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UFC legend Royce Gracie offers his thoughts on Jon Jones’ positive drug test for cocaine metabolites. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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Jon Jones may not be the best role model, but as a fighter, he is still the baddest man walking this planet. Hordes of fans close their eyes wishing and hoping a knight would gallop in on a white horse someday to save them from the Jones era. Some would be equally happy with Jones slipping on a banana peel and saving them himself. But reality can be hard to swallow, especially when it pertains to the most polarizing figure in MMA. UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones has turned back every conte read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson discusses Jon Jones’ failed drug test and what it means for the sport overall. As one half of the ‘Fight of the Year' in 2013, Alexander Gustafsson is disappointed with how far Jones has fallen since their title fight over a year ago. While the champion remains dominant inside the octagon, his positive drug test for cocaine metabolites forces Gustafsson to contemplate about how this could negatively impacts the sport as a whole. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Dan Henderson recently spoke up on Jon Jones checking himself into rehab, and had less than kind words for the LHW champ. Jon Jones' drug test failure for cocaine has sent a ripple through the MMA world, and everyone has something to say about the current UFC champ and his conduct. Recently, speaking to Fox Sports, former Pride Champion and UFC title contender, Dan Henderson gave his thoughts on Jones' drug test failure and the drug use that Henderson claims he'd "heard that he (Jones) was doing read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Jon Jones continues to embrace the role of the heel. It will continue to pay off at the box office. At UFC 182, the light heavyweight champion defended his crown against No. 2-ranked contender Daniel Cormier in an expert performance. He continues to establish himself as one of the greatest of all time and has already cemented himself as the best light heavyweight ever. With all of his physical skills, Jones has never reached the heights of other stars. There was some disconnect with the average read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: The light heavyweight champ has matured to better understand his place as the sport’s greatest fighter. read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: The light heavyweight champ has matured to better understand his place as the sport’s greatest fighter. read news >>

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Jon Jones is no stranger to having labels attached to his name. Throughout his meteoric rise to the top of mixed martial arts, the 27-year-old phenom has been a lightning rod of attention, drawing immense amounts of praise for the skills he's shown inside the Octagon, and criticism for the way he's carried himself outside of the cage. Whether that label be super star or villain, pound-for-pound great or instigator, at the end of the day the New York native is the UFC light heavyweight champion—t read news >>

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C.B. Dollaway has been in this position before—a couple of times, in fact. Competing in front of a raucous and lively Brazilian crowd against one of their own is never an easy set of circumstances for an American fighter to settle into, but The Doberman has thus far been unshakable in that particular storm. Two out of his past four showings inside the Octagon have come in the South American mecca of mixed martial arts, where he's faced competitors with vaulted expectation and ample hype surround read news >>

  • a month ago
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If you're going to play the role of rebel and antihero, you should probably back up your talk with your actions in the cage. Nate Diaz stole the spotlight in the days leading up to UFC on FOX 13. He skipped the open workouts for his bout in Phoenix with Rafael dos Anjos, complained about pay and the UFC's policies, then missed weight for the lightweight fight by four pounds. Then Diaz went out and got absolutely dominated by dos Anjos. The Brazilian used leg kicks to brutalize his opponent, crui read news >>

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When Michelle Waterson had more than a year-long lull after her upset victory over Jessica Penne, the Jackson-Wink MMA representative would often vent about the lack of activity to her coaches. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jean-Claude Van Damme will be taking a role in the upcoming remake of the cult classic Kickboxer movie and he will be joined by some top names from the fighting world: Georges St-Pierre, 'Bazooka' Joe Valtellini and Joe 'Stitch 'Em Up' Schilling. The original Kickboxer movie was released in 1989 and became an instant classic action movie. Showcasing the skills of Jean-Claude Van Damme in the lead role, Kickboxer also sparked a worldwide boom in the sport. Now it has been decided that the movie i read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Tyron Woodley may only be 32 years old, but he's already preparing for his post-fighting life. The UFC's No. 3 ranked welterweight, Woodley recently finished filming his role in the upcoming NWA biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton,' and he described his experience working alongside the rap legends as nothing short of "surreal." "It was kind of crazy," Woodley said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. "I'm sitting on set and Ice Cube's coming up and talking to me, asking me [questions]. There were a c read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC executive Garry Cook discusses his new role as the promotion's chief global officer. read news >>

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