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News of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' brief stint in rehab raised more than a few eyebrows. Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites in a Dec. 4 random drug test, 30 days before his title clash with Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Making an appearance on The Jim Rome Show Wednesday, UFC president Dana White went to bat for the champion's efforts to move on. "Everybody was talking about, 'Oh, he really didn't go to rehab.' He went for a 24-hour evaluation into reh read news >>

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Majority Draw is back with a special guest stint by comedian Ari Shaffir, and a lot of chatter about Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Anderson Silva, and more! read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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The UFC president has refuted reports from Jones' mom herself that Jon only spent one night in rehab. Dana White is now refuting an earlier report which had Jon Jones' own mother saying that the UFC champion only spent one night in rehab. While he didn't elaborate too much, the UFC president says that it's "not necessarily the case", and Jones will be releasing his own statement soon. "When the whole story comes out, people will understand, it will be put into perspective," White told the Boston read news >>

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Wait, wait, wait, now hold up. Just so we're straight…on a Saturday night, Jon Jones defended his title against Daniel Cormier. By Tuesday, he entered a rehabilitation facility to deal with a cocaine issue. By Wednesday, he was out like brook trout, free to roam the earth and once again try himself against its temptations. Triumph, scandal, voluntary exile, freedom, all in the course of four days. Now that’s some fancy footwork. Forget about Muhammad Ali comparisons; Jones could hold that kind o read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Jon Jones’ stint in a New Mexico drug treatment facility lasted only one day, according to a report from WBNG 12 in New York. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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It is being reported that UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ rehabilitation stint lasted just one night. After testing positive for cocaine metabolites last week, Jon Jones entered a drug rehabilitation facility, where it was believed he would spend a significant period of time in to better himself and overcome his addiction. However, according to a recent report, it appears that the UFC light-heavyweight champion's stint in rehab lasted one night. According to the champ's mother, Camille read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Jon Jones entered a drug treatment facility on Jan. 6 after testing positive for a cocaine metabolite in an out-of-competition drug test on Dec. 4, but he’s already out of the rehab facility. When the drug test result was announced, UFC president Dana White said he was "proud of Jon Jones for making the decision to enter a drug treatment facility", confident that the UFC light heavyweight champion would "emerge from this program like the champion he truly is." According to WBNG Action Sports, th read news >>

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Ex-World Series of Fighting featherweight champion Georgi Karakhanyan has nothing bad to say about his former employer. read news >>

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Charlie Brenneman just announced that his 2nd UFC stint has come to an end. After losing his third straight bout with the promotion, Charlie Brenneman's second UFC stint has come to a close. 'The Spaniard' made the announcement from his twitter account on Monday night: Was released fr @ufc today. Looking forward to starting the next chapter. Thx to my supporters! — Charlie Brenneman (@SpaniardMMA) December 30, 2014 The 33-year-old's first UFC tenure came from 2010-2013, going 4-4 as a welterweig read news >>

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Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie, who garnered a sizable fan following after his stint on “The Ultimate Fighter 12,” is apparently calling it quits.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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If you watched ESPN at any point on Wednesday, chances are you caught at least a glimpse of recent UFC signee CM Punk making the rounds at the Bristol, Conn., sports network. read news >>

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After a 1-2 stint at flyweight, Brad Pickett has decided to return to 135 pounds. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Steven Siler's UFC stint has come to an end. The 27-year old out of Orem, Utah has been a part of the company since appearing on The Ultimate Fighter 14. But the featherweight tweeted on Thursday that his run with the company is done. "I wanna thank the @UFC @danawhite @seanshelby for everything, I will be back in the UFC I'm not done yet," Siler tweeted. Siler (23-13) got off to a promising start, winning five of his first six UFC contests, with a decision over Cole Miller and a knockout of Mik read news >>

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After a long and dramatic stint with Bellator, seasoned mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Eddie Alvarez will finally test himself in the big leagues at UFC 178 tonight (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) when he collides with Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone. It's a must-watch Lightweight showdown. Since the collapse of Pride FC, the mixed martial arts (MMA) MMA universe has largely been defined by one leading promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Indeed, UFC has been the dominant entity in the sport for a read news >>

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