1738 Search Results for rematch

Jun 23, 2014 12:29 pm

Jon Jones: Gustafsson Fight Was My Strongest Showing

Jon Jones spoke with ESPN’s MMA Live to talk about his upcoming rematch with Alexander Gustafsson and how he has learned from the situation, including the UFC’s tactics they used to get the bout agreed upon. “I think it was handled the way it had to be. The UFC had to do their certain strategies...

Jun 21, 2014 8:08 pm

BJ Penn Opens As Betting Underdog To Frankie Edgar

For the first time in this duo’s trilogy, Frankie Edgar is the odd’s makers pick to win against BJ Penn. The two former champs first squared off at UFC 112 back in 2010. Frankie Edgar earned a controversial decision over Penn to become the UFC’s new lightweight champion. Some called it a robbery, others a...

Jun 18, 2014 12:27 pm

Dodson: ‘Might Mouse is ducking me’ (bro)

Everybody ducking Vitor bro! Wait, wrong guy… In a recent interview with FOX Sports, Top UFC Flyweight John Dodson proclaimed that the champ, Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson is avoiding a rematch. Here’s what he said: “I heard the press conference, I heard him trying to duck and bob and weave and jive out of a...

Jun 18, 2014 5:05 am

Alexander Gustafsson Plays EA Sports UFC, Fights Jon Jones

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson is getting ready for his rematch with light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones, but The Mauler took some time to try out the new EA Sports UFC and knock out Jon Jones, as himself of course. Check it out below, action starts at the 23:40 mark.

Jun 17, 2014 10:31 am

Jon Jones Is Grateful For The Hate

Jon Jones joined America’s Pregame to discuss his rematch with Alexander Gustafsson, how his relationship is with the UFC, Daniel Cormier, and more. Check out the full interview below. Video: ‘Bones’ Jones joins APG

Jun 17, 2014 9:16 am

Jon Jones Laughs Off His Controversial Instagram Posts

Several weeks ago during the period where Jon Jones hadn’t signed the contract for a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson he posted a video on Instagram that was directed at the people trash talking him. “Asking for an undefeated Olympic wrestler and Strikeforce champion makes me somehow a coward. How ’bout the fact that I beat...

Jun 16, 2014 8:24 am

Cummins Still Believes: ‘9 out of 10 times I beat Cormier’

Patrick Cummins may have dropped a very quick TKO loss to Daniel Cormier after talking quite a bit of trash. However Cummins still believes he can beat Cormier ‘9 times out of 10’ according to his interview with f4wonline.com “I truly believe, anytime I step into the cage with Daniel I’ll be able to beat...

Jun 15, 2014 11:34 am

White Says John Dodson Makes Most Sense For Demetrious Johnson

“Dodson makes the most sense. Dodson is the man. I thought that fight was awesome. They are two of the fastest guys in the business; both technically sound. I like that fight. I’m not saying that is the next fight we are doing but I like it.” Demetrious Johnson doesn’t have many challenges. He has...

Jun 12, 2014 6:33 am

Duane Ludwig to Corner Chad Mendes, but not Urijah Faber

The Duane Ludwig saga at Team Alpha Male will continue, at least to a certain degree. According to Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, Duane “Bang” Ludwig will continue to coach Chad Mendes and corner him against Jose Aldo at UFC 174, but will not be cornering Urijah Faber in his fight against Alex Caceres at...

Jun 12, 2014 5:16 am

Chad Mendes: ‘I will beat Jose Aldo and make history’

Last night Chad Mendes discussed his upcoming rematch against the champ, Jose Aldo. His words: Chad Mendes on his rematch with Jose Aldo: “When I fought him in the first time, I had two fights in the UFC. I’d say 90 percent of my game was wrestling. My game plan was to go out there, take...

Jun 12, 2014 5:10 am

Dana: Woodley Has To Prove To Fans, Not The UFC That He’s Due A Title Shot

“It’s not that anybody can get a title shot or rematch … the Lawler-Hendricks fight was so close. Everybody thinks Woodley gasses out after the first round. This is Tyron’s shot right here. Nobody is beating down the doors after Tyron’s last two performances for him to get a title shot. He’s explosive and exciting,...

Jun 11, 2014 5:02 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach: Cotto Would Knock Floyd Mayweather Out

Legendary boxing trainer Freddie Roach spoke to media after Miguel Cotto put on an amazing performance against Sergio Martinez. Roach believes that a rematch between Cotton and Mayweather would go very different than the first one. He just fought really well, I was happy with the whole performance. Three knockdowns in the first round was...

Jun 10, 2014 5:34 pm

Tyron Woodley: Title Shots Need Consistency

UFC 174 co-headliner Tyron Woodley spoke to The Sherdog Radio Network about the lack of consistency in how title shots are awarded, and how the UFC should develop a rubric or system for how title shots are awarded saying rematches take away from who deserves a shot at the title, and take up time. “I...

Jun 10, 2014 5:11 pm

Dana White Breaks Silence On Pearson vs. Sanchez

UFC President Dana White broke his silence on arguably the worst judging decision in MMA history: Ross Pearson vs. Diego Sanchez. The bout took place this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 42, and Pearson dominated all three rounds, however when the decision was read, it was in favor of Diego Sanchez. Dana White spoke...

Jun 10, 2014 8:11 am

Lorenz Larkin Meets Derek Brunson At UFC 176

Middleweights Lorenz Larkin and Derek Brunson are set to square off at UFC 176 on August 2nd at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Lorenz Larkin is coming off a KO loss to Costas Philippou on May 10th. Prior to that Larkin dropped a decision to Brad Tavares. The former Strikeforce veteran is looking to...

Jun 9, 2014 1:26 pm

Abel Trujillo vs. Bobby Green set for UFC 176 in Los Angeles

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight tilt between Abel Trujillo (12-5 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Bobby Green (22-5 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is the latest addition to August’s UFC 176 fight card in Los Angeles. Abel Trujillo was originally scheduled to fight Myles Jury later this month at UFC Fight Night 44, but Jury was...

Jun 9, 2014 12:28 pm

Jose Aldo Talks Mendes Fence Grabbing Controversy And More (Video)

UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke to MMAFighting.com to talk about his upcoming rematch with Chad Mendes, fence grabbing controversy at UFC 142, and more. Check out the video below, and hit the Closed Caption Button for the English translation.

Jun 6, 2014 9:49 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I got lucky against Shogun’

“Here is what you have to understand. I caught him, I got lucky. That was a lucky move. If we would fight ten more times, I would never catch that move again. But he has never said that. He let me have my 15 minutes of fame. He shut his mouth and walked out. I...

Jun 6, 2014 6:50 am

EXCLUSIVE | John Moraga Believes that First Dodson Fight was “Bogus”

John Moraga is fighting an old foe this weekend on UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs Khabilov in John Dodson. The two previously fought on a Nemesis Fighting card in 2010, where Dodson won a unanimous decision. However, Moraga told BJPenn.com radio that he doesn’t even really think about their first fight, saying “the first time...

Jun 5, 2014 8:34 pm

Jones Relents, Signs To Fight Gustafsson In September

After a very public back-and-forth between himself and the UFC, light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has signed on the dotted line and will face Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch for the UFC’s 205-pound belt. In a statement through UFC.com, Jon Jones explained: “There was never an issue with a contract. I was traveling and finally got...

Jun 5, 2014 5:01 am

D.C. Willing To Postpone Knee Surgery For Title Shot

During yesterday’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’ the crew gave an update on the status of the UFC’s light-heavyweight title picture. The UFC is trying to put together a rematch between Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones, however, Jones wants a crack at Daniel Cormier. Ariel Helwani spoke on the topic during the broadcast, stating, “…I spoke...

Jun 4, 2014 12:43 pm

White Rejects Jones vs. Cormier – Insists Jon Fights Gustafsson

“Gustafsson’s next in line. Even Cormier said, ‘Listen, I hope this whole things works out for me and I get the shot, but even I believe that Gustafsson deserves the next shot.’ [Gustafsson is] the No. 1 contender, he’s waited for this rematch and [Cormier] even agrees. It’s just one of those things that sucks,...

Jun 4, 2014 5:05 am

UFC 173 Phantom Cam Highlights (Video)

The always popular Phantom Camera highlights have been posted courtesy of UFC.com. Check them out below to relive all the action in super slow motion.

Jun 3, 2014 9:35 am

Cormier on Jones vs. Gustafsson: Jones Doesn’t Want To Go There Again

The triangle between lightheavyweight champion Jon Jones, #1 contender Alexander Gustafsson, and #2 ranked Daniel Cormier continues. This time with Daniel Cormier giving his take on why Jones is refusing to fight Alexander Gustafsson again. DC spoke to Yahoo Sports Kevin Iole to give his opinion on why Jones is holding out on signing the...

Jun 3, 2014 5:00 am

Dana White: Jon Jones Doesn’t Want to Fight Gustafsson, Wants DC

It’s no secret by now that Jon Jones has yet to sign the bout agreement to fight Alexander Gustafsson, however nobody is quite sure why Bones refuses to sign the contract. Dana White spoke to UFC.com today and said Jones doesn’t want to fight Gustafsson, but instead wants to fight Daniel Cormier. “Just to clear...

Jun 3, 2014 4:58 am

Greg Jackson on Jones vs. Gustafsson II: Let’s do it

Jon Jones trainer Greg Jackson spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour about a Jones vs. Gustafsson rematch. By now it’s no secret that Jones does not want to fight Gustafsson, however Jones’ trainer Greg Jackson says: “Let’s do it” “Yeah, let’s do it. As long as you get here in enough time for...

Jun 2, 2014 3:20 pm

Ed Soares: Silva Returning in 2015, Potentially vs. Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva’s longtime manager Ed Soares spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss Anderson’s return to MMA, Silva’s leg injury, and potential opponents for The Spider. “He’s definitely coming back,” said Soares, as transcribed by Shaun Al-Shatti for MMAFighting. “He’s feeling good, he’s training hard. Everything is good, man. Hopefully we’ll see...