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In the main event fight of UFC 152, Jon Jones defended his light heavyweight championship by submitting Vitor Belfort in the fourth round. However, there was a bit of a scare for the champ in the very first round. When from his back, Belfort slipped on a deep arm-bar that had Jones in trouble. He was able to defend it and end up finishing the round. That came with some damage to the champs arm though.
Following last nights event, Jon Jones told ESPN that he was never close to tapping to Belfort’s arm-bar.
“I wasn’t close to tapping out at all. I was ready to face the music and get it broken if I had to get it broken. I proved a lot to myself tonight and I’m grateful for it. I haven’t gotten x-rays (yet on my arm), so I’m not going to sit here and feed into a little pain. But I’ll definitely live on to fight another day. Every time I extended my right hand or tried to use an elbow on my right side, I felt it. I felt as if I really didn’t have any power in my right side at all but it...
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Jon Jones maintained his hold on the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on Saturday with a fourth-round submission win over Vitor Belfort in the main event of UFC 152.
Jones came into the fight as the heavy favorite and he dominated most of the fight. Jones did nearly get caught in an armbar in the early going, but escaped and controlled the fight from there. Jones used his grappling...
Tonight you have the pleasure of watching an Unstoppable Object meet an Immovable Title Holder.
Jon Jones Vs. Vitor Belfort, UFC 152.
Jones is Undefeated in his last seven fights. Four of those wins were former title holders.
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Vitor Belfort, doesn’t care. Like a true honey badger.
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Weeks after his controversial decision to refuse a match against Chael Sonnen to save UFC 151, Jon Jones successfully defended his Light Heavyweight Championship against Vitor Belfort, winning via submission in the fourth round Saturday night.
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A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Jon Jones (Pictured) and Vitor Belfort headlined Saturday’s “UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort” pay-per-view broadcast.
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Air Canada Centre in Toronto is hosting tonight’s festivities.
Favorite (-) Underdog (+)
Vitor Belfort +500
Jon Jones -800...
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Official fight card Main Card (PPV) Weight Class Red Corner Blue Corner Method Round Time Notes Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) vs Vitor Belfort Note 1 Flyweight Joseph Benavidez vs Demetrious Johnson Note 2 Middleweight Michael Bisping vs Brian Stann Light Heavyweight Matt Hamill vs Roger Hollett Featherweight Cub Swanson vs Charles Oliveira Preliminary Card [...]
Tonight was a tough night when it comes to giving out fighter bonuses.
UFC President Dana White announced that each fighter that won bonuses would be walking home with a cool $65,000.
UFC 152 Fight Night Bonuses
Fight of the Night – TJ Grant vs. Evan Dunham
Submission of the Night – Jon Jones
Knockout of the Night – Cub Swanson
Main Card (PPV) Weight Class Winner Loser Method Round Time Notes Light Heavyweight Jon Jones vs Vitor Belfort Note 1 Flyweight Demetrious Johnson def Joseph Benavidez Decision (split) (48-47, 47-48, 49-46) Note 2 Middleweight Michael Bisping def Brian Stann Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Light Heavyweight Matt Hamill def Roger Hollett Decision (unanimous) [...]
As the old adage goes, “Anything can happen in a fight.” No truer words have ever been spoken when you examine what took place Saturday at “UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort.”
Of the lineup’s 12 scraps, eight bouts resulted in upsets. That’s an astonishing 67% clip.
Marcus Brimage (Pictured), Kyle Noke, Mitch Gagnon, Sean Pierson, TJ Grant, Vinny Magalhaes, Cub Swanson, and...
• Light Heavyweight Championship: Jon Jones (C) (204.6) vs. Vitor Belfort (204.2)
• Flyweight Championship: Joseph Benavidez (124.4) vs. Demetrious Johnson (125)
• Middleweight Bout: Michael Bisping (185.6) vs. Brian Stann (185.4)
• Light Heavyweight Bout: Matt Hamill (205.6) vs. Roger Hollett (203.6)
• Featherweight Catchweight Bout: Cub Swanson (145.8) vs. Charles...
Following tonight’s UFC 150 main card keep it locked to MMASucka.com for the post-fight press conference.
Expected to meet with the media are UFC President Dana White, main event fighters Jon Jones and Vitor Belfort, as well as other winners from the nights card.
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