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Issues such as eye pokes and slippery Octagon surfaces have recently been a source of complaints from UFC fighters. At this point, the complaints are being heard, but only some are being addressed by the organization. read news >>

  • a month ago
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If the best offense is a good defense, Daniel Cormier will apparently be ready for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones when their recently rescheduled title fight finally takes place.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jon Jones would rather use the term “instinctual” instead of “dirty” when discussing eye gouging accusations. The UFC light heavyweight champ’s dangerous habit of utilizing an open palm to maintain distance tends to leave opponents squinting like Chuck Coleman from The Wonder Years. Particularly in his bout against Glover Teixeira, Jones faced a lot of criticism for fighting with an open hand and poking opponents in the eyes. UFC President Dana White believes people are overreacting to a certain read news >>

  • a month ago
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Over the course of his career, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has endured criticism for committing eye pokes during his fights. This was no more evident than during his most recent title defense, a unanimous-decision win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 171. On Monday's edition of The MMA Hour, Jones addressed the criticism. And while he admits he uses techniques and stances which occasionally end in eye pokes, he denied any malicious intent. "I realize that I do it," Jones said. "I realize read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jon Jones addressed some controversial issues with his fighting style, and he talked about eye pokes and oblique kicks to Cormier's knee. Daniel Cormier is currently considered by many to have an interesting style that has the potential to pose problems for the dominant champion in Jon Jones, but there are a few intangibles coming to this fight. Cormier postponed knee surgery to step in and get the title shot, and the former heavyweight is coming in on relatively short notice leaving a few unans read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Despite a spirited effort early on from Yves Edwards, the relentless pressure of Piotr Hallmann eventually won the day.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The eighth episode of The Ultimate Fighter 19: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn featured the coaches’ challenge and the final preliminary-round middleweight bout. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC's No. 1-ranked light heavyweight, Alexander Gustafsson, answered a variety of questions Tuesday afternoon during a reddit AMA (ask me anything). These popular events are hosted on reddit.com, and they provide the website's massive user base the opportunity to ask celebrities and notable personalities anything they wish for a designated period of time. During Gustafsson's time throughout the AMA, he talked UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, rising 205-pound contender Daniel Cormier read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Cocky and arrogant? Or humble and nice? Not even Jon Jones can decide. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones is finally embracing his role as "heel," a pro wrestling term for "bad guy." That means you can expect a "cocky and arrogant" champ to accept the fact that he's an "eye poker." Or not. Jones seems to be having a personal battle within himself. How can he be a bad guy if he's no nice and humble? See for yourself: Nice shades. Fresh off a dominating un read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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In a world where everyone wants to be a hero, Jon Jones appears to finally be warming up to the idea that destiny may have laid out a different path for him. Following his unanimous-decision win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 172, Jones seems to finally be accepting the role he was forced into. He has sat idly for weeks while the MMA world has chastised him for being a cheater. During an appearance on Inside MMA, former UFC heavyweight champ Bas Rutten even went as far as calling him a “dirty fight read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones is a dirty fighter who knows exactly what he is doing when he puts his fingers in the eyes of his opponents, according to Bas Rutten, who claims that "Bones" is too smart and technical to do it by accident. read news >>

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