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MMA fight schedule for January 2015

Now that the new year is right around the corner and we’re quickly closing in on the first major MMA event of 2015, it’s the perfect time to take a look at January’s schedule and a few of the fights that octagon junkies can look forward to during the next four weeks. On January 3rd, the sport’s leading promotion will be looking to start the new year on a high note when 205...
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Fighter Scouting Report: Jon Jones

  Jon Jones Vitals 6’4″ 205 lbs (Light Heavyweight) 84.5″ reach, Orthodox July 19, 1987 Record 20-1 (UFC: 14-1) Current Streak 11 straight wins Training National JUCO wrestling champion Championships Held USKBA Light Heavyweight Champion: 2008 (no title defenses) UFC Light Heavyweight Champion: 2011-present (seven successful title defenses)   Strengths – considered the best athlete […]
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UFC 182 features pair of big-name battles

Now that MMA’s leading promotion has closed the books on an eventful year that saw the sport’s popularity reach an all-time high, fight fans can turn their collective attention towards UFC 182 and a main card featuring a five-round war between light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and top-ranked contender Daniel Cormier on January 3rd. Initially scheduled for UFC 172 in September...
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Jon Jones hints at special move he will attempt at UFC 182

It is almost time for Jon “Bones” Jones to step back inside the Octagon as he takes on his toughest test to date in the undefeated Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 182 on January 3rd. UFC has been putting out fantastic promos left and right, and the anticipation for the mammoth event has almost hit its climax. Jones was active on Twitter this afternoon to talk with his...
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UFC champ Jon Jones gets 'Jeopardy' gameshow mention

It's always fun to see when MMA fighters get any small recognition in the mainstream. Ronda Rousey in movies like Entourage, for example, make us smile because we see how far the sport has come since it's banned from cable and most states days. So, it was pretty cool to see UFC champ Jon Jones' name get used in a question on the gameshow, Jeopardy, recently (video above). What wasn...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

4 final thoughts on the year of MMA in 2014

With the end of the year upon us, here are some parting shots on things in the MMA world that impressed, shocked, and frustrated FightLikeSugar. The post 4 Final Thoughts On MMA In 2014 appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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Reebok delivers one-two punch signing UFC champions Ronda Rousey and Jon Jones

December 16, 2014 – Canton, MA – Reebok today announced partnerships with two of the top Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athletes in the world, UFC® World Champions Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey. The signings of Jones and Rousey follow the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, […]
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Jon Jones Still Not Pleased with UFC 182 Promos

Reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) is not liking the direction his bosses are headed with their UFC 182 video promos. Specifically, Jones isn’t digging how he’s being portrayed. Earlier this month, Jones questioned why the UFC would use footage of his impromptu brawl with Daniel Cormier inside the MGM Grand lobby to promote their January 3 showdown, when he...
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Bitter Rivals: Here's the official UFC 182 'Jones vs. Cormier' poster

The UFC already has more than enough footage of ‘Bitter Rivals’ Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier to promote this UFC 182 main event after already doing the rounds ahead of their canceled UFC 178 contest. Prepare to be bombarded with plenty more after UFC 181 pops off on December 6th. Here’s the official poster for the January 3rd event:   Here is your full card for UFC 182...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Camera catches Jones, Cormier having tense exchange

Jon Jones put on a good-guy front during the ESPN interview between him and Daniel Cormier but behind the scenes you get to see a different side of the champ. The camera’s were rolling before the two UFC light heavyweights went on air and Jon Jones had some strong words for Cormier. Here’s a full transcript of the argument: Jones: Hey p-ssy, are you still there? Cormier: I...
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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