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This week we've got TUF 16 premiers, Silva vs. Bonnar fodder, and what week wouldn't be complete without another Bisping feud, and Sonnen poking fun at Jon Jones.
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Jon JonesVitals6'4" 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight)84.5" reach, OrthodoxJuly 19, 1987Record16-1 (UFC: 10-1)Current Streak7 straight winsTrainingNational JUCO wrestling championChampionships HeldUSKBA Light Heavyweight Champion: 2008 (no title defenses)UFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2011-present (three successful title defenses)
Strengths- considered the best athlete...
“Without a doubt, (Belfort) has a chance. They call him ‘The Phenom’ for a reason. This is the kind of guy who really could match Jon Jones from the talent department and that is really something we probably haven’t seen before. Anytime you get that kind of talent and athleticism that Belfort (has), he can [...]
When you are the LHW Champion of the UFC you need to take some time to rest after hours and hours of training. With his fight with Belfort less than a week away, Jones better get out of bed and get to the gym.
Jones And Jackson Take A Beating
Belfort Training Hard
Now that fight week is officially upon us, let’s take a look at all of the fan-friendly activities that will be leading up to “UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort.”
Each of the functions listed below are free and open to the public, except for Saturday’s event. However, tickets for the show are still available if you happen to be in Toronto.
UFC 152 features a light heavyweight...
Whether they are the odds-on favorites or monstrous longshots, all fighters claim they never care what the Gambling Gods think about their impending matchups. Hopefully for Vitor Belfort (Pictured), he’ll continue to keep a blind eye to the bright lights flashing in the sportsbooks because he remains a significant underdog in Saturday’s scrap against reigning UFC light heavyweight...
Chael Sonnen is quite the character. According to Dana White, Sonnen is in full training camp mode: “Chael Sonnen is in full training camp right now,” White said during a conversation with MMAJunkie.com. “He’s been training since he got offered the Jones fight. He said, ‘I’m in full camp right now because Victor will get hurt and pull out, and it will be Jones vs....
Dana White: "Chael Sonnen is in full training camp right now. He's been training since he got offered the Jones fight. He said, 'I'm in full camp right now because Vitor will get hurt and pull out..."
Here is a great video of “The Phone Call” of UFC President Dana White Canceling UFC 151 and announcing Vitor Belfort vs Jon Jones. This is awesome, S/O to MrUFC Trailers for the great video.-TO
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Jon Jones Takes Time Machine to Def Leppard
It could be easy to look at this weekend's UFC 152 event in Toronto and forget there are two title fights on the card, not just one.
After all, the hype leading up to Jon Jones' light heavyweight title defense against Vitor Belfort overshadows anything coming out of the mixed martial arts world since Anderson Silva's vitriol-filled rematch with Chael Sonnen in July....
Vitor Belfort is in his final week of intense training at Blackzilians HQ in South Florida. To him, his upcoming fight with Jon Jones is a fight of old school vs new school, yet he’s ready for this new breed of UFC fighters. Catch the world light heavyweight championship at UFC 152: Jones vs Belfort, live on Pay-Per-View, Saturday, September 22, 10PM ET | 7PM PT.
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