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After spending a season coaching opposite one another on the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter, supposed rivals, but sometimes frenemies Chael Sonnen and Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones will battle for the title in the main event.
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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…
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...
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
Pop! Compound fracture. [h/t Cage Potato]
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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
Alan Belcher has done plenty of talking for this fight and did a great job of creating hype. But the time is almost here for them to fight and I could not be more excited for this match up.
Intravid.com gives us their fight break down of Belcher vs Bisping
Alan Belcher video blogs
“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...
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...
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...
Aside from the super-hyped main event, the primary reason UFC 159 has the potential to be an especially entertaining night is because the first four fights on the main card each feature a participant determined to prove that his opponent does not deserve to be worthy of his sacred reputation as a top-tier fighter.
Jim Miller has fought some of the best in the UFC’s lightweight...