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It sounds like Jon Jones' next title defense may have a date. Looks like the turnaround time for the champ won't be too long, as the UFC is looking to book Jon Jones for his next title defense, against Anthony Johnson, and the likely date is UFC 187. Dana White recently appeared on the Jim Rome Show, on CBS Radio. While there he said that the UFC would like to get Jones back in the Octagon in May. Obviously, that's not an official, set in stone date, but UFC 187 on May 23rd is the only PPV that read news >>

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Daniel "DC" Cormier is committed to learning from his mistakes. After a five-round battle with UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones at UFC 182, Cormier was left beaten, battered and bruised. For the first time in his professional mixed martial arts career, Cormier's hand was not raised by the end of his contest. The sting was real. But it's something he says he needs. Speaking on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, Cormier said he's rewatched his fight with Jones several times because he needs to read news >>

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After defending his title only once last year, Jon Jones could be looking at a busy 2015 campaign. UFC President Dana White announced on Wednesday that a date is already in the works for Jones' upcoming light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Johnson. "We're looking to do that fight in May," White said on The Jim Rome Show. "I don't have the exact date, but May." Considering the overwhelming success of Jones' last fight, a Jan. 3 grudge match against Daniel Cormier which Jones won handil read news >>

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The light heavyweight title fight between long-reigning champion Jon Jones and surging contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson might just have a landing spot. According to UFC president Dana White on The Jim Rome Show (via Fox Sports), the promotion was eyeing May. UFC 187 is the lone pay-per-view planned for May (according to the completely subject-to-change schedule released in December), making May 23 the probable date for the fight. Johnson upset former light heavyweight contender Alexander Gusta read news >>

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Jon Jones’ light heavyweight title defense against newly-minted No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson will likely take place at a UFC event in May. read news >>

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According to UFC President Dana White, light heavyweight champ Jon Jones will likely defend his title in May against No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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We knew it was happening, now we know when. Kinda-sorta. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will ask Jon Jones to defend his light heavyweight title against surging division No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson this spring, after "Rumble" punched his ticket -- by punching Alexander Gustafsson -- just last week in Stockholm, Sweden. "We're looking to do that fight in May," White told Jim Rome (via FOX Sports). "I don't have the exact date, but May." Jones jumped out to an early betting favorite. Whi read news >>

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UFC president Dana White on Wednesday said that they are targeting Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson for May. read news >>

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After watching Alexander Gustafsson eat leather in Sweden, some folks already have Anthony Johnson winning the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title from reigning division kingpin Jon Jones by way of devastating knockout. Those opinions are noted, but not having much effect on the sportsbooks. Or are they? "Rumble" opened as the +330 underdog against "Bones" -- who opened as the -400 favorite -- but that line has already shifted in the short time it has been up, perhaps sw read news >>

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While the mixed martial arts world continues to buzz about Anthony Johnson’s impressive stoppage of Alexander Gustafsson at last weekend’s UFC on Fox 14 card in Stockholm, the betting world still favors UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones over the powerful “Rumble.” read news >>

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Embattled UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones asked fans on Twitter to rank their UFC light heavyweight top five. Then he supplied his own rankings. After a brief stay in rehab, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is back on Twitter and interacting with fans. He made a bit of noise this past weekend when Anthony Johnson defeated Alexander Gustafsson, and in the aftermath of that divisional shakeup, he had a simple question for his followers - who are the top five guys in his division r read news >>

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Not only is Anthony Johnson going to defeat Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, he's going to knock him out with a devastating uppercut when they hook 'em up later this year for "Bones'" 205-pound strap. That's according to Blackzilians' teammate Rashad Evans (via Instagram): I'm extremely proud of my brother Anthony Johnson for his complete annihilation of Alexander Gustafsson! Rumble's journey to be where he is right now is story of inspiration. I'm bless read news >>

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Anthony Johnson will enter his title shot against UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones as the #1 ranked contender in the division following his TKO over Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday. UFC on Fox 14 was a big weekend for the light heavyweight division. Ryan Bader nudged past Phil Davis on the undercard, while Anthony Johnson cemented himself as the #1 contender by going into enemy territory and knocking out Alexander Gustafsson. It cost Gustafsson his #1 position in the weight class and hi read news >>

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Some fighters never want to go back and re-watch a loss, especially if it was a pivotal bout in your career. Why subject yourself to the agony? But that's not how Daniel Cormier sees it. Since losing his high-stakes UFC 182 light heavyweight title fight to Jon Jones, he's not just watched the fight, but done so obsessively. "I've watched it 100 times," Cormier said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. Why? Well, after his first career mixed martial arts defeat, the former Strikeforce heavyweight read news >>

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