Media Monday: Ain’t no Rockhold got time for Smith

Former UFC middleweight champion and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold just isn’t feeling it. We’re referring to a potential bout with former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Smith. It doesn’t interest him. At all. See, Luke made some negative comments about Anthony Smith and Thiago Santos that didn’t sit well with Smith. He … Read more

Ben Askren gets slammed, knees fly, and Jones owns Smith in UFC 235 Fight Motion

UFC 235 was a solid card with more than a few surprises. Kamaru Usman soundly beat Tyron Woodley to become the new welterweight champion and veteran Diego Sanchez schooled young buck Mickey Gall. The Fight Motion video highlights all of the action in sweet slow motion including those skillfully placed kicks from light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and that NASTY looking slam from Lawler to Askren. Check it out.

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UFC 235 Embedded: episode 5

On Episode 5 of UFC 235 Embedded, all of the event’s athletes attend Ultimate Media Day. Faceoffs feature light heavyweight headliners Jon Jones and Anthony Smith, welterweight champ Tyron Woodley and challenger Kamaru Usman, and former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and opponent Ben Askren. The UFC Performance Institute draws a who’s-who of UFC 235, including Russia’s Zabit Magomedsharipov, Brazil’s Johnny Walker, former champion Cody Garbrandt and strawweight Tecia Torres. The men from the night’s two championship fights entertain at open workouts, one arriving in an impromptu party bus.

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UFC 235 Embedded: episode 4

On Episode 4 of UFC 235 Embedded, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones stays focused by watching opponent Anthony Smith’s interviews. Welterweight title challenger Kamaru Usman gets custom meals for the week at the UFC Performance Institute, where training partner and former champion Rashad Evans runs into several of his past opponents. Jones has a friendly interaction with former rival Evans and meets French heavyweight Francis Ngannou. Teammates Tyron Woodley and Ben Askren continue to train together in Las Vegas, Woodley for his welterweight title defense and Askren for his Octagon debut. Former bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt introduces welterweight Diego Sanchez to his secret weapon – his son.

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UFC 235 Embedded: episode 3

On Episode 3 of UFC 235 Embedded, the stars of the event make their ways to Las Vegas as fight night draws closer: light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Smith, welterweight title challenger Kamaru Usman, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and welterweight king Tyron Woodley. Inside the UFC offices, former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler keeps it low-key, as debuting opponent Ben Askren takes in all of the fight week process. Check-ins feature a who’s-who of the sport, with appearances by UFC 235 competitors Diego Sanchez, Zabit Magomedsharipov, Mickey Gall, Tecia Torres and Gina Mazany.

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VIDEO: Jon Jones says he wants to match Mayweather’s 50-0 before retirement

Jon Jones fights Anthony Smith at UFC 235 this Saturday and as usual he is all over the news because the cameras love Jon and he loves them. It’s definitely a love-love relationship. He spoke with TMZ about his ultimate goal and it’s a doozy. He wants to retire at 50-0 like Floyd Mayweather Jr. That would be an incredible achievement.

Check out everything he said in the video below…

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Watch the UFC 235 Jones vs Smith ‘lip quivering’ face-off

According to light heavyweight champion Jon Jones his UFC 235 opponent Anthony Smith had an odd physical reaction to his gaze. No it wasn’t lust you pervs. Jon said that Smith’s lip was quivering as they stood across from each other ahead of their Saturday clash. I couldn’t see it but he said it was … Read more

UFC 235 Embedded: episode 1

Episode 1 of UFC 235 Embedded features light heavyweight champion Jon Jones training for his upcoming title defense while his challenger Anthony Smith embraces the mild weather and hostile drivers of the East Coast after escaping a Nebraska blizzard. Also, Kamaru Usman sharpens his tools for his welterweight title bout against champ Tyron Woodley and goes dress shopping with his daughter. Take a look at all-access, behind-the-scenes footage leading up to the two world title fights taking place at UFC 235 on Saturday, March 2nd on Pay-Per-View.

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This weekend’s UFC 235 is ‘must watch’ for every MMA fan

UFC 235 takes place this Saturday, March 2, from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The card boasts two championship bouts as light heavyweight champ Jon Jones returns against massive underdog Anthony Smith in the main event, and welterweight champ Tyron Woodley puts his belt on the line against Kamaru Usman in the co-main event. It seems … Read more