Jon Jones released a statement via Facebook on Wednesday to address his recent injury that forced him out of a main event bout with Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. 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 >>
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Jon Jones appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Wednesday night. The UFC light heayvwight champion discussed why he "reacted" during the brawl, saying Daniel Cormier looked "nervous" before the staredown and the former Olympic wrestler's inexperience led to the infamous brawl Monday in Las Vegas.
Check out a clip of Jones discussing his training below. read news >>
NEW YORK -- At Wednesday's Bellator media day, former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson opens up about the departure of Bjorn Rebney, attending Comic Con, his love of video games, not facing Emanuel Newton in any future Bellator fights, and how he used 'street Google' to look into Scott Coker's background and reputation. read news >>
Tickets for the heavily anticipated grudge match between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and undefeated contender Daniel Cormier go on sale Wednesday.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
New York-area fans are invited to attend Wednesday’s Bellator MMA Media Day, where Pat Curran, Will Brooks, Michael Chandler, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal and Tito Ortiz will serve as guests of honor.Filed under: (...) read news >>
The latest episode of the Alistair Overeem documentary series, "The Reem," was released on Wednesday. Follow the UFC heavyweight behind the scenes for his last fight against Frank Mir at UFC 169, his appearance on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, a trip to see his father in Jamaica, and his journey to New Mexico to join the highly-touted Jackson's MMA Gym ahead of his Ben Rothwell fight at UFC Fight Night 50. read news >>
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Things just got real.
Earlier Wednesday, a bomb dropped in the UFC world when news broke, per Thomas Gerbasi of UFC.com, that Jon "Bones" Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson II would be postponed due to a Gustafsson injury suffered in training and that contender Daniel Cormier will be stepping in for the light heavyweight title fight at UFC 178.
While virtually everyone wants to see a Bones vs. Gustafsson rematch following their controversial and surprisingly even battle last year, Jones has been itc read news >>
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The too-good-to-be-true UFC 178 card took its first hit Wednesday evening, as light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson was forced out of his main event against Jon Jones due to injury. The news comes via UFC.com's Thomas Gerbasi, who also reported that Daniel Cormier (15-0, 4-0 UFC) will step up in Gustafasson's place to face the champ. For fans, this is a bittersweet announcement. On one hand, the rematch between Jones and Gustafasson was one of the most anticipated bouts of the read news >>
Chael Sonnen on Wednesday avoided a proposed Lance-Armstrong-like lifetime ban before the Nevada Athletic Commission settled on a two-year suspension. read news >>
The Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously passed a motion on Wednesday to allow Floyd Mayweather Jr. to become a boxing promoter in the state. read news >>