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Apr 20, 2016 10:39 pm

Latest UFC 197 Las Vegas betting odds

With just days to go until UFC 197, where Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux, and Demetrious Johnson will look to defend his flyweight title once again as he faces Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo. Ahead of the event, take a look at the latest betting...

Apr 19, 2016 8:30 am

Check out this Saturday’s UFC 197 fight card

UFC 197 takes place this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view fight card includes two championship fights. The event headliner has former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones taking on Ovince Saint Preux for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title. In the evening’s co-main event, UFC flyweight champion...

Apr 7, 2016 8:55 am

VIDEO | Ovince Saint Preux open to training with Daniel Cormier ahead of UFC 197

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier offered to train OSP for the fight. While OSP initially declined the offer, opting to stick with...

Apr 7, 2016 8:32 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier opens up on injury in first video interview

Last week news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier would be unable to fight Jon Jones due to an injury sustained in training. Cormier underwent a procedure and revealed that he would be out for 5-6 weeks. In the meantime, the UFC booked Ovince Saint Preux to fill in on short notice for...

Apr 6, 2016 10:11 am

Daniel Cormier details incident that led to his withdrawal from UFC 197

Last week news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 197 main event bout with Jon Jones on April 23rd due to an injury sustained in training. The UFC ultimately selected Ovince Saint Preux as a fill-in opponent against Jones, and made the bout for the interim...

Apr 6, 2016 8:31 am

Ovince Saint Preux not concerned with short prep time for UFC 197

While fighting arguably the greatest MMA fighter of all time on less than two weeks notice is undoubtably a daunting task for most, Ovince Saint Preux believes he often does better in short notice fights. Saint Preux, who now faces Jon Jones in an interim light heavyweight title fight in the main event of UFC...

Apr 5, 2016 1:57 pm

Daniel Cormier invites Ovince Saint Preux to train and then discredits him as an easy opponent

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier shocked a lot of people when he offered to help train Ovince Saint Preux in his interim light heavyweight championship fight against former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197. Saint Preux, who serves as a replacement for an injured Cormier politely declined the champ’s offer saying, “Definitely appreciate the...

Apr 5, 2016 11:14 am

VIDEO | Ovince Saint Preux’s crushing highlight reel

Ovince Saint Preux will get his chance to face one of the greatest fighters to step into the Octagon on April 23rd at UFC 197 and will also get his chance to win the UFC interim light heavyweight belt at the same time. Saint Preux stepped in as a short-notice opponent after champion Daniel Cormier...

Apr 5, 2016 9:16 am

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier has a message for fans pre-surgery

Last week news surfaced that Daniel Cormier would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 after suffering a knee injury in training. It was revealed that DC would be out for 3-6 weeks, which subsequently lead to the UFC selecting Ovince Saint Preux as a fill-in opponent...

Apr 5, 2016 8:35 am

Ovince Saint Preux explains why he turned down Daniel Cormier’s training offer

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, Daniel Cormier offered to train Saint Preux to beat the pound for pound king. Saint Preux explained to BloodyElbow why he decided...

Apr 5, 2016 8:28 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on “crazy ride” of UFC 197

While Daniel Cormier is no longer able to fight at UFC 197, the UFC light heavyweight champion admits that the road leading up to his withdrawal from the event was a bumpy one. Cormier spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss his knee injury, Jon Jones’ legal troubles, and his decision to ultimately withdraw from...

Apr 3, 2016 8:46 am

Ovince Saint Preux releases statement on ‘incredible opportunity’ at UFC 197

Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) will take the biggest fight of his MMA career on shot-notice at this month’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas when he squares off with former title holder Jon Jones for the promotions¬†interim light heavyweight strap. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His most recent effort...

Apr 2, 2016 3:53 pm

Timetable for Daniel Cormier’s return following UFC 197 withdrawal

Friday evening it was announced that Daniel Cormier would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 after suffering a knee injury in training. Ultimately, UFC President Dana White announced on SportsCenter on Saturday that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon...

Apr 2, 2016 3:22 pm

Daniel Cormier releases first statement on UFC 197 withdrawal

Thursday evening news broke that Daniel Cormier had injured his knee in training and would no longer be able to compete in his scheduled UFC 197 title defense on April 23rd against Jon Jones. Surprisingly, Jon Jones wished DC a speedy recovery, and it is expected that the pair will meet in the future when...

Apr 2, 2016 9:20 am

MMA community reacts to news of Daniel Cormier’s injury

Friday evening news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been injured during training, and would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 on April 23rd. Understandably, the MMA community was gutted. Below you can see a compilation of reactions from fighters, and members of...

Mar 31, 2016 8:54 am

VIDEO | UFC 197 Extended Preview

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones had his day in court this morning, and it appears as though his UFC 197 fight with Daniel Cormier is still on after he received 5 tickets. Given that, check out this extended preview for UFC 197, which also features a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and...

Mar 27, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson (Full fight)

Ahead of UFC 197, where Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title, take a look back at Cormier’s first title defense against Alexander Gustafsson. The fight was an extremely close one that ultimately saw the judges give Cormier the win via split decision. With that...

Mar 27, 2016 7:49 am

Report: Daniel Cormier spotted at wrestling tournament barely able to walk

While we are now less than one month out from UFC 197, where Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship, it appears there is a chance the champ is injured. A report emerged from TalkMMA on Twitter that DC was spotted at a wrestling tournament...

Mar 26, 2016 8:57 pm

Jose Aldo makes case for why he is the greatest fighter of all time

While most MMA fans argue that Jon Jones, Anderson Silva, or Fedor Emelianenko are the greatest fighters of all time, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo believes he is the greatest fighter of all time. Aldo went undefeated for nearly 10 years spanning from his GFC 1 win back in 2006 to his UFC 179...