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"The Spider" mentioned his relationship with another brand to justify his denying of wearing the UFC official sponsored uniform, even when it starts to be a rule. Stating that he has always been a Nike fan, Anderson Silva says that he won't wear Reebok. In an interview with Terra.com.br, "The Spider" was firm on his position and ignored that he will be obligated to use clothes from the official UFC sponsor starting July 6th, when the International Fight Week begins in Las Vegas. "I don't like th read news >>

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Jon Jones was once advertised by Nike as “Not Quite Human,” but recent events have proven that the 27-year-old UFC champ is every bit as flawed and culpable as any other human being. It seems like yesterday that Jones was hoisting up the light heavyweight title, grinning ear to ear after having defeated his greatest adversary. The win over Daniel Cormier, a former Olympian, was paramount in establishing Jones as the greatest pound-for-pound fighter of all time. It appeared like Jones would get t read news >>

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Pile on! Prior to his most recent title defense against bitter rival Daniel Cormier, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones insisted that government officials had nothing on him when it came to allegations that he lied under oath. It would seem the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) does not share his opinion, according to MMA Fighting: The Nevada deputy attorney general is reviewing whether or not Jones perjured himself under oath at the hearing. NAC e read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Jon Jones recently admitted he might have misrepresented the facts regarding the termination of his Nike endorsement deal. But today he made it clear he doesn’t believe he outright lied.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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LAS VEGAS - Did Jon Jones lie to the Nevada Athletic Commission? That question made the rounds in recent days, after Jones said during Monday's UFC 182 press conference that Nike did not terminate his endorsement contract because of his brawl with Daniel Cormier in August at the MGM Grand. That seemed to contradict his testimony under oath during a NAC hearing on the matter in Las Vegas Sept. 23, in which he claimed he lost his landmark deal with Nike because of the scuffle. Wednesday, Jones cla read news >>

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At a Nevada Athletic Commission hearing in September, a contrite Jon Jones apologized for his media day brawl with Daniel Cormier. read news >>

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Under oath, UFC champ Jon Jones told the Nevada Athletic Commission he lost his Nike deal due to his brawl with Daniel Cormier. He now admits that is not the case. read news >>

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To kick off UFC 182 fight week, rivals Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier took part in a pre-fight media conference call, and while each was more subdued than in past encounters, a few backhanded comments still slipped through.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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Jon "Bones" Jones was not dropped by Nike following his infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier at the MGM Grand Hotel after all. Speaking on a UFC 182 conference call Monday evening, Jones talked about the events leading up to his release from Nike and subsequent signing with Reebok, dropping a bombshell in saying that Nike did not officially "drop" him. The split was mutual, and it was imminent months before the events that took place inside the MGM. Jones originally told the Nevada Athletic Commis read news >>

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After the now-infamous brawl at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, over the summer, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier had to appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) at a hearing (read full details here). Jones was sentenced to 40 hours of community service and fined $50,000 for his actions in the incident, while Cormier got half the sentence (20 hours) at a significantly-reduced cost ($9,000). During the hearing, Jones informed the NSAC that he lost his Nike sponsorship be read news >>

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Three months ago, Jon Jones told the Nevada State Athletic Commission he had lost an endorsement deal with Nike as the result of an infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones walked back his earlier comments about losing his sponsorship deal with Nike due to his infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier. On September 23rd, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones told the Nevada State Athletic Commission that his deal with Nike was terminated following the now infamous UFC media day brawl between him and Daniel Cormier. These were his comments during the hearing: "I've faced some punishment already," Jones told the commission during read news >>

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Jon Jones told the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) in September that he lost his endorsement deal with Nike due to his infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier during a press event in August. Jones admitted Monday that wasn't exactly true. "When I was in front of the commission, I definitely worded it wrong," Jones said on a UFC 182 media conference call. "Nike did not drop me because of that fight and I kind of owe an apology to Nike for saying they dropped me because of the fight. They actually did read news >>

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In this case, it seems money might be able to buy love. Not long after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced they had inked deals with Reebok (details here), Anderson Silva revealed he could be the next UFC star to sign with the company. According to MMA Fighting, negotiations are ongoing between "The Spider" and the shoe and sports apparel company for a sponsorship deal. But, after having a very good re read news >>

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