One thing is certain in the aftermath of UFC 151 and the buildup to UFC 152: There has been no shortage of quotables.
UFC President Dana White has had plenty of them. Injured light heavyweight contender Dan Henderson has had a few, denied potential challenger Chael Sonnen has had his typical share and champ Jon Jones hasn't been shy, either.
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UFC 151 will go down in MMA history as the event that wasn't.
On Thursday, the UFC canceled the pay-per-view that was booked for this Saturday in Las Vegas after main event title challenger Dan Henderson was forced out with a knee injury and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones turned down a replacement fight against Chael Sonnen.
Throughout the industry, blame for the scrapping of the card has been extended to virtually everyone involved. But on Saturday, Jones took to Twitter to apol read news >>
Jake Ellenberger woke up today to a queue of text messages from friends and family saying they were sorry to hear about what happened to him.
The last time he woke up to those kind of messages, his grandmother had passed away.
"So I'm thinking somebody died," Ellenberger, one of many fighters affected by today's UFC 151 cancellation, told MMAjunkie.com. "I'm thinking, 'Holy [expletive].'"
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SACRAMENTO – Jon Jones doesn’t know why Georges St-Pierre bothered to explain his decision to walk away from MMA. As far as he’s concerned, the longtime UFC champ has earned the right to do whatever he wants.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, Only on (...) read news >>
The UFC 151 cancellation and circus around UFC 152 have featured no shortage of talking.
UFC President Dana White started it when he announced 151 had been scrapped and included some choice words at Jon Jones and Greg Jackson. Jones rebutted. Dan Henderson got his thoughts out. Chael Sonnen had some words. Everyone's talking, but not much to each other.
White and Jones will be on the phone today for a media conference call, and together on a news conference dais next week. But they sti read news >>
UFC president Dana White says he and lightweight champ Jon Jones still haven't spoken to each other since he cancelled UFC 151 a couple weeks ago. read news >>
So maybe it's not all Jon Jones' fault after all.
UFC President Dana White recently said Jones and trainer Greg Jackson "murdered" UFC 151 when they turned down a fight with replacement Chael Sonnen on nine days' notice.
White, though, since has admitted Jones' original opponent, injured Dan Henderson, deserves part of the blame.
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UFC president Dana White unsure what future holds for his relationship with Jon Jones, but doesn't hate the UFC light heavyweight champion or regret cancelling UFC 151. read news >>
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The onus of the cancellation of UFC 151 fell squarely on the shoulders of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon 'Bones' Jones, whether he actually deserved it or not. read news >>
Ronda Rousey on Friday discuss Cris Cyborg, steroids, Jon Jones, and the cancellation of UFC 151, among other topics, on ESPN's "SportsCenter" on Friday. Check it out. read news >>
Jon Jones on Saturday took to Twitter to apologize to fighters and fans for the UFC 151 cancellation, saying he is "carrying the cross for my company's decision." read news >>