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And "Rumble" wouldn't mind getting the opportunity to knock his former Blackzilian teammate's head clean off. Sorry Greg Jackson, but Anthony Johnson isn't buying your story.
After Jon Jones was forced to bow out of his light heavyweight title fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 due to an injury, Jackson (Jon's trainer) revealed that it was during a training session with Alistair Overeem when "Bones" suffered the unfortunate tear in his knee.
Johnson, Alistair's former Blackzilian teammate, read news >>
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UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski revealed that he is cautious about sparring with Alistair Overeem because he injures all those who train with him.
It seems Alistair Overeem is simply unable to distance himself from controversy.
The UFC heavyweight holds a reputation as an intense sparer during his training camps, but that has recently developed into a reputation as a fighter with malicious intent to harm others during training.
The incidents began at the Blackzilians, where Gilbert Burns proclai read news >>
Ryan Bader made another strong move up the light heavyweight ladder this past Saturday night when he defeated Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of Fight Night 47. The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 winner dominated the surging former Strikeforce vet throughout the 25-minute affair to pick up his third consecutive victory in as many showings inside the Octagon.
While the heavy-handed former Arizona State University wrestling standout is known for having devastating power in his right hand, the 31-y read news >>
It’s a Brazilian battle inside the Octagon, as Jungle Fight 135-pound champion Larissa Pacheco makes her UFC debut in September.
Initially expected to meet Valerie Letourneau at UFC Fight Night 51 in Brasilia, Brazil, Jessica Andrade now meets Pacheco at the Nilson Nelson gymnasium. The undefeated prospect replaces injured Letourneau on Sept. 13. Pacheco confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com following a report from Combate.
Pacheco (10-0) makes her Octagon debut after three straight stoppage vic read news >>
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 >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones expressed remorse to fight fans on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after an untimely leg injury forced him to withdraw from his widely-anticipated title defense against former Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier at UFC 178.
"I'd like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178," Jones wrote on Facebook. "Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight. I'm having surgery tomorrow and I'm focused on recovering as quickly as pos read news >>
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Jon Jones suffered a leg injury while training for his main event title fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. The fight has been pushed back to Jan. 3 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas. read news >>
Daniel Cormier had been waiting a long time for a shot at UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. With the champ injured, he'll now how to wait even longer. read news >>
Too good to be true.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a leg injury and has been forced to withdraw from his upcoming title defense against Daniel Cormier, scheduled for the UFC 178 main event on Sept. 27, 2014.
"Jones vs. Cormier" now takes place at UFC 182 in Jan. 3, 2015.
From UFC.com: UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones sustained a leg injury in training, putting plans for the much-anticipated UFC 178 title bout between "Bones" and No read news >>
Jon Jones has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 178 main event bout against Daniel Cormier due to a leg injury sustained during training earlier this week. read news >>