Tag: Light Heavyweight
With the recent addition of Yoel Romero and Anthony Johnson in the mix, Corey Anderson believes Bellator’s light heavyweight division is better than that of the UFC.
After losing his middleweight title to Reinier de Ridder at ONE: Inside The Matrix, Aung La Nsang opened up on the submission loss and potential rematch.
Having already finished the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz, Thiago Santos is confident that he would do it again in a rematch.
Daniel Cormier has responded to Jon Jones hinting that he may return to light heavyweight to challenge Jan Blachowicz, suggesting it proves he ducked the rematch with Dominick Reyes.
In the last few hours, Paulo Costa and Jon Jones have hit out at Israel Adesanya. To which, ‘The Last Stylebender’ has already responded to ‘Borrachinha’.
Dana White has stated that Jon Jones could fight for the title in his heavyweight debut, but he won’t jump the line ahead of Francis Ngannou.
After relinquishing his UFC light heavyweight title, Jones has hinted at his next move. Meanwhile, several fighters have reacted to the news and the new champion looks set to be crowned at UFC 253.
Dominance MMA CEO Ali Abdelaziz is confident that Cody Garbrandt will win the UFC flyweight title at UFC 255, and Anthony Johnson will win the belt on his return.
UFC president Dana White discusses financial negotiations with Jon Jones, who recently stated that he will not fight until his demands are met.
Jon Jones emerged from UFC 165 still holding the light heavyweight title. But ‘Big’ John McCarthy claims it would have been a different story, if he wasn’t the referee.
Jon Jones is sticking to his guns and refusing to fight again, until he gets paid his worth. Adding that Dana White doesn’t like him very much.
Thiago Santos remains focused on winning the UFC light heavyweight title and is staying sharp to face Jon Jones or Dominick Reyes.
Coach Mike Winkeljohn believes that Jon Jones is serious about vacating his belt. And Dana White makes another statement on the UFC light heavyweight champion.
Israel Adesanya gives his thoughts on the Jon Jones vs Francis Ngannou talks, and jabs the light heavyweight champion once again.
“I’m gonna come up and f*** you up with or without the belt.”
The former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz reveals receiving a phone call about a possible fight against the boxing legend Mike Tyson.
Although the UFC may have put the brakes on the idea for the time being, Stipe Miocic likes the idea of Francis Ngannou vs Jon Jones, and breaks the fight down.
Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Alistair Overeem, is looking forward to a potential mega fight between Francis Ngannou and Jon Jones.