Wednesday, April 23, 2014

UFC 172 Primer: A Video of Jon Jones Getting His Ass Kicked


Jon Jones will edge just a step closer to greatness on Saturday when he defends his belt at UFC 172 against challenger Glover Teixeira, but let's not forgot that he's mortal, and that sooner or later someone is going to beat him. Of course, Teixeira probably won't be that guy. Instead, it will probably be someone with a build like Jones', who possesses a rangier kickboxing game and the kind of toughness only youth provides...

Yeah, I'm talking about Alexander Gustafsson, who came damn close to beating Jones when they first met, and who very well could smoke him in the rematch. Don't believe me? Then watch this video:

Victory V Primer: Champ Marcus Surin in Action


In just a couple days Victory Combat Sports will return to New York City, and headlining their event at Terminal 5 is lightweight champ Marcus Surin - a man considered to be one of the best 155-pound fighters competing within city limits.

With a purple belt under Cesar Pereira, Surin mixes submissions and strong wrestling to become the kind of threat that's the bane of every striker, and thus far no one has been able to dangerous on the ground.