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LAS VEGAS - When Jon Jones takes his corner after walking out for his UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier on Jan. 3, don't expect any of his cornermen to display his light heavyweight title belt for fans and television viewers to see. "I would never bring my belt out to the cage," Jones told reporters at last week's "The Time is Now" media event. The reason? Before Jones' title-winning effort against Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC 128 in 2011, the then-champion's brother, Murilo "Ninja" R read news >>

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Alexander Gustafsson was devastated to miss out on a rematch with Jon Jones – but believes a homecoming in front of 30,000 fans comes a close second. read news >>

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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Anthony Johnson believes his upcoming opponent Alexander Gustafsson beat Jon Jones at UFC 165 in Toronto. On September 21, 2013, UFC fans stood in awe as they witnessed Alexander Gustafsson push light-heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones to his physical limit in a fight that many deemed as one of the greatest in the division's history. While the judges eventually gave Jones the nod to retain his crown, many fans and pundits were outraged with the decision, as they belie read news >>

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The week's most interesting bits from the MMA and UFC twitter world. A few updates on what's been going on in the MMA & UFC Twitterverse -- There's a ton of tweets below, but first, don't forget to follow me on twitter and instagram: @antontabuena Oh, and these guys are probably worth following as well: The Official BloodyElbow Twitter Account, Kid Nate, Brent Brookhouse, Richard Wade, Chris Barton, D.E.O, Scott Broussard, Matt Bishop, Fraser Coffeen, Dallas Winston, KJ Gould, Ben Thapa, T.P. Gr read news >>

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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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TUF 19 champion Corey Anderson gets another new opponent for next month's UFC 181.With Jonathan Wilson out for undisclosed reasons, Anderson will now face Justin Jones on Dec. 6, according to UFC officials Tuesday.Jones (3-0) will be making his UFC debut. Anderson, who was supposed to face Gian Villante at first on this card, has won two of his four UFC fights.Johny Hendricks will defend his welterweight title in the main event, and Anthony Pettis will try to retain his lightweight title against 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 signs a new middleweight, for a short notice bout at light heavyweight. The injury wheel never stops spinning, even for a moment. Or, at least I think it's the injury wheel. Reports, at the moment are pretty unclear. For one reason or another UFC light heavyweight newcomer Jonathan Wilson has withdrawn from his bout against Corey Anderson, set to take place next weekend on December 6th at UFC 181. In his place will be a middleweight newcomer, moving up to 205 for the short notice fight. read news >>

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced a last-minute switcheroo for the upcoming UFC 181 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Dec. 6, 2014 inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, as Corey Anderson will now face Justin Jones. Jones replaces Jonathan Wilson, who was removed from the "Hendricks vs. Lawler 2" card for undisclosed reasons. Anderson (4-0) made a successful Octagon debut by capturing The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 trophy against Matt Van Buren back in July, while Jone read news >>

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