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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Monday broke his silence regarding his failed pre-fight UFC 182 drug test for cocaine metabolites, admitting in an interview with FOX Sports 1 that the test was the result of a night of partying gone wrong. "I definitely don't have an excuse. I'm not here to make excuses for what happened," Jones said. "I did it, basically at a party. I think a coward would sit here and try to come up with this elaborate reason or to try to blame something, and I'm not read news >>

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Conor McGregor's dismantling of Dennis Siver headlined UFC's third career trip to Boston on Sunday night (Jan. 18, 2015). Let's take a look back at some of the memorable moments from the UFC Fight Night 59 card from "Beantown." Conor McGregor's run has only just begun. And make no mistake, he is a star. The Irish featherweight has been in our heads, lives, and articles since he came on the scene in April 2013 and for all who hate the "The Notorious" one, he is not going away any time soon. You c read news >>

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It was a packed weekend in combat sports and the Monday Morning Analyst is here to cover the best and worst of it. On Friday, Bellator 132 featured a featherweight title fight and number-one contender bout. Saturday showcased WSOF 17 plus a heavyweight boxing tilt between Bermane Stiverne and Deontay Wilder. Last, but certainly not least, Sunday played host to UFC Fight Night 59, which featured Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver. We didn't get to it on today's podcast, but don't forget about the Le read news >>

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"Smooth" just can't catch a break. Another weekend of fisticuffs has come and gone, as UFC Fight Night 59 blew the roof off the TD Garden Arena in Boston, Mass., on Sunday (Jan. 18, 2015) via FOX Sports 1. Plenty of fighters were left licking their wounds, including Norman Parke, who was out-gunned and out-pointed by Gleison Tibau in their pivotal lightweight bout (recap). And Dennis Siver, who failed to crack the Conor McGregor code, getting his chin cracked instead in the second round of the m read news >>

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Jon Jones will break his silence about his positive drug test this Monday on FOX Sports Live at 11 p.m. ET. Check out a clip of his interview above. read news >>

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Fresh off his $25,000 fine for violating the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) code of conduct policy (details), light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will make his first public appearance -- drug rehab notwithstanding -- after testing positive for cocaine ahead of his most recent 205-pound title defense. The network revealed the plans on Saturday. Charissa Thompson & UFC Champion Jon Jones sit down in an EXCLUSIVE FOX Sports Live Interview this MONDAY 11p ET. pic.twitter.com/0OOMSUSjgY — FOX read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday did not take any action against UFC champ Jon Jones, but began the process of reevaluating its drug testing process. read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday resolved to open dialogue towards forming a committee to examine aspects of its drug testing program in light of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' failed drug test for cocaine metabolites. Jones, MMA's top pound-for-pound fighter who popped positive in a Dec. 4 random drug test ahead of his UFC 182 mega-fight against Daniel Cormier, entered himself into a drug treatment facility this past Monday, and was effectively absolved from any punishm read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday issued a temporary suspension to UFC fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith following Evans-Smith's failed drug test at UFC 181. Evans-Smith tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, according to commission representatives. A prescription diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide is known to be used to treat high blood pressure and fluid prevention, among other uses. Evans-Smith tested positive for the diuretic in a post-fight drug test at UFC 181 follow read news >>

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There was no UFC, Bellator, or WSOF this past weekend, but RFA 22 took place featuring a main event with Chidi Njokuani and Gilbert Smith. In addition, the Polaris Pro Jiu-Jitsu Invitational featured top talent like Kit Dale, Keenan Cornelius, Dean Lister, Garry Tonon, Marcin Held and more. Last, but certainly not least, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison headlined the first Roc Nation boxing event on Fox Sports 1. This is episode 6. read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva on Monday officially received approval for his license to fight Nick Diaz at UFC 183. read news >>

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With next week’s return of Conor McGregor to the UFC spotlight, FOX Sports 1 will air a Monday special highlighting the Irish star. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Alexander Gustafsson on Monday said that the United States Anti-Doping Agency was enlisted to drug test him in the lead-up to UFC on FOX 14. read news >>

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Following Monday's announcement that Donald Cerrone would replace Eddie Alvarez against Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 59, fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

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