Despite a (very) short stint in rehab for a cocaine problem, it looks like UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones will be defending his title shortly. UFC president Dana White was on the Jim Rome show Wednesday and told the host that Jones will likely fight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at some point in May.
Johnson is coming off of an impressive first-round knockout...
Anthony "Rumble" Johnson destroyed Alexander Gustafsson and in doing so set himself up to take on the pound-for-pound champ, Jon Jones. Rumble is ready.
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In the aftermath of Alexander Gustafsson’s first round TKO defeat to Anthony Johnson on Saturday night light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones couldn’t resist taking a verbal jab at his former foe.
“Not impressed Alex,” Jones wrote post-fight on Twitter, though he later deleted the message.
Apparently the long-reigning champion isn’t opting to keep a low profile despite coming...
Jon Jones has a habit of sending tweets and deleting them, almost as if he doesn’t realize people ALWAYS notice when he does it. Saturday was no exception as Jones sent a tweet after watching former foe Alexander Gustafsson lose to Rumble Johnson on “UFC on FOX.” The tweet said “not impressed Alex.” For those...Read More
Victor Conte, the BALCO founder who has been linked to PED-using superstars like Alex Rodriguez, believes the UFC needs to pay closer attention when it comes to testing light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. During an interview with Sherdog Radio earlier this week, Conte explained that there was something “highly suspicious” about the measured testosterone levels...Read More
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...
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...
At UFC 182 Jon Jones earned another notch in his belt but is still no closer to regaining the fan approval he lost in the course of promoting the fight.
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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.
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