By all accounts, Alistair Overeem has been nothing but a welcome addition to Greg Jackson's camp in Albuquerque, but being the guy even partially responsible for derailing UFC 178 isn't a good look for anybody. After it was revealed UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had suffered a torn left meniscus and a sprained ankle earlier this week, Jackson explains the injury took place when Jones was working to defend a takedown from Overeem in training.
"It's part of the game, it wasn't like ... read news >>
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Sure, blame the new guy!
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a leg injury serious enough to bounce him from the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, scheduled for Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. As a result, his 205-pound title defense against Daniel Cormier will be shifted to UFC 182 in early 2015.
So, what happened?
It appears "Bones" was unintentionally broken by a takedown attempt from UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem, who joined the Jack read news >>
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests Randy Couture, Ben Askren, Marina Shafir, Rick Glenn, Amir Sadollah, Liam McGeary and Damon Jackson.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Bellator, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>
"Rampage" Jackson wouldn’t accept to fight Emanuel Newton for the Bellator light heavyweight championship, so the promotion decided to go with another UFC veteran in the next match-up for the 205-pound title.
Bellator announced Tuesday that Joey Beltran, who submitted Vladimir Matyushenko to earn his first win under the promotion banner in April, will face off Newton in the main event of Bellator 124 in Plymouth Township, Michigan, on Sept. 12.
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NEW YORK -- At Wednesday's Bellator media day, former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson opens up about the departure of Bjorn Rebney, attending Comic Con, his love of video games, not facing Emanuel Newton in any future Bellator fights, and how he used 'street Google' to look into Scott Coker's background and reputation. read news >>
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And he's getting a little help from his friend and former UFC lightweight Antonio McKee.
If you want something done right, sometimes you have to do it yourself.
That's why longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Quinton Jackson helped start Conquest Fighting, an amateur MMA promotion with two shows (quietly) under its belt. That includes "Summer Rumble," which took place just over a week ago in Garden Grove, California.
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Rampage says he saw first hand how bad TNA wrestling was becoming before its recent troubles and tells us why he never got in the ring, plus his thoughts on his portrayal in his Spike TV reality show. read news >>
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Rampage says Bjorn did not live up to his end of the bargain when it came to his knee surgery, plus if the King Mo feud will ever end and if a fight with Tito Ortiz is in the future. read news >>
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Ryan Bader has had some big wins in his career, but perhaps none was bigger than what he did to Quinton Jackson. Ahead of his first UFC main event, see the full fight of Bader’s win over “Rampage” inside.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
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The latest episode of The Reem is out, and it shows Alistair Overeem moving to Greg Jackson's, along with behind the scenes footage from his last fight against Frank Mir. read news >>