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"Bones" was scheduled to fight a stocky wrestler, not a towering kickboxer. So why was "Demolition Man" in a position to injure the UFC 178 headliner? Inquiring minds want to know! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones was headlining the most stacked pay-per-view (PPV) card of the year, defending his 205-pound title against former heavyweight and decorated Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. Except now he's not. That's because "Bones" was injured wh read news >>

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Damon Jackson talks about fighting Yancy Medeiros in his Octagon debut at UFC 177 on just nine days' notice, what it's like being in the UFC, how much he knew about Medeiros, whether he's nervous, and more. read news >>

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Yancy Medeiros talks about his UFC 177 fight against Damon Jackson, not knowing much about his late replacement, how he expects the fight to play out, his cheat meals, and more. read news >>

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With just a little more than a week remaining before the Ultimate Fighting Championship arrives in Sacramento, Calif., for UFC 177, the pay-per-view card is complete with the late addition of Damon Jackson versus Yancy Medeiros. read news >>

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Another injury, another late-notice opportunity, and another UFC contract for a Legacy FC fighter.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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With just a little more than a week remaining before the Ultimate Fighting Championship arrives in Sacramento, Calif., for UFC 177, the pay-per-view card is complete with the late addition of Damon Jackson versus Yancy Medeiros. read news >>

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Damon Jackson is getting just nine days to prepare for his UFC debut. "The Leech" got the call on Thursday to replace the injured Justin Edwards against Yancy Medeiros at UFC 177, which is scheduled for Aug. 30 in Sacramento, Calif. The promotion announced the news on Friday. Jackson (9-0) defeated Leonard Garcia last month via first-round arm-triangle choke to become the Legacy FC featherweight champion. The 26-year-old former Bellator fighter has finished all nine of his opponents. Medeiros (9 read news >>

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By all accounts, Alistair Overeem has been nothing but a welcome addition to Greg Jackson's camp in Albuquerque, but being the guy even partially responsible for derailing UFC 178 isn't a good look for anybody. After it was revealed UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had suffered a torn left meniscus and a sprained ankle earlier this week, Jackson explains the injury took place when Jones was working to defend a takedown from Overeem in training. "It's part of the game, it wasn't like ... read news >>

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Sure, blame the new guy! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a leg injury serious enough to bounce him from the UFC 178 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, scheduled for Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. As a result, his 205-pound title defense against Daniel Cormier will be shifted to UFC 182 in early 2015. So, what happened? It appears "Bones" was unintentionally broken by a takedown attempt from UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem, who joined the Jack read news >>

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