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.
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.
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.
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.
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
UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones, his upcoming UFC 235 challenger Anthony Smith, along with welterweight champ Tyron Woodley and his upcoming challenger Kamaru Usman, took part in a UFC 235 press conference Thursday for their March 2 pay-per-view event.
Also taking part was UFC newcomer Ben Askren and his opponent Robbie Lawler, as well as Cody Garbrandt and his opponent Pedro Munhoz. The highlight of the presser was definitely Askren’s comments regarding his new boss Dana White and their exchanges.
Coach Din Thomas opened up recently about what 2019 holds for UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and included in said plans was a showdown with former interim champ Colby Covington. Colby has been trash talking and calling Woodley out since before he won the interim belt – to no avail. Up until now Tyron has … Read more
TMZ’s favorite fighter and UFC welterweight champion, Tyron Woodley is scheduled to face Kamaru Usman next. Most assumed it would be former interim champ Colby Covington but Dana White was having none of it. Tyron did tell TMZ that he will beat Usman and turn right around to crush Colby. Check it out.
MMAjunkie Radio is often one of the best places to hear some pretty crazy stuff. Former UFC interim welterweight champion Colby Covington was a guest recently and he unloaded on Dana White. See? Crazy stuff. He claims he and Dana are pretty much strangers despite the fact that they visited the white house and met … Read more