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After yet another show that you could skip and not miss, this last weekend the UFC has clearly shown us that some shows matter and others don't. So before it seemed like all PPVS mattered, all Fox shows mattered and a lot of FS1/FX whatever non manjor network shows mattered.
Who's ready to tackle some controversy? I know I am. Maybe it will get me some comments this week, since the only way I ever get any is if I say something that is either factually incorrect or is outrageous enough to piss you off.
Mixed martial arts is one of the only sports in the world that offers month-to-month action. No offseason, no lockouts, nothing.
Is Andrei Arlovski ready to contend for the UFC title after his win over Antonio Silva? Or will his quiet comeback story be forgotten once his competition improves? Andrei Arlovski made his UFC debut 14 years ago. Let's put that into perspective.
For those of you who have been following the gentlemanly call out of Alexander Gustafsson by Anthony Johnson , it has been great. Johnson basically just kept asking to fight Gustafsson on Twitter in the nicest way possible.
Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson is set to defended his Ultimate Fighting Championship Flyweight title against surprising top 125-pound contender Chris "Kamikaze" Cariaso later this month at UFC 178 from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This will replace the original, highly-anticipated main event between Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, which was scrapped when "Bones" was forced to withdraw because of an injury suffered in training .
Dana White Defends The Popularity of Jon Jones Posted by Larry Csonka on 09.11.2014 Following the comments from Joe Rogan... - During a recent edition of his podcast, UFC announcer Joe Rogan spoke about Jon Jones not being embraced by MMA fans, and said that race could have something to do with it. On the latest Download , UFC President Dana White had the following to say about Jones' popularity and Rogan's comments... "Who says Jones isn't popular? I mean, as far as our business goes, Jones is very popular.
Is it just me, or has the intensity level gone up a notch during face offs ever since the now-infamous Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier brawl went down? Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping finally came face-to-face yesterday for a series of staredowns after a year of back-and-forth trash talking . And as you would expect, the two middleweight contenders took the opportunity to re-ignite their war of words, only this time they were inches apart from one another.
So, I have a friend who I consistently watch most MMA events. We ended up talking about Daniel Cormier , which instantly led to a discussion of the "Black Fedor" nickname, which later resulted in what we billed "the build of champions."
Jon Jones would probably be more popular if he were a cocky white guy, according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan . The reigning UFC light heavyweight champ has all of the makings of a bona fide star.
Joe Rogan had some quotes accusing fans of racism in regards to the level of popularity of one Jon Jones . Obviously racism is still alive in the world one has to look no further than the Chicago housing discrimination crisis, or Ferguson Missouri to see it, but that has very little to do with why people don't like Jon Jones.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones remains one of MMA's most polarizing figures. As of Aug. 31, the sport's unquestioned pound-for-pound king became the longest-reigning title holder in the division's history, but Jones' Hall of Fame credentials haven't always translated into fan adoration.
Anthony Johnson Upset That Alexander Gustafsson Never Replied To His Challenge Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.09.2014 "It just pretty much pissed me off..." In an interview with The MMA Hour , Anthony Johnson said that he was upset that Alexander Gustafsson would not reply to his challenge to a fight. Gustafsson is currently waiting on the winner of a light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, which happens on January 3. On Gustafsson not responding : "I just wanted a yes or a no to the fight.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:57 pm
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