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VIDEO | UFC releases thrilling promo for Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson UFC 232 rematch

After years of waiting, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and long-time contender Alexander Gustafsson will finally rematch at UFC 232 on December 29. The pair’s long-awaited rematch has …read more

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Anthony Smith Ready to Sit Out and Wait for Winner of Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson

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While Jon Jones has been stumbling all over himself for the past few years, Anthony Smith has been steadily working his way to the top of …read more

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UFC 232 Promo Video ‘Welcomes You To The Fire’

At UFC 232 on December 29, 2018, Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will take part in a rematch five years in the making as the two men are set to …read more

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Gustafsson: ‘I will be the king of the world’ once I beat Jon Jones

“I will be the king of the world. Nothing more, nothing less, and we’ll take it from there.” UFC 232 has been a long time coming for Alexander Gustafsson.
The Swede …read more

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Alexander Gustfasson Sings the Praises of Jon Jones

In the main event of UFC 232, Jon “Bones” Jones will make his Octagon return in the long-anticipated rematch against Alexander Gustafsson. The two have traded barbs for years now, …read more

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Anthony Smith responds to ‘smartass’ Jon Jones’ comments: ‘I don’t give a sh*t’

DENVER — Anthony Smith speaks to the media at UFC Denver about his win over Volkan Oezdemir, wanting the winner of Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson, and much more. …read more

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Despite heated rivalry, Alexander Gustafsson considers Jon Jones ‘the best fighter in the world’

Swedish light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson is currently gearing up for a December 29, UFC 232-headlining rematch with Jon Jones.
The pair first met in the main event of UFC 165, …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson: Jon Jones is the Top Pound-For-Pound Fighter In The World

Back at UFC 165, fans witnessed arguably the best-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight title fight when Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson put on an epic back-and-fourth five round war …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson says beating Jon Jones at UFC 232 will ‘change my life’: ‘I will be the king of the world’

Alexander Gustafsson has publicly called for a rematch with Jon Jones ever since the dust first settled on their classic battle at UFC 165.
Now, more than five years, the opportunity …read more

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Anthony Smith: Jon Jones cheats, and I want to fight him – 'that's it'

DENVER – When Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson square off for the light heavyweight title at UFC 232 next month, Anthony Smith plans to be right there in the front …read more

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How, When To Buy (Pricey) Tickets For UFC 232

Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 headlines the upcoming UFC 232 pay-per-view (PPV) extravaganza on Dec. 29, 2018 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Their light heavyweight showdown is …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson ‘unimpressed’ by Jon Jones’ strength, ‘I’ve never been this motivated before’

If you haven’t heard, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones is back, and welcoming him back will be his old Swedish rival, ‘The Mauler’ Alexander Gustafsson.
The two iconic light heavyweight staples will meet …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson on Jon Jones’ post-presser shove: ‘I wasn’t impressed by his power at all’

Sometimes photos can be deceiving, but there’s no doubting the thoughts that were running through Alexander Gustafsson’s head in the snapshot of the post-staredown shove between the Swede and his …read more

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The MMA Hour with Israel Adesanya in studio, Alexander Gustafsson, the Monday Morning Analyst, Sound Off and more

12 p.m.: Show open.
12:05 p.m.: The Weigh-In
12:20 p.m.: Israel Adesanya stops by in studio to reflect on his major UFC 230 win.
12: 50 p.m.: We’ll be joined by Alexander Gustafsson …read more

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Video: Watch the first trailer for UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2

UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 is less than two months away, here’s the first promo video for it. Friday saw Jon Jones shove Alexander Gustafsson at the UFC 232 …read more

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'UFC 230 Embedded,' No. 6: Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson share a moment

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The UFC is back in the “Big Apple” this week, and the promotion has rolled out its “Embedded” treatment to preview UFC 230.
Featuring a …read more

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Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson talk trash, reignite rivalry at UFC 232 press conference

NEW YORK – Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson rekindled their rivalry during today’s UFC 232 press conference, and “Bones” pulled no punches with “The Mauler” ahead of the December rematch.
After …read more

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Video: Jones pushes Gustafsson at UFC 232 presser

Things got physical between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson at the UFC 232 press conference on Friday in New York City. The bad blood is once again brewing between Jon …read more

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VIDEO | UFC 232 headliners square off: Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 2 and Cris Cyborg vs Amanda Nunes

The LHW strap is on the line!
We run it back as @JonnyBones faces @AlexTheMauler at #UFC232! pic.twitter.com/m4j4LMLW0W
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CHAMPION VS CHAMPION!
@CrisCyborg vs @Amanda_Leoa at #UFC232! pic.twitter.com/JUgoWTP9Nv
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Video: Jon Jones Shoves Alexander Gustafsson At UFC 232 Presser

It didn’t take long for things to get heated between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson. Earlier today (Nov. 2), the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) held a pre-fight press conference for …read more

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Jones Stares Down ‘Mauler,’ Shoves Him At UFC 232 Presser!

Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson finally came face-to-face earlier tonight (Fri., Nov. 2, 2018) live from New York City for UFC 232’s first official press conference (video replay here).
The two …read more

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Jon Jones Shoves Alexander Gustafsson After Tense Face Off at UFC 232 Presser


Jon Jones is obviously fired up and ready to reclaim his light heavyweight title because it appeared he was prepared to fight on Friday after facing off with Alexander Gustafsson.
Following …read more

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UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 Press Conference Replay

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On Friday, UFC hosted a press conference featuring UFC president Dana White, former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, and women’s bantamweight …read more

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Video: Jon Jones shoves Alexander Gustafsson in heated UFC 232 staredown

There is no certainly love lost between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson.
Jones and Gustafsson faced off Friday in New York following the UFC 232 press conference, and it didn’t take …read more

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UFC 232 press conference video

The UFC 232 press conference will feature former UFC champion Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, and UFC president Dana White on …read more

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Dana White: We Wanted Jon Jones On The UFC 230 Card

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White admits he wanted Jon Jones to compete this Saturday night (Nov. 3). Instead, Jones will take on Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch next …read more

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Dana White: Jon Jones is ‘the greatest talent we have ever seen’ in the UFC

Jon Jones is, no question about it, one of the greatest fighters of all time. If he defeats Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232 this December 29, that will be even …read more

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Check out the official poster for the year-end UFC 232 with two big title fights

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Watch the UFC 232 Press Conference Live on Friday at 5 PM ET

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Ahead of the UFC 232, UFC will host a press conference featuring UFC president Dana White, former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, women’s featherweight champion Cris …read more

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Anthony Smith believes ‘Jon Jones is less dangerous than Volkan is’

On December 29, in the main event of UFC 232, former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and top contender Alexander Gustafsson are expected to rematch for the vacant light …read more

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Anthony Smith: 'I want to be the man to take out Jon Jones,' but he should focus on Gustafsson

MONCTON, CanadaAnthony Smith wants to fight the winner of Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson for the light heavyweight title after beating Volkan Oezdemir in the UFC Fight Night …read more

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Jon Jones reacts to tonight’s UFC Moncton main event

Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the octagon at December’s UFC 232 event in Las Vegas where he will rematch Alexander Gustafsson for the promotions light heavyweight …read more

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UFC 232 press conference featuring Jon Jones, Cris Cyborg, announced for Nov. 2 at MSG

Four of the world’s best fighters will be front and center at The World’s Most Famous Arena.
The UFC announced Thursday that UFC 232 headliners Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Cris Cyborg, …read more

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UFC Prospect Picks Alexander Gustafsson To Beat Jon Jones In Rematch

An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) prospect predicts a victory for Alexander Gustafsson over Jon Jones in a rematch. Gustafsson will do battle with Jones a second time on Dec. 29 …read more

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Jon Jones believes he can compete with the world’s best boxers with two years of training

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who will make his long-awaited return to action opposite Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232, is one of the best fighters of all time.
Amazingly, …read more

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Anthony Smith Ready to Step in if Something Happens to Jon Jones or Alexander Gustafsson

Light heavyweight contender Anthony Smith has the biggest fight of his career on the horizon on Saturday when he faces No. 2 ranked Volkan Oezdemir in the UFC Fight Night …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir Understands Jon Jones’ Title Shot, But Doesn’t Agree With It

Volkan Oezdemir understands why Jon Jones is getting another shot at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title. Jones will take on Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch for the …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Dominick Reyes predicts Alexander Gustafsson will defeat Jon Jones

Undefeated UFC light heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes recently divulged that he’s interested in competing at UFC 232 this December 29 so that he’s in a position to step up if …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Dominick Reyes interested in serving as alternate for Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson rematch

Earlier this month, on the main card of UFC 229, undefeated light heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes picked up the biggest victory of his career thus far, dominating former interim title …read more

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Jones: Steroid Accusations Downplay How Great I Am

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, has the opportunity to reclaim his crown this December when he rematches Alexander Gustafsson in the UFC 232 pay-per-view (PPV) …read more

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‘DC’ Might Keep LHW Title, Upend Jones-Gus Rematch

The Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson light heavyweight headliner in the upcoming UFC 232 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, which takes place this December inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, …read more

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Jon Jones fires back at critics who call him a cheat: “You just don’t want to admit that I’m f–king pretty good at this.”

Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the octagon on December 29 when he rematches Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232.
BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor was …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson full of confidence ahead of Jon Jones rematch: ‘I know I can beat him’

At UFC 232, the rematch is on. Alexander Gustafsson will take on Jon Jones for the undisputed light heavyweight belt. Jones is making his return to the Octagon after a …read more

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Gustafsson: ‘Jones’ head will bounce off the canvas in the fourth round’

Alexander Gustafsson predicts his upcoming light heavyweight title fight against Jon Jones at UFC 232. Former UFC light heavyweight title contender Alexander Gustafsson has been clamoring for a big fight …read more

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Gustafsson: 'I Know He Bleeds.'

The best way to end the year is with a bang, and that’s exactly what the UFC will get when Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones step into the octagon to …read more

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Michael Bisping Wonders If Jon Jones Will Be The Same

Michael Bisping wonders if Jon Jones can return to form once he steps back inside the Octagon. Jones is set to take on Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch at UFC …read more

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Mike Winkeljohn: Jon Jones 'Didn't Train Hard' For First Gustafsson Fight

At UFC 165 in September 2013, Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweights Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson put on one of the greatest wars ever inside the Octagon. That night, “Bones” …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson makes prediction for Jon Jones rematch, ‘I don’t have the same respect for Jones as I did five years ago’

The end of 2018 is set to be a huge one in the world of MMA and arguably the biggest fights are coming at the very end of it.
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Coach Winkeljohn Likes Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson II

Jon Jones’ striking coach Mike Winkeljohn likes Jon Jones’ chances against Alexander Gustafsson in the rematch. Jones and Gustafsson will collide again in the main event of UFC 232. The …read more

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Daniel Cormier Picks Jones vs. Gustafsson II

Later this year Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will go face-to-face at UFC 232. It will be a rematch from their 2013 fight for the light heavyweight title. Jones and …read more

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Cormier Picks Jones Because Gus ‘Struggles’ In Big Spots

As soon as Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson have the cage door slammed behind them at UFC 232 on Dec. 29, 2018, Daniel Cormier will no longer be the Ultimate …read more

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Jones vs Gustafsson 2, Cyborg vs Nunes Set for UFC 232

The Return. The Rematch. 12.29.2018 #UFC232 pic.twitter.com/Xl18WB4cZf
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In 2013, Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson engaged in a battle for the ages that is considered to be …read more

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Jon Jones opens as sizeable favorite over Alexander Gustafsson ahead of UFC 232 rematch

The oddsmakers aren’t very confident in Alexander Gustafsson ahead of his newly announced UFC 232 rematch with former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.
The online sportsbook Bovada.lv has pegged Jones as …read more

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Jon Jones nearly 3-1 favorite vs. Alexander Gustafsson in UFC 232 rematch

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Jon Jones Opens As Betting Favorite Against Alexander Gustafsson

Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will finally run it back. The pair initially fought back in 2013 in the main event of UFC 165. It was the first time anyone …read more

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Jon Jones opens as heavy betting favorite over Alexander Gustafsson in UFC 232 rematch

Jon Jones is back, and the oddsmakers like his chances to reclaim his belt.
With his rematch against Alexander Gustafsson finally official for Dec. 29, Jones opened as a heavy betting …read more

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UFC 232 betting odds: Jones moderately favored over Gus

Jon Jones is moderately favored over Alexander Gustafsson in their scheduled UFC 232 rematch, but not nearly as much as their first fight. It was just announced yesterday (October …read more

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Jon Jones & Alexander Gustafsson Fighting For UFC Light Heavyweight Title Is The Right Call

When Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson meet in the main event of UFC 232 in late December, they will be fighting for the vacant UFC light heavyweight title. News of …read more

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Latest UFC 232 Fight Card For ‘Jones Vs Gustafsson 2’

Get ready for round six of one of the greatest light heavyweight title fights of all time as Jon Jones returns from suspension to rematch top contender Alexander Gustafsson. “Bones” …read more

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Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson to Meet for Vacant Light Heavyweight Title at UFC 232

As expected, Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will square off in the main event of UFC 232 with the vacant light heavyweight title on the line. …read more

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Sources: UFC books Jones-Gustafsson rematch

UFC has booked the rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson, sources told ESPN. …read more

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UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson II – December 29

Date: December 29, 2018
Venue: T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: PPV/TSN/FS1/UFC Fight Pass
Fight Card:
205lbs- Jon Jones (22-1) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (18-4)***Light-Heavyweight Title Fight (Vacant)
145lbs- Cris Cyborg (20-1) vs. Amanda Nunes …read more

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Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 For Light Heavyweight Title Set for UFC 232

The highly anticipated rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson is finally set for UFC 232 on Dec. 29 in Las Vegas with the light heavyweight title on the line.
Much …read more

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Jones Vs Gustafsson Set For UFC 232 With ‘DC’ Stripped

Jon Jones will rematch Alexander Gustafsson for the vacant light heavyweight title in the upcoming UFC 232 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, scheduled for Sat., Dec. 29, 2018 inside T-Mobile Arena …read more

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Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 will be for light heavyweight belt at UFC 232

Jon Jones’ return fight is set. And it’s a runback of one of the greatest battles in MMA history – for the UFC light heavyweight title.
Jones, who has not fought …read more

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BREAKING | Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson set to rematch for light heavyweight title at UFC 232

UFC 232, which is scheduled for December 29 in Las Vegas, Nevada, just got a whole lot bigger. The card will now officially feature a light heavyweight rematch between former …read more

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Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson rematch headlines UFC 232 for 205 title

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Jones ‘holding out’ for PPV money, Gustafsson calls him a ‘coward’

Jon Jones is reportedly holding out and negotiating with the UFC for more money, and it is frustrating his opponent in Alexander Gustafsson. Late last month, Dana White went on …read more

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Gustafsson challenges Jones to sign fight contract: ‘Stop being a coward’

For his part, Alexander Gustafsson says he’s ready to go for another five rounds with Jon Jones.
The light heavyweight contender took to Instagram on Tuesday to call out his rival, …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson says contract signed to fight Jon Jones, asks if he's 'chickening out again'

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Gus Slams ‘Chicken’ Jones For Ducking UFC 232 Rematch

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is trying to get Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson to headline the upcoming UFC 232 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Sat., Dec. 29, 2018 inside T-Mobile …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Relationship ‘Tense’ with UFC Because Promotion Wants to Strip LHW Belt

Last week, reports surfaced that the UFC was looking to book a rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson at the promotion’s year-end card. …read more

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Report | Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 2 negotiations stalled due to Jones holding out for PPV points

The return of Jon Jones is inevitable at this point. After getting his suspension settled at 15-months, he’s eligible to fight anytime after October 28.
Prior to the news of what …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson tells Jon Jones to layoff Daniel Cormier, “I’m here in front of you waiting!”

Former UFC title challenger Alexander Gustafsson wants Jon Jones to stop “throwing shit” at the promotions current “champ champ” Daniel Cormier.
“Bones” and “DC” have been trading barbs on social media …read more

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Report | UFC briefly pursued Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier heavyweight title fight for UFC 232

It was reported earlier that UFC President Dana White is pursuing a Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson matchup for UFC 232. The matchup would presumably be for the interim light …read more

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Report: Jones vs Gustafsson 2 in the works for UFC 232

Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson could rematch late this year. It seems like the UFC is moving on from the idea of booking Alexander Gustafsson in a title bout with …read more

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UFC Hopes to Book Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson 2 in December

The UFC is working towards booking a blockbuster rematch for the year end card with Jon Jones taking on Alexander Gustafsson on Dec. 29 at UFC 232. UFC president Dana …read more

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UFC working to book Jones-Gustafsson in Dec.

UFC’s Dana White said the promotion would like to book a light heavyweight fight between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232 on Dec. 29 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Jones: I’ll take Gustafsson ‘seriously this time’ if we rematch

Jon Jones is looking forward to a potential rematch against Alexander Gustafsson as soon as his suspension lapses. Alexander Gustafsson has been wanting a rematch between him and Jon …read more

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Report: UFC looking to book Romero vs. Gustafsson at MSG

The UFC is looking to book a light heavyweight matchup between Yoel Romero and Alexander Gustafsson. UFC 230 is still without a main event, but the premiere fight promotion is …read more

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Gustafsson eyes rematch with Jones in November

It’s less than six weeks until UFC 230, and the Madison Square Garden show has no main event. Alexander Gustafsson said on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show he’d welcome a Jon …read more

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Agent Malki Kawa sees Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson as logical return opponents for Jon Jones

Jon Jones is back. He can fight again in late October following a 15-month anti-doping suspension.
The question now — who will his first opponent be and when will he compete? …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson continues to call out Jon Jones: “who would you fight if not me?”

Earlier this week, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was handed a 15 month suspension by the United States Anti-Doping Agency, retroactive to late July of 2017. This means …read more

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Alexander Gustafsson calls for Jon Jones rematch — with UFC title on the line

A rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson has been talked about — and even scheduled — ever since they first squared off in 2013. With a return to MMA …read more

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