Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones a 'bum,' 'idiot' and drug addict

Yup. Daniel Cormier went there. Cormier and Jon “Bones” Jones traded verbal jabs Wednesday at a press conference to announce their main event fight at UFC 200 on July 9. Things really got personal when Jones, who was stripped of his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in April 2015, asked Cormier what he’s going to tell his kids when they ask why he never was able to beat his...
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Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier to headline UFC 200

The main event for UFC 200 officially has been set — and it does not include Conor McGregor. UFC president Dana White announced Wednesday on “Good Morning America” that a rematch between lightheavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and interim champ Jon Jones will headline the event, which is set for July 9 at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. THE main event for #UFC200: @DC_MMA...
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‘UFC 197: Jones vs. St. Preux’ Salaries Released

The Nevada Athletic Commission has released the official disclosed salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “UFC 197: Jones vs. St. Preux” event. Former UFC light heavyweight champion turned freshly-minted interim light heavyweight champ Jon Jones (pictured) was the night’s highest earner with a flat $500,000 salary for meeting Ovince St. Preux in the...
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UFC 197: Jon Jones vs. Ovince St. Preux (Video Highlights)

Former UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) ended his 15-month hiatus Saturday at UFC 197 against last-minute replacement Ovince St. Preux. Although a win is a win, let’s just say Jones looked every bit of a fighter who hadn’t stepped in the cage in over a year. Jones said he would tinker with a southpaw stance against St. Preux, which he did, but nothing significant...
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Jon Jones flips off Daniel Cormier while exiting octagon

Daniel Cormier sat octagon-side Saturday night in Las Vegas, and Jon “Bones” Jones wasn’t happy to see him there, to say the least. Cormier pulled out of his much-anticipated UFC 197 rematch with Jones because of a leg injury, but he still showed up at MGM Grand Garden Arena to provide color analysis on the pay-per-view broadcast. Cormier, who lost to Jones at UFC 182 but...
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Jon ‘Bones’ Jones Wins In UFC Return, Wants His Light Heavyweight Title Back

For the first time since March 19, 2011, Jon Jones entered the octagon without a championship belt, and while he left it with one Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas after a shutout five-round decision win over Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197, he wasn’t content with his interim UFC light heavyweight championship. “I don’t think I want that...
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Jon Jones says he was a drug addict

Jon Jones opened up in a recent interview in which he admitted he was a “drug addict” and said he has overcome his addiction. Jones spoke with USA Today last month for an interview that was released in full on Tuesday. In the interview, Jones said he was having a “come to Jesus moment” about his drugs admission. The talented MMA fighter said that he has had a marijuana addiction...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones says he was racially profiled by police officer

Jon Jones is fighting back against the officer who pulled him over for allegedly drag racing in New Mexico last month. Jones was adamant from the start that he was not drag racing despite officer Jason Brown claiming he was. The two got into a nasty exchange involving lots of name calling. Now Jones is fighting back by pointing out Brown has been accused of racial profiling by...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones avoids jail time, will need permission to drive

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones avoided jail time on Thursday for violating the terms of his probation, but he has been ordered to complete more community service and will need permission to drive. TMZ reports that prosecutors in Albuquerque, N.M. wanted to impose a curfew on Jones that would require him to be in his home from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. every day, but...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jon Jones called officer a 'liar' and a 'pig'

Jon Jones was hostile with a police officer who pulled him over for allegedly drag racing in New Mexico last week. Jones, a former UFC light heavyweight champion, was captured on video calling an officer a “f—ing liar” and “pig” during their dispute. Jones was pulled over early Friday morning and issued five citations. He was initially calm when approached by the officer...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

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