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TORONTO - A much-publicized meeting between UFC President Dana White and Jon Jones will take place tomorrow prior to weigh-ins for UFC 152.
Considering recent events, light-heavyweight champ Jones thinks the timing is a little curious.
"I don't know why we're meeting at that time because my mental state won't be as clear being extremely dehydrated and hungry, but that's when our meeting is scheduled," he said.
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News of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' brief stint in rehab raised more than a few eyebrows. Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites in a Dec. 4 random drug test, 30 days before his title clash with Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Making an appearance on The Jim Rome Show Wednesday, UFC president Dana White went to bat for the champion's efforts to move on. "Everybody was talking about, 'Oh, he really didn't go to rehab.' He went for a 24-hour evaluation into reh read news >>
After defending his title only once last year, Jon Jones could be looking at a busy 2015 campaign. UFC President Dana White announced on Wednesday that a date is already in the works for Jones' upcoming light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Johnson. "We're looking to do that fight in May," White said on The Jim Rome Show. "I don't have the exact date, but May." Considering the overwhelming success of Jones' last fight, a Jan. 3 grudge match against Daniel Cormier which Jones won handil read news >>
Jon Jones’ light heavyweight title defense against newly-minted No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson will likely take place at a UFC event in May. read news >>
According to UFC President Dana White, light heavyweight champ Jon Jones will likely defend his title in May against No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>
We knew it was happening, now we know when. Kinda-sorta. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will ask Jon Jones to defend his light heavyweight title against surging division No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson this spring, after "Rumble" punched his ticket -- by punching Alexander Gustafsson -- just last week in Stockholm, Sweden. "We're looking to do that fight in May," White told Jim Rome (via FOX Sports). "I don't have the exact date, but May." Jones jumped out to an early betting favorite. Whi read news >>
UFC president Dana White on Wednesday said that they are targeting Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson for May. read news >>
The UFC on Fox 14 main event between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson was billed as a top contender's match to decide the next in line to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While UFC executives are often quick to renege on those promises, the UFC is being good to its word...for now, at least. UFC President Dana White took to Twitter immediately after the fight: This is a scary man!! @anthony_rumble vs jonnybones for @ufc LHW title http://t.co/XoGTpMd4ft — Dana White (@da read news >>
UFC president Dana White believes that once Jon Jones explains why he only spent one day in rehab after failing a drug test for cocaine that people will understand. read news >>
UFC President Dana White delves into the Jon Jones cocaine scandal and whether the light-heavyweight champion requires rehabilitation. Last week, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites and was immediately entered into a drug rehabilitation facility that same day. However, Jones added to the scandal when it was reported that he had left rehab after only spending a day at the facility. Jones' mother, Camille Jones, fanned the flames when she added that Jon read news >>
UFC president Dana White is not sure if Jon Jones is addicted to cocaine. But he believes there must be some issue if Jones is engaging in recreational drug use less than a month before a massive fight. "My thing is whether you have a problem with street drugs or not, you say you don't have a problem, there's definitely something wrong if you're doing that three weeks before the biggest fight of your life," White said on The Jim Rome Showon Thursday. Jones, 27, tested positive for cocaine metabo read news >>
A one-night stay in rehab for cocaine? UFC President Dana White has refuted that characterization of UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
The UFC president has refuted reports from Jones' mom herself that Jon only spent one night in rehab. Dana White is now refuting an earlier report which had Jon Jones' own mother saying that the UFC champion only spent one night in rehab. While he didn't elaborate too much, the UFC president says that it's "not necessarily the case", and Jones will be releasing his own statement soon. "When the whole story comes out, people will understand, it will be put into perspective," White told the Boston read news >>
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UFC president Dana White appeared on Fox Sports 1's America's Pregame on Wednesday to discuss light heavyweight champion Jon Jones failing an out of competition drug test for cocaine. read news >>