Monthly Archives: January 2014

Possible UFC 182 - Jones vs Cormier

Jon Jones Vs Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight title has been moved from Sept. 27 to Jan. 3 due to an injury suffered in training by Jones earlier. The news was first reported on FOX Sports 1’s “America’s Pregame.”

According to sources with knowledge of the situation, Jones suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee and a sprained ankle during a wrestling practice. It is unclear at this time whether he will require surgery. “It’s very disappointing,” Cormier told MMAFighting.com. “I started to train very hard. It’s a little discouraging, but now I have time to get completely healthy. I don’t know how hurt Jon is but we have to remember that I took this fight with a pre-existing (knee) injury. I could have fought through it, I just wish he would have done the same.”

Jones vs. Cormier was always a fight that interested the MMA community, however, it reached a whole other level of mainstream interest after Jones and Cormier brawled in the lobby of the MGM Grand last week and were then caught on camera threatening each other.

UFC 178 has seen several changes over the last few weeks, as well. The event was originally scheduled to take place in Toronto, then it was moved to Las Vegas with Jones vs.Alexander Gustafsson as the headliner, and then Cormier replaced Gustafsson after the Swede injured his knee. According to sources, the UFC felt that Jan. 3 — slated to beUFC 182 in Las Vegas — was the earliest date that made sense for the Jones-Cormier fight. Cormier said on FOX Sports 1 that he was assured by UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta that he will still get the next crack at Jones, despite the fact Gustafsson will most likely be ready to fight by then

UFC 183: ANDERSON SILVA VS. NICK DIAZ FIGHT CARD RUMORS

The UFC delighted fans with the announcement that two of its most popular fighters, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, were returning to the cage to face off in one of the closest things to a superfight we’ve seen since Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva.

Now comes the anticipation. Six grueling months of anticipation.

What Is Silva Good At?

Silva has been competing at an elite level for so long that pretty much everyone knows his game by now.

He has a seemingly inhuman ability to slip punches (unless you’re Chris Weidman), a diverse kicking game he can chain into brilliant combinations (unless you’re Chris Weidman) and a clinch striking game that makes even the most fearsome wrestlers a bit reluctant to get close to him for a prolonged period of time (…unless you’re Chris Weidman).

Few fighters can compete with him standing, and we’ve seen many times over what happens when they attempt to do so.

 

What Is Diaz Good At?

While fans have long heard of Diaz’s shenanigans, few are legitimately familiar with his striking game. He has rare combination work in MMA and expertly mixes body work and head shots in order to soften up opponents.

Against the cage, he literally uses his head to block opponents’ movement, allowing him to batter them. Top it all off with amazing cardio, and you have a brutal high-volume puncher who wilts foes with his inimitable pressure.

 

Who Has the Edge?

Diaz’s technical prowess is underappreciated for sure. … But this is Anderson Silva. Even at age 39 and coming off brutal losses, it’s hard to imagine him being beaten standing by anybody.

Edge: Silva

Ultimate Fighter women's edition

For the first time in history, the new season of The Ultimate Fighter will feature an all-female cast and will have a UFC championship title on the line. The storied reality series will feature a women’s 115-pound tournament to determine the first ever UFC women’s strawweight champion. UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and No. 2-ranked lightweight contender, Gilbert Melendez, will serve as coaches and meet in a championship showdown of their own at the conclusion of the season.

The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned kicks off with a two-hour premiere Wednesday, September 10, at 10 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1.

The top 115-pound females on the planet will compete over the course of the season for the honor of being the UFC’s second female champion, alongside bantamweight (135 pound) champion Ronda Rousey. Amongst the cast are two former Invicta FC champions, a former International Kickboxing Federation women’s bantamweight, a United States kickboxing champion, an astrophysicist and a former professional ice hockey player.

In line with previous seasons, the women will be divided into two teams, coached by Pettis and Melendez. The series will follow the teams as they live and train together in preparation for their fights. The culmination of the season will see the two semifinalists meet at The Ultimate Fighter Finale in late 2014, where the inaugural champion will be crowned.

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