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Alexander Gustafsson: Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson hits harder than Jon Jones

When Alexander Gustafsson fought UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in 2013, he got closer to truly beating "Bones" than anyone had done before, or has done since. Theirs was an epic five round fight that was so close it still has MMA fans arguing over who deserved to get the nod.  In the end, Jones won the decision. When Gustafsson fought Anthony "Rumble" Johnson, in January...
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Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo providing plenty of drama on UFC 189 World Tour

As we’ve now seen on several occasions, there’s a certain unrivalled sense of excitement that follows featherweight contender Conor McGregor during the final days before a fight and through every step of his week-long march to the octagon. Though the Irishman last graced the octagon with his heavy-handed presence just two months ago, a sporadically-entertaining winter consisting...
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Anthony Johnson Intends to Spoil Jones’ Plans for a Move up to Heavyweight

(Mandatory Credit: Felipe Dana/Bleacher Report) Jon “Bones” Jones (21-1) looks to defend his belt in what may be his last outing at Light Heavyweight against challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (19-4) on May 23rd at UFC 187.  A win over Johnson would further cement Jones’ place atop the 205-pound division he has so aptly hollowed out through years of dominant performances...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones: It is 'pretty obvious' that Anthony Johnson has the striking power advantage

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a reputation for arrogance. At the same time, he's also rightly become known as a cerebral fighter. During a recent press conference, Jones made it clear that he's definitely more smart than arrogant. In May, Jones will face perhaps the most dangerous power-striker that he's ever fought, in Anthony "Rumble Johnson. Though the champ is...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Stars in First Reebok Commercial (Video)

It’s not quite as original as Dee Brown infusing air into his Reebok Pumps when he won the 1991 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, but it’s a start. Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (pictured) is the first UFC fighter to star in his own Reebok commercial. Jones is promoting the sneaker’s new ZPump Fusion line. The UFC’s six-year, reported $70 million deal with Reebok doesn’t...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones thinks he can beat Cain Velasquez

Jon Jones has flirted with the idea of moving up to heavyweight, and now he feels pretty comfortable with pursuing that goal. In fact, Jones believes he can beat current heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. Jones spoke at the “UFC: Welcome to the Show” event in Los Angeles last week and again expressed interest in moving...Read More
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC fines Jon Jones $25K for positive cocaine test

Jon Jones’ failed drug test will cost him more than just a trip to a drug treatment facility. The UFC announced Saturday that it has fined the light heavyweight champion $25,000 for violating its Athlete Code of Conduct policy. Jones tested positive for traces of cocaine in an early December test, the results of which were revealed shortly after he beat Daniel Cormier in UFC...
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones reportedly only spent one night in rehab

Jon “Bones” Jones is expected to be in Foxboro this weekend.     Jones’ mother told WBNG in Binghamton, N.Y., that the UFC champion, who checked into rehab last week after testing positive for cocaine, spent only one night in the drug program. She also revealed that Jones plans to attend Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis...
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jon Jones does 'suck it' crotch chop to Cormier

Jon Jones beat Daniel Cormier by unanimous decision at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on Saturday night and punctuated his win with a crotch chop at his opponent at the close of the final round.
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones hit on two waitresses during interview

Whether he’s in the octagon or at a restaurant, Jon Jones is always on the hunt and in attack mode. Case in point: an interview he did with a writer showed Jones doing both. Deadspin’s Greg Howard had an excellent profile on Jones ahead of the light heavyweight champion’s big fight against Daniel Cormier. For...Read More
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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