Found September 06, 2012 on
We all make decisions in life that have big ramifications. Which college or university do I go to? Should I even go? Should I take the job offer? Should I ask her out? Or simply, has the milk really gone bad? In the world of MMA, the magnitude of decisions is no different. In my series “The Flip Side,” I’ll take recent decisions made related to MMA situations and explore what would have happened if the decision was made differently. What if a certain fighter didn’t pull out of a fight? What if the referee had not stopped the fight? What if Dana had decided otherwise? Kind of like day dreaming…Yes, I know I have a lot of time on my hands so let’s take a look at what could have been.
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Situation #1: Dan Henderson pulls out of a fight with Jon Jones with 8 days notice. Jones is offered a fight with Chael Sonnen.
Decision: After advising with his coaching staff, Jones declines the fight with Sonnen on 8 days notice which leads to the cancel...
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UFC star Jon Jones has absorbed more hits against his reputation lately than he has in the cage.
But if "Bones" Jones had the chance to make his decision again, he would still tell UFC President Dana White that he wouldn't accept a replacement light heavyweight title defense on eight days' notice.
Jones was held responsible when the promotion scrapped the UFC...
Chael Sonnen has developed quite the reputation as being a smack talker in the UFC. His most recent episode of running his mouth happened a few weeks ago when Jon Jones would not fight him on short notice following Henderson pulling out of the title fight. This even included him going out of the way to create a pizza at his local restaurant at Oregon taking some jabs at Jones.Today...
Belfort: "I'll knock him out. He better be prepared for me. I'm there to fight, I'm there to win. It's going to be a lion facing a lion. I'm going to win. I'm going to push the pace. The plan is to...
UFC 152 seems like it’s light-years away, especially since the cancellation of UFC 151 on September 1. There has not been a UFC event since UFC 150, which was held on August 11.
With the cancellation of 151, most people are pointing their fingers and blaming the light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. However, that is not stopping fighters and fans from picking Jones in his upcoming...
Enough already. It’s time to put the drama of UFC 151 to bed and forge ahead with “UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort.”
To help generate additional buzz for the star-studded lineup, the world’s premier mixed martial arts promotion has released the event’s official promo video.
The show takes place September 22nd inside Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Light heavyweight king Jon...
After UFC president Dana White was forced to cancel the first Octagon event under his watch, White lambasted light heavyweight king Jon Jones (Pictured) for his reluctance to salvage UFC 151 by accepting a last-second scrap against Chael Sonnen.
White claimed he and UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta were “disgusted” with the 25-year-old superstar. While White is still far from...
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says his UFC 152 opponent Vitor Belfort lacks versatility, but is a proven winner. Watch UFC 152 to witness what Jones says will be a “magnificent display of martial arts.”
“Me and Vitor Belfort are from different generations of fighting. I really believe that in my short career, I’ve already fought a lot tougher opponents than he...
While most of the attention surrounding UFC 151′s cancellation centered around light heavyweight king Jon Jones’ decision to decline a last-second scrap against Chael Sonnen to salvage the September 1st show, the back page story involved the card’s lesser-known, lighter-paid fighters who were depending on the payday.
Thankfully for all of the athletes involved, every fight...
Dana hasn’t exactly had the had the best time of his UFC career the last few weeks due to the 151 debacle. No matter how bad things get thou, he’ll always find time to pose with some birds. I definitely don’t agree with the amount of blame that’s been placed on Jon Jones for the mess, but what’s done is done. Now we just gotta hope that the UFC starts stacking...
The guy doing this interview was definitely doing to much for Cesar Gracie, near the end and he couldn’t take anymore and had to exit the interview. Nicely done buddy. Thanks to middleeasy.com for the scoop.-TO
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Jon Jones talks about his experience level verses that of his opponent Vitor Belfort, compares his skills against Belforts, and explains why he's so excited to face a southpaw again.
Does it get much better then the main event at UFC 153? Glad the Car that hit Jose Aldo over the weekend didn’t hurt him, UFC 153 can’t come soon enough.
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UFC 152 is set to go down on September 22 at the Air Canada Centre in the stomping grounds of the Fight Geeks, Toronto, Canada. Let’s take a look at how this fight card is sitting right now. Main Card Jon Jones vs Vitor Belfort Joseph Benavidez vs Demetrious Johnson Michael Bisping vs Brian Stann [...]