Daniel Cormier has one fight left in Strikeforce, and then he’ll be making the move to the UFC’s heavyweight division. That is, unless he gets a shot at light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. read news >>
Let the healing begin. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones, took to his Instagram account to announce that he underwent successful surgery yesterday (Thurs., Aug. 14, 2014) to repair a bum knee. Check it out: That beard tho! "Bones" had to go under the knife after a sparring session with "The Reem" down at Jackson-Winkeljon Mixed Martial Arts resulted in a torn meniscus. No, it wasn't intentional, it was accident, according to head trainer, Greg Jackson. As read news >>
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Video: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live earlier this week to preview his upcoming 205-pound title defense against division number one contender Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. read news >>
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin, Jon Jones, got into a knock-down, drag-out fight against division number one contender Daniel Cormier, during their first promotional tour for the upcoming UFC 178: "Jones vs. Cormier" mixed martial arts (MMA) pay-per-view (PPV) event, which takes place on Sept. 27, 2014 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. As expected, there was plenty of post-melee fallout and reactions from UFC President Dana White, fellow fighters read news >>
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After Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones came to blows (video) with Daniel Cormier -- whom he'll face at UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada -- during a wild brawl during their first staredown, the two engaged in some trash talk on Twitter (recap here). A vacationing UFC President Dana White also took to Twitter to express his displeasure at watching two of his most prominent stars engage in an unsanctioned, wild brawl. Despite the melee, “Bones” read news >>
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New Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier (because of this) talks about his last sparring session with longtime training partner and UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (1:20 mark), which threw him for a loop because Velasquez was trying to emulate Jon Jones -- complete with side kick to the knee. "DC" told him to pump the brakes on that (for now) because they're still nine weeks out from UFC 178, where Cormier will attempt to break "Bones" for read news >>
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At just 26 years old, Jon Jones is the greatest fighter on the planet. Some, including this author, might say the reigning light heavyweight champion has placed Anderson Silva and Fedor Emelianenko in his rear-view mirror, effectively becoming the greatest fighter the world has ever seen. Being the pound-for-pound best doesn’t come without widespread, sometimes well-deserved criticism, though. Whether it’s refusing to fight Chael Sonnen on short notice, being arrested for DWI or declining to sig read news >>
Coach Jon Jones picked the most seasoned fighter in the house, Bubba McDaniel, to take on the youngest contestant in The Ultimate Fighter history, 21-year old Kelvin Gastelum. read news >>
UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen will serve as coaches on "The Ultimate Fighter 17" on FX.
The reality-show coaching assignments, as well as an April 27 fight date, today were confirmed by the L.A. Times.
Due to his coaching duties, Sonnen no longer will fight Forrest Griffin at UFC 155 in December.
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Most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans got a kick out of the UFC 178 media day brawl between Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and division No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier, who turned a routine appearance at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas into a violent free-for-all (watch it). Dave Sholler Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) was not amused. Now that members of the commission have reviewed the tape, it's time to dole out a pair of punishments. That mea read news >>
The Nevada Athletic Commission has requested that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier attend a Sept. 23 hearing to address their brawl at an Aug. 4 press conference in Las Vegas. read news >>