UFC Confirms Pay-Per-View Price Rise Is Permanent

The UFC have officially confirmed that the price of their pay-per-view view events has risen permanentely by $5. The price rise was first seen for January 3rd’s UFC 182: Jones Vs Cormier event and takes the standard definition broacast to $49.99 while the HD version is now $59.99. “In an effort to provide UFC fans with the best possible matchups and highest quality programming...
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Ovince Saint Preux vs. Patrick Cummins added to FOX UFC Fight Night in New Jersey

Two of the top 15 light heavyweights in the world will square off in April as Ovince Saint Preux faces Patrick Cummins at the upcoming FOX UFC Fight Night card in Newark, New Jersey. UFC officials confirmed the fight on Wednesday. Saint Preux (17-6) returns to action following the biggest win of his career when he finished former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

On the night, and over a career, Gustafsson and Henderson took too many shots

Daniel Cormier raised an important concern and criticism after Saturday night's Stockholm FOX UFC Fight Night concluded with the shocking first round TKO of Alexander Gustafsson by Anthony "Rumble" Johnson. The top light heavyweight Cormier spoke in his role as an analyst for FOX in the post-fight show and pointed out how the main event's referee let Gustafsson eat far too many punches...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Estimated at 740,000 to 820,000 PPV Buys

Oh, Dana White, you’re always the consummate promoter even at the expense of stretching the truth. Prior to January 3′s highly-anticipated and heavily hyped grudge match between reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) and Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, the UFC president predicted the pay-per-view broadcast would garner roughly 750,000 buys. During UFC 182′s post...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Questions Come About from Jon Jones Fallout

“With the support of my family, I have entered into a drug treatment facility.” These were the words of UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, earlier this week. Ahead of his successful title defense against Daniel Cormier, Jones tested positive for traces of cocaine. Still, Jones was allowed to compete in the huge January 3rd matchup with Cormier, because the test was conducted...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rashad Evans Injured; Daniel Cormier vs Patrick Cummins Booked for UFC 170

Daniel Cormier 13-0 MMA / 2-0 UFC Record 13 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Frank Mir, Antonio Silva, Josh Barnett Patrick Cummins 4-0 MMA / UFC Debut 4 Fight Win Streak Notable Wins: Terrell Brown ————————————– UFC 170 February 22nd, 2014 Las Vegas, Nevada Mandalay Bay Events Center ————————————– Former Olympic medalist, Daniel...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier talks Jon Jones: It's unfortunate these incidents keep happening

Like most of the mixed martial arts world, Daniel Cormier was both shocked and disappointed to hear the news that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine just four weeks before their matchup at UFC 182. Cormier lost the fight to Jones by unanimous decision although he wasn't informed about the positive drug test until after their bout already ended and...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC statement on Jon Jones entering drug treatment facility

Just days after his incredible victory over formerly undefeated Olympian Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has entered a drug treatment facility following a positive test for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine. Yahoo Sports first reported that Jones failed a random drug test administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission on December...
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Daniel Cormier’s Trainer Offers His Support To Jon Jones

This is cool of the Cormier camp. It didn’t come from Daniel himself, but according to TMZ, the trainer for Daniel Cormier is sending his support to Jon Jones during his battle with cocaine. FYI — Jones and Cormier HATE EACH OTHER’S GUTS … and trashed each other like crazy before and after their fight at UFC 182 this past weekend. But Cormier’s trainer Javier Mendez tells...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier Reacts To Jon Jones Checking Into Rehab

Daniel Cormier has given his initial reaction to the news that Jon Jones has checked into a drug treatment facility after testing positive for cocaine use, and despite the continued bad blood between the two fighters, ‘DC’ isn’t looking to kick the champion while he’s down. “At the end of the day, it doesn’t change the result of the fight,” Cormier told MMAJunkie.com...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

The UFC Dropped The Ball With Jon Jones

Earlier today some breaking UFC news hit. It was reported that UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, Jon Jones, tested positive for cocaine metabolites back at a random drug test on December 4th, a month before his battle at UFC 182 with Daniel Cormier. Once the reports got to the [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post The...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Champ Jon Jones Tests Positive For Cocaine

LAS VEGAS, NV – ESPN.com is reporting that UFC champion Jon Jones, fresh off this past Saturday’s successful title defense against Daniel Cormier, tested positive for cocaine. The results, released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission state that Jones tested positive for the following: benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine According to a lab report, results of the test...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC champion Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has tested positive for cocaine, according to MMAJunkie. Jones reportedly failed the test prior to his fight against Daniel Cormier last weekend. He has entered a rehabilitation facility.
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite An Impressive Win At UFC 182, Jon Jones May Have Peaked As Champion

It’s more than safe to say that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones entered the discussion of being the greatest MMA fighter of all time with his at-times dominant decision win over Daniel Cormier in the main event of last Saturday night’s (January 3, 2015) UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In fact, many believe (myself...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Fighter Pay, Attendance & Gate

And still UFC Light Heavyweight Champion (and top earner at UFC 182)…. JON JONES!  Bones Jones vanquished his top rival, Daniel Cormier, in the main event at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on Saturday night, and in the process made a cool half a million dollars to show, plus another $50,000 for earning the event’s […] The post UFC 182 Fighter Pay, Attendance & Gate appeared first...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Salaries Released

The Nevada Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier” event. As expected, reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) was the night’s biggest winner. Not only because he retained his title against Daniel Cormier in the main event, but he walked away with a flat $500,000 salary...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon “Bones” Jones tops UFC 182 list of disclosed payouts

Jon Jones wins again at UFC 182. (Photo/Getty Images)Less than a week into the new year and we may already have a nominee for fight of the year and knockout of the year after what took place at the UFC‘s latest installment in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jon Jones defended his Light Heavyweight Title against Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 182 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in what...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones takes shot at Daniel Cormier following UFC 182 victory

Even following his dominant victory over bitter rival Daniel Cormier this weekend at UFC 182, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was still irked by how much trash-talking Cormier did prior to their monumental title bout. Heading into the fight, Cormier was extremely confident in his Olympic-caliber wrestling, noting he could take Jones down “100 times”. Once the two men...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Making the Grade: Passes/Fails for UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier

UFC 182 will likely go down as one of the biggest events of 2015 and it took place just three days into the New Year. Jon Jones defended his light heavyweight title for the eighth consecutive time against a fighter in Daniel Cormier, who many believed was the perfect spoil to end the champion's reign. But we already know the results of the event on Saturday night.  So we're going...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 182 highlights: Jones vs Cormier, and Cerrone vs Jury

The hotly anticipated UFC 182 event may not have provided as many finishes as fans would have hoped, but the main event between bitter rivals Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier certainly delivered. In the end, Jones retained his UFC title by dominating the formerly undefeated Cormier en route to a unanimous decision win. Instead of striking on the outside, Jones played directly into Cormier’s...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Tells Daniel Cormier To ‘Suck It’ After UFC 182 Win

Jon Jones gave Daniel Cormier the classic DeGeneration X "Suck It" after defeating him by unanimous decision at UFC 182.
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Embracing the Heel After Dominating Daniel Cormier at UFC 182

And still, the most hated champion in UFC history … Jon “Bones” Jones (pictured)! Despite posting his 12th consecutive victory by beating archenemy Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, with his last eight scraps being of the title defense variety, Jones can still do no right by fans. After dominating Cormier for the better part of 25 minutes in a lopsided unanimous decision victory...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones And Daniel Cormier UFC 182 Post-Fight Show Interviews

On FOX Sports 1’s UFC 182 post-fight show last night both Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier gave their thoughts on a gruelling five round battle and you can watch what they had to say below. — Jon Jones: Daniel Cormier:
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 182: Jon Jones Retains Title With Unanimous Decision Over Daniel Cormier

Fans that went to UFC 182 in Las Vegas Saturday night certainly got their money's worth. Of the 11 fights on the card only three did not go the distance and one of those nearly did. By time Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier entered the Octagon for the main event it had been a long night. So--was it worth the wait?Let's see...via RedditRead more »
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 182 ‘Jones vs. Cormier’ post-fight press conference video + fighter bonuses

Fight Bonuses ($50K each) Fight of the Night: Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Performance of the Night: Paul Felder & Shawn Jordan
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28 days ago  |  Discuss
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