'Jacare' Souza rips Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping ahead of UFC 208

When the UFC announced that Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza would be returning to action on Feb. 11 to meet Tim Boetsch in Brooklyn, the matchup was met with a lot of confused curiosity.While Boetsch is a fearsome knockout artist coming off two straight finishes in the middleweight division, "Jacare" is arguably one fight away from a title shot and he's currently ranked No. 3 in the world...
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12 days ago

Dana White says Jon Jones will likely face the winner of Cormier vs. Johnson 2

There are no such thing as tune-up fights in the UFC and that's why former champion Jon Jones will likely return to action later this year to face the winner of the upcoming bout between Daniel Cormier and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson.UFC president Dana White revealed on Tuesday that with Cormier and Johnson set to meet on April 8 at UFC 210 in Buffalo that the timing would work out...
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19 days ago

Jon ‘Bones’ Jones Used To Get ‘Blacked Out Wasted’ In Week Before Fights

Jon Jones’ key to mixed martial arts success? A boozy training regimen, apparently. The man known as “Bones” opened up Thursday on the “Joe Rogan Experience” podcast about how he used to get extremely drunk in the week leading up to his fights. Jones, who’s been in trouble several times over the years despite an impressive MMA résumé, currently is serving a one-year...
December 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Jones says he used to get ‘blacked out wasted’ leading up to his fights

Jon Jones is currently serving a year-long suspension from MMA for doping. Despite being out of MMA for a year, the 29-year-old fighter is keeping busy in interesting ways. What are those interesting ways? Well, he’s been telling people about he would get drunk leading up to fights and how his last-second removal from UFC 200 was over sex pills. The drinking part is an interesting...
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December 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon ‘Bones’ Jones Smacked With Long Suspension By UFC Arbitration Panel

The UFC arbitration panel is coming down hard on Jon Jones. The United States Anti-Doping Agency announced on Monday that an independent arbitration panel imposed a one-year suspension on the interim light heavyweight champion after he tested positive for clomiphene and letrozol in July. He will not be eligible to fight until July 2017 because the suspension is retroactive to the...
November 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Jones suspended one year by USADA for doping

Once a shining star and possibly the future of MMA, Jon Jones has seen his potential, and maybe his fighting career, flicker away. It was announced today that the superstar would be suspended one year for use of illegal substances. The substances, which were apparently found in a contaminated sexual enhancement pill, caused Jones to test positive in a drug test leading up to UFC...
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November 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Jones suspended one year for positive drug test

Jon Jones has been suspended one year for testing positive for a banned substance prior to UFC 200 back in July. The United States Anti-Doping Agency announced on Monday that Jones did, in fact, ingest the banned substances clomiphene and letrozole before his scheduled fight against Daniel Cormier. The suspension is retroactive to July 6, which is the date Jones was pulled from...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Jones says he got ‘good news,’ expects to be back ‘really soon’

Jon Jones has been serving an indefinite suspension from his latest failed drug test back in June. It has widely been assumed that he will end up with a two-year ban once his case is reviewed by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Not so fast, the interim UFC light heavyweight champion says. In an Instagram video from Sunday that has since been deleted, a smiling Jones thanked fans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Jones ‘can’t even pronounce’ substance he tested positive for

Jon Jones faced the media on Thursday to discuss the failed drug test that has resulted in his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier being called off. The UFC interim light heavyweight champion fought back tears during the press conference, at one point leaving briefly to gather his emotions. Jones denied knowingly taking any banned substances and said he cannot even pronounce the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Jones’ failed drug test likely not due to cocaine

UFC 200 was thrown into a frenzy on Wednesday night when it was revealed that Jon Jones failed an out-of-competition drug test, leading to the UFC to remove him from his scheduled fight against Daniel Cormier on Saturday. Jones’ failed test stemmed from a June 16 sample collected by USADA. The sample was taken three weeks ago and considered “out-of-competition,” which is different...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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