UFC boss says Jon Jones, Dan Henderson share blame for UFC 151 cancellation


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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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Here we go again. But, it ain't all that bad.
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Things just got real.
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Daughter "Bones" gets into the trash talking action. When Jon Jones himself isn't on Instagram posting videos defending himself against haters and critics, one of his daughters is taking over his social media account warning her dad's upcoming foes.
In what has to be the cutest piece of trash talk ever, Jones' daughter delivers a message to Daniel Cormier, the man who will next face "Bones" inside the Octagon.
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See you in "Sin City."
Canada? Pfffft. Sweden? As if.
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Well, sorta.
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Sorry Torontonians, Las Vegas is the place to be for one of the biggest fights of the year.
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