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UFC 128 Results – New Champ Jon Jones

Written on March 20, 2011 by Markham Mencken

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Jones defeat Shogun which announce the new light-heavyweight champion.

UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones – marks a new record for Jon Jones to steal the belt form Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, the event take place at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. In addition to the night’s pay-per-view main card, which also features Urijah Faber vs. Eddie Wineland and Brendan Schaub vs. Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic, among others – UFC 128 features two bouts that stream for free on Facebook.com/UFC. Here are the UFC 128 results of the matches if ever you miss it.

– Erik Koch def. Raphael Assuncao via KO (punch) – Round 1, 2:32
– Nick Catone def. Costantinos Philippou via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
– Joseph Benavidez def. Ian Loveland via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
– Gleison Tibau def. Kurt Pellegrino via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
– Mike Pyle def. Ricardo Almeida via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
– Edson Barboza def. Anthony Njokuani (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
– Luiz Cane def. Eliot Marshall via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:15
– Brendan Schaub def. Mirko “Cro Cop” FIlipovic via TKO (punch) – Round 3, 3:24
– Nate Marquardt def. Dan Miller via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
– Jim Miller def. Kamal Shalorus via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 2:15
– Urijah Faber def. Eddie Wineland via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Jon Jones def. champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 2:37 (becomes new light-heavyweight champ)

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UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones Extended Preview

Written on March 09, 2011 by John Paul Vill

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UFC 128 is a few days away. Let's see this extended preview of what we don't want to miss.

After last week’s power packed MMA action, the sport is in a break until “UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones” rolls out on March 19, 2011. Luckily, the card’s extended trailer just hit the YouTube to excite fans over until the heavyweight showdown hits New Jersey.

Ready yourself now! This one is not just your ordinary 2-minute video; this is a 10-minute video of pure MMA action that will heigten your mood. Jon Jones will be stepping in to challenge Mauricio “Shogun” Rua for his belt at the Prudential Center in Newark.

Video after the break.

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Jon Jones and Ryan Bader Clash, in the Works for 2011

Written on October 04, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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Both anchoring an impressive fighting record, Jon Jones and Ryan Bader is like a match made in heaven in the UFC scene. But with some circumstances requiring Bader to take the time off, locking horns with Jones seems to be near yet so far.

The blue-chip light heavyweights Jon Jones and Ryan Bader is set to square off in early 2011, with a date yet to be assigned.

Since making his UFC debut in August 2008, Jon Jones has been regarded as one of the most dynamic fighters on the international scene. With a record of 11-1, his sole defeat came via disqualification after giving illegal elbows against Matt Hamill. Following that, Jones took out Brandon Vera and Vladimir Matyunshenko via first-round TKOs. On the other hand, Ryan Bader began his UFC career after winning the TUF Season 8 handily. Bader has won all of his five UFC matches since joining the organization, including the knock out victory from Keith Jardine and decision victory over Antonio Rogerio Nogueira

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Jones Knocks Out Matyushenko at UFC on Versus 2

Written on August 03, 2010 by Markham Mencken

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Jones took down Matt Hamill in December with wild elbows on the ground. He did the same to Brandon Vera last March, and that's what Jones did to Vladimir Matyushenko last Sunday. Jones really found a winning formula and he's sticking with it.

It was a short Sunday night for Jon Jones, after crippling Vladimir Matyushenko with vicious elbow hit at UFC on Versus 2. Jones dismantled Matyunshenko just 1:52 after the opening period. The former swiftly moved into dominant position, tying up the latter’s arms into crucifix. It was referee Herb Dean that ended the barrage, after Jones hammered the defenseless Matyushenko with no less than 10 elbows. This move is indeed an excellent fighting strategy for Jon Jones.

“My goal is to become one of the best in the world, if not the best in my weight class,” Jones said. “Whoever the UFC decides to give me, I’ll be ready for it. I’ll train my butt off, and I just hope that Joe Silva and Dana [White] really kick it up with me and give me some really, really tough guys.”

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