TORONTO - It's a fight that would be absolutely oozing with storylines, and it's not one that Dana White can push to the side as a mere hypothetical.
White thought he had a Jon Jones-Chael Sonnen fight once already. It was his emergency solution to Dan Henderson pulling out of UFC 151. But Jones called no joy on the fight, UFC 151 was scrapped and Jones' status as target of critics around the sport was cemented.
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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones apparently is warming up to the idea of a fight with Chael Sonnen.
Even if the brash middleweight doesn't deserve it, the champ said.
While he ultimately believes a fight with Sonnen would "delegitimize" his title, he's apparently willing to give the fans what they want.
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UFC President Dana White is livid at Jon Jones following the light heavyweight champ's decision to turn down a short-notice fight with Chael Sonnen for UFC 151.
Although Jones now has been shifted to UFC 152 opposite ex-champ Lyoto Machida, White thinks his relationship with the fighter may never be the same, to say nothing of the fighter's relationship to fans.
"As much as as he's won, and all the things that he's accomplished in a short amount of time . he's been a champion that hasn read news >>
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Chael Sonnen hasn't fought in a UFC
light-heavyweight matchup since 2005, but that isn't stopping him from
taking dead aim at the champion of the division.
While co-hosting Tuesday's new edition of FUEL TV's "UFC Tonight," Sonnen called UFC
light heavyweight champion Jon Jones a "dork" and
suggested beating "Bones" would be no more difficult than stealing his
Today, Jones and his manager lashed back at the often-outspoken Sonnen
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UFC president, Dana White discusses Jon Jones' popularity, doesn't feel that racism comes into play. UFC Light-heavyweight champ, Jon Jones has been a lightning rod of controversy for years. From his "Now you see it, now you don't" Twitter and Instagram posts, comments on competition, or brawling at press conferences, one can legitimately conclude that "Bones" gets people jawing about him. Recently, Joe Rogan was discussing Jones on his Joe Rogan Experience podcast, and questioned whether Jones read news >>
BANGOR, Maine – UFC President Dana White has plenty to say about the now-infamous brawl between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. However, despite previous indications to the contrary, it doesn’t appear either fighter will be punished for their actions.Filed under: (...) read news >>
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Jon Jones wasn’t all that interested in talking about what’s down the road for him, but his boss sure was.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Alexander Gustafsson, Jon Jones, UFC 172 read news >>
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UFC president Dana White reacts to light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' allegations that his phone was hacked leading to a series of homophobic comments on Instagram. read news >>
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“At the end of the day, Dana (White), he has a business here. It was his vision, and he owes it to himself to make as much money as he can, and it seems like that’s what he’s doing.”Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos (...) read news >>
- 10 months ago
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UFC President Dana White has a message for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones: stick to fighting.Filed under: News, UFC Tagged: Alexander Gustafsson, Jimi Manuwa, Jon Jones read news >>
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UFC President Dana White has a message for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones: stick to fighting. read news >>