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Jon Jones: I’ll Teach Israel Adesanya ‘Whole Different World Of Hurt’

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is clearly looking to make up for lost time. A host of performance-enhancing drug issues left him on the sidelines from July 2017 to December 2018. The controversial MMA legend regained the title by dominating Alexander Gustafsson by TKO at UFC 232. He...

Israel Adesanya Wants UFC 234 PPV Points For Himself & Anderson Silva

Israel Adesanya hopes that he and Anderson Silva can reap the rewards of saving the UFC 234 card. UFC 234 took place earlier this month inside the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. The scheduled main event was middleweight champion Robert Whittaker defending his gold against Kelvin Gastelum. That didn't...

Jon Jones “Proud” of Anderson Silva for UFC 234 Performance

Jon Jones was watching the UFC 234 main event between Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva, and he liked what he saw, particularly from good friend Anderson Silva. Even though Silva did not emerge the victor of the technical battle, Jon Jones believes the fight showcased just how magnificent Anderson...

Estimated PPV Buys For UFC 234 Revealed (Report)

Reported estimates for the UFC 234 buyrate have been revealed. Dave Meltzer reported on MMAFighting.com that UFC 234 nabbed an estimated 175,000 pay-per-view buys. The UFC 234 prelims scored 1,339,000 viewers. In the past, a high prelim number would usually lead to a big PPV buyrate for the UFC. That...

Interim UFC Title Fight Between Adesanya & Gastelum Is The Right Call

It was less than two weeks ago when UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker pulled out of UFC 234 the day of his scheduled title defense against Kelvin Gastelum due to emergency hernia surgery. The UFC scrambled to save the card, elevating Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva to the main...

Robert Whittaker Poses a Question to Critics of UFC 234 Pull-Out

While Robert Whittaker was lying prone undergoing an emergency hernia surgery and missing out on the match and event of his life, there were some skeptics who questioned the timing and believed that there was some cowardice or conspiracy at play. Now that everyone has had a chance to...

UFC 234 Medical Suspensions: Israel Adesanya & Anderson Silva Out for Six Months

With every decision comes a consequence and for those fighters who took part in battle at UFC 234, it’s their time to faces those consequences in the form of medical suspensions. Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva in a middleweight bout headlined the show after Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum...

Marc Goddard Admits to “Mistake” in Alvey/Crute Stoppage

Referee Marc Goddard has come forward to provide an explanation for his controversial stoppage in the Jim Crute vs. Sam Alvey fight at UFC 234. Marc Goddard called a stop to the fight in the first round when Sam Alvey failed to adequately respond to strikes raining down from Jim...

UFC 234 Prelims Average 1,339,000 Viewers

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is already reaping the rewards of its television deal with ESPN. On Feb. 9, UFC 234 took place inside the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. Headlining the pay-per-view was a middleweight clash between Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva. After three rounds of action, Adesanya...

Kelvin Gastelum Compensated for UFC 234; Seeks Summer Rebooking

Kelvin Gastelum made the long flight to Melbourne, Australia with the belief that he would be challenging Robert Whittaker for the middleweight championship in front of a sold-out Rod Laver Arena at UFC 234. Gastelum made the trip with the intention of returning to the States with some extra...

UFC Rankings Report: Adesanya Cracks Top Five At Middleweight

We have some UFC rankings updates to pass along after this past weekend’s UFC 234 pay-per-view (PPV) event. Check out the changes here: Pound for Pound: No changes. Women’s Strawweight: No changes. Women’s Flyweight: Montana De La Rosa had a dominant showing against Nadia Kassem in Melbourne. Her second-round submission victory earned her the...

Israel Adesanya Reveals Anderson Silva’s Words After UFC 234 Main Event

Leading into and coming out of UFC 234, Israel Adesanya was the hot topic in the MMA world. Indeed, Adesanya has received his fair share of hype, even prior to making his UFC debut last year. The hype has accumulated following each of his five victories, as has his...

After UFC 234, State Of Middleweight Division Even Murkier Than Before

The UFC middleweight division has been a mess for the last couple of years. Ever since Michael Bisping shocked the world and knocked out Luke Rockhold at UFC 199, the 185lbs division has been a weight class full of confusion. After Bisping finished Rockhold, he ended up fighting Dan...

Cowboy Does Shoey At UFC 234 (Video)

Donald Cerrone is a wild man. "Cowboy" was cageside for UFC 234 on pay-per-view (PPV) this past weekend in Melbourne, Australia. While hanging out with the Australian crowd, "Cowboy" decided to partake in a famous fad made famous by UFC heavyweight Tai Tuivasa. Cerrone did a shoey in front...

Chris Weidman Shoots Down Anderson Silva Trilogy

Chris Weidman has no interest in fighting Anderson Silva a third time. During the UFC 234 post-fight press conference, Silva was asked about possibly rematching "The All American" a third time. The Brazilian said he'd be up for the fight. Shortly after the event, on Twitter, Weidman shot down...