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Pros Pick: Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen at UFC 159.

By Jorge Hernandez. Before the main event gets underway this Saturday night (April 27, 2013) in Newark, New Jersey with the championship on the line when Light Heavyweight sensation Jon Jones meets the strong wrestling game of Chael Sonnen. With a victory for “Bones,” he will be tied with Tito Ortiz all-time title defense record if he can crash some strong elbows and stop Sonnen...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Henderson vs. Melendez: The pros predict the main event of UFC on FOX 7

By Jorge Hernandez UFC on FOX 7 will go down this Saturday, featuring a compelling clash between the Former Strikeforce Lightweight kingpin Gilbert ”El Nino” Melendez and the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson for the 155-pound title in San Jose, California. The main card will be broadcast free on FOX. Before the champ and challenger face off inside...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Pacquiao and Alvarado looking to meet in October.

By Jorge Hernandez. Marquez? Mayweather? Bradley? What’s next for “Pac-man” after suffering his first knockout loss since 1999 coming at the hands of Juan Manuel Marquez? When thinking of what’s next for Mike Alvarado after a sensational stand-up war and upset win over Brandon Rios for WBO Light Welterweight gold, many fans might what to see a third and final fight between...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Gustafsson calls out Machida; The Dragon’s manager wants none of it.

By Jorge Hernandez. When mainstream mixed martial arts touched down in Stockholm, Sweden for the second time for UFC on Fuel TV 9 earlier this month, the marquee fight between Alexander Gustafsson and Gegard Mousasi was advertised as a match with title implications on the line, for “The Mauler”. But unfortunately, Gustafsson was cut in the final days of training and the Swedish...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Dana White speaks on talking with Andre Berto on fighting in the UFC

By Jorge Hernandez UFC President Dana White spoke about his recent conversation with professional boxer Andre Berto about fighting under the Zuffa banner. “It is true, we bumped into each other one night in Los Angeles, and you know, he’s a tough guy, he’s a fighter and he said, ‘You know, man, I would love to try this UFC stuff.’ I said, ‘Brother, you better work on...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Ultimate Fighter 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum almost did not try out for TUF

By Jorge Hernandez This past weekend’s man of the hour was Kelvin Gastelum, who managed to bulldoze through the hype of Uriah Hall with a heavy wrestling attack. Gastelum speaks about how he originally thought of hanging up the gloves prior to his appearance on Ultimate Fighter (TUF) Season 17. “I was sitting in my office one day and seen the ad… I was like “I guess I’m...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dana White spoke to Andre Berto about fighting in the UFC

by Jorge Hernandez Thirty fights into his boxing career (28-2), Andre Berto has remained optimistic about his future in more than one combat sport. When asked how far he can get in MMA, Berto answered: “I know a lot of the basics. So don’t be surprised…I talked to Dana White about this last time I seen him. So don’t be surprised if I try to get in that and win a title. Then...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Not ruling out any options of a way to finish Chael Sonnen at UFC 159

By Jorge Hernandez Jon “Bones” Jones is the youngest fighter to win a title in the UFC and it has stayed snug in his grasp since he obtained it just over two years ago. The young 25-year-old and the self-proclaimed gangster Chael Sonnen have been going head-to-head on this current season of the Ultimate Fighter: “Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen,” where both coaches seem to be...
Via Fight Hub TV
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury wants Wladimir Klitschko and will “rip his heart out and take his belts”

By Jorge Hernandez Don’t be scared, homie! Heavyweight Tyson Fury has been vocal about his desire to beat up any man in his weight division including UFC Champion Cain Velasquez, and now he has some not so kind words for Wladimir Klitschko. When asked why he feels they’ve yet to meet in the ring, he responded, “I’ll give you a straight answer, because Wladimir Klitschko...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Martin Kampmann says he would love to beat Nick Diaz’s ass

By Jorge Hernandez “The Hitman” is looking for an opponent to stand and slug so how about the southpaw Stockton native, who just appeared in this past weekend’s title matchup, Nick Diaz? Both fighters are known for using their striking approach plus both have extremely tough, never-say-die fighting styles and always bring much tenacity into the Octagon. Diaz is the man with...
Via Fight Hub TV
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

'Air Jorge' leads North Torrance into Northwest Final

Hes been called "The Ringleader," "Air Jorge," but most of the time, just, simply Jorge. North Torrance head coach Todd Croce said hes going to tell people his quarterback is going by a different name these days. "I told him I was going to tell people that his last name was Air-nandez not Hernandez," Croce joked. It would certainly be befitting...
Via Fox Sports West
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

'Air Jorge' leads North Torrance into final

Hes been called "The Ringleader" and "Air Jorge," but most of the time, just simply Jorge. North Torrance head coach Todd Croce said hes going to tell people his quarterback is going by a different name these days. "I told him I was going to tell people that his last name was Air-nandez not Hernandez," Croce joked. It would certainly be befitting...
Via Fox Sports West
November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Chivas pulls off shock America win

Rafael Marquez Lugo scored twice in the second half as Chivas caused a surprise in the Apertura by winning 3-1 at Club America. Club America had a chance to go third in the table at the start of the day but were left in fifth place. Marco Jhonfai Fabian put Chivas ahead with a close-range header in the 35th minute, cancelled out five minutes later when Juan Carlos Medina showed...
Via Fox Soccer
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Allen Iverson Nearly Accepted Offer to Play in Venezuela

by Ryne Nelson / @slaman10 Jorge Hernandez was certain Allen Iverson would put basketball on the map in Venezuela—up until last night. Hernandez, co-owner of Guaros de Lara in the Venezuelan League, was to introduce Iverson today as the team’s new point guard. Playing alongside Smush Parker, Iverson would bring unprecedented attention to Guaros. “Everything was ready for his...
Via SLAM Online
February 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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