The rematch will have to wait, but UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones still has a big fight on the horizon.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
An injury to Alexander Gustafsson will prevent the Swede from rematching UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones this September. Taking his place is the undefeated Daniel Cormier.
Having been advertised as one of the most anticipated rematches in UFC history, Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 will not be happening on September 27th. Gustafsson tore his meniscus in training and the UFC has confirmed that Daniel Cormier will be taking his spot at UFC 178.
Cormier (15-0) last fought in May agai more
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The too-good-to-be-true UFC 178 card took its first hit Wednesday evening, as light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson was forced out of his main event against Jon Jones due to injury. The news comes via UFC.com's Thomas Gerbasi, who also reported that Daniel Cormier (15-0, 4-0 UFC) will step up in Gustafasson's place to face the champ. For fans, this is a bittersweet announcement. On one hand, the rematch between Jones and Gustafasson was one of the most anticipated bouts of the more
The highly anticipated Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson rematch will have to wait. more
Things just got real.
Earlier Wednesday, a bomb dropped in the UFC world when news broke, per Thomas Gerbasi of UFC.com, that Jon "Bones" Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson II would be postponed due to a Gustafsson injury suffered in training and that contender Daniel Cormier will be stepping in for the light heavyweight title fight at UFC 178.
While virtually everyone wants to see a Bones vs. Gustafsson rematch following their controversial and surprisingly even battle last year, Jones has been itc more
Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier are set to face off for the title, and they let their own daughters start the smack talk for them.
Alexander Gustafsson had an unfortunate knee injury that forced him out of his much anticipated rematch against Jon Jones, leading to Daniel Cormier stepping in for a title shot. The smack talk between the two has started, but this time, it was led by their adorable daughters. Check it out below: I just talked to @dc_mma on the phone and his little daughter was screamin more
Check out Daniel Cormier's appearance on UFC Tonight on Wednesday night, where he talked about how the fight with Jon Jones came about, and Jones' first salvo since the signing. more
Daniel Cormier is getting the title shot that he’s coveted for so long. The former Olympian will step in to face current light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, at UFC 178.
Jones was set to face Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch of their 2013 bout, but the Swedish fighter was forced off of the card due to an injury. The UFC reported that Alexander suffered an injury to the meniscus in his right knee. This incident has created the opportunity for Cormier to step into the main event of the Septembe more