Jon Jones

UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier – Shortcut predictions for the entire card

In the photo above: (L-R) Daniel “DC” Cormier, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, UFC middleweight champion “The All-American” Chris Weidman, and “The Phenom” Vitor Belfort. The shadow of Jon “Bones” Jones looms large over the main event at UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier. After all, were it not for Jones’s serial bad decision making, it would be […]

UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier — Main Card Preview/Predictions

UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier January 3, 2015 Main Card: 10 p.m./7 p.m. ET|PT Fox Sports 1 Prelims: 8 p.m./5 p.m. ET|PT UFC Fight Pass Prelims: 7 p.m./4 p.m. ET|PT It was all but a foregone conclusion that Daniel Cormier would soon challenge for the light heavyweight belt when he dropped down a weight class […]

Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson: 4 Ways the UFC Can Boost His Popularity

The sentiment leading up to UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso was resoundingly fervent, but, to employ an admittedly oxymoronic descriptor, anomalously uniform when regarding its main event. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson—among the most talented, well-rounded, entertaining and consistently improving fighters in the entire organization—was once again being overshadowed by his supporting cast. […]

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov – Main Card Preview and Predictions

UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov Saturday, June 14, 2014 Main Card: 10 p.m./7 p.m. ET/PT FX Prelims: 8 p.m./5 p.m. ET/PT UFC Fight Pass Prelims: 7 p.m./4 p.m. ET/PT After spending all of 2013 as the UFC’s Fox programming spearhead, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson is, at long last, finally headlining his first pay-per-view since becoming […]

UFC Roundup: Analyzing Every Title Challenger (Part 3)

There’s a delusion that many fight fans enjoy – that although guys like Jose Aldo, Renan Barao, Demetrius Johnson, Anthony Pettis and even Johny Hendricks are the best there is at what they do in their particular weight classes, if you’re considerably bigger than them, someone who walks around at 250-odd pounds, they likely won’t be […]

UFC Roundup: Analyzing Every Title Challenger (Part 1)

It’s amazing how much things have changed in less than a year. Chris Weidman is now the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight champion after beating Anderson “The Spider” Silva not once, but twice. Renan Barao shed the “interim” modifier and became the undisputed champion when yet another injury prevented Dominick Cruz from returning for their unification bout. Johny Hendricks […]