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Possibly the craziest day in UFC history just got crazier. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC officials announced early Friday morning that Jon Jones will not meet Lyoto Machida as previously announced at UFC 152. Instead “Bones” will defend his light heavyweight title against another ex-champion in Vitor Belfort. read news >>

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Former champion Lyoto Machida isn't likely to have to go to the back of the line for another UFC light heavyweight title shot, but he's no longer the next in line. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Less than 24 hours after being declared the next light-heavyweight contender, Lyoto Machida has turned down a rematch with champ Jon Jones at UFC 152. Stepping in for Machida is Vitor Belfort, who vacates a bout with Alan Belcher at UFC 153 to take the title fight. UFC officials announced the fight overnight. Machida's manager, Ed Soares, told MMAjunkie.com a statement regarding the situation will be released today. read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has always maintained he'd be open to facing middleweight champion Chris Weidman in a 'super fight,' but hasn't always seemed so attentive to the idea. In February, Jones said he'd like to see Weidman grow his resume before considering fighting him. "A lot of people are starting to mention Chris Weidman's name and I think in order for it to be a superfight Chris Weidman needs to get his name a little bit bigger and prove himself against some other world c read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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After a turbulent past few months, Jon Jones got back to doing what he does best at Saturday's UFC 152 event. The UFC light-heavyweight champion survived a deep first-round armbar attempt and then dismantled title challenger Vitor Belfort over the next four rounds to set up a submission victory of his own. Full fight video highlights are now available of the bout. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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So here are Jon Jones and Vitor Belfort, five weeks after the UFC world briefly turned upside down and a series of unfortunate events put them on the most unlikely collision course. They've had exactly the same amount of time to specifically train for the other, yet light-heavyweight champ Jones brings more recent training time to the table. Does that put Belfort at a disadvantage, or is it the other way around? read news >>

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As fight time draws near, check out the Countdown to UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort, breaking down the top three fights on the card. read news >>

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Chael Sonnen may believe that Vitor Belfort will drop out of the fight with Jon Jones before UFC 152, but you'd never guess that by Belfort's enthusiasm Monday night on AXS TV's ?Inside MMA. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Chael Sonnen believes that Vitor Belfort will bow out of the UFC 152 fight with Jon Jones, and that he'll be called to step in. read news >>

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The timing of Vitor Belfort's UFC 152 title shot hardly could've been more thematic. "I was at the house, relaxing, enjoying myself with my friends last night around 12 midnight," he today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). "I was reading my Bible, Proverbs 1:33. It's [saying] we should not fear anything. Then my cousin that works with me came up to me and said, 'Hey, bro, we just got your contract to fight Jon Jones in Canada.'" Belfort told him to take his joke elsewhere. He tho read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Lyoto Machida on Friday revealed to MMAWeekly.com that he declined the Jon Jones fight at UFC 152 due to a lack of time "to have a training camp that is complete and worthy of his work." read news >>

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And UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis passes Cain Velasquez in the pound-for-pound rankings. The official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings have been updated following UFC Fight Night 58, which went down this past weekend (Sat. Dec. 20, 2014) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Get full results here. Lyoto Machida jumped up one spot to claim the No. 3 position at middleweight over current No. 1 contender to the title, Vitor Belfort, after he sent C.B. Dollaway packing thanks to a thunderous read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Because my training partners are better than yours. As Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones gear up to begin their training camps for their upcoming light heavyweight title fight at UFC 178 on Sept., 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, both men will rely on the world-class fighters they have the privilege of training with on a daily basis at their respective camps. When talking about mixed martial arts (MMA) camps, perhaps there are none more celebrated than Jones' Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA gym down in Albuquer read news >>

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