- 2 years ago
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While UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva vs. welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre is still a strong possibility, UFC president Dana White has strengthened his stance on the possibility of Silva vs. light-heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones.
"I said it in Brazil, and I'll say it again: Hell yes, they will (fight)," he said Tuesday.
Time is ticking, though; Jones said he plans to be a heavyweight as early as next year.
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- 9 months ago
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UFC President Dana White believes that Jon Jones will eventually move to heavyweight as age catches up to him. While Jon Jones was quick to snub talks of a potential move to heavyweight last weekend, it appears that Dana White is still convinced that the 205lb. champ will eventually make the move up in weight. The UFC President was at a press conference in Mexico on Tuesday, where he announced the details of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America, as well as the match-up between heavyweight champio 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 >>
- 2 years ago
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Dana White weighs in on the idea of Jon Jones moving up to the monstrous heavyweight division sometime sooner rather than later.
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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 >>
Jon Jones’ light heavyweight title defense against newly-minted No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson will likely take place at a UFC event in May. read news >>
The revelation that UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones failed a December drug test due to cocaine metabolites and has recently checked into a drug rehabilitation center has shaken MMA to the core. The question of how much the UFC and Nevada State Athletic Commission knew, and what they could (or should) have done is swirling across the MMA universe, and UFC President Dana White appeared on Fox Sports 1's America's Pregame to discuss the news and the UFC's handling of the developments. The first top read news >>
Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off for UFC's light heavyweight title Saturday night in Las Vegas. Before the actual fight are the media day faceoffs and the weigh-ins. With the melee that took place at the MGM Grand a few months ago as a backdrop, both events offered an opportunity to see how Jones and Cormier might posture up. The psychological battle between fighters is an important one in combat sports, and neither man wants to give up any territory in that regard. During Thursday's read news >>
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is just a few days ahead of what is arguably the biggest fight of his life against No. 1 contender Danie Cormier in the main event of UFC 182, and instead of discussing the fight at hand, Jones is defending himself against critics who call him "fake" or "the bad guy." While it is hard for Jones to claim he is a saint while fat shaming Cormier, or 'poking' fun at his fans, the UFC champion is simply going along for the ride. Some call Jones fake for his qu read news >>
- 5 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is 20-1, and recently broke the promotion's record for successful 205-pound title defenses. And outside of a close unanimous decision win over Alexander Gustafsson, he's made the entire division look foolish. He's clearly one of, or perhaps the best mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters on the planet. So why doesn't he enjoy the mass appeal that comes with those types of accolades? UFC color commentator Joe Rogan, using former read news >>
- 5 months ago
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Unlike UFC President Dana White, heavyweight Alistair Overeem sees no reason why he shouldn’t train with 205-pound champion Jon Jones.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>
- 8 months ago
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In an exclusive interview with UFC President Dana White and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, it was announced that the rematch between Jones and number one contender Alexander Gustafsson has been set for September 27th. read news >>
- 8 months ago
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The UFC's public campaign to maneuver UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones into a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson continues. After UFC 173, White stated Gustafasson had signed a bout agreement to face Jones on Aug. 30 at a venue to be determined. The hangup, White said at the time, was getting Jones to sign on the dotted line. We just signed Gustafsson to a new deal, and Jones will get a new deal too," White stated in the post-UFC 173 media scrum. "We're doing a new deal with him." As of M read news >>