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Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson had everyone eating out of the palm of their hands after staging a fake fight at Saturday’s "UFC: Welcome to the Show" press conference. Everyone, that is, except Daniel Cormier. The former UFC light heavyweight contender believes Johnson is playing a dangerous game in putting on cooperative skits and acting friendly towards Jones. Fights are often won long before an athlete steps into the cage. Every media event spent next to an adversary is an opportunity to gain read news >>

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Did Anthony Johnson just show his hand? The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight No. 1 contender was all "buddy-buddy" with reigning division kingpin Jon Jones, after the two engaged in a fake brawl (a parody of this, no doubt) during a recent press conference. A move that may have allowed "Bones" to gain a mental edge. That's according to former top contender Daniel Cormier, the man who went to war with Jones earlier this year after several intense months of heated appearances read news >>

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Daniel Cormier thought the fake brawl between Anthony Johnson and Jon Jones was funny, but didn't think it was the direction that Johnson should be going ahead of his title shot. A few months before their UFC 182 bout, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and top contender Daniel Cormier got into a brawl at a press conference. You likely know that by now. You also know that Jones went on to defeat Cormier in their fight. Since then, Anthony Johnson has worked his way into the top contender s read news >>

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"When" Jon Jones moves up to heavyweight, he says he's confident that he has all the tools to beat the champ in Cain Velasquez. Jon Jones will be looking to defend his belt for the 9th time against Anthony Johnson at UFC 187. The light heavyweight champ has gone on the record saying that he believes after beating DC and Rumble, he would consider the division clear, and that he would start to entertain super-fights. He has even stated that he would fight interim champ Werdum "everyday, all day" b read news >>

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Before you completely start discounting "Bones," check out the reasoning behind his claim by diving in below. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones is at a point in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career where "super fights" are going to start knocking at his door pretty soon. Chief among them could be a potential showdown against current UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez. If and when the day comes that Jones moves up in weight and finds himself locked ins read news >>

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Anthony Johnson and Jon Jones ended up as unlikely allies during a recent press conference as the pair of future opponents joined forces to prank UFC president Dana White. Jon Jones has had a very controversial past few months, from his altercation with Daniel Cormier at a pre-fight press conference, to his failed drugs test. Things have gone from bad to worse for the champ, so when it appeared that Jon Jones and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson were about to brawl at a press conference this weekend, ev read news >>

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Daniel Cormier has mixed thoughts – not all of them good – about the fake brawl staged by UFC champion Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson at this past Saturday’s “UFC: Welcome to the Show” press conference.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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LOS ANGELES -- Anthony Johnson was the ringleader. He was the one who approached Jon Jones backstage at the UFC's Welcome to the Show press conference Saturday morning at Staples Center. "We need to do something to get everybody going," Johnson told Jones. Then, Jones had an idea. Why not re-enact the first part of the wild brawl Jones and Daniel Cormier had last August in the lobby of the MGM Grand during a press event? Jones said he would come in with a headbutt and Johnson would push him away read news >>

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Friends don't call each other cheaters. "When you go through a situation like he's gone through, there's a lot of medical people that are gonna advise you to do this or that to heal yourself. I'll never look at Anderson [Silva] as a cheater. What he's been able to accomplish throughout his career is just unbelievable. He's still a guy I admire and look up to tremendously and I'm pulling for him to just get through all this and continue being the champion that he's been." When Ultimate Fighting C read news >>

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UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones explains why he does not consider the former middleweight kingpin a cheater. Last month, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva sent shockwaves throughout the MMA community when it was revealed by the Nevada Athletic Commission that he had tested positive for performance enhancing drugs in his UFC 183 out-of-competition test. It was later confirmed that Silva tested positive for Oxazepam, Temazepam, and drostanolone metabolites in his post-fight read news >>

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LOS ANGELES -- When Anderson Silva beat Nick Diaz last month at UFC 183, Silva jumped out of the Octagon and greeted Jon Jones in celebration. Jones, the UFC light heavyweight champion, doesn't think anything differently about his friend now despite Silva's testing positive for steroid metabolites in drug tests before and after the Diaz fight. Jones said during a fan Q&A session during the UFC's Welcome to the Show press conference at LA Live on Saturday that he doesn't know the whole story abou read news >>

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With Ronda Rousey’s win over Cat Zingano in the main event of UFC 184, she has once again shown an amazing ability to dominate the best that her division has to offer.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The crowd erupted in laughter when Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson met for a staredown at the "Welcome to the Show" press conference prior to UFC 184 on Saturday at The Event Deck at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Light heavyweight champ Jones and top-ranked contender Johnson, who are scheduled to fight for the belt at UFC 187 on May 23, enacted a scheme to relive the press-conference brawl between Bones and Daniel Cormier at the MGM Grand in August. And despite the fact that he was the victim of a pra read news >>

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The UFC held a press event hours before Saturday's UFC 184 entitled “Welcome to the Show.” It was similar to its “The Time Is Now” event held earlier this year, but this one focused on the next wave of slated fights. And the event had a little comedy at the end. Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones have jokes. The press event saw headliners from most of the upcoming cards field questions from the media and fans alike. It was mostly upbeat and jovial in nature. Fo read news >>

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