After Jon Jones declared that his Nike endorsement deal was terminated because of his brawl with fellow UFC fighter Daniel Cormier, the prominent corporation confirmed it is no longer backing the MMA star.Darren Rovell of ESPN reported Tuesday that Jones was indeed no longer endorsed by Nike, and also analyzed the potential reasoning behind the decision:The brawl between Jones and Cormier occurred Aug. 4 in a promotional press conference for UFC 178 at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. As r read news >>
Jon Jones informed the Nevada State Athletic Commission that he lost his Nike endorsement following his brawl with Daniel Cormier. It appears that Jon Jones had already faced some financial repercussion ahead of his scheduled appearance in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The UFC light-heavyweight champion informed the NSAC that he had "already been punished" for the UFC 178 media day brawl and has lost several current/potential deals due to the unfortunate incident. This includes read news >>
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones lost one of his biggest sponsors in wake of his UFC 178 media brawl against Daniel Cormier, which took place last month inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada (replay here). Nike is no longer in the "Bones" business. That's according to Jones' testimony earlier today during his disciplinary hearing in front of Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), where both he and "DC" were tasked with explaining the read news >>
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Royce Gracie says the real reason he stepped to Eddie Bravo at Metamoris 3 last month in Los Angeles, California, was because he doesn't agree with his endorsement of drugs. Something Royce insists gives jiu-jitsu a black eye. After Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie fought to a draw during their 20-minute war at "Metamoris 3" last month, Bravo found himself face-to-face with another member of the legendary family. Royce Gracie. During a brief backstage confrontation, Royce stepped to Bravo, claiming read news >>
It seems Anderson Silva and Georges St. Pierre will always remain linked, even if the two pound-for-pound greats never actually do battle in their oft-rumored super-fight. read news >>
UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos is the latest Nike-sponsored athlete.
UFC Brasil recently inked the Brazilian fighter and UFC 155 pay-per-view headliner to an endorsement deal, SporTV.com confirmed with the global-sports giant.
Terms of the Nike deal, which is the third for a current UFC fighter, were not disclosed.
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NOS Energy drinks, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola, has signed Georges St-Pierre to be the face of their brand as they launch into the mixed martial arts arena. read news >>
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Jon Jones' manager Malki Kawa details how the landmark Nike endorsement deal came together along with the help of a powerful friend in Hollywood. read news >>