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While it was determined that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn't a drug addict, UFC president Dana White still believes there's something wrong with Jones. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is slowly but surely filling up its UFC Fight Night 63 fight card, recently made official for April 4, 2015, inside the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia, and expected to air on FOX Sports 1 with "Prelims" on UFC Fight Pass. First up is the featherweight showdown pitting Clay Guida opposite Robbie Peralta. "The Carpenter" (31-15) was last seen getting choked out by Dennis Bermudez at UFC on FOX 12, while Peralta (18-5, 1 NC) had "Problems" against Thiago Ta read news >>

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The UFC’s return to Virginia in April has had a pair of new fights added to the lineup. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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"Everybody was talking about, 'Oh, he really didn't go to rehab.' He went for a 24-hour evaluation into rehab. They evaluated him for 24 hours. When the 24 hours was up they said, 'You are not an addict.' Okay? But my thing was if you're doing that four weeks before the biggest fight of your life there's some type of problem there. There's something wrong. He's doing out-patient counseling now. He's talking to counselors. I just want to make sure ... this kid has so much talent. It's always the read news >>

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News of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' brief stint in rehab raised more than a few eyebrows. Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites in a Dec. 4 random drug test, 30 days before his title clash with Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Making an appearance on The Jim Rome Show Wednesday, UFC president Dana White went to bat for the champion's efforts to move on. "Everybody was talking about, 'Oh, he really didn't go to rehab.' He went for a 24-hour evaluation into reh read news >>

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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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