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Following Jon Jones successful title defense at UFC 172, the UFC showed him as setting the record for most wins in the Light Heavyweight division history. Former champ and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz took issue with the claim.
BALTIMORE – Following her decision over Jessamyn Duke (3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) on the FOX Sports 1-televised prelims of UFC 172, Bethe Correia (8-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) had a message for the female fighting quartet known as “The Four Horsewomen”: One down, three to go.
UFC President Dana White spoke with members of the media following UFC 172, where he discussed the "hilarious" comments made by Vitor Belfort, and explained that the Brazilian is still a long way from getting licensed in Nevada.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has already put together a Hall of Fame worthy resume and added to it on Saturday with a one-sided unanimous decision win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 in Baltimore.
Scheduled to compete for the middleweight championship at UFC 173 on May 24, Belfort was pulled out of the fight after TRT was banned by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). He claims he has been cleared to compete, and wants to fight Chris Weidman for the title at UFC 175 in July.
A few months after the UFC tried to book Brad Pickett vs. Ian McCall in London, the organization is working towards placing the flyweight fight on the upcoming UFC Dublin card later this summer, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. The promotion has yet to officially announce the fight.