Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier did MMA no favors by getting into a fight at UFC 178 media day, according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan.
The sports world has been buzzing all week about the brief skirmish in the MGM Grand lobby in Las Vegas on Monday between the light heavyweight champ and the former Olympian. A general consensus is to sweep the entire incident under the rug and enjoy all of the excitement and extra attention the pre-fight drama has created.
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- 12 days ago
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Joe Rogan thinks that the brawl between Jon Jones and Danial Cormier is 'a weapon to be used against MMA.'
As the buzz from the press conference brawl between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier begins to die down, there are still some people who are particularly worried about the incident being used by some sort of anti-MMA forces.
The Bloody Elbow staff discussed the idea that the brawl was somehow "bad for the sport" earlier in the week. To recap my personal stance, I don't really see a way that it read news >>
- 13 days ago
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Fighters, pundits and fans have spent the week weighing the effects of Monday's brawl between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, but commentator Joe Rogan says the incident will inevitably be used to disparage the sport.
"It was ridiculous," Rogan explained on his podcast. "This can't happen. You can't do that. This is real bad for the sport. It's real bad. It's real bad for public perception. It's a weapon to be used against MMA. It's unfortunate.
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Every fighter is different.
From the food they eat to the training camps they conquer, no two fighters are alike.
But as vast as the spectrum grows, their fear serves as a mediator, bringing polar opposites back together.
So what exactly creates this fear?
How about a devastating liver kick? Or an overhand right capable of punching through brick?
Whichever poison fuels their fire, they must all play their cards right to avoid the most dangerous weapons in their path.
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Last week’s Nevada State Athletic Commission meeting didn’t quite turn out to be the star-studded circus we all expected.
Unfortunately, even this card was subject to change. At one point, it was thought that Chael Sonnen, Vitor Belfort and Wanderlei Silva might all appear—forced to face the music for a variety of drug-related infractions. In the end, Belfort got bumped, Sonnen attended briefly via phone and only Silva showed up in person to take his medicine (pun fully intended). Officials issu read news >>
- 5 months ago
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Tyron Woodley doesn’t want to be one of those many wrestlers turned mixed martial artists who gets a few knockout wins and is convinced he’s a striker. But he also doesn’t want people to think he’s a one-trick pony.Filed under: News, Only on (...) read news >>
- 11 months ago
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For UFC Fight Night 28 competitor Sean Spencer, "Black Magic" is no longer a secret weapon. read news >>
UFC Fight Night 28 headliner Ryan Bader's secret weapon for his upcoming fight with Glover Teixeira may just be a pair of speakers. read news >>
Apparently no one was asking him a few weeks ago, but just to fill everyone in, Michael Bisping is pissed off. The sometimes-brash Brit is a little peeved at Belcher and plans to take it out on him Saturday at UFC 159. read news >>
Revelina Berto's secret weapon heading into Saturday's CFA 145-pound women's tournament isn't such a secret. She's got a fighting family. read news >>
- 2 years ago
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The polarizing figure is drawing plenty of attention to women's mixed martial arts with her attention-grabbing antics. read news >>