced to withdraw from their UFC 178 bout with a torn meniscus, Daniel Cormier had some pointed words for the champ. Cormier spoke on America’s Pregame saying: “I would be outside of myself to not say I went into this fight knowing my knee was pretty jacked up, and...

Aug 12, 2014 3:52 pm

BREAKING: Jon Jones Out Of UFC 178 With Leg Injury, Fight Rescheduled

Jon Jones has been forced to withdraw from UFC 178 as a result of a torn meniscus in his knee as well as a sprained ankle. The bout has been rescheduled for UFC 182 which takes place January 3rd in Las Vegas. Word is that the co-main event between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Chris...

Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

UFC’s Year-End Event Will Not Take Place This Year

That’s right, UFC 182 will take place on Jan. 3, 2015 instead of the usual Saturday after Christmas. According to MMAJunkie, the UFC has confirmed this date. So why the date change? Simply because the UFC doesn’t want to put on an event two days after Christmas. This year the holiday lands on a Thursday,...