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Aug 22, 2017 7:52 pm

UFC President Dana White reacts to Jon Jones being flagged by USADA

This weekend’s Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather super fight took a backseat today when news broke that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. The Anti-Doping Policy violation stemmed from an in-competition sample collected following Jones’ weigh-in on July 28, 2017. Jon Jones had...

Aug 22, 2017 7:18 pm

Breaking: Daniel Cormier issue statements on Jon Jones testing postive for Steroids

Earlier tonight shocking news broke that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been flagged by USADA for an Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an in-competition sample collected following his weigh-in on July 28, 2017. Jon Jones had recently defeated Daniel Cormier on July 29 at UFC 214 via third-round knockout to capture the...

Aug 22, 2017 6:37 pm

Breaking! Jon Jones camp issues statement after being flagged by USADA

Terrible news shook the mixed martial arts world earlier this evening when TMZ reported that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had been flagged by USADA for a potential anti-doping violation. The Anti-Doping Policy violation stemmed from an in-competition sample collected following his weigh-in on July 28, 2017. Jon Jones had recently defeated Daniel...

Aug 22, 2017 6:17 pm

MMA community reacts to news of Jon Jones’ failed drug test

It sucks, but it’s true. Jon Jones failed a drug test in the buildup to UFC 214, and all signs point to his being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title in the coming hours. “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Jon Jones of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation...

Aug 22, 2017 5:32 pm

BREAKING | Jon Jones Allegedly Tests Positive for Steroids

Please tell me your sitting down, because if not you’re about to cause a public disturbance or potentially wound yourself from flipping out. According to TMZ, Jon Jones has just tested positive for the anabolic steroid Turinabol. Via their report, he will be stripped of his newly-acquired UFC light heavyweight title he reclaimed at UFC...

Aug 21, 2017 10:45 am

Alexander Gustafsson denies reports of Jon Jones fight

Earlier today, Swedish MMA publication MMANytt reported that a light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson was in the works for UFC 218, which is scheduled for December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. Apparently, however, this report is inaccurate. Speaking to Kimura.se, another Swedish publication, Gustafsson revealed that he currently camping...

Aug 14, 2017 10:42 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones and I will fight again

Late last month, in the main event of UFC 214, then UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempted to defend his title against his fiercest rival, former champion Jon Jones. Unfortunately for Cormier, Jones won this fight via third-round knockout, moving to 2-0 in their rivalry as he did. Post-fight, Cormier suggested that, having lost...

Aug 14, 2017 8:37 am

Coach defends Jon Jones’ reluctance to fight Stipe Miocic

Over the last few weeks, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has expressed interest in a big-ticket money fight with former UFC heavyweight champ and WWE megastar Brock Lesnar. At the same time, Jones explained that a fight with Stipe Miocic, the actual heavyweight champ, doesn’t interest him quite as much: “I feel like if...

Aug 11, 2017 10:11 am

Mark Hunt Bashes ‘Biggest Cheaters in the World’ Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar

It is no secret that “The Super Samoan” Mark Hunt is not a fan of current WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar. The former heavyweight title challenger has ripped “The Beast” for pretty months following their fight in July of 2016. Hunt was defeated by the former UFC heavyweight champion at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. However, that...

Aug 10, 2017 9:10 am

Jon Jones sustained an injury before his UFC 214 fight with Daniel Cormier

Late last month, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214, Jon Jones reclaimed the UFC light heavyweight title with a third-round knockout of his arch rival Daniel Cormier. It was a feel-good moment for the MMA great. It was, of course, one that could have occurred much sooner, as he and Cormier were...

Aug 10, 2017 6:28 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones is really pushing for the Brock Lesnar fight

Shortly after his UFC 214 defeat of Daniel Cormier, which earned him the UFC light heavyweight title, Jon Jones began doubling down on his calls for a fight with former UFC heavyweight champ and long-time WWE superstar Brock Lesnar. “Man, it would be like a modern day David and Goliath situation,” Jones recently told Sway in the...

Aug 9, 2017 7:27 pm

Jon Jones discusses how he felt watching Daniel Cormier cry at UFC 214

The feud between UFC light heavyweight fighters Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier resulted in arguably the biggest rivalry in the history of mixed martial arts. That rivalry came to a head in the main event of last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, where Jones defeated his bitter rival (Cormier) via third-round knockout, thus reclaiming...

Aug 9, 2017 1:14 pm

The Unstoppable Force That is Jon Jones Debuted 9 Years Ago

Do any of you remember in Ghostbusters when that demon possessed Louis Tully and he started spouting all that strange demi-god history? He warned that during the third reconciliation of the last of the Meketrex supplicants, a new form would be chosen for Gozer the Traveller. Well, that might as well have been Jon Jones. He’s...

Aug 9, 2017 6:27 am

New York’s Jon Jones is willing to rematch Alexander Gustafsson – but not in New York

Jon Jones is once again the UFC light heavyweight champion. The MMA great and pound-for-pound stalwart reclaimed the throne in late July, when he removed Daniel Cormier’s batteries with a third-round kick to the head. This win marked Jones’ successful return after a long stretch on the shelf. During his hiatus, MMA was finally legalized...

Aug 8, 2017 4:46 am

Stipe Miocic has a message for Jon Jones

In the buildup to and immediate fallout of his UFC 214 title fight with Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones has expressed real interest in a fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. The reason for this callout of Lesnar, Jones explained, is because he believes a fight with a superstar with Lesnar at heavyweight would...

Aug 7, 2017 9:53 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones gives update on possible Brock Lesnar super fight

Late last month, in the main event of UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight great and pound-for-pound mainstay Jon Jones returned to the cage after more than a year on the shelf. He did so against reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, and despite his layoff, won the fight by knockout in the third round to...

Aug 5, 2017 9:02 am

VIDEO | Dwayne Johnson inspired by Jon Jones’ UFC 214 performance

We all go thru it. Then raise the People's eyebrow. When life gets tough, you get knocked down and you're going "thru the sludge".. you gotta have faith that if you just keep pushing thru it, on the other side is something greater. Proud of and inspired by my guy @jonnybones for keeping the faith,...

Aug 3, 2017 9:50 am

Volkan Oezdemir understands why Jon Jones probably doesn’t want to fight him

Last Saturday, in the first fight of the stacked UFC 214 main card, rapidly rising light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir picked up yet another thunderous first-round knockout win, this time over one of the division’s top dogs in Jimi Manuwa. With this win, Oezdemir solidified his status as one of the top light heavyweight contenders,...

Aug 1, 2017 2:00 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs Brock Lesnar superfight a good move for the UFC?

There is no doubt that a superfight between Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar would generate a ton of interest and of course, money. The UFC has been no stranger to superfights and now have even crossed sports and promotions now that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will be making his professional boxing debut against undefeated...

Aug 1, 2017 9:48 am

Jon Jones manager not concerned with rift between Jones and Dana White

Prior to Jon Jones’ triumphant return to the Octagon this past Saturday in the main event of UFC 214, it was revealed that Jones and UFC President Dana White hadn’t talked since UFC 200, when Jones was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation just 48 hours before the fight was scheduled...

Aug 1, 2017 8:49 am

Daniel Cormier predicted Jon Jones left head kick in 2014

In 2014, prior to Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones’ first meeting inside the Octagon, the pair both appeared onstage together at a press conference for the ‘tickets on sale’ event prior to the fight. During the course of the press conference, Jones declared that he had been able to pick out some rather glaring tendencies...