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Jul 7, 2016 1:55 am

VIDEO | A very glum Dana White answers questions regarding Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200

Late Wednesday, the UFC arranged a short-notice press conference to announce that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the main event against champion Daniel Cormier due to a “potential anti-doping violation.” UFC President Dana White answered questions from the media to the best of his knowledge. More information on what the...

Jul 7, 2016 1:29 am

VIDEO | A visibly broken Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200

Late Wednesday, news broke that current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the light heavyweight title unification bout with champion Daniel Cormier. The UFC arranged a special press conference to announce that Jones was pulled from the card and Cormier was there to answer questions from the media regarding the devastating...

Jul 6, 2016 10:38 pm

John Kavanagh wonders “what if?” after Jon Jones pulled from UFC 200

While the MMA community is currently in a frenzy right now regarding Jon Jones being pulled from his UFC 200 main event bout against Daniel Cormier due to a USADA anti-doping violation, SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh took to Twitter to raise an interesting question. Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II was supposed to...

Jul 6, 2016 10:33 pm

UFC releases statement on Jon Jones’ ‘potential Anti-Doping Policy violation’

Shocking news broke on Wednesday when the UFC revealed that current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 unification title fight versus the UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The announcement was made during a press conference held late Wednesday. After the press conference the UFC released the following...


Jul 6, 2016 10:27 pm

Dana White on Jon Jones: “There’s no telling what’s next”

With just days to go until his UFC 200 headlining bout against Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones was notified of a potential anti-doping violation, and was subsequently pulled from the fight. UFC President Dana white was quick to reveal that the fight was off, and Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt was now the main event for...

Jul 6, 2016 10:21 pm

Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200: “This one stung”

Late Wednesday evening news broke that pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 after he was notified of a potential anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test back in June. It was quickly announced that the fight was off the card, and that Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt was the...

Jul 6, 2016 8:47 pm

Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier off UFC 200, Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt new main event

The UFC light heavyweight championship bout between UFC interim champion Jon Jones and champion Daniel Cormier has been scrapped from the historical UFC 200 event this Saturday due to Jones being flagged for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” UFC was notified that USADA has flagged Jon Jones for a potential anti-doping policy violation. — FOX...

Jul 6, 2016 8:27 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones thanks fans for their support ahead of UFC 200

With just days to go until Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200, Jon Jones has a message for his fans. ‘Bones’ released a video, thanking fans for their support ahead of the event, and thanking them in advance...

Jul 5, 2016 10:52 am

Floyd Mayweather blowing off Jon Jones since initial call about working together

Earlier this year, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather had plans to sign UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones to ‘The Money Team’ ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier. Mayweather flew out to New Mexico to meet with Jones to discuss the possibility of working together. Understandably so, the MMA community went wild...

Jul 5, 2016 9:16 am

Jon Jones gives update on his mother’s battle with diabetes ahead of UFC 200

While Jon Jones was making his final preparations to return the Octagon earlier this year at UFC 197 against Ovince Saint Preux, his mother was battling diabetes, and looking to recover from having her leg amputated. Ahead of UFC 200, many wonder how the pound for pound kingpin’s mother has been doing leading up to...

Jul 5, 2016 9:09 am

Jon Jones says power lifting brought down muscle endurance in last fight

Even with his unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197, Jon “Bones” Jones was criticized for his performance. With having over a year off from fighting in the Octagon, many people thought Jones didn’t look as spectacular as he once did. One thing Jones did differently in preparation for his fight with...

Jul 3, 2016 11:32 am

Jon Jones refutes claims that he wants to fight Brock Lesnar

Earlier this week Jon Jones manager Malki Kawa made waves when he told MMA insider FrontRowBrian that he could see a “super fight happening” between his client (Jones) and Brock Lesnar if both fighters were to prove victorious at next weekend’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Jones recently addressed the rumor on Twitter stating...

Jul 3, 2016 9:02 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen vs. Jon Jones

Before Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones rematch in the headlining bout of next weekend’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, watch “Bones” defend his title against Chael Sonnen from UFC 159 in 2013. The Jones and Sonnen bout at UFC 159 came together after “Bones'” camp refused to take a short-notice fight with Chael in...

Jul 2, 2016 9:10 am

VIDEO | Cain Velasquez mic’d up for ‘Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier 1’

Back in January of 2015, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier squared off in the main event of UFC 182. Jones won the fight in convincing fashion, defeating Cormier via unanimous decision, taking the Olympic wrestler down several times throughout the fight as well. Ahead of UFC 200, where the pair will have their highly anticipated...

Jul 2, 2016 9:01 am

Jon Jones rips Daniel Cormier: ‘He doesn’t have the power to stop me’

In just one week, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of the historic UFC 200 card. Since the pair’s last meeting inside the Octagon, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson, and then defended the...

Jul 1, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier shows off striking combinations for Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier will face the toughest test of his MMA career on July 9th when he enters the Octagon to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200 for a highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. Cormier lost the pair’s first meeting in 2015 via unanimous decision, however rebounded to...

Jul 1, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar can’t help but to laugh at Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones, Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt were a part of a UFC 200 media conference call on Thursday and things got heated as usual between Cormier and Jones. With Jones coming in as the UFC interim light heavyweight champion going up against the champion Cormier, nothing has changed in their rivalry since...

Jul 1, 2016 10:28 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Mike Tyson showily spar one another

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is known for his crafty striking ability. How would the 6’4 mixed martial artist do against the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world Mike Tyson? Tyson, who celebrated his 50th birthday on Thursday, and Jones met for a quick showdown on the streets a while back in...

Jul 1, 2016 9:23 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is a “middle-aged man at 28 years old”

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were initially slated to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 197 on April 23rd in what was Jones’ first fight back in the Octagon since being stripped of his light heavyweight championship. Cormier pulled out of the fight with a knee injury, and was ultimately replaced by Ovince St-Preux...

Jun 30, 2016 10:02 pm

Daniel Cormier on Jon Jones rivalry: “I would not change a thing”

While Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s rivalry is certainly alive and well ahead of their UFC 200 rematch on July 9th, both men have toned down the trash talk to an extent. This week Jones even went as far as to call his rivalry with Cormier “childish”. During the UFC 200 media call, Cormier was...

Jun 30, 2016 8:27 pm

Jon Jones: I’m not a bad guy, I’ve done some bad things

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has had his fair share of legal issues. Unfortunately for Jones, his issues ultimately saw him stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship. Ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White stated that Jones has embraced the role of the ‘bad guy’ in...

Jun 30, 2016 10:44 am

Jon Jones on UFC 200 training: “I’ve done almost zero weightlifting”

Prior to Jon Jones’ return to the Octagon in April at UFC 197, the pound for pound kingpin packed on a considerable amount of muscle. Many questioned whether or not this would have a significant impact on Jones’ performance inside the Octagon given that he was carrying so much extra muscle. After his unanimous decision...

Jun 30, 2016 9:52 am

Jon Jones: ‘I may have DC call me daddy on fight night’

Back at UFC 182 in January of 2015, Jon Jones infamously placed his hand on top of Daniel Cormier’s head at the end of the 4th round of their title fight, in a display of disrespect. Now, ahead of their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 200 for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jones has a...

Jun 30, 2016 1:08 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones answers Snapchat questions: ‘Will you ever fight Conor McGregor?’

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones recently answered some questions from fans on Snapchat and had some interesting answers. See what “Bones” has to say about Brock Lesnar’s return to UFC 200 and if he will ever fight UFC featherweight champion, Conor McGregor. Jon Jones is set to face current UFC light heavyweight champion...

Jun 29, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones: “I’m the leader of the winners circle”

Ahead of Jon Jones’ scheduled UFC 200 fight with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jones appeared on SportsNation to discuss the bout, as well as sharing the UFC spotlight with Conor McGregor. Jones, who never lost his UFC light heavyweight championship inside the Octagon, won the interim light heavyweight championship by defeating...