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LOS ANGELES -- A common theme ran through the people's questions and comments for Anthony "Rumble" Johnson during a Friday afternoon Q & A session at LA Live. One after another, fans stepped to the mic and asked Johnson to knock Jon Jones out when the two tangle for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 187 on May 23, though many put the matter in far more profane terms. Among the well-wishers,was one fan, a woman from Sweden, who first told "Rumble" she was "pissed" because he defeated Alexand read news >>

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Prior to Friday's UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano weigh-in, top light heavyweight contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson fielded questions from the fans in Los Angeles. read news >>

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Light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson, who will square off with Jon Jones at UFC 187, will answer fan's questions at the UFC 184 Q&A on Friday afternoon. The video will begin above at 5 p.m. ET. read news >>

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World Series of Fighting (WSOF) welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares successfully defended his 170-pound title against fellow Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) castaway Jon Fitch in the headliner of the WSOF 16 mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place back on Dec. 13, 2014. So much for the "smashy-smash." Soon after Fitch had his leg pretzel'd, his drug test came back red-hot for an undisclosed substance (reportedly testosterone). Not only did that "surprise" Palhares, but it also read news >>

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Rousimar Palhares finished Jon Fitch in 90 seconds to defend his World Series of Fighting welterweight title, and wasn’t expecting to hear that his opponent tested positive in a fight night drug test. The California State Athletic Commission did not announce the substance Fitch tested positive for, and "Toquinho", who defeated the former UFC 170-pound contender with a kneebar at WSOF 16 on Dec. 13, spoke with MMAFighting.com about Fitch's results. "I was surprised because he criticized me so muc read news >>

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Coach Mike Winkeljohn not pulling any punches. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones doesn't have a drug problem -- as evidenced by his 24-hour stint in rehab -- he has a partying problem. That's according to his striking coach Mike Winkeljohn. In the famed trainer's view, "Bones" is far from an addict, but admitted during his conversation on The MMA Hour that his star pupil has a tendency to party quite a bit; even close to fight night. His words (via MMA Fig read news >>

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Jon Jones has historically partied a little too hard, hung out with the wrong people and now must clean up his act—or else. That's according to no one less than Mike Wineljohn, Jones' striking coach and, along with Greg Jackson, one of the two top coaches at the Jackson-Winkeljohn camp in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where Jones trains. "I’m definitely worried about it," he said Monday on The MMA Hour broadcast with Ariel Helwani (h/t MMAFighting.com). "We’ve had that conversation. So, not only does read news >>

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Coach Mike Winkeljohn delves into his reaction to the news that his prize student Jon Jones had tested positive for cocaine metabolites. read news >>

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Mike Winklejohn discusses Holly Holm's training for UFC 184, Jon Jones and more. read news >>

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The beginning of 2015 was bittersweet for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who defended his title against Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 only to have it come to light that he tested positive for cocaine in an out-of-competition test. Though the drug certainly didn’t help Jones in his fight on Jan. 3, it did alert people that there might be a behind-the-scenes problem. Jones himself propelled the notion when he checked into rehab for a night. Since then those close to him have gone on record read news >>

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When Anthony Johnson faces UFC light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones for the belt in May, the outcome of the fight could also decide Rashad Evans' future in the UFC. Because should his teammate win, the former champion would consider moving down to middleweight. Remember the time, when Rashad Evans and Jon Jones were still teammates at Jackson's MMA and promised to never fight each other? Well, they later did after Jones became champion. He beat Evans on points, their friendship was broken for read news >>

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This year's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Memorial Day weekend card is shaping up to be one of the biggest of the year ... one filed to the brim with star power. On Wednesday's edition of "UFC Tonight" on FOX Sports One, two title fights were announced for the pay-per-view (PPV) card from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 23, 2015: Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson and Middleweight champion Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort. Jones will look to defend read news >>

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UFC is planning some fireworks for its annual Memorial Day weekend event. Dana White's company announced its headliners for UFC 187 on May 23 in Las Vegas, confirming that there will be a pair of titles on the line: Jon Jones, ranked by UFC.com as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the business, has won 12 fights and eight tile defenses in a row. He'll face 30-year-old Anthony Johnson, who hasn't lost since 2012 and most recently stopped Alexander Gustafsson with a first-round TKO in January. I read news >>

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Jon Jones will defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 in Las Vegas, according to an announcement from officials on Wednesday. read news >>

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