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A No. 1 contender spot will be on the line when Anthony Johnson faces Alexander Gustafsson in the UFC on Fox 14 headliner on Jan. 24. read news >>

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The second chapter of UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson's career is one full of determination and redemption. Equipped with scintillating athleticism and natural punching power, Johnson is easily one of the toughest outs in mixed martial arts today. His divisional ascend should not come as a surprise since he's always possessed the potential to the test the waters with the most elite fighters in the sport. But his ability to overcome adversities inside and outside of the cage has allowed him read news >>

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Which is why "Rumble" labels "The Mauler" the toughest opponent he has yet to face. Now that Anthony Johnson is free and clear of the domestic violence charges against him -- which were recently dismissed in court -- "Rumble" can get back to doing what he does best inside the mixed martial arts (MMA) cage. Johnson is pegged to take on former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title contender, Alexander Gustafsson, in the main event of UFC on FOX 14, which is set to pop off in read news >>

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With Jon "Bones" Jones set to take on former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on Jan. 3 at UFC 182, much more is at stake than hardware. Before Jones makes his eighth title defense—he's currently three behind tying Anderson Silva for the most in UFC history with 10—he caused a stir at the UFC 178 media day by inciting a brawl with Cormier that led to Nike dropping Bones from his sponsorship. Now, it's easy to speculate who caused the brawl, as both men should share the blame, but read news >>

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The UFC heavyweight champ's AKA teammate Luke Rockhold says there "is not a chance" Jon Jones could beat Cain Velasquez. As Daniel Cormier prepares to challenge Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 182 on January 3, his training partner Luke Rockhold is instead talking about a hypothetical Jones bout against injured heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. MMA Fighting got the quotes. When asked if Jon Jones could hang with Velasquez, Rockhold answered, "not a chance." "Cain, just the s read news >>

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"Not a chance. Cain, just the storm that he can put on you, you can't stop it. I've trained with the guy, I've sparred with him so many times, and when he wants to get after you, he's going to get after you. You can only run away so long. Jon Jones doesn't have the style to keep him off him. Cain is just a beast, he'll bull his way right through him." Perhaps that's why Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been asking for interim titleholder Fabricio Werd read news >>

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Jon Jones hopes the damning accusations against legendary comedian Bill Cosby are not true -- and he doesn't believe they are.Cosby is being accused of sexual assault by at least 15 different women. TMZ cameras caught Jones outside LAX and asked him what he thought of the allegations."I don't think Bill Cosby would do that," the UFC light heavyweight champion said. "I've never met him, but from what I've seen he seems to be a class act. I kind of grew up admiring him as a black actor and I reall read news >>

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It's been years since Jon Jones first teased an eventual move up to heavyweight. With his lanky 6-foot-4 frame and UFC-best 84.5-inch reach, the reigning light heavyweight champ and No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the sport has always believed he'd be competitive in MMA's hardest-hitting division. But now, with the UFC's 205-pound weight class, at most, two or three fights away from being cleared out, Jones has begun plotting out a course for his future that includes potential superfights again read news >>

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The former Jon Koppenhaver pled not guilty to 34 felony counts, including strangulation, sexual assault, kidnapping, coercion and burglary and is expected to face trial in February. He could be sentenced to life without parole. The former Bellator and UFC fighter and The Ultimate Fighter contestant War Machine, originally Jon Koppenhaver, pled not guilty to a panoply of felony charges arising from an August 8 attack on his former partner Christy Mack and a friend, Corey Thomas. Koppenhaver is ac read news >>

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Jon Jones has yet to meet someone who could defeat him in the cage. In the outside world, he doesn't need another person to help him with the task. In the latest controversial tongue slip for the UFC light heavyweight champ and No. 1-ranked pound-for-pound MMA fighter on Earth, Jones said in a video posted Friday evening by TMZ that he did not believe comedian Bill Cosby was capable of rape essentially because Cosby is "a class act." A litany of sexual assault allegations from a variety of women read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones is coming to the defense of longtime funnyman Bill Cosby, after allegations surfaced from multiple women that paint the Hollywood icon as a rampaging sexual predator. "Bones" reacts to TMZ: "What'd he do? He raped somebody, right? Nah. I don't think Bill Cosby would do that. I've never met him but from what I've seen, he seems to be a class act. I grew up admiring him as a black actor and I really hope that's not true. read news >>

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