UFC 135: Jones taps Rampage, Koscheck KOs Hughes, Hunt takes deep breath

Jon Jones dominated Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at UFC 135 and did it in dynamic fashion. Once again the champ displayed a brutal striking style with kicks to the knees, spinning elbows, and long arms that he used effectively, jabbing away and sticking his palm in his opponent’s face. Jackson’s plan to test Jones’s chin didn’t pan out — the former …

Styles Make Fights: Notes on Machida vs. Rampage

Sorry, got sidelined with some deadlines, so the post on teens and Thai boxing will have to get pushed aside for tonight. In place of that though, check out this interesting stylistic breakdown by Brent Brookhouse of this weekend’s UFC headliner, Lyoto Machida vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. The fight game maxim “styles make fights” rings extra true for this match-up. …