Because Olympics > High School.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones was bagging on UFC 182 opponent Daniel Cormier, because "DC" was unable to medal at the Olympics, coming in fourth place as captain of the United States wrestling squad.
See "Bones" yucking it up with Jimmy Kimmel here.
But as the former heavyweight argues, it was a lot better than what "Bones" was able to accomplish.
From Twitter: Saw Jones on @jimmykimmel clowning me for 4th in the OLYM read news >>
The latest episode of Majority Draw Radio digs deeper into the feud that exploded this week between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, and includes an exclusive interview with Bobby Green. read news >>
- 2 months ago
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Patrick Wyman digs into the troubled and violent history of Dagestan and the North Caucasus in anticipation of Ali Bagautinov's title fight at UFC 174.
Ali "The Puncher King" Bagautinov will be the first of the recent wave of Russian imports to fight for a UFC title when he faces Demetrious Johnson for the flyweight belt on Saturday. Calling Bagautinov and his cohorts "Russian" and leaving it at that, however, obscures both the complexity and the textured regional character of this invasion.
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- 9 months ago
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So, you’ve probably noticed the new digs around here, huh? As MMAjunkie.com celebrates its seventh birthday next week, we today unveiled the third major overhaul of the site. Filed under: News read news >>
CB Dollaway had to dig deep on Saturday night at UFC on FX 7 in Brazil, but he did and clawed his way to a split decision victory. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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DALLAS - Josh Barnett is either bored, having fun, or he's completely lost it. Maybe a combination of the three.
Open workouts are usually the time for fighters to elevate their heart rates and answer questions from the media.
Instead of subjecting himself to the usual routine, Barnett chose to cut a promo straight from professional wrestling that was directed at Brett Rogers, whom he meets in the opening round of the heavyweight grand prix at "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum" on Saturday read news >>
- 3 years ago
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At the point Tim Sylvia is at in his MMA career - rebuilding - he is not one to make things too complicated about the fights he gets.
That's when Sylvia, who headlines Friday's HDNet-televised Titan Fighting Championships 16 event, can get fights and the rug doesn't get pulled out from under him.
The former UFC heavyweight champion has had several bookings vanish into thin air, to the point where manager Monte Cox gets half of his purses up front as a "retainer" for services to be render read news >>