Mauricio Shogun Rua Jon Jones UFC 128

Jon Jones unleashes on Mauricio Shogun Rua at UFC 128

Round 1: Jones opens up with a jumping knee, and after a brief exchange, Jones gets a trip takedown. Rua is able to get full guard and looks to kick up his legs high, but Jones resists and ends up in half guard. Back to full guard for Rua as Jones presses him against the cage. Jones remains in control from the top and lands a nice elbow to the body. Rua is able to get up but not without Jones slamming him with a knee followed by a punch. Jones is battering Rua with knees and punches, and the champion looks hurt. Rua slips underneath a spinning back elbow and looks for a kneebar, but Jones turns and ends up on top of Rua.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 Jon Jones

 Jon Jones Mauricio Shogun Rua UFC 128

Jon Jones push kicks Mauricio Shogun Rua at UFC 128

Round 2: Jones with a push kick to keep Shogun away. Shogun leaps forward for a punch and gets caught in the clinch. Jones unloads another big punch. Shogun gets the clinch, but quickly backs out. Jones jumps in with a nice shot to the body, but he’s slowing down a bit in the 2nd round. Jones hits a straight left that connects flush on Shogun’s jaw. Jones catches Shogun’s ankle and jumps into his guard. Jones looks for elbows inside the Brazilian’s guard, Rua playing defense. Jones stays on the attack, but cautious to open up for anything too big. Rua basically holding on at this point, maybe looking for a stand up.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 Jon Jones

 Jon Jones Mauricio Shogun Rua UFC 128

Jon Jones nails Mauricio Shogun Rua at UFC 128

Round 3: Jones still looking to throw kicks in the start of the third. Jones misses with a high kick, and Rua looks for a leg lock, but Jones spins and ends up on top of Shogun, stuck in half guard. Jones looking to trap Rua’s arm to unload strikes. Jones blasts Rua with punches as the champion starts to look in more and more trouble. Jones cracks Rua with a huge left hand followed by elbows. Rua gets up but Jones is on the attack, blasting Shogun with punches and finishing the fight with a huge knee as Shogun crumples to the canvas.

 Jon Jones Mauricio Shogun Rua UFC 128

Jon Jones is the new Light-Heavyweight Champion

Jon “Bones” Jones def. Maurcio “Shogun” Rua by TKO at 2:37, R3

UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones Live Results Home Page

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Fight Night 92: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

  • 23 days ago
  • 31 views

UFC Fight Night 92 is underway. The event, hosted in Salt Lake City, features a headliner between Yair Rodríguez and Alex Caceres. Rodríguez, the winner of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America, owns a read news >>

Georges St-Pierre’s Full Blast Play-by-Play of Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz I (video)

  • 20 days ago
  • 45 views

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is on Full Blast for the historic UFC 196: McGregor vs Diaz fight. read news >>

Jon Jones Takes Plea Deal in Drag Racing Case

  • 19 days ago
  • 37 views

Jon Jones, already on probation for a felony hit-and-run case, accepted a plea deal in Albuquerque Metropolitan Court on Thursday. read news >>

Jon Jones Teases Quick Return from USADA Suspension in Instagram Post

  • 15 days ago
  • 23 views

Jon Jones has had a rough 12 months, but the former UFC light heavyweight champ feels like things are starting to turn around. That seems to be the case, at least, as Jones indicated he may be back i read news >>

Jon Jones Says He’ll Be Back in the Octagon ‘Really Soon’

  • 15 days ago
  • 24 views

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones sounds as if he's come into some good news regarding his UFC Anti-Doping Policy case. read news >>

Dana White Says it Looks Like Jon Jones Took ‘Something Else,’ Could Be Good News

  • 13 days ago
  • 107 views

Dana White on Tuesday appeared to back Jon Jones' recent statement that he could be back really soon. read news >>

Anthony Johnson Video: Stop Talking About Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones, I Have to Fight Glover

  • 12 days ago
  • 11 views

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson has a big fight in front of him in the form of Glover Teixeira at UFC 202 on Aug. 20. If it's all the same with you, he'd really like it if everyone would quit asking him abo read news >>

Glover Teixeira Focused on Anthony Johnson, Doesn’t Really Care About Jon Jones (UFC 202 Video)

  • 12 days ago
  • 7 views

Glover Teixeira could be lined up for a title fight is he gets past Anthony "Rumble" Johnson at UFC 202 on Aug. 20, but all everyone wants to talk about is Jon Jones. read news >>

UFC 202: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

  • 9 days ago
  • 96 views

UFC 202 is scheduled for Saturday. The pay-per-view show is headlined by a rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. The pair previously squared off in March, when Diaz earned the victory via sec read news >>

Anthony Johnson vs. Glover Teixeira Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 202

  • 9 days ago
  • 145 views

In a light heavyweight landscape without Jon Jones, Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is the clear-cut No. 1 contender to Daniel Cormier's throne. That's the statement Johnson went about proving in the co-mai read news >>