Archive: ufc news

Oct 17, 2012 4:08 pm

Chael Sonnen-Jon Jones Conference Call Replay (Full Audio) | UFC NEWS

Earlier today the UFC and FX held a special tele-conference with Jon Jones, Chael Sonnen and Dana White to discuss the next season of the UFC’s reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter.” If you missed our live broadcast of the event, have no fear, you can find the archived audio in the player above.

Oct 17, 2012 2:01 pm

Rumor: Stephan Bonnar to face Forrest Griffin in trilogy bout at UFC 155 | UFC News

On Tuesday afternoon, news broke that former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen will be a coach for the upcoming seventeenth season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. His opposing coach will be current UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who Chael will face on April 27th at a location yet to be determined. As a result of Tuesday’s big news, Forrest...

Oct 17, 2012 1:59 pm

Dana White: “I have all the answers. The Internet does not. We built this company and we know what we’re doing.” | UFC News

A large portion of mixed martial arts fans and media have speculated that the recently announced bout between current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight #1 contender Chael Sonnen, was put together in order to help boost the recently poor ratings of the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) franchise. But according to UFC president...

Oct 17, 2012 10:02 am

Betting Odds: Jones Opens Up As Favorite Over Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Yesterday the UFC announced “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17 coaching assignments as Jon Jones versus Chael Sonnen. Instantly the MMA world took note and fans and the media started buzzing about the upcoming match up. It’s taken just one day for oddsmakers to weigh in on the fight and put out betting odds for the...

Oct 17, 2012 9:51 am

Coach Jackson Talks Jones vs. Sonnen: It’s Not Wise To Get Jon Jones Mad | UFC NEWS

“I certainly don’t think it would be a wise strategy to get Jon really mad, but that’s something [Sonnen will] have to decide for himself. When you get into Jon’s face, that’s definitely when he performs the best, for sure. [Jones is] very articulate, and he gets right to the point. It’s just that trash-talking...

Oct 17, 2012 9:33 am

Hendo Reacts To Jones vs. Sonnen: Blasts Dana White, Contemplates Giving Up Fighting For Sh*t Talking Class | UFC NEWS

Following yesterday’s surprise announcement, that current UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen would serve as the next coaches of “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17, former #1 contender Dan Henderson took to twitter to voice his displeasure to UFC president Dana White.   Henderson had been scheduled to face Jones for the...

Oct 17, 2012 9:15 am

PHOTO | Erick Silva Teaches Lesson In Class, Hangs With Jon Fitch | UFC NEWS

UFC welterweight fighter, Erick Silva, sets an example for his fellow fighters with his latest act in sportsmanship. The Brazilian standout lost a hard fought decision to top welterweight Jon Fitch last weekend at UFC 153, but that hasn’t stopped the two from embracing as friends as the picture above shows. In his message to...

Oct 17, 2012 9:02 am

VIDEO | Jones vs. Sonnen Hype Preview | UFC NEWS

Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen was announced just yesterday for not only an April 17 showdown but also as opposing coaches on “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17. This hype video came out almost two weeks before the bout was announced, check it out:

Oct 17, 2012 8:45 am

Apparently Cerrone & Pettis Lost TUF Coaching Gig Due To Pettis Injury | UFC NEWS

“[I’m] still recovering from shoulder surgery, and it’s taking longer than expected. I was hoping to get ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ gig because I was told it was me and [Donald] Cerrone coaching, and now it’s not happening. I’m just frustrated with everything, man… I’m hoping to return in January.” According to the rising lightweight, Anthony...

Oct 17, 2012 8:33 am

VIDEO | Steven Seagal Versus The Voice (Full Episode) | MMA NEWS

Master Steven Seagal made waves in the MMA world when taking credit for such victories as Lyoto Machida over Randy Couture and Anderson Silva over Vitor Belfort, but has rarely been given the chance to explain himself. Now in a one-hour one-on-one, the martial arts expert sits down with AXS TV’s Michael “The Voice” Schiavello...

Oct 16, 2012 1:25 pm

Patrick Cote Explains The Difficulties With Fighting Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“It’s very complicated to fight [Anderson Silva] because you never know what’s going to happen or what he’s going to do. We saw what he did Saturday night. Once again he did something new. He was staying against the fence and he was playing with Bonnar. Bonnar is no joke. Bonnar is a good fighter....

Oct 16, 2012 1:13 pm

PHOTO | Anderson Silva Plays Doctor To Fabio Maldonado In Brazilian Hospital | UFC NEWS

Following their appearance on last weekend’s UFC 153 main card Fabio Maldonado and Anderson Silva took a trip to the hospital, but for very different reasons. Maldonado took a trip for injuries sustained during his bout with Glover Teixeira and the UFC’s middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, paid him a visit. (Photo via Twitter)

Oct 16, 2012 1:08 pm

Benson Henderson Defends Words About Trying To Surpass Silva’s UFC Records | UFC NEWS

“I think it’s good to have goals. For some reason I caught a lot of slack when I said I wanted to break Anderson Silva’s record and people were saying, ‘Oh, you’re ridiculous for thinking that. You can’t beat Anderson Silva’s record. You haven’t defended your belt one time. You’re silly. What are you talking...

Oct 16, 2012 12:53 pm

Chael Sonnen Set To Coach TUF 17 Opposite Jon Jones; Coaches Fight Slated For April | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight title challenger and king of smack talk, Chael Sonnen, has talked his way into another premium slot with his promotional home, the UFC. The Los Angeles Times is reporting and BJPENN.COM has since confirmed news that Sonnen is set to coach “The Ultimate Fighter” opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The Ultimate...