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Our friends over at Intravid.com give us their fight picks for the main card of UFC 159 this Saturday. We want to hear your picks as well! Let us know on our Twitter page.
Jon Jones vs Chael Sonnen
Sonnen is used to having a big wrestling advantage over his opponents but in this fight he may even be out matched. Jon Jones who has never been taken down in his career and has said he wants to hold on to that record until he retires. Look for Jones to use his reach advantage and more versatile strikes to keep Sonnen at a distance and perhaps put him on his back if he gets overly aggressive.
Michael Bisping vs Alan Belcher
Bisping might have more speed and better footwork but Belcher has a big advantage in power as well as a more versatile striking attack. Bisping has shown improved offensive wrestling but shouldn’t be able to take down Belcher like he did Stann. Even when the fight does hit the mat Belcher has the advantage in submissions. Basically ...
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The Jones Boys have some incredible genes with 2 professional football players and quite possibly the most talented MMA fighter in the world. Good to see the family showing support for the Champ.
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Dana White says Anderson Silva reached out to him after UFC 159 to say he wanted a superfight. Who does he want to face?
Jon Jones ended the night in a stool, the victim of one of the several odd injuries at UFC 159.
Fortunately for Jones, he was smiling through the pain with the UFC light heavyweight belt secured to his waist after a first-round TKO victory over Chael Sonnen at Prudential Center early Sunday morning.
Jones appeared to have dislocated the big toe on his left foot.
UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones demolished Chael Sonnen by first-round TKO at UFC 159 in Newark, N.J. on Saturday…
There has been so talk about this fight and a lot of trash talk. Mostly coming from the Sonnen camp, Chael is a throwback to P.T. Barnum, he is a barker who promotes himself very well. The big question on everyone’s mind is: Can Chael back up his boastful statements and actually beat the Light Heavyweight Champion in the form of Jon “Bones” Jones?... Read more
For the second time in three UFC title fights, Chael Sonnen (pictured) came within seconds of shocking the world en route to capturing a shiny belt.
Reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones was an astronomical 10-to-1 favorite to dispose of Sonnen at UFC 159, but believe it or not, Uncle Chael was just 27 ticks away from serving up an upset special and taking Jones’ crown on...
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had their 4th pay-per-view event on Saturday.
The much anticipated bout pegged light heavyweight champion Jon Jones against former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen. The event took place at the Prudential Center in New Jersey, and captured the attention of UFC fans everywhere, despite Jones being a heavy favorite.
Tensions bled way into...
Jon Jones destroyed Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 on Saturday to retain his UFC light heavyweight title, but he did get injured in the process.
Jones won by first-round TKO — the fight was stopped after Jones pummeled Sonnen with elbows — but the champion broke his big toe. He also may have broken his foot, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole.
Below is an image of Jones’ toe...
Nike puts out a commercial for Jon Jones before his UFC 159 match up with Chael Sonnen. Hopefully more and more fighters will start getting Nike deals and the money that comes with it like Jones.
Jon Jones has his own Nike shoe
Anderson Silva’s custom Nike Shoe
“Witness a man’s dream of becoming a champion be demolished.” – Jon JonesUFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and his UFC 159 opponent Chael Sonnen have a great history of exchanging unkind words. When Sonnen made the jump to the light heavyweight division last year, he immediately wanted a shot at the title, because he’s a confident guy and that’s pretty typical...
Jon Jones had to climb the UFC ranks just like any other young up and comer. We tend to forget that he had seven dominant showings before being rewarded with his title shot against Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua. It was a different kind of climb though. Before the Tonight Show appearance, the Rashad Evans soap opera, and the eventual culmination into a Nike sponsorship - this was...
The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to pay-per-view for a highly anticipated light heavyweight title bout pitting pound-for-pound prodigy Jon Jones against outspoken challenger Chael Sonnen.
Emanating from the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen is also set to feature a pivotal middleweight grudge match between Alan Belcher and Michael Bisping, a...
Speculation is running rampant as Dana White confessed that Anderson Silva called him tonight and asked for a specific fight. GSP? Michael Bisbing? Or is it the super fight with Bones Jones we all want to see? Who knows, but Dana also stressed that Anderson has a fight with Chris Weidman that needs to be taken care of first. Could we see Jones vs Silva in late 2013? We...
UFC 159 headliner Chael Sonnen stated in an interview yesterday that WWE star CM Punk will be in his locker room prior to his UFC 159 fight with Jon Jones. Here is what he said and video of the interview…
“He will be here Saturday. He will be in the locker room. I don’t believe he will be part of the walk-out, but he’s welcome to.
But, he does have front-row seats that Dana...