Tag "UFC 165"

UFC 165 & Bellator 100 in review, plus Bellator 101 preview

So it was an exciting weekend of fights and now we are on a down but still busy week. With that here we go with our usual reviews and previews: UFC 165 in Review Main Event: Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson Prediction: Jones by strikes. Result: Jones by decision. Gustafsson proved to be a challenge to Jones and they made arguably fight of the year. Co-main Event: Renan Barao vs.

UFC 165 Jones vs. Gustaffson in review: Enter the birth of a bitter rivalry

Though Jon Jones defended his title for the sixth consecutive time last night against Alexander Gustaffson at UFC 165, it wasn’t what he really should be happy about. Sure he broke UFC records, but let’s consider the gorilla in the room for a moment. Jones has been breaking records since his cataclysmic rise in the sport of MMA began a few short years ago, ad nauseam. He now holds Tito

Jon Jones must choose to become Anderson Silva or Georges St Pierre at UFC 165

Jones (18-1-0) enters the Octagon at UFC 165 against Alexander Gustafsson (15-1-0) this Saturday, blessed with the opportunity to further cement his legacy as the most dominant mixed martial artist the sport has seen, up to this point. In the last decade, two other men have been given the opportunity as well and in their own way, transcended mediocrity in to a world where mainstream brands like Nike and Usher grace their presence. While Anderson

The pro’s weigh-in on Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson & Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland

As UFC 165 quickly approaches, and after giving my own personal predictions, I had to wonder what other UFC and mma fighters thought of the two title fights being featured on the card. As we know, Renan Barao will be defending his interim bantamweight championship against tough contender Eddie Wineland and light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be squaring off with possibly his toughest challenge to date in Alexander Gustafsson in

The undefeated theme at UFC 165 will see fighters ‘streaking’ their way in to the Octagon

UFC 165 is not just another UFC PPV event coming to Toronto,ON Canada. Although being the fourth event in the city and the third straight to not only be held in September, but also the Air Canada Center, UFC 165 contains elements for either championship streaks on the line to end, or continue stronger than before. With seven fighters on the main card alone carrying a five fight or more

UFC 165 Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson: War of words has already begun

White announced Friday night at the UFC 161 pre-fight presser that Alexander Gustafsson will get the next shot at Jones this September. It will be a refreshing respite from all the ineligible opponents who have received title shots these days across the entire spectrum of weight classes in the UFC. Aside from all the shenanigans in the UFC’s respective divisions, Jones has defended his light heavyweight belt against two middleweight