Tag "UFC 151 Cancellation Fallout"

Fighters Shouldn’t Have to Earn Back #1 Contendership

The injury bug is always around and lately it seems to be equivalent in function to the UFC’s promotional process as fights seem to change daily due to injuries. The TRT and testosterone problems are another big factor in the world of mma as well. Between both of these factors, fighters seem to be having to reschedule fights more often. Fighters are not only losing fights they earned, but now it seems

Dana White: I don’t ever think about walking away

White has some very interesting quotes for mmajunkie.com and you know that some of it had to be bleeped out, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. I for one respect Dana White and what he has done for the fighters and the sport of mma. With the cancellation of UFC 151, the injury bug and the change to UFC 153 in Rio, Dana White has to be his

The History of Jon Jones in the UFC: Puppet or Fighter?

When Jon “Bones” Jones began his UFC career he was one of the most humble fighters to enter the octagon. Not only did he have class, he had all the tools to put mma fans on notice. Jones finished his first six opponents before entering the UFC and going the distance with André Gusmão and Stephan Bonnar. Plus we can’t forget Bonnar getting dropped with that devastating spinning back elbow

Paul Bradley and his Thoughts on Charlie Brenneman

An MMABURNER.COM exclusive interview. Upon the cancelation of UFC 151, Charlie Brenneman was out of a fight against Kyle Noke on the same card and decided to join many other fighters and fans and lay some blame at the door step of Jon Jones’s twitter account. “U can send my check to PO box 198 EH NJ.” tweeted Brenneman to Jones. “Rent is due the first, so preferably by then.

The Light Heavyweight Division Could use Another ‘Iceman’

Everyone thought when they watched Jon Jones rise out of the ashes and into the Phoenix that he became, that he would be the next classy champ to run the 205 division for a long time. Instead of following in the foot steps of the last real/classy light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell, Jones seems to be following in the foot steps of the last un-classy light heavyweight champion in Tito

Is Jon Jones the Most Hated Champ in UFC history?

The Jon Jones talk will never end after Dana White proclaimed UFC 151 as“The event Jon Jones and Greg Jackson murdered.” Now Jones has went on his twitter account to actually come out and blame Dan Henderson saying he screwed his knee up do to old age. Granted Henderson is old and that was probably the case, Jones is taking the excuses overboard and becoming the new “hated” guy in the

MMA Fans Don’t Hate Greg Jackson, They Fear the Past

Whenever talks about a super fight between Jon Jones, Anderson Silva, or George St Pierre surface, just the possibility of either of these men meeting in the Octagon is a modern cultural triumph worth noting. Boxing super fights such as Ali vs. Foreman and Hagler vs. Hearnes, defined past generations and gave fight fans something to think back on and say, “Where were you when the Rumble in the Jungle

Jon Jones Could Care a Little More

Jon Jones still being criticized for the UFC 151 cancellation is absurd. Everyone is getting on his case because of something that wasn’t even his fault to begin with. Jones didn’t go into the gym and take Dan Henderson out Tonya Harding style. Hendo simply injured himself. His actions still hurt others though. Watch the ESPN news update below as Chael Sonnen is once again given the podium to plug his sensationalized

First UFC Event Cancellation Ever

Just hours ago the bomb was dropped that Dan Henderson has injured his knee and has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 151 title fight vs champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Always ready to rise to the occasion Chael Sonnen was ready, willing and waiting to take the fight on 8 days notice.