Jon Jones Quotes: Confidence or Arrogance? - Page 4 - 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.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #31 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-17-2011, 12:41 PM
It's Hammer Time!
Hammerlock2.0's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Germany
Posts: 9,589
When people start talking about themselves in third person that is arrogance.

Rookie Hammer Squad 2015
Frankie Edgar - Dominick Cruz - Jorge Masvidal - Cat Zingano - Holly Holm
Hammerlock2.0 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #32 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-17-2011, 01:17 PM
MMA Fanatic
Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 1
well i think jones is not confident, IMO he is scared and he is trying to boost his confidence by talking that kind of stuff
Prev is offline  
post #33 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-17-2011, 01:43 PM
Life B Ez's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Detroit, MI
Posts: 9,769
Originally Posted by limba View Post
What Life B Ez said it's ok in a way, although he admitted

Arrogance can be a good thing also. It can fuel great rivalries and make competition better. It's what gets one fighter going in wanting to become a great.
MMA is a sport full of arrogant people, it's just that we don't get to see fighters showing it.
How would you feel walking into a room, knowing you can beat up everyone in that room?! Walking on the street or into a bar and not knowing what fear looks like?! Everyone being "involuntary cautious" and affraid towards/of you...
Fighters need to have somekind of arrogance.

I would also like to see more people here talking about the fight itself - technical breakdown, strategies, the "who, why and how" regarding this fight.

Sometimes i get the impression there is too much "sissy talk"...especially when it involves things that were said/that happened outside of the cage.
It feels like MMAF stands for "Mega Morality Awareness Forum"...or something like this.......
Like I said, I don't care if you're arrogant, that's not what I don't like about Jones. It's that he wants it both ways, he wants his cake and wants to eat it too. You can't say arrogant things then say you're humble, it just doesn't work that way.

Think. It Ain't Illegal Yet
"Discipline Hurts Less Than Regret"
Life B Ez is online now  
post #34 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-17-2011, 01:50 PM
limba's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 7,727
Originally Posted by Life B Ez View Post
Like I said, I don't care if you're arrogant, that's not what I don't like about Jones. It's that he wants it both ways, he wants his cake and wants to eat it too. You can't say arrogant things then say you're humble, it just doesn't work that way.
Well...nobody's perfect.



limba is offline  
post #35 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-17-2011, 03:55 PM
Sambo de Amigo's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: The Land of Truth
Posts: 2,311
People should formulate their own opinion on the matter for me is he is a great fighter and i think he will win with that said i think he is hugely arrogant.

I truly believe it's my time, so I feel as if it's already done. And the people who picked me to win, they'll be saying 'I told you so'.

Very Arrogant.

"Now itís just my time to go out there and literally take what belongs to me. I feel as though thatís my belt and I want it and Iím going to hang on to it. But Iím going to start with Shogun."

How can you say that isnt arrogant really ?

"I'm going to be too strong, too hungry, too dynamic, too explosive; it's about the rise of Jon Jones."

Speaking in Third person is extremely arrogant.

Bisping Fan extraordinaire

Velasquez will be back

Sambo de Amigo is offline  
post #36 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-17-2011, 04:24 PM
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 193
Hes full of himself , hasn't anyone commented on his inability to properly address two of the most prolifict fighters in MMA and confuses the twos strengths..

Countdown to UFC 128...

"I want Anderson Silvas Wrestling , I want GSPs Striking"

Its improvised , or there wasn't any cuts ,the editor should be fired as in that line a field a slip like that would warrent the pink slip. He's to cocky all the hype has got to his head and it will be his downfall. Jones weakness if anything is having a young mind of a hungry fighter , that still is in its infancy of mental edurance.

Last edited by skinnyBIGGS; 03-17-2011 at 04:27 PM.
skinnyBIGGS is offline  
post #37 of 37 (permalink) Old 03-17-2011, 04:32 PM
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 193
I like Shogun refrence to JBJ skinny legs LOL and how he'll chomp them down...UFC has had some great fights of late GSP VS SHIELDS , SILVA VS BELFORT , JBJ VS SHOGUN ... i dont like tho how SHOGUN is getting the lesser of the limelight hes defeated a list of guys that were in there PRIME that on paper would make a beters wet dream .. still anything can happen silva vs chael really cemented that only if Dana can take those belts from the decesioners and put it on a finisher LOL Dana loves those guys that finish fights hes stated several times and hence why theres bonus hes indirectly making a incentive to finish your fights never leave it too the judges.
skinnyBIGGS is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

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

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

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome