- 2 years ago
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Jon Jones entered UFC 135's post-fight press conference with as many ice packs as bruises.
Despite a fourth-submission victory over Quinton "Rampage" Jackson in his first title defense, Jones was issued a six-month medical suspension, and he needed a doctor's examination to rule out any serious injuries.
But UFC president Dana White said Jones essentially got a clean bill of health. Still, he's in no hurry to bring Jones back.
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The UFC lost their major fight in Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier, but the rest of the event they built lives on as UFC 178 takes place Saturday. The card is filled with top fighters, UFC debuts, UFC returns and a flyweight title fight. Will Demetrious Johnson steam roll Chris Cariaso as he's expected to do? Is this the opportunity Eddie Alvarez has been waiting for? What are we to make of the returns of Dominick Cruz and Cat Zingano? I answer these questions and more with my predictions for Saturd read news >>
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 >>
- a month 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 >>
- a month ago
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Alistair Overeem isn't a popular guy lately. Not that he's ever won a popularity contest with MMA fans, but Overeem has left fans with a sour taste in their mouths following the news that he injured UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in preparation for Jones' fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. Although the injury was pegged as accidental by nearly everyone involved, former UFC heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski believes differently. He spoke with Sports.ru, and the interview was trans read news >>
Post-knee surgery, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones took the leap to WWE on Sunday alongside Brock Lesnar, Mike Tyson, Hulk Hogan, and others. read news >>
- a month ago
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Jon Jones, Ronda Rousey, and the rest of the 4 horsewomen were attended SummerSlam to watch former UFC champ Brock Lesnar take WWE gold. The WWE hosted one of their biggest events in the year in SummerSlam 2014, and in the main event, former UFC champion Brock Lesnar defeated John Cena to claim the WWE title once again after last holding it back in 2004. There were other UFC champions in attendance though, with Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey enjoying the festivities as well. Related: WWE SummerSlam read news >>
Jon Jones went under the knife for the first time in his career on Thursday, and from all indications, it was a success.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>