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Apr 26, 2016 2:36 pm

UFC 197 medical suspensions: Jon Jones facing long layoff

This past Saturday at UFC 197, Jon Jones made his return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux. Jones defeated Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim light heavyweight championship. With Jones’ win many were expecting the UFC to book Jones vs. DC II at UFC 200 to replace McGregor vs Diaz II,...

Apr 26, 2016 1:40 pm

Daniel Cormier tells a classic story about how much Jon Jones despises him

The rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier heated up at UFC 197, even with Cormier out of the fight against Jones due to an injury. Cormier sat ringside doing color commentary alongside Joe Rogan and Mike Goldberg for the main event UFC interim light heavyweight title fight between Jones and Ovince Saint Preux. With...

Apr 26, 2016 9:25 am

Greg Jackson: Powerlifting is a problem for Jon Jones

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones defeated Ovince Saint Preux to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones seemed extremely gun-shy throughout the fight, he explained post-fight that the late change of opponents threw him off, and he would look better when he fought Daniel Cormier. While Jones stated that...


Apr 25, 2016 12:42 pm

UFC 197 salary report – Jon Jones remains one of UFC’s highest paid

UFC 197 took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. The card was headlined with a UFC interim light heavyweight title fight between former champion Jon Jones and number six UFC ranked contender Ovince Saint Preux. Jones took the win in a five-round unanimous decision and ranked at...

Apr 25, 2016 9:52 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones dances when he hears he broke Ovince Saint Preux’s arm

Here's Jon Jones' reaction to finding out one of his kicks may have broken OSP's arm. pic.twitter.com/HB9qT84K2c — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) April 24, 2016 Jon Jones was able to win the UFC interim light heavyweight title by beating Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 in the main event over the weekend. In the process of...

Apr 25, 2016 8:18 am

Jon Jones defends his performance against “OSP”

Jon Jones returned to the octagon this past Saturday in Las Vegas, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197, capturing the promotions interim light heavyweight title in the process. “Bones” five-round decision victory over “OSP” was not what some fans and analysts had expected....

Apr 25, 2016 1:33 am

PHOTO | X-ray shows Ovince Saint Preux fought Jon Jones with a broken arm

Ovince Saint Preux had a tall order in front of him at UFC 197 with just three weeks notice. “OSP” fought one of the greatest fighters to ever compete in mixed martial arts on Saturday night and came up short, but proved that he can fight with the best of them. Former UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 24, 2016 5:17 pm

Daniel Cormier was not impressed with Jon Jones performance at UFC 197

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was not impressed by Jon Jones unanimous decision victory over short-notice replacement Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197. “DC” spoke about Jones performance during the FOX post fight show, stating the following: “He got the job done,” Cormier said. “A lot of times, most...

Apr 24, 2016 3:45 pm

Photo | Jon Jones kicks it with the Diaz Brothers

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was kicking it with Nick and Nate Diaz earlier this week. Israel Martinez posted the following photo on Twitter Friday evening showcasing the three UFC superstars. Check it out: @JonnyBones kicking it with @nickdiaz209 @NateDiaz209 @ufc #197 pic.twitter.com/EXeAcfo1vz — Israel Martinez (@IzzyStyle) April 22, 2016 Jon Jones headlined...

Apr 23, 2016 11:46 pm

Jon Jones gives prediction for rematch with Daniel Cormier post-UFC 197

In the main event Jon Jones picked up a unanimous decision win over Ovince Saint Preux to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. With tonight’s win, Jones will now fight Daniel Cormier for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship in a highly anticipated rematch. The rematch could very well take place at UFC 200...

Apr 23, 2016 11:41 pm

Jon Jones wants Daniel Cormier after UFC 197 win

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made a successful return to the Octagon and defeated Ovince Saint Preux to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. With Jones’ interim light heavyweight title win, Jones will now face Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. After it was announced earlier this week...

Apr 23, 2016 11:25 pm

Fighters react to Jon Jones successful return to the Octagon

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones was extremely critical of his performance, he is now the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will face Daniel Cormier...

Apr 23, 2016 11:09 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux (Highlights)

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made a successful return to the Octagon and defeated Ovince Saint Preux via decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones wasn’t happy with his performance, he will now fight Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. See the highlights above!

Apr 23, 2016 11:03 pm

Dana White: Ovince Saint Preux broke his arm in Jon Jones fight

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision. While the fight was a rather lackluster one, Jones was awarded the unanimous decision win, and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. After the fight, Ovince Saint Preux revealed that he had hurt his arm at some...

Apr 23, 2016 10:59 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux Octagon interviews

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought for 5 rounds to a decision. Jones, who wasn’t happy with his performance, was ultimately crowned the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will now face Daniel Cormier for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship. In the video above you can...

Apr 23, 2016 10:50 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones sends message to Daniel Cormier after UFC 197 win

You didn't expect @JonnyBones to give @DC_MMA a hug, did you? #UFC197 https://t.co/n6o9VFuHXQ — #UFC197 (@ufc) April 24, 2016 In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones returned to the Octagon for the first time in a year and a half and defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim UFC...

Apr 23, 2016 9:54 pm

UFC 197 results: Jon Jones makes successful return to the Octagon

In the main event of UFC 197 Jon Jones made his return to the Octagon after over a year away from the Octagon. Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. In the first round, the pair looked to find their distance during the feeling out process, with neither fighter...

Apr 23, 2016 10:55 am

VIDEO | Fighters predict Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux winner

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes his return to the Octagon for the first time since fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 back in January 2015. Jones was set to rematch Cormier on Saturday night but an injury forced Cormier out of competition. Jones is now set to battle Ovince Saint Preux for...

Apr 23, 2016 10:16 am

Jon Jones recalls the exact moment he knew he needed to change

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is arguably one of, if not the greatest, MMA fighter of all time. Jones, who became the youngest UFC champion of all time at the age of 23 when he defeated Shogun Rua via submission at UFC 126, is now on a path to reclaim the UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 22, 2016 5:49 pm

Madison Square Garden? Jon Jones would rather headline UFC 200

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones returns to the octagon tomorrow night to battle Ovince Saint Preux for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title. The “Bones” vs. “OSP” bout, which headlines tomorrow’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas, was put together on short-notice after current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was forced to...

Apr 22, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux discuss UFC 197, UFC 200

There is no hatred between @JonnyBones & @003_OSP​, but Jones is already looking towards facing @dc_mma at @ufc​ 200 https://t.co/SznGkV6jNB — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) April 22, 2016 Tomorrow night, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux will fight in the main event of UFC 197 for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. The fight will serve...

Apr 22, 2016 9:11 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – EA Sports UFC 2 simulation

Tomorrow night, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. It will be the first fight back for the pound for pound kingpin since being stripped of the championship almost exactly a year ago. Above you can...

Apr 22, 2016 9:03 am

UFC reportedly looking to book Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II for UFC 200

The UFC has been left in a bit of a scramble after Conor McGregor announced his retirement, un-retired, and was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight main event scrap with Nate Diaz. While Nate Diaz was supposed to fly to Vegas to discuss new opponents for the fight, a report emerged Friday morning that Diaz...

Apr 21, 2016 11:54 pm

Jon Jones says he is happy Daniel Cormier became a UFC champion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and current champion Daniel Cormier do not like each other. The two are a part of one the biggest rivalries the UFC has seen and were set to rematch this weekend at UFC 197. However, an injury sidelined Cormier and now Jones is set to face Ovince Saint...

Apr 21, 2016 10:53 pm

VIDEO | UFC 197: Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – fighters face-off

Thursday was a media day for UFC 197 as the fighters are in Las Vegas, Nevada tying up the last of their obligations before their bouts on Saturday. Fighters from UFC 197 went face-to-face in a staredown during the media day. Jon Jones – No. 1 UFC ranked light heavyweight contender vs Ovince Saint Preux...