HDNet Fights Video Vault: Jens Pulver vs. Tim Elliott at Resurrection Fight Alliance


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(This story first ran at PressConnects.com) BALTIMORE — At 26 years old, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones admits it is difficult even for him to realize he could soon be considered the best fighter in the history of mixed martial arts. But it’s a reality (…)

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