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Nike isn’t simply Jon Jones’ (Pictured) biggest sponsor, their “Just do it” mantra has become a way of life for the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion. That’s why Jones didn’t bat an eye when Daniel Cormier threatened to “kick his ass” during Saturday’s live Showtime broadcast. While there aren’t many men walking God’s green earth that have dared to challenge Jones, particularly with such pinpoint verbiage, “Bones” wasn’t the least bit fazed by Cormier’s challenge. Jones merely wants the former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion to “just do it.” “You know, the guy is a tremendous athlete and I wish he would just do it and just stop talking about it,” Jones said of Cormier on FUEL TV’s UFC Tonight. “I am open to fighting the best guys in the world.” First things first for both fighters. Jones must successfully defend his throne against Chael Sonnen at UFC 159, while Cormier has to make his big league debut in triumphant fashion against Frank Mir on April 20th. In addition, Cormier has to shed the excess weight required to hit the 205-pound mark on the scale – something he’s never had to do in 11 professional bouts. Oh yeah, and there’s the minor formality of whether Cormier’s unblemished Strikeforce résumé and a heavyweight win over Mir warrants next dibs at Jones’ light heavyweight crown. Then again, an unqualified Sonnen got exactly what he wanted by calling Jones out.

Rashad Evans: “Jon Jones Really Doesn’t Have That Much Fear”

Rashad Evans speanks on why Jon Jones is so good “The reason why he fights so fearlessly is because he really doesn’t have that much fear. The minute you start having fear is the minute you become like everybody else who competes — afraid to take chances, afraid to pull off those big moves that you did in practice. That hesitation leaves you vulnerable for a counter.” Being...

'UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen' Event Poster; Ticket Info

Press Release via UFC -    NEW YORK’S JON JONES DEFENDS UFC LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST RIVAL CHAEL SONNEN AT UFC® 159 UFC® 159: JONES vs. SONNEN Prudential Center – Newark, N.J. Saturday, April 27 TICKETS ON SALE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23 Las Vegas, Nevada – UFC light heavyweight champion and New Yorker Jon “Bones” Jones returns to Prudential Center...

‘UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen’ Official Event Poster

The Octagon’s graphics department brought the heat with their work on UFC 158′s event poster. Unfortunately, their follow-up effort leaves a lot to be desired.  Nonetheless, the official billboard for “UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen” gets the job done. Reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones defends his throne against Chael Sonnen on April 27th inside Prudential Center in...

UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen Tickets Go On Sale Wednesday, Jan. 23rd

The Ultimate Fighting Championships revealed a couple of weeks back that the light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Chael Sonnen has been made official for Saturday April 27th in the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The promotion has now announced that tickets for the event go on sale to the general public on Wednesday January 23rd.  Jones and Sonnen serve as coaches...

UFC Denies Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Right to Wear Reebok

Anderson Silva, Jon Jones and Junior dos Santos have received plenty of props for being the only UFC fighters to don the legendary Swoosh. However, it appears the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion isn’t nearly as stoked to have one of Nike’s biggest rivals advertising in their Octagon. Despite signing an endorsement deal with Reebok a couple of months back, former...

Henderson vs. Melendez, Mir vs. Cormier CONFIRMED for ‘UFC on FOX 7′

Well, that didn’t take long. Just three days after Strikeforce closed its doors, the promotion’s two biggest male superstars have been issued their first UFC assignments. If you’ve kept close tabs on the rumor mill, neither of the bouts should come as a surprise. As expected, now-former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez (Pictured) will get an immediate title...

Weekend in Violence 3 Stars: Saffiedine, Cormier, 'Jacare' send Strikeforce out with style

Saturday night would be the final time we would see fighters don those famous red and blue Strikeforce 8 oz. gloves. Oklahoma City, not San Jose where the company was based and saw most of it's memorable moments, would be the setting for the final show in Strikeforce history. While the promotion didn't exactly go out with a bang, it was a very stellar card from top to bottom...

Chandler Jones won’t even tell his own brother the status of his injury

The New England Patriots have a very simple policy in place within their entire organization when it comes to injures — don’t say a word. Bill Belichick provides the absolute minimum amount of information that the league requires him to provide when players are hurt. And even then, he still lies. Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones will be facing his brother, Baltimore Ravens...

Battle of the Undefeated

UFC President Dana White is never one to be shy when it comes to the best interest of the UFC. In recent times, the bravehearted spokesman for the UFC was asked if there were any possibilities in the near future that we may see a Jon Jones and Anderson Silva fight, and he quoted, “My job is to give the fans what they want to see, we’re in the fight business and if the fans want...

Steven Seagal Wants To Work With Daniel Cormier

Maybe Daniel Cormier is working on a front kick for his upcoming fight with Frank Mir. Daniel Cormier And Steven Seagal Hang Out Steven Seagal Fan Friendly At Pizza Stop

UFC On Fox 7 Will Feature Strikforce Champions

UFC on Fox 7 has already pitted Strikeforce Champion Gilbert Melendez against UFC Champion Benson Henderson.  This should finally put to rest who the best 155lb fighter in the world is.  Now, they have added Strikeforce Champion Daniel Cormier against HW Gatekeeper, Frank Mir.  Cormier is trying to make statements and big fights, but Mir is likely to (as Joe Rogan likes to say...
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