- 3 years ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will not have to have surgery to repair a tear in his thumb, and will be ready to return to action sometime between September and November.
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The injury that forced UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones to withdraw from his first title defense at UFC 133 will not require surgery, contradicting earlier diagnoses. read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones underwent successful knee surgery in Los Angeles on Thursday. According to a member of his management team, Jones is already out of the hospital, walking with crutches while his injured leg is in a brace. Jones tore the meniscus in his left knee on Monday while training with new teammate Alistair Overeem in New Mexico. In addition to the knee injury, he suffered a high ankle sprain in two different places, which his management team says is more serious th read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a fairly serious knee injury that has pushed his grudge match with Daniel Cormier back from UFC 178 to UFC 182 and he feels for his fans in the situation. "Bones" posted on Facebook earlier this afternoon, apologizing to those who were looking forward to his September 27 showdown with Cormier, indicating that he will be undergoing surgery tomorrow to get healthy as soon as possible. The champ suffered a torn left meniscus and a sprained ankle read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will undergo surgery on Thursday, according to a statement on the fighter’s Facebook page. read news >>
UFC champion Jon Jones has apologized for the injury that recently forced a rescheduling of his title fight with Daniel Cormier, and he said he’s set to undergo surgery on Thursday.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones expressed remorse to fight fans on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after an untimely leg injury forced him to withdraw from his widely-anticipated title defense against former Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. "I'd like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178," Jones wrote on Facebook. "Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight. I'm having surgery tomorrow and I'm focused on recovering as quickly as pos read news >>
- 7 months ago
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Jon Jones snapped Glover Teixeira’s 20-fight win streak at UFC 172, and the Brazilian is gunning for a rematch. Teixeira, who avoided surgery for a torn labrum in his right shoulder after his title fight with Jones, wants to get back in action around October or November, and he wants to face a fellow top light heavyweight contender. "I hope that my return to the UFC happens around October and November," Teixeira said in a release. "I don’t care who the opponent is, provided that he’s in the top read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is taking the rest of 2013 off and expects to return to the gym in January to prepare for a March or April return. read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is on the mend after suffering a dislocated toe at UFC 159, but it appears that his next fight is already set. read news >>
As expected, Alexander Gustafsson is next up for UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and the fight will take place in the fall. read news >>
- 3 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is just about done with his vacation.
UFC president Dana White told MMAjunkie.com he's
currently working on Jones' next outing, and both the champ and the
promotion hope to book that sooner rather than later.
"Maybe April," White said.
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- 3 years ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin is apparently recovering well from his recent shoulder surgery, as the fighter’s management announced Thursday that “Ace” hopes to return to the cage in 2012. read news >>
News of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' brief stint in rehab raised more than a few eyebrows. Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites in a Dec. 4 random drug test, 30 days before his title clash with Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Making an appearance on The Jim Rome Show Wednesday, UFC president Dana White went to bat for the champion's efforts to move on. "Everybody was talking about, 'Oh, he really didn't go to rehab.' He went for a 24-hour evaluation into reh read news >>