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Jul 11, 2016 2:49 pm

Jon Jones’ manager says Jones missed eight-figure payday from UFC 200

With USADA flagging Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, he was pulled from his title fight versus Daniel Cormier and missed out on his opportunity to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts. Jones tested positive for two banned substances and missed out not only on possibly putting an end to his rivalry with...

Jul 10, 2016 5:56 pm

Jon Jones: “I’m doing all that I can to make this right”

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was supposed to headline Saturday’s UFC 200 event opposite Daniel Cormier. However, just days before the historic event USADA announced that Jones had tested positive for banned substances and would not be allowed to participate on the card. Jones recently took to his Twitter where he stated...

Jul 8, 2016 2:37 pm

Jon Jones’ ‘B sample’ comes back positive

The bad news continues for pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones. After being pulled from UFC 200 on Wednesday for a potential USADA anti-doping violation, it was announced that USADA would be testing Jones’ ‘B sample’. While Jones and his team admitted that the odds of the sample coming back negative were rather slim, they...

Jul 8, 2016 12:07 pm

VIDEO | Dana White vents frustration, sounds finally fed up with Jon Jones

UFC President Dana White has been on an emotional roller coaster this week. With three UFC fights taking place this week, White had his plate full but was given even more on Wednesday when USADA flagged Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, removing him from the scheduled UFC 200 main event fight versus...


Jul 7, 2016 5:34 pm

Brock Lesnar calls Jon Jones ‘unprofessional’ for USADA violation

Heavyweights Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt have been moved up from the co-main event to headline UFC 200 with Jon Jones being pulled from the UFC light heavyweight championship versus Daniel Cormier. Lesnar appeared for an open workout on Thursday in Las Vegas, Nevada ahead of UFC 200 and was asked about Jones’ potential anti-doping...

Jul 7, 2016 3:03 pm

Nate Diaz gives thoughts on Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200

Ahead of UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from the event with just days to go until the event due to a potential USADA anti-doping policy violation. During the UFC 202 press conference with Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, Diaz was asked about Jones failing the drug test. In typical...

Jul 7, 2016 10:23 am

Jon Jones contemplates potential 2-year suspension

Wednesday night, UFC President Dana White held a press conference in Las Vegas to address Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 over a potential USADA anti-doping violation. During the course of the press conference, White pointed out that Jones could be facing a 2-year suspension if it is determined that he did indeed take...

Jul 7, 2016 9:40 am

Jon Jones: “I would never cheat”

In the wake of Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 Wednesday night after being informed of a potential USADA anti-doping violation stemming from an out-of-competition drug test back in June, Jones and his team appeared at a press conference on Thursday. During the course of the presser, a visibly emotional Jones explained that he...

Jul 7, 2016 9:05 am

Jon Jones apologizes to Daniel Cormier

By now the MMA world is aware that UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 Wednesday evening after he was notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Wednesday night, UFC President Dana White and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier appeared at a press conference, however Jones and his team...

Jul 7, 2016 8:54 am

Jon Jones’ manager admits chances of B sample being negative are slim

Wednesday night, Jon Jones was pulled from the main event of UFC 200 after he was notified of a potential anti-doping violation. There were no immediate details given regarding the situation, and Jones’ camp maintained silence through Thursday morning. Thursday morning, Jones and his manager Maliki Kawa appeared at a press conference in Las Vegas...

Jul 7, 2016 2:09 am

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation

Late Wednesday, the UFC announced that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event fight against champion Daniel Cormier for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” With the UFC light heavyweight title fight just days away, everyone in the MMA community was shocked at the news. Here is how...

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...