Donald Cerrone opens up about near-altercation with Jon Jones

Donald Cerrone and Jon Jones are two of the most outspoken fighters in the UFC today. Interestingly enough, the two nearly came to blows while training in Albuquerque as Cerrone recalls. Cerrone joined a recent episode of “The Fighter and the Kid” podcast and discussed the many things he has done in the past. He said that he and Jones have always had an up-and-down relationship...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 200 ‘Jones vs. Cormier’ official event poster; updated fight card

Now that UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor has officially been removed from UFC 200, the promotion is prepared to go ahead with a light heavyweight title unification rematch between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones as the headliner for their 200th numbered event. Cormier vs. Jones will be one of 3 title bouts featured on the card; Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will battle for the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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
April 19, 2016  |  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
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jon Jones arrested for violating parole

Jon Jones was recently cited for drag racing, and now the MMA fighter has been arrested and booked into an Albuquerque, New Mexico jail for violating his parole, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reports. “According to a spokesperson for the Albuquerque Police Department, Jones was cited for drag racing on the evening of March 24. Additionally, Jones was cited for equipment modifications...
Via Sportsnaut
March 29, 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

Jon Jones cited for drag racing, denies allegations

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has found himself in trouble with the law once again. In an appearance on “The MMA Hour” with Ariel Helwani Monday, Jones revealed that he was cited for drag racing in New Mexico last week. While he denied that he was racing anyone, Jones was issued multiple citations. An Albuquerque Police spokesperson told TMZ that Jones was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

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