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Michael Bisping wasn't hacked, isn't turning heel, and sure as hell won't be apologizing for anything he's said or done throughout his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. Well, almost. That's because Bisping -- who fights Luke Rockhold later this year in Australia -- is just like the company he works for, "as real as it gets," which separates him from other top stars in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), like light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. "The Count" elaborates to Submission Radio: "I get read news >>

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UFC president, Dana White discusses Jon Jones' popularity, doesn't feel that racism comes into play. UFC Light-heavyweight champ, Jon Jones has been a lightning rod of controversy for years. From his "Now you see it, now you don't" Twitter and Instagram posts, comments on competition, or brawling at press conferences, one can legitimately conclude that "Bones" gets people jawing about him. Recently, Joe Rogan was discussing Jones on his Joe Rogan Experience podcast, and questioned whether Jones read news >>

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And it has nothing to do with the color of his skin. Joe Rogan recently came out and said that his comments about Jon Jones' lack of popularity and racism somewhat intertwining, were misinterpreted by "click" hungry media members. The hot-button issue, naturally, was soon brought up in a conversation with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White on a recent edition of "The Download," and the Las Vegas fight boss defended his color commentator's comments, saying that they were in read news >>

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UFC president Dana White talks Georges St-Pierre, Jon Jones and Eddie Alvarez in the latest edition of "The Download." read news >>

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Like many, UFC president Dana White questioned the words of Joe Rogan, the company's longtime color commentator, when Rogan wondered whether racism is part of the reason UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn't more popular than he is. But White's questions pertained to Jones' level of popularity, not the questions of racial motives. White told UFC.com on Thursday that he thinks the world's top pound-for-pound fighter is plenty popular. "Who says Jones isn't popular? I mean, as far as our read news >>

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The UFC announcer doesn't like the way his podcast comments speculating that Jon Jones would be more popular if he was white were handled by the MMA media. D'oh! UFC announcer (and for my $55 a PPV, the best in the business), Joe Rogan took to his podcast to speculate this week that one possible reason UFC Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones isn't more popular with fans is because he's black. Yea that's pretty much what he said, we'll have the full quotes below but we already quoted him accurately read news >>

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On Monday, UFC color commentator Joe Rogan wondered aloud on his podcast whether the sport's No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, isn't as popular as he could be due to racism among part of MMA's fan base. By Tuesday, Rogan's comments gained traction and kicked up an online storm. As is usually the case, the debate varied from those who looked to have an honest discussion of racism in the sport to trolls who are always trying too hard to portray the worst frin read news >>

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Looks like the MMA media has done it again. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) color commentator Joe Rogan -- already under fire from pro wrestling fans for these incendiary comments -- is now beating back a whole new legion of Internet trolls after his comments about Jon Jones and racism were twisted and turned for the sake of Internet click bait. From his official Twitter account: "I've been misquoted left & right about Jon Jones lack of popularity. I said "I wonder how much of it is racism" read news >>

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Which is why "Rumble" is confused as to why "The Mauler" is trying to belittle his status, when it wasn't too long ago that no one knew who the Swede was. Alexander Gustafsson's star seemed to shine a bit brighter after his epic five-round battle against Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, at UFC 165 last September. While "The Mauler" came up short on the judges' scorecards, his valiant effort shot him to super stardom and earned him praise from the ZUFFA read news >>

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UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan believes that racism could have something to do with the reason why light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn't as popular as he should be. read news >>

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Jon Jones would probably be more popular if he were a cocky white guy, according to UFC commentator Joe Rogan. The reigning UFC light heavyweight champ has all of the makings of a bona fide star. He's an unbelievably gifted athlete who is widely regarded as the top pound-for-pound fighter in the world. In front of the media, he carries himself with a kind of dignity and respect typically lacking from professional athletes thrown into the spotlight at such a young age. The man kisses babies on th read news >>

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