Posted on 14 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes
After his toe-breaking performance against Chael Sonnen at UFC 159, all the talk surrounding the UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been about who will challenge him next. There are two light heavyweights that seem to be getting the most traction in the MMA community, but there is still one super-fight that the fans are craving to see.
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Posted on 12 May 2013 by Hobson Lopes
In the world of mixed martial arts, there are fights and then there are super fights. When the sport was gaining traction again in 2005, Randy Couture defended the Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight title against Chuck Liddell. That was a super fight. When Liddell went on to defend the title for the first time following his knockout victory against “the Natural” against Jeremy Horn, that was a fight.
Posted on 28 April 2013 by Hobson Lopes
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Posted on 26 April 2013 by Hobson Lopes
The Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to pay-per-view tomorrow night for UFC 159. The card is headlined by the UFC light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and the challenger, Chael Sonnen. Also on the card are fights between Michael Bisping and Alan Belcher, Phil Davis and Vinny Magalhaes, and Cheick Kongo and Roy Nelson.
Posted on 14 April 2013 by Hobson Lopes
The sport of mixed martial arts has reach great heights since Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar tore down the house at The Ultimate Fighter Finale in 2005. Their 15-minute war propelled the sport to the run it has gone on since and has helped bring MMA around the world to places like Abu Dhabi, Sweden, Japan, and back to Brazil.
Posted on 29 December 2011 by Tony Hackerott
2011 proved a few very interesting things: veteran fighters with countless years of experience are still capable of evolving and remaining relevant, and the new breed of uber athletic fighters are every bit as frightening as their physique’s and potential ceilings would indicate. From the rejuvenation of Dan Henderson, to the otherworldly resilience of Frankie Edgar to the mesmerizing performances offered forth from Jon Jones, it’s been a great year for mixed martial arts, and these three particular men not only turned heads, but turned in remarkable years that command acknowledgement.
Posted on 11 December 2011 by Marvin Blue
Written By: Marvin Blue
As we enter the day after UFC 140 many criticisms were laid to rest. One that seems to stick with all fight fans was the chin of UFC Light Heavyweight Jon Jones. Jones rise to the top has been meteoric to say the least. However, it has not been without controversy. Jones replaced former teammate and close friend Rashad Evans in the fight that earned Jones the UFC title.
Posted on 02 December 2011 by Jillian Bullock
By Jillian Bullock
When people look at MMA champions Georges St. Pierre, Jon Jones or Anderson Silva, many MMA fans, commentators and reporters believe they are pound-for-pound the greatest mixed martial arts fighters in their division. Many also believe that since they are superbly dominant as fighters and they have the ability to go through each opponent who stands before them that there are no other MMA fighters who can actually beat these amazingly talented warriors during a bout.
Posted on 20 March 2011 by Hobson Lopes
With Jon Jones absolute destruction of Mauricio Rua at UFC 128 on March 19, a match between former number one contender Rashad Evans for the new light heavyweight champion is on the radar. Following the fights, MMA fighting’s Ariel Helwani interviewed Evans, and throughout Evans looked like he was anxious and eager.
Posted on 26 February 2011 by Hobson Lopes
1. Mauricio Rua knocked out unhittable Machida