UFC 128 results: Jon Jones demolishes Shogun Rua

Jon Jones lived up to the hype and then some at UFC 128, decimating Mauricio “Shogun” Rua to become the youngest champ in UFC history at 23 years-old. Already some are clamouring for a super-fight with Anderson Silva, and after Jones’s amazingly dominant performance tonight against one of the best light-heavyweights (current and all-time), it’s hard to blame them. Gleison …

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. …