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  • 2 years ago
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ATLANTA - Light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones neutralized his toughest opponent yet when he defeated former titleholder Rashad Evans early Sunday, but the next challenge won't get easier. The UFC on Sunday confirmed that venerable star Dan Henderson will face Jones next. Henderson has been waiting for a title shot since beating ex-champ Mauricio "Shogun" Rua in a November. Now, the two fighters discuss the upcoming matchup. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Jon Jones will be walking forward soon enough, thanks to some good news from the doctor. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Jon Jones has signed a sponsorship deal with Gatorade on the eve of his UFC 165 clash with Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday night in Toronto. read news >>

  • a year ago
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Light heavyweight champ Jon Jones believes in his skills while challenger Alexander Gustafsson is confident he can walk away with the belt around his waist. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson's next title defense comes against Canadian challenger T.J. Grant, and it headlines UFC 164. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Jones has been one of the busiest champions in UFC history. And if he does everything he wants to before a likely move up to heavyweight next year, the light-heavyweight titleholder isn't likely to get much downtime. While potential super fights and a Chael Sonnen title fight are on the horizon, Jones admits he'd still like to fight 205-pounders Dan Henderson and Alexander Gustafsson. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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This isn't new territory for Jon Jones. The UFC light heavyweight champion just two months ago spoke out against Dan Henderson's expected therapeutic use exemption from the Nevada State Athletic Commission to undergo testosterone replacement therapy for their UFC 151 fight, which ultimately was canceled. For his next test, Jones gets Chael Sonnen in April. Sonnen, too, is a TRT recipient. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Dan Henderson's loss ended up being Vitor Belfort's gain. In one of the oddest days in UFC history, a revolving door of potential opponents saw Henderson withdraw from a UFC 151 matchup with Jon Jones, who then turned down a fight with Chael Sonnen only to accept a fight with Lyoto Machida, who also declined the offer, leading to Jones vs. Belfort at UFC 152. Got it? Ed Soares, Machida's longtime manager, said his client is comfortable with his decision. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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With UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo likely off the card and headed to UFC 147 in Brazil, July's UFC 149 event in Calgary may still get a title fight. At a press conference today in Rio de Janeiro, UFC president Dana White mentioned the possibility of light-heavyweight champ Jon Jones and Dan Henderson headlining UFC 149. However, White said it'll depend on Jones' recovery following this past weekend's win over Rashad Evans. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Just hours after defending his UFC light heavyweight championship for the third time, Jon Jones already knows who will try to take his title next. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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ATLANTA - As expected Dan Henderson is getting the next shot at UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones' title. UFC president Dana White confirmed the plans after Saturday's UFC 145 event, where Jones scored a decision victory over Rashad Evans for his third consecutive title defense. "We told Dan Henderson he would fight the winner of this fight, yes," White said. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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Champion stood before challenger, muscles tensed, eyes locked. The scene has become as familiar as the Octagon itself. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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As expected UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will attempt to make his first title defense when he meets Quinton "Rampage" Jackson at UFC 135. MMAjunkie.com first reported the expected booking earlier this month and said Jones simply needed a doctor to clear his injured hand. With that clearance received, UFC officials today announced that verbal agreements are in place for the September title fight. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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As far as MMA tabloid talk goes, it doesn't get much better. UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and his former friend and training partner Rashad Evans went toe-to-toe in a Las Vegas night club, and it took pound-for-pound great Georges St-Pierre to keep the altercation from getting physical. Incredible drama, to be sure, except Evans insists that's not exactly how things went down. A confrontation occurred, but "Suga" says the conversation never bordered on a physical altercation. read news >>

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