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Alexander Gustafsson Needs Knee Surgery, Likes Jones Over Cormier

The week didn’t quite go how UFC light heavyweight top contender Alexander Gustafsson (pictured) had envisioned, but it could have been much worse. Gustafsson tore the meniscus in his right knee earlier this week during a sparring session, which cost him a rematch against reigning 205-pound king Jon Jones. “I’m disappointed I can’t fight, but this is not the end, it’s...
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UFC 178: Out Gustafsson in Cormier

Undefeated Daniel Cormier (left) and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones(right) And just when you thought you were going to see the biggest rematch in the UFC this year, the MMA gods had bigger plans in store for you. They laughed at your wanting and wishing, they scoffed at your feeling of entitlement and they crushed your dreams of an encore. But don’t worry my fans and friends...
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sh*t Got Real Between Jon Jones And Daniel Cormier

I’ll be honest, at first I was pretty upset to hear the news about Alexander Gustafsson being forced out of his scheduled rematch against champion Jon Jones at UFC 178.  That is a huge fight and though I am equally as interested in Jones vs Cormier I was prepared for that fight to be next assuming JBJ got past Alexander.  But after this and how fired up DC is about the fight...
Via Tito Couture
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gustafsson tears meniscus, Cormier steps in to take on Jones at UFC 178

Remember that “epic” rematch scheduled for September between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson? Not gonna happen. Not yet anyway. Earlier this evening, it was revealed by world-renowned MMA journo extraordinaire Ariel Helwani that Gustafsson had torn his meniscus while training for his highly anticipated rematch with Jones. Enter Daniel Cormier. DC made it known that he was...
Via Fight Booth
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Jon Jones Tells Daniel Cormier: “I Hope Your Ready To Come Home To Daddy”

Earlier today, the UFC announced that Alexander Gustafsson suffered a knee injury in training and Jon Jones would now defend the UFC light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier. Jones apparently fired the shot at Cormier in the build up to the highly anticipated fight. Jones apparently sent Cormier a direct message on Twitter. Cormier then posted a message on Twitter saying he...
Via Between The Ropes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alexander Gustafsson Suffers Injury, Daniel Cormier To Challenge Jon Jones At UFC 178

Jon Jones wanted to fight Daniel Cormier first instead of a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson. He will now get his wish. The UFC announced a short time ago that Gustafsson has suffered a knee injury in training and Daniel Cormier will step in to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 178 in September. Cormier is undefeated in 15 fights last competed at UFC 173 in May when...
Via Between The Ropes
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Daniel Cormier replaces Gustafsson, will fight Jon Jones

The most anticipated light heavyweight rematch in UFC history will once again have to wait. On Wednesday, it was announced Alexander Gustafsson has to withdraw from his September 27 sequel against champion Jon Jones due to undisclosed injury. Don’t rip up your UFC 178 tickets just yet. Daniel Cormier (pictured) has agreed to serve as substitute. It’s no secret there’s no love...
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UFC 178: So far so good

On the heels of what may have been one of the most memorable fight cards in UFC, scratch that, MMA history, the biggest fight organization in the world has decided to follow that up by stacking the UFC 178 fight card with big rematches, bigger comebacks and bad blood. Though UFC 178 is still a couple months away on September 27, it is already turning out to be a card with many intriguing...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Some Young Fans Meet Jon Jones Outside Of Jackson’s

These kids waited outside the world renowned gym for a chance to get a look at the pound for pound best and UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones.  Jones is back in Albuquerque, New Mexico to begin training for his rematch with his toughest test to date Alexander Gustafsson.  Rumor is Jone’s did not train very hard in their first encounter but I doubt he will make that mistake...
Via Tito Couture
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Austin wants to see UFC's Jon Jones get his ass kicked

Stone Cold Steve Austin is a big fan of the UFC, but he has a serious problem with the current light heavyweight champion. For whatever reason, Stone Cold does not like Jon Jones. During a lengthy interview with Ariel Helwani on “The MMA Hour,” Stone Cold ripped Jones for being a hypocrite who is “living […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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