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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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Jon Jones felt the need to defend Bill Cosby when confronted by TMZ, suggesting that women should throw themselves at the actor and he would not have to "take it." Jon Jones was recently asked outside of LAX about the rape allegations against Bill Cosby. Why TMZ chose to approach Jones with the question is anyone's guess, but why Jones reacted the way he did is beyond excuse. Jones initially stated, "I love Bill Cosby." He then was confused about the situation asking, "Oh yeah, supposedly, what' read news >>

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UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum accepts Jon Jones’ challenge to fight at heavyweight. Since winning the UFC light-heavyweight title, Jon Jones has been candid about his intentions to move up to heavyweight at some point in his career. With his roster of potential title challengers thinning at 205-pounds, Jones believes it is simply a matter of time before he moves up in weight. Asked about potential opponents that catch his eye, Jones responded honestly that he would prefer heav read news >>

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Vote now in the Bloody Elbow Baddest Tournament to determine the Greatest MMA Striker of All Time. Today's match-up: #3 Jon Jones vs. #6 Melvin Manhoef. Vote now! He may not be wearing UFC gold, but he is a winner here. #1 seed Mark Hunt has advanced to the second round of the BE's Baddest tournament, defeating #8 Frankie Edgar. Hunt took the win 71-41 - not exactly a close fight, but a far smaller margin than you expect from a 1 vs 8 match. Next up for the Super Samoan will be either Georges St read news >>

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What, no love for the champ, Cain Velasquez? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin, Jon Jones, is close to cleaning out the 205-pound weight class after running roughshod over the his colleagues since bursting onto the scene back in 2009. And by the looks of it, super fights are on the horizon for "Bones." Standing in his way, however, is Daniel Cormier, the man who will challenge him at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that here). Should Jones defea read news >>

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