Found September 23, 2012 on
Every employee knows that no matter how strongly you believe your boss is wrong, you simply can’t say certain things to him. However, that doesn’t mean your momma can’t do it on your behalf.
After Jon Jones posted his fourth consecutive light heavyweight title defense, UFC president Dana White (Pictured) revealed he had finally settled his differences with his golden boy. Although, Jones’ mom was a completely different story.
“He and I sat down [Friday], we had a great conversation,” White revealed at the UFC 152 post-fight press conference. “That went well. It was actually when Mrs. Jones got a hold of me – that was the problem. Her and I spoke [Saturday] evening and that was more unpleasant than the talk I had with Jon Jones yesterday.
“Momma Jones, yes. You can just imagine what Momma Jones had to say to me. The Jon Jones conversation was much better.”
White kept both of his chats with the Jones’ under lock and key. And while his comment about Mrs. Jones was tongue-in-cheek, you can believe Jon’s mom really did lay into her son’s superior for publicly lambasting her boy over the past month.
Regarding the relationship that matters the most, White claimed he and Jon “shook hands as men and made a couple agreements” to ensure a long-lasting partnership.
At 25 years of age, “Bones” is already arguably the most unstoppable force in mixed martial arts. So it was clearly a smart business move for both parties to squash their month-long beef.
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The more Jon Jones talks, the angrier Dana White gets. Jones claimed in several recent interviews that he was never told that UFC 151 would be cancelled if he didn’t fight. According to the UFC president, Jones is a liar.
Jon Jones maintained his hold on the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on Saturday with a fourth-round submission win over Vitor Belfort in the main event of UFC 152.
Jones came into the fight as the heavy favorite and he dominated most of the fight. Jones did nearly get caught in an armbar in the early going, but escaped and controlled the fight from there. Jones used his grappling...
Weeks after his controversial decision to refuse a match against Chael Sonnen to save UFC 151, Jon Jones successfully defended his Light Heavyweight Championship against Vitor Belfort, winning via submission in the fourth round Saturday night.
Highlights, courtesy FOX Sports, via MMAFighting.com:
Video: UFC on FUEL TV: Jones/Belfort
A light heavyweight title tilt between champion Jon Jones (Pictured) and Vitor Belfort headlined Saturday’s “UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort” pay-per-view broadcast.
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Vitor Belfort +500
Jon Jones -800...
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Official fight card Main Card (PPV) Weight Class Red Corner Blue Corner Method Round Time Notes Light Heavyweight Jon Jones (c) vs Vitor Belfort Note 1 Flyweight Joseph Benavidez vs Demetrious Johnson Note 2 Middleweight Michael Bisping vs Brian Stann Light Heavyweight Matt Hamill vs Roger Hollett Featherweight Cub Swanson vs Charles Oliveira Preliminary Card [...]
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• Middleweight Bout: Michael Bisping (185.6) vs. Brian Stann (185.4)
• Light Heavyweight Bout: Matt Hamill (205.6) vs. Roger Hollett (203.6)
• Featherweight Catchweight Bout: Cub Swanson (145.8) vs. Charles...
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