- 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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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 >>
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 >>
- 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – That infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier apparently cost Jon Jones a Nike sponsorship worth “over six figures,” the UFC light heavyweight champion and his representatives today said.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
Chances are, Jon Jones will never have another 2011. To say that year was a good one for the UFC light heavyweight champion is a drastic understatement. Simply put, Jones’ 2011 may well go down as the greatest individual year any MMA fighter has ever had. Jones won four straight fights during that calendar turn, capturing the 205-pound title and defeating three former light heavyweight champions in a row in Shogun Rua, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Lyoto Machida. Unfortunately, the ensuing three read news >>
UFC president, Dana White discusses Jon Jones' popularity, doesn't feel that racism comes into play. UFC Light-heavyweight champ, Jon Jones has been a lightning rod of controversy for years. From his "Now you see it, now you don't" Twitter and Instagram posts, comments on competition, or brawling at press conferences, one can legitimately conclude that "Bones" gets people jawing about him. Recently, Joe Rogan was discussing Jones on his Joe Rogan Experience podcast, and questioned whether Jones read news >>
UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan believes that racism could have something to do with the reason why light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn't as popular as he should be. read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Another day, another shot fired in the always-entertaining Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier rivalry.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>