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Nov 9, 2016 7:48 am

BREAKING: Jon Jones stripped of interim championship

On the heels of this week’s announcement that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been suspended 1 year for his failed out-of-competition drug test back in June, it has now been announced that Jones has been stripped of the interim light heavyweight championship. Jones, who failed a random, out-of-competition drug test back in...

Nov 8, 2016 2:36 pm

Dana White weighs-in on effects of Jon Jones taking time off

While former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is widely believed to be the pound for pound kingpin in MMA, Jones has fought just once in nearly two years. After defeating Daniel Cormier in a highly anticipated grudge match in January of 2015, Jones was booked to defend his title against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson later...

Nov 7, 2016 2:39 pm

UFC releases statement on Jon Jones’ one-year suspension

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was issued a one-year sanction by USADA on Monday. Following an arbitration hearing by three arbitrators from McLaren Global Sports Solutions, the decision was made to give Jones his full sanction term of a one-year suspension. The UFC released a short statement on their website on Monday following...

Nov 7, 2016 12:51 pm

Jon Jones releases statement on one-year suspension for failed USADA drug test

News broke on Monday that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given a one-year suspension term by USADA following an arbitration hearing. Jones was flagged for a potential anti-doping violation in July, which resulted in him being pulled from the UFC 200 light heavyweight title fight against champion Daniel Cormier. It was later...


Nov 7, 2016 11:27 am

Jon Jones issued one-year suspension by USADA

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was given his sanction from USADA on Monday after testing positive for the banned substances clomiphene and letrozole, which were from the test results of a June 16 out-of-competition sample. The failed test results had him pulled from UFC 200’s scheduled UFC light heavyweight championship fight against champion...

Nov 1, 2016 10:34 am

Jon Jones lawyer opens up on how USADA arbitration went

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones is currently in the process of appealing his failed drug test that saw the interim light heavyweight champ forced out of his UFC 200 scrap with Daniel Cormier just 48 hours before the fight was set to take place back in July. Despite being pulled from the card,...

Oct 29, 2016 9:32 am

Jon Jones predicts outcome of Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for what he hopes will be his second successful title defense when he steps into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 206 in Toronto on December 10th against heavy-handed light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. This won’t be the first time the pair have...

Oct 28, 2016 9:00 pm

Jon Jones and Matt Mitrione engage in twitter beef!

With Jon Jones not getting any time to fight in the Octagon, the former UFC light heavyweight champion can still find a few wars to get into on the Internet. On Friday, Jones and Bellator heavyweight Matt Mitrione got into it on twitter. Mitrione posted a photo of a bartender side by side with a...

Oct 26, 2016 7:21 am

Jon Jones Explains Why He’d Rather Fight “Rumble” than “DC”

On December 10, in the main event of UFC 206, Daniel Cormier will defend the UFC light heavyweight title against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. As significant as this bout is, however, it will have a shadow cast over it by one man: former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jones won the divisional crown in early 2011...

Oct 25, 2016 7:42 am

Jon Jones goes on lengthy Twitter rant

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones may currently be suspended by the NAC throughout the course of his appeal process, however Jones’ legal team caught quite the big break this week when it was announced that they were able to pinpoint the exact supplement Jones took which was tainted, resulting in the failure of a...

Oct 24, 2016 4:58 pm

Jon Jones goes off on steroid accusations and defends his legacy

Fans of Jon “Bones” Jones received some good news earlier today. Jones’ attorney Howard Jacobs revealed to MMAFighting’s Luke Thomas some positive information regarding Jon’s failed drug tests at UFC 200: “It came from a product that Jon took that was not labeled with either of these substances. We had it tested, the product was...

Oct 24, 2016 12:23 pm

Jon Jones’ attorney Howard Jacobs: ‘We’ve been able to establish the source of the prohibited substances’

Fans of Jon Jones should be delighted to hear some very interesting news from Jones’ attorney, Howard Jacobs. Speaking with MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas on The Luke Thomas Show, Jacobs revealed some major details regarding Jones’ failed drug tests for banned substances. “We’ve been able to establish the source of the prohibited substances,” Jacobs said...

Oct 21, 2016 8:29 pm

REPORT: Jon Jones could return sooner than thought

Jon Jones was unceremoniously pulled from a milestone event in UFC 200 after USADA flagged him for a positive drug test. Just days before he was set to rematch Daniel Cormier to unify the light heavyweight belts, Jones was forced off the card and replaced with Anderson Silva, who stepped in following Jones’ failed drug...

Oct 20, 2016 6:21 am

Jon Jones went off on Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title in a rematch with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson this December at UFC 206 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The pair first met at UFC 187 in May of 2015, with “DC” emerging victorious by way of third-round submission (rear-naked choke). In a recent interview with Michael Landsberg...

Oct 20, 2016 6:01 am

Jon Jones put the light heavyweight division on notice!

Jon “Bones” Jones (22-1 MMA) is currently on the sidelines waiting to receive punishment from the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), this for his failed pre-fight drug test from UFC 200 this past July. The pound-for-pound great has been rather silent on social media in recent weeks, but that all changed yesterday evening when Jones...

Oct 17, 2016 10:37 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones competes in NAGA tournament at Europa Games Expo in Phoenix

Some lucky fans got a chance to see former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones back in competition over the weekend. Jones says he was called out by some of his fans at the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) tournament, which took place at the Europa Games Expo in Phoenix. Jones was present at the...

Oct 5, 2016 2:17 pm

Jon Jones NSAC hearing postponed

It looks as though the MMA community will have to wait longer for the return of pound for pound kingpin, interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. After it was revealed last month that Jones would be appearing in front of the NSAC on October 10th along with Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor, who could be...

Sep 27, 2016 1:54 pm

Why We’ll Still Miss Jon Jones at UFC 205

UFC 205, which is scheduled for November 12 in New York City, is quickly emerging as one of the greatest fight cards in MMA history. So long as it isn’t ravaged by injuries or PED-busts – knock on wood – it might actually take that title outright. The card, which will emanate from Madison Square...

Sep 22, 2016 2:13 pm

Jon Jones, Nate Diaz, and Conor McGregor get dates for NSAC hearing

Thursday afternoon, news broke that the NSAC had scheduled disciplinary hearings for Jon Jones, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the news, which revealed that the trio would be having a hearing on October 10th. Per Bob Bennett of NSAC, McGregor/Diaz (water bottles) and Jones (failed test) hearings are all scheduled for...

Sep 20, 2016 11:36 am

Stipe Miocic Discusses Possible Jon Jones Fight: We’ll Have a Great Fight, I Think

Despite the many controversies that have marred his recent career, Jon Jones remains the greatest light heavyweight of all time. However you feel about him as person, his accolades as a fighter really can’t be denied. Given Jones’ status as the light heavyweight GOAT, people tend to get excited when he talks about moving up...

Sep 15, 2016 11:30 am

Cain Velasquez weighs-in on potential Jon Jones immediate title shot

Leading up to UFC 200, all signs pointed to former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier having their highly anticipated rematch in the main event of the bout. Both fighters made it to fight week uninjured, and were taking part in their media rounds ahead of the fight....

Sep 13, 2016 10:46 am

Stipe Miocic: ‘If they want me to fight Jon Jones, I’ll fight Jon …’

“I’m starting to realize the hype is real with that guy. He’s legit, [it] would be the challenge of a lifetime,” is what former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tweeted when a fan asked how he thinks he would do in a fight against heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. I'm starting to realize the hype...

Sep 12, 2016 7:17 am

Jon Jones interested in potential superfight with Stipe Miocic

Jon Jones may be dealing with a potential two-year USADA suspension for two failed tests leading into UFC 200, but that hasn’t stopped the 28-year-old light heavyweight kingpin from thinking big. Like, heavyweight big. Jones commented on a potential superfight with heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, who just knocked out Alistair Overeem on Saturday at UFC...