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The A-Side Live Chat: UFC Brooklyn, Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith, Khabib vs. Diaz, Colby Covington, more

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
Today on the show, we’ll talk the UFC making its ESPN debut this weekend with UFC Brooklyn, a show headlined by a …read more

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Rockhold questions Smith’s title shot: It will be over in less than a round

Luke Rockhold does not agree with the UFC’s booking of Anthony Smith as the next title challenger for Jon Jones. Upon his announcement of his move up to light heavyweight, …read more

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Posted on January 13, 2019, 2:47 pm By
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Luke Rockhold doesn’t understand Anthony Smith receiving UFC title shot

Former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold’s days at 185 pounds are no more.
The American Kickboxing Academy product had been hinting for months about jumping up to the light …read more

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Dominick Reyes believes Anthony Smith can defeat Jon Jones at UFC 235

As Jon Jones returns to the top of the light heavyweight division as champion, he has seen and heard from new names and faces coming after the belt. One of …read more

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Anthony Smith: I'm going to be a world champ, or be first to die trying

When former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping declared he had the style to beat Anderson Silva, a great many MMA observers had a chuckle. Anthony Smith paid attention.
Now that Smith …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2833 with Anthony Smith, Gilbert Burns, Dominick Reyes

Stream or download Wednesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Anthony Smith, Gilbert Burns and Dominick Reyes.
Smith challenges Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title in the UFC 235 main …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (8 p.m. ET) with Anthony Smith, Gilbert Burns, Dominick Reyes

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) with guests Anthony Smith, Gilbert Burns and Dominick Reyes.
Smith just found out he’s the next UFC light heavyweight …read more

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UFC 235 Odds: Jon Jones a Massive Favorite Over Anthony Smith and Divide Widening

Some people were surprised, particularly Anthony Smith, when Jon Jones opened as a massive favorite over the light heavyweight contender for their UFC 235 headlining bout slated for March 2 …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Why doesn't anyone believe Anthony Smith can beat Jon Jones?

Anthony Smith can’t believe it.
He finally gets his UFC title shot after 10 years as a pro, and immediately people start acting like he’s a dead man walking.
He’s got oddsmakers …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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Smith on Jones: It’s ‘amazing’ that people assume he will finish me in first round

Anthony Smith think it’s ‘amazing’ that he’s considered such a big underdog against Jon Jones. Anthony Smith is a massive underdog heading into his UFC 235 title fight against Jon …read more

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Jon Jones is a massive 13-1 favorite over Anthony Smith

Jon Jones opens as a huge favorite over light heavyweight top-contender Anthony Smith. Anthony Smith could earn you a pretty penny if you have the guts to place a …read more

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Posted on January 8, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Anthony Smith addresses fans who think ‘delusional’ Jon Jones will beat him in early

At UFC 235 on March 2, streaking light heavyweight contender Anthony Smith will get his shot at the UFC light heavyweight title, which is once again owned by the seemingly …read more

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Posted on January 8, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Jon Jones Opens as Heavy Favorite Over Anthony Smith at UFC 235

It hasn’t taken long for the betting lines to open for the recently announced light heavyweight title defense between Jon Jones and his challenger Anthony Smith at UFC 235 on …read more

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Posted on January 8, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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‘Bones’ Is Back! UFC 235 Fight Card, Rumors

Jon Jones will attempt to make his quickest turnaround in six years, taking on Anthony Smith in UFC 235’s pay-per-view (PPV) main event less than three months after reclaiming his …read more

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Posted on January 7, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Jones Opens As Monster Favorite Over Smith

Sorry Corey, this is a no-smoking section. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, opened as a monster betting favorite over top contender Anthony Smith ahead of their …read more

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Posted on January 7, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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Jon Jones listed as huge UFC 235 betting favorite over Anthony Smith

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The betting line is now available for Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith, and the UFC light heavyweight champion is …read more

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Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith set for UFC 235 pending NSAC license 

Jon Jones will put his newly acquired light heavyweight title on the line against Anthony Smith at UFC 235 in Las Vegas March 2 as long as his license is …read more

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Opening Odds Released for Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith at UFC 235

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones will be making a quick turnaround in order to defend his title at March’s UFC 235 event in Las Vegas.
UFC President Dana White recently …read more

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Trading Shots: Jon Jones plans to stay busy as UFC light heavyweight champ and ... that's a problem?

Jon Jones has big plans to stay active as light heavyweight champion in 2019, and he’s already booked his first title defense against Anthony Smith at UFC 235 in March. …read more

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Posted on January 7, 2019, 12:46 am By
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UFC 235: Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith fight card

UFC 235, which goes down on March 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada, is already shaping up to be a 2019 Card of the Year contender.
If all goes according to plan, …read more

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Posted on January 6, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Jon Jones to Defend Light Heavyweight Crown vs. Anthony Smith in UFC 235 Headliner

Jon Jones wanted an active 2019, and it appears that he will get a quick start on achieving his three-fight goal this year. …read more

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Posted on January 6, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC eyes Jones defense vs. Smith at UFC 235

UFC president Dana White tells ESPN that the promotion wants Jones to defend his light heavyweight title against Anthony Smith at UFC 235 on March 2 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Anthony Smith reacts to news of Jon Jones matchup

Last night UFC President Dana White told TMZ that Jon Jones will return to the cage at UFC 235 on March 2, where he will attempt the first title defense …read more

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Posted on January 6, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Jon Jones set to defend title vs. Anthony Smith at UFC 235

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Contingent upon a license from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Jon Jones’ next fight will be against Anthony Smith …read more

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Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith Expected to Headline UFC 235 in March

Jon Jones will make a quick turn around for his next title defense as he’s expected to face Anthony Smith in the main event at UFC 235 from Las Vegas …read more

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Posted on January 6, 2019, 8:46 am By
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Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith in the Works as UFC 235 Main Event

Jon Jones is wasting no time getting back to work as the newly minted light heavyweight champion is expected to defend his title at UFC 235 against surging contender Anthony …read more

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Anthony Smith has Jon Jones' attention but wonders about UFC champ's true intent

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It wasn’t Anthony Smith’s plan to talk his way into a fight with Jon Jones while on the air after UFC 232.
During a FOX …read more

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Posted on January 6, 2019, 7:46 am By
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UFC champ Jon Jones, Anthony Smith hint title fight is in the works

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All signs point toward Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith being the next UFC light heavyweight championship fight.
After winning back …read more

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Anthony Smith will fight Jon Jones ‘anytime, anyplace, anywhere’

Anthony Smith says his manager is working on booking a title fight against Jon Jones. Anthony Smith feels it’s his time to shine, as the surging UFC light heavyweight contender …read more

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Posted on January 4, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Anthony Smith ready to fight Jon Jones at any time, ‘I’m the only legitimate threat’

In recent years, title challengers in the 205-pound light heavyweight division have come few and far between. As of right now, Anthony Smith feels he’s the very clear next challenge …read more

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Posted on January 2, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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Corey Anderson calls out Jon Jones, says Anthony Smith ‘hasn’t earned his stripes’

UFC 232 was an important event for the light heavyweight division as it marked the return of Jon Jones who reclaimed the title.
Also on the card was the rising contender, …read more

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Jon Jones Responds to Corey Anderson’s and Anthony Smith’s Title Shot Pleas

With the return of Jon Jones and the subsequent crowning of a new champion upon the return at UFC 232, the light heavyweight division and all the possibilities for the …read more

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Jones called out by Smith following win over Gustafsson at UFC 232

Anthony Smith feels he’s ready to take on Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title. Anthony Smith has been itching for a title shot since his submission win over …read more

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Anthony Smith calls for champ Jon Jones after tense post-UFC 232 exchange

Anthony Smith is ready to challenge new UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones after UFC 232.
Jones (23-1 MMA, 17-1 UFC) reclaimed the 205-pound belt on Saturday when he defeated Alexander …read more

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Corey Anderson out-duels Ilir Latifi, calls out Anthony Smith (highlights)

On Saturday night, on the main card of the relocated UFC 232 card in Los Angeles, California, Corey Anderson and Ilir Latifi collided in what was widely regarded as a …read more

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UFC 232 commentators, broadcast plans set: Anthony Smith makes analyst debut

The broadcasting teams are set for UFC 232, FOX Sports officials today confirmed with MMAjunkie.
UFC 232 takes place Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. The main card airs on …read more

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Posted on December 27, 2018, 10:17 pm By
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Anthony Smith gives prediction for Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232

One of the most interested observers on Dec. 29 when Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson go to battle for the light heavyweight title at UFC 232 will be Anthony Smith.
A …read more

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Rockhold Unimpressed With Sloppy Bums Like Anthony Smith

Seemingly out of nowhere, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight bruiser, Anthony Smith, slugged his way into the No. 3 spot in the promotion’s “official” 205-pound rankings.
The means to that …read more

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Posted on December 20, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Anthony Smith rips 'cowardly troll' Dominick Reyes for claiming he declined UFC 233 spot

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Anthony Smith was expecting to be called out by Dominick Reyes from the moment he defeated Volkan Oezdemir in October’s UFC Fight Night 138 …read more

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Anthony Smith and Dominick Reyes trade verbal jabs after Reyes’ callout

The light heavyweight division has recently begun to see some new talents emerge and leading the charge are the likes of the experienced Anthony “Lionheart” Smith and the young rising …read more

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Anthony Smith Responds to Dominick Reyes’s Ducking Claim

Dominick Reyes and Anthony Smith are the two biggest prospects in the light heavyweight division right now as far as buzz and new blood in the new-blood thirsty division. With …read more

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UFC Adelaide video highlights: Shogun rallies to stop Pedro

Watch highlights of UFC Adelaide’s co-main event, which saw Mauricio Rua overcome early problems to TKO Tyson Pedro. Coming off a brutal KO loss to Anthony Smith, former UFC light …read more

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