- 2 years ago
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TORONTO - The armbar that popped Jon Jones' elbow did damage that undoubtedly will sideline the champ for the near future.
Jones, who fought through the hold to cinch a submission over Vitor Belfort in the fourth round of UFC 152's main event, said doctors believe he may have nerve damage to his right bicep.
Jones was bound for a local hospital following the post-event news conference to get an X-ray on the injury.
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This ... is ... JEOPARDY! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder and UFC 182 headliner Jon Jones was on the popular game show -- in question form -- thanks to the gruesome toe injury he suffered at UFC 159 (see it here). Unfortunately, smart people have no idea who "Bones" is and do their best to try to nail down a possible sport ... with hilarious results. As you can see (via Dreist Studios), they don't come very close. At all. Sorry folks, mixed martial arts (MMA) i read news >>
UFC commentator Joe Rogan ranks the eight greatest victories of light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' career on the Ultimate 8. read news >>
Check out UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at a Paradise Warrior Retreat event in Montreal showing kicking techniques. read news >>
The UFC champ had to "swallow (his) pride" to accept the UFC 182 promo video that shows him threatening to kill Daniel Cormier. The UFC has had a prickly relationship with its Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones at least since the cancellation of UFC 151 and it appears the new promo for his UFC 182 has complicated things further. That promo features "leaked" footage from behind the scenes of a September satellite video interview with Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier wherein Jones says some ugly read news >>
While nearly everyone seemed to enjoy the UFC’s hype package for UFC 182, one person who wasn’t impressed with the promo material is light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
How good is next month’s UFC 182 headliner? Let the participants persuade you with their resumes.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Not really. But I guess Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones couldn't resist taking a shot at the promotion's decision to give former WWE superstar CM Punk a chance to compete in mixed martial arts (MMA) on the grandest stage of them all (more on that here). "Bones" breaks news on Twitter. BREAKING NEWS: I'm headlining wrestlemania 31. — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) December 7, 2014 Now that I think about it, I would be down for an Alexander Gustafsson rematc read news >>
- 27 days ago
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Apparently UFC light heavyweight champ and pound-for-pound kingpin Jon Jones believes in superstition—particularly when it pertains to his pre-fight rituals. "I would never bring my belt out to the cage," Jones said to a group of reporters (per MMAFighting.com) at the UFC's "The Time is Now" news conference on Nov. 17. "Bones" further detailed his superstitious ways, telling those on hand at the media event that it began when he took the belt from Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC 128 in March 2011. read news >>
The UFC heavyweight champ's AKA teammate Luke Rockhold says there "is not a chance" Jon Jones could beat Cain Velasquez. As Daniel Cormier prepares to challenge Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 182 on January 3, his training partner Luke Rockhold is instead talking about a hypothetical Jones bout against injured heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. MMA Fighting got the quotes. When asked if Jon Jones could hang with Velasquez, Rockhold answered, "not a chance." "Cain, just the s read news >>
- a month ago
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What, no love for the champ, Cain Velasquez? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin, Jon Jones, is close to cleaning out the 205-pound weight class after running roughshod over the his colleagues since bursting onto the scene back in 2009. And by the looks of it, super fights are on the horizon for "Bones." Standing in his way, however, is Daniel Cormier, the man who will challenge him at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that here). Should Jones defea read news >>
Watch UFC Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones face off with bitter rival Daniel Cormier, UFC Middleweight champ Chris Weidman stare down challenger Vitor Belfort, UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey and challenger Cat Zingano mean mug as well as Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver, Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson and Lyoto Machita vs. C.B. Dollaway. read news >>
For Monday’s “UFC: The Time Is Now” press conference, the organization assembled the sport’s greatest fighters. And light heavyweight champion Jon Jones capitalized on it with an epic Instagram stream.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>
So it appears that not only will parents dress their children as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey, they will also arrange them in various fight poses to emulate the "Rowdy" armbar finish. Good thing no one is dressing their kid as Mark Hunt, because I'm not sure walking into a daycare center and knocking out a six-year old is the right look for All Hallows' Eve. Speaking of archaic traditions, check out the leading candidate for consume of the year right read news >>