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  • 2 years ago
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If you are a UFC light heavyweight fighter complaining about the recently announced Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen fight... talk to the hand. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - Chael Sonnen isn't giving up on the possibility of fighting Jon Jones just yet. According to UFC President Dana White, Sonnen is anticipating another last-minute change to next week's UFC 152 event and is expecting to replace Vitor Belfort and take his shot at Jones' light heavyweight belt. "Chael Sonnen is in full training camp right now," White told MMAjunkie.com. "He said, 'I'm in full camp right now because Vitor will get hurt and pull out, and it will be Jones vs. Sonn read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC President Dana White said critics of the promotion's decision to cast light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen on reality TV prior to a title fight don't have all the facts. White said that given an injury to Jones that benched him until April, and Sonnen's vocal callouts of the champ, it "made sense" to put them together. And while Jones admitted the move devalued his belt "in some ways," he said his primary goal is to silence critics - and Sonnen. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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In announcing the cancellation of UFC 151, UFC president Dana White passed on some strong sentiments about Greg Jackson, as well as Chael Sonnen's lambasting of Jon Jones. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC President Dana White is livid at Jon Jones following the light heavyweight champ's decision to turn down a short-notice fight with Chael Sonnen for UFC 151. Although Jones now has been shifted to UFC 152 opposite ex-champ Lyoto Machida, White thinks his relationship with the fighter may never be the same, to say nothing of the fighter's relationship to fans. "As much as as he's won, and all the things that he's accomplished in a short amount of time . he's been a champion that hasn read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Dana White was 'disgusted' with Jon Jones after he turned down a fight with Chael Sonnen to save UFC 151, and Sonnen's manager also replies with why his fighter was willing to take the fight on 8 days notice. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC president Dana White said light heavyweight champion Jon Jones declined to fight Chael Sonnen, whom he proposed as a replacement for Henderson. read news >>

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Anthony Johnson and Jon Jones ended up as unlikely allies during a recent press conference as the pair of future opponents joined forces to prank UFC president Dana White. Jon Jones has had a very controversial past few months, from his altercation with Daniel Cormier at a pre-fight press conference, to his failed drugs test. Things have gone from bad to worse for the champ, so when it appeared that Jon Jones and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson were about to brawl at a press conference this weekend, ev read news >>

  • a month ago
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We knew it was happening, now we know when. Kinda-sorta. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will ask Jon Jones to defend his light heavyweight title against surging division No. 1 contender Anthony Johnson this spring, after "Rumble" punched his ticket -- by punching Alexander Gustafsson -- just last week in Stockholm, Sweden. "We're looking to do that fight in May," White told Jim Rome (via FOX Sports). "I don't have the exact date, but May." Jones jumped out to an early betting favorite. Whi read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC on Fox 14 main event between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson was billed as a top contender's match to decide the next in line to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While UFC executives are often quick to renege on those promises, the UFC is being good to its word...for now, at least. UFC President Dana White took to Twitter immediately after the fight: This is a scary man!! @anthony_rumble vs jonnybones for @ufc LHW title http://t.co/XoGTpMd4ft — Dana White (@da read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC president Dana White is not sure if Jon Jones is addicted to cocaine. But he believes there must be some issue if Jones is engaging in recreational drug use less than a month before a massive fight. "My thing is whether you have a problem with street drugs or not, you say you don't have a problem, there's definitely something wrong if you're doing that three weeks before the biggest fight of your life," White said on The Jim Rome Showon Thursday. Jones, 27, tested positive for cocaine metabo read news >>

  • a month ago
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Dana White defended their decision to allow Jon Jones to compete against Daniel Cormier at .UFC 182 despite already knowing of the failed drug test. In an appearance with Fox Sports, Dana White spoke about Jon Jones' cocaine test. According to the UFC president, despite knowing of the failed drug test, the fight had to continue simply because Jones had the 'right' to fight. Check out quotes from his appearance below: "You worry about the person first. You forget about the fighting and the work s read news >>

  • a month ago
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Several things ran through UFC president Dana White's mind when he received the news from the Nevada Athletic Commission that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had tested positive for cocaine metabolites in an out-of-competition drug test conducted in early December. But one thing that didn't come up was the thought of canceling Jones' UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. "No," White said Wednesday, when asked on FOX Sports 1 if he considered canceling the Jan. 3 main event. "No. read news >>

  • a month ago
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In an interview with Fox Sports 1's Mike Hill, UFC president Dana White talked about Jon Jones' positive cocaine test, Jones' current mental state, as well as why the fight wasn't called off. In his first television appearance since news of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' positive cocaine test went public, Dana White went on Fox Sports 1's "America's Pregame" for a 1-on-1 interview with host Mike Hill. The interview was exclusively about Jon Jones, the handling of the drug test, whethe read news >>

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