UFC 151 canceled, Jones-Machida 2 at UFC 152 in Toronto - Page 11 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books. UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.

Closed Thread

Old 08-23-2012, 02:30 PM   #101 (permalink)
Black Hippy
 
Rauno's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Estonia
Posts: 14,564
Rauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among MenRauno Is A God Among Men
So their promoting UFC 152. Shouldn't it technically be 151 then?
__________________

Rauno is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 08-23-2012, 02:30 PM   #102 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 7,939
Roflcopter Is Beloved By AllRoflcopter Is Beloved By AllRoflcopter Is Beloved By AllRoflcopter Is Beloved By AllRoflcopter Is Beloved By AllRoflcopter Is Beloved By AllRoflcopter Is Beloved By AllRoflcopter Is Beloved By AllRoflcopter Is Beloved By AllRoflcopter Is Beloved By AllRoflcopter Is Beloved By All
I hope Machida flying kicks him in the face.
Roflcopter is offline  
Old 08-23-2012, 02:30 PM   #103 (permalink)
MMA Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 78
GermanJJ is a jewel in the roughGermanJJ is a jewel in the roughGermanJJ is a jewel in the roughGermanJJ is a jewel in the roughGermanJJ is a jewel in the roughGermanJJ is a jewel in the roughGermanJJ is a jewel in the roughGermanJJ is a jewel in the roughGermanJJ is a jewel in the roughGermanJJ is a jewel in the roughGermanJJ is a jewel in the rough
That call is hillarious! Dana is f**** pissed at Jones.
Now he says, that if he turns down Machida, there will be another conf-call and "it won't be good". (Jones cut)

He is so pissed, that this is the first time a champ and p4p fighter turns down a fight. Saying once again, that he likes fighters who step up and Jones isn't one of them.


(typing this for those who can't listen btw)
GermanJJ is offline  
Old 08-23-2012, 02:30 PM   #104 (permalink)
BEWARE OF THE PENGUIN!
 
No_Mercy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 9,593
No_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings SystemNo_Mercy Is Beyond A Rankings System
I understand GJ and JBJ's decision, but there's gonna be serious ramifications on their personal relations. Real diva stuff considering what was at stake. I see all sides of the equation, but if I was a champion I'd say fawk it...I will destroy anyone who I face...but "I'd like a nice Lambo and bonus just to save the card."

Please refer to my articles. This is the absolute icying on the cake. JBJ fights for himself and only himself. Can't believe the entire card got pulled. Every single fighter is gonna be CHOKED!

"If JBJ cancels the Machida fight I'll have another media call inferring..."
__________________
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.

Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.

No_Mercy is offline  
Old 08-23-2012, 02:31 PM   #105 (permalink)
ptw
Featherweight
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 1,297
ptw Is Beloved By Allptw Is Beloved By Allptw Is Beloved By Allptw Is Beloved By Allptw Is Beloved By Allptw Is Beloved By Allptw Is Beloved By Allptw Is Beloved By Allptw Is Beloved By Allptw Is Beloved By Allptw Is Beloved By All
Jones is a douche, he killed a card, and cost the UFC thousands of dollars.

Jones was fighting a guy on 8 days short notice...he's been training for weeks/months to fight a guy on that day, Chael wasn't. Chael is under prepared for Jones, is moving up in weight having not fought there in years, and Jones turns it down ruining the entire card, it's really selfish of him honestly. Lets be real, even with a prepared Sonnen the odds are in Jones's favor tremendously, give Sonnen 8 days notice and...come on man, you're just being selfish by not taking it. If jones was worried about losing his title he should have said he wouldn't have risked it.
ptw is offline  
Old 08-23-2012, 02:32 PM   #106 (permalink)
Flyweight
 
rul3z's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Babylon
Posts: 495
rul3z is a jewel in the roughrul3z is a jewel in the roughrul3z is a jewel in the roughrul3z is a jewel in the roughrul3z is a jewel in the roughrul3z is a jewel in the roughrul3z is a jewel in the roughrul3z is a jewel in the roughrul3z is a jewel in the roughrul3z is a jewel in the roughrul3z is a jewel in the rough
put anyone in front of Jones. Just the same way he took a title shot (2-weeks or 3 weeks) let someone else have the same opportunity! Who is he to take and then refuse to give others the same case!!!!!!

SHAME on Jones, and his strategic coach GJ!
__________________
Fedor Emelianenko: The one who doesn't fall, doesn't stand up

Fedor Emelianenko | Anderson Silva | Junior Dos Santos | Lyoto Machida | Carlos Condit | Frankie Edgar | Erick Silva
rul3z is offline  
Old 08-23-2012, 02:32 PM   #107 (permalink)
"Focus"
 
Life B Ez's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Detroit, MI
Posts: 7,965
Life B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLife B Ez Is Beyond A Rankings System
holy **** Dana is soooo pissed.
__________________
Think. It Ain't Illegal Yet
"Discipline Hurts Less Than Regret"
Life B Ez is online now  
Old 08-23-2012, 02:33 PM   #108 (permalink)
Users Awaiting Email Confirmation
 
Sovereign's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Fairfax, VA
Posts: 82
Sovereign is a splendid one to beholdSovereign is a splendid one to beholdSovereign is a splendid one to beholdSovereign is a splendid one to beholdSovereign is a splendid one to beholdSovereign is a splendid one to beholdSovereign is a splendid one to beholdSovereign is a splendid one to beholdSovereign is a splendid one to beholdSovereign is a splendid one to beholdSovereign is a splendid one to behold
Damn, lol

Quote:
chael sonnen ‏@sonnench

30 min to cement your legacy. Champ or Coward? I make a lot more than you do... Show up in 8 days I'll give you my purse.
link
__________________
Sovereign is offline  
Old 08-23-2012, 02:33 PM   #109 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Manchestoorrrrrrr
Posts: 1,469
GrappleRetarded Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatGrappleRetarded Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatGrappleRetarded Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatGrappleRetarded Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatGrappleRetarded Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatGrappleRetarded Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatGrappleRetarded Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatGrappleRetarded Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatGrappleRetarded Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatGrappleRetarded Is A Pound 4 Pound GreatGrappleRetarded Is A Pound 4 Pound Great
Quote:
Originally Posted by oldfan View Post
Yeah that guy.


"You're either a fighter or you're not."

I've been saying that since jones turned down a fight with Nog,
The thing is it isn't entirely Jones fault. At the end of the day he's just a kid, it's Greg Jackson that is the one who's pulling the strings and whispering sly words in his ear.

Look at Carlos Condit for example? Refusing to take a fight before GSP and fighting with that game plan against Nick Diaz. Is he not a real fighter? Nah, Condit is a born fighter, but it was no doubt Greg Jackson who was making all of the decisions for him. Dudes a control freak.
GrappleRetarded is offline  
Old 08-23-2012, 02:33 PM   #110 (permalink)
The Fun Police

 
Killz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: UK... Where the sun never shines.
Posts: 9,064
Blog Entries: 1
Killz Is A God Among MenKillz Is A God Among MenKillz Is A God Among MenKillz Is A God Among MenKillz Is A God Among MenKillz Is A God Among MenKillz Is A God Among MenKillz Is A God Among MenKillz Is A God Among MenKillz Is A God Among MenKillz Is A God Among Men
What is it with these champions turning down fights? If you are top of the division you should get 0% say in who you fight.


I'm so pissed right now, not that Hendo got injured (yeah that sucks) but that this card could have gone ahead if jones had taken the Sonnen fight, whether he deserved it or not!
__________________



My Super FFL Team That Most Definitely Isn't Going to Come 2nd Last This Year!
Jose Aldo • Carlos Condit • Hector Lombard • Edson Barboza • Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson
Killz is offline  
Closed Thread



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios