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Official poster for UFC 182: ‘Jones vs Cormier’ revealed

As 2014 comes to a close, some of the biggest fights in recent memory are just around the corner as 2015 is set to get underway. Arguably the biggest fight of them all is the Light Heavyweight championship bout between long time champion Jon Jones and his bitter rival Daniel Cormier. The two men will finally settle their score on January 3rd in the main event of UFC 182 live on...
Via Fight Hub TV
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fabricio Werdum happy to fight Jon Jones

Jon Jones has a big fight against Daniel Cormier coming up, but he has his eye on the future as long as he is fortunate enough to win. If Jones beats Cormier, he would face the winner of Alexander Gustfasson-Anthony Johnson. If Jones wins that fight, he would have cleared out the light heavyweight division...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones says he doesn’t have to stay outside or off back against Cormier, Overeem good training partner

Jon “Bones” Jones gives us an exclusive interview from the Mr. Olympia convention back in September where fans were more than eager to meet the UFC light heavyweight champ. He talks about fighting Daniel Cormier, Overeem as a training partner and his influences in martial arts.
Via MMAinterviews
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gustafsson-Johnson, Henderson-Mousasi headed to Sweden for UFC on FOX 14 stadium show

A light heavyweight #1 contenders bout between Swedish “Mauler” Alexander Gustafsson (16-2)  and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (18-4) will serve as the main event for the 2nd stadium show in UFC history. The fight, which will be of the 5 round variety for UFC on FOX 14, will take place on Swedish soil inside of the Tele2Arena – a 30,000 + seater in Stockholm. A meniscus tear...
Via Fight Booth
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey to face Cat Zingano at UFC 182

UFC 182, featuring arguably the most anticipated light heavyweight showdown in octagon history between champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, just got a whole lot more awesome. On this week’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” UFC president Dana White confirmed reigning bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey (pictured) will put her strap up for grabs against Cat Zingano in the show’s co...
Via 5thRound.com
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier Joins UFC TONIGHT on FOX Sports 1

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Via Fox Sports
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier Scores Permanent Co-Host Gig on ‘UFC Tonight’

It’s official. Daniel Cormier (pictured) has taken over the “UFC Tonight” seat that Chael Sonnen was removed from. On Monday, FOX confirmed Cormier has permanently scored co-hosting duties on the UFC’s official weekly show. “I love being a part of UFC on FOX family and extending my mixed martial arts career,” said Cormier. “The TV analyst role is exciting, fun and...
Via 5thRound.com
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier named permanent co-host for UFC Tonight

Top ranked UFC contender Daniel Cormier is currently preparing for his January 3 showdown with rival Jon Jones with the light heavyweight belt up for grabs, but the former two-time Olympian is adding a little extra work onto his schedule as he has been made the new permanent co-host for UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. Cormier has been a fixture on FOX television for the past couple...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Davis: Daniel Cormier is going to 'beat up' on Jon Jones

No one will ever accuse Phil Davis of being the biggest fan of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Prior to his last loss to Anthony Johnson earlier this year, Davis was doing everything he could to get under Jones' skin to hopefully set up a title bout between the two at some point in the future.  Davis got knocked back a few notches with the defeat, but that doesn'...
Via Fox Sports
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Not Surprised by Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s Punishment for Brawl

UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were hoping to receive a slap on the wrist when they stood before the Nevada Athletic Commission this past Tuesday to accept their punishment for August’s brawl in the MGM Grand lobby. Well, the NAC’s penalty stung far more than the bitter rivals expected. Each were docked 10 percent of their guaranteed money for their...
Via 5thRound.com
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Fined $50K, Daniel Cormier Docked $9K for Brawl

UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) and Daniel Cormier stood before the Nevada State Athletic Commission Tuesday to discuss their impromptu brawl inside the MGM Grand lobby on August 4. The room was packed with media members as the bitter rivals explained and apologized for their unprofessional behavior at the UFC 178 media day. After the commission replayed the rumble...
Via 5thRound.com
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Lost Six-Figure Nike Sponsorship Over Daniel Cormier Brawl

Bones no longer knows Nike. The days of reigning UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) donning Nike are over, thanks to August’s impromptu brawl with Daniel Cormier inside the MGM Grand lobby. During Tuesday’s disciplinary hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, where Jones and Cormier were to receive punishment for their unprofessional behavior, Jones...
Via 5thRound.com
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Alistair Overeem Addresses Dana White Issue On Jon Jones Injury

Alistair Overeem returns to the UFC octagon on Friday night as he battles the returning Ben Rothwell in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 50. “The Reem” has been dealing with some criticism leading up to the fight as UFC president Dana White was placing the blame of Jon Jones’ injured knee and ankle in training for his fight with Daniel Cormier on Overeem. Here is what White...
Via Between The Ropes
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier jabs at Jon Jones with old wrestling picture

Although UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier had their title bout postponed to UFC 182 in January, that does not mean the two men have settled their feud whatsoever. Daniel Cormier is still utilizing social media to take jabs at Jones, hoping to irk the UFC champion along the way. Earlier today, Cormier posted an old high school wrestling photo...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Staredowns in MMA History

After the brawl between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier last week, mixed martial arts has been turned inside out. For as many people saying that the brawl was good for business, there are those that disagree. When it comes to the fight game, it should be expected that there is hostility when two men that will be fighting square off before the fight. These...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White talks Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier brawl: ‘I would have separated them’

At the UFC 178 media day, all hell broke loose when UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones and No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier got into an all out brawl during the tandem’s first stare down ahead of their scheduled title bout in September. When watching the video of the brawl you may have noticed that UFC president Dana White was not present, and instead UFC PR director...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Finally Discusses Brawl Between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier

UFC president Dana White (pictured) has been vacationing in Bora Bora the past couple of weeks, but what’s been going on with his company during his absence has been far from boring boring. First and foremost, the impromptu brawl between light heavyweight king Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier inside the MGM Grand lobby during last Monday’s UFC 178 media day that set off a firestorm...
Via 5thRound.com
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexander Gustafsson unhappy with postponement of Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier

Many fans may have forgotten amidst the hoopla of the Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier rivalry, but the initial UFC 178 main event was set to be the highly anticipated rematch between Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Alexander Gustafsson. Unfortunately, that bout was scrapped when Gustafsson was forced to withdraw from the bout citing a knee injury. The UFC was able to procure quite the...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Castillo, Ferguson Now Co-Main Event For UFC 177

Following Tuesday’s postponement of Jon Jones versus Daniel Cormier next month, UFC 177 has shifted its lineup, including a new co-main event. The UFC announced Wednesday that Danny Castillo and Tony Ferguson, two lightweight fighters from California, will move up to the co-main event at UFC 177 in Sacramento, California August 30. The fight replaces Demetrious […]
Via Full Scale Sports
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon "Bones" Jones vs. Daniel Cormier has been postponed, as first reported on America's Pregame on FS1

After all the media day and ESPN nonsense, Jon "Bones" Jones vs. Daniel Cormier has been postponed, as first reported on America's Pregame on Fox Sports 1. Following a media tour full of interviews and trash talk, Jones headed back into training camp and immediately suffered a leg injury that will force him out of his fight against Cormier, postponing one of the most...
Via Bob's Blitz
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon ‘Bones’ Jones Tears Meniscus; Fight With Daniel Cormier Postponed

Mixed martials arts fans will have to wait until next year for one of 2014’s most anticipated UFC events. Just as the rivalry and trash talk between Jon “Bones” Jones and Daniel Cormier was escalating prior to their UFC 178 matchup on Sept. 27, Jones suffered a leg injury Tuesday, which sources told Fox Sports 1 was a torn meniscus. Though the light heavyweight champion’s...
Via NESN.com
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Alexander Gustafsson Feels Due To Jon Jones Injury, He Should Fight Jones At UFC 182

Earlier on Tuesday, it was revealed that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a torn meniscus and a sprained ankle and is out of his scheduled title defense against Daniel Cormier next month at UFC 178. Cormier was told by UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta that he would still get the shot at Jones for the rescheduled fight at UFC 182 on January 3rd. Someone has a major problem...
Via Between The Ropes
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Jones: Out for UFC 178

The ongoing Twitter feud between Daniel Cormier and Johnny Jones will continue to take center stage for a few more months. Due to rolling his ankle severely, the brash UFC light heavyweight champion, Johnny “Bones” Jones,  is being forced to pull out of the fight scheduled for UFC 178. When asked about his reaction to the news, Cormier responded by saying “I would have fought...
Via Ring Kings
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier Admits He’s Not Proud Of His Brawl With Jon Jones

In an interview on the Inside MMA show on Friday night Daniel Cormier admitted that he wasn’t proud of his brawl with Jon Jones earlier this week and said that while he hasn’t been fined by the Nevada State Athletic Commission yet for his actions, he expects that will happen in due course. Watch his full interview below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC PR Chief Dave Sholler Makes ESPN’s NOT Top 10 Plays Of The Week

UFC public relations chief Dave Sholler was the unfortunate man in the middle when Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier decided to brawl at a UFC 178 media day earlier this week. Sholler did his best to hold back Jones, but ended getting swatted aside like a fly and then to add to his woes he tumbled off-stage taking the backdrop with him. Thanks to a plea from Cormier during an appearance...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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