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HOUSTON - UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been on quite the whirlwind adventure in the past 14 days. After defeating Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, Jones was planning to take a little vacation. Then came a challenge from Rashad Evans, which Jones answered. Now, it's Lyoto Machida. No sweat, says "Bones." "Obviously taking Lyoto on nine weeks has sped up a lot of things, but I feel between every great challenge lies great reward," Jones today told MMAjunkie.com. "I think I'm on read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Jones has had quite a year. In four Octagon appearances, the UFC light heavyweight champion has earned four finishes, three of which have come in title fights. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones will move to heavyweight, but he might not do it as soon as expected. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Glover Teixeira likes his odds against UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. (In fact, you may be surprised just how heavily he favors himself if they were to fight.) But knowing the champ is likely to fight Alexander Gustafsson next, Teixeira discussed what other matchups pique his interest. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC champ Jone Jones talk about TRT and steroids, Chael Sonnen, TUF 17 Finale interview, Rashad Evans and more. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Jones next week defends his light heavyweight title for the first time since April, and he'll be looking to get back to his finishing ways. Against Rashad Evans at UFC 145, Jones had a fight go the distance for the first time since a January 2009 win over Stephan Bonnar. Before that, the champion had seven straight finishes. But on Tuesday, Jones said he didn't have the same finishing instincts against his former friend and training partner that he has showed in other fights. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Dan Henderson's loss ended up being Vitor Belfort's gain. In one of the oddest days in UFC history, a revolving door of potential opponents saw Henderson withdraw from a UFC 151 matchup with Jon Jones, who then turned down a fight with Chael Sonnen only to accept a fight with Lyoto Machida, who also declined the offer, leading to Jones vs. Belfort at UFC 152. Got it? Ed Soares, Machida's longtime manager, said his client is comfortable with his decision. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Less than 24 hours after being declared the next light-heavyweight contender, Lyoto Machida has turned down a rematch with champ Jon Jones at UFC 152. Stepping in for Machida is Vitor Belfort, who vacates a bout with Alan Belcher at UFC 153 to take the title fight. UFC officials announced the fight overnight. Machida's manager, Ed Soares, told MMAjunkie.com a statement regarding the situation will be released today. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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ATLANTA - The reach, the height, the conditioning, the unpredictability and the now-polished skills. They were all too much for Rashad Evans, who failed to take the light-heavyweight title from champion and bitter rival Jon Jones in their long-awaited grudge match. The title fight headlined tonight's sold-out UFC 145 event at Atlanta's Phillips Arena. It aired on pay-per-view following prelims on Facebook and FX. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The two Top 10 light heavyweights had a fallout, but they can’t let their animosity cloud their judgment. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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With UFC 145 and his title bout with Rashad Evans drawing near, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones spent Easter Sunday training in an unconventional way. With the help of his brother, Baltimore Ravens defensive end Arthur Jones, Jones dodged "bullets" to get in some off day training. OK, so they were Nerf bullets, but still. Soft foam can be tough to dodge. read news >>

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