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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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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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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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ONE FC flyweight champion Adriano Moraes will put his title on the line for the first time in March. Moraes, who won the belt with a submission over Geje Eustaquio in September, is set to defend the 125-pound championship against 25-year-old Japanese Asuka Mikami in the main event of ONE FC 25 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on March 13. Moraes (12-1) has won three in a row under the ONE FC banner in 2014, all via submission. Prior to his second-round finish over Eustaquio to win the title, the Const read news >>

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Anderson Silva’s title reign began on Oct. 14, 2006, when he devastated Rich Franklin with knees from the Thai clinch to capture the UFC middleweight strap. read news >>

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ONE FC has laid out its early-2015 schedule, which includes a pair of title fights.Filed under: News read news >>

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Invicta FC is back and headlining their 11th card will by Cris Cyborg with her first FW title defense. When Cristiane Justino announced, just last month, that she would no longer be moving down to 145lbs, this seemed to signal the end of any conversation about an eventual move to the UFC. Turns out that Rousey vs. Cyborg may still have a future, as Lorenzo Fertitta recently revealed that the UFC has re-opened negotiations with the Invicta featherweight champion. In the meantime, however, Justino read news >>

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While the mixed martial arts world continues to buzz about Anthony Johnson’s impressive stoppage of Alexander Gustafsson at last weekend’s UFC on Fox 14 card in Stockholm, the betting world still favors UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones over the powerful “Rumble.” read news >>

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Time to start changing those flight and hotel reservations. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White recently suggested the much-anticipated featherweight title fight between division kingpin Jose Aldo, and No. 1 contender Conor McGregor, would take place at UFC 187 on May 24, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not so fast. According to statements head trainer John Kavanagh made to NewsTalk Breakfast (via MMA Fighting), McGregor and Aldo will likely square off inside the Octagon later i read news >>

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Jordan "Young Gun" Mein will fight former welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves in the first bout on UFC 183's main card this Saturday. It's a fight that will pit two fighters at drastically different points in their UFC careers against each other. Mein has only one Octagon loss (a competitive second-round TKO loss to top-10 welterweight Matt Brown), while Alves has alternated wins and losses and battled numerous injuries over the last three years. In four fights, Mein has achieved a 3-1 re read news >>

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Not only is Anthony Johnson going to defeat Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, he's going to knock him out with a devastating uppercut when they hook 'em up later this year for "Bones'" 205-pound strap. That's according to Blackzilians' teammate Rashad Evans (via Instagram): I'm extremely proud of my brother Anthony Johnson for his complete annihilation of Alexander Gustafsson! Rumble's journey to be where he is right now is story of inspiration. I'm bless read news >>

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Conor McGregor's upcoming title challenge against UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will be in Las Vegas, as expected, however talks of a May date appear to have been premature. Immediately following McGregor's recent win over Dennis Siver, UFC President Dana White announced that the promotion was targeting a slot around Memorial Day weekend for the Irishman's blockbuster title fight. But McGregor's head coach at SBG Ireland, John Kavanagh, said Tuesday that plans have now been pushed back to read news >>

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