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Dana White says Jon Jones’ future is “up to him”

After looking to setup a fight with Francis Ngannou, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones now has his future up in the air due to a financial public dispute with …read more

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Jon Jones says he’s relinquishing UFC light heavyweight title

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Jones has been adamant that he wants improved pay for a move up to heavyweight to take on Francis Ngannou. Jon Jones has been …read more

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Dana White to Jon Jones: ‘Being the greatest of all time doesn’t mean you get $30 million’

UFC President Dana White will not be releasing text messages from a conversation with Jon Jones about fighting Francis Ngannou.
Instead, White indicated he’s detaching from a rising drama with …read more

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Dana White invites Jon Jones to take a lie detector test with him over Ngannou negotiations

Dana White says he and Jon Jones can take a lie detector test over the Francis Ngannou negotiations to prove who is lying. Ever since Jones has talked about moving …read more

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Jon Jones calls Dana White ‘a f**king liar,’ asks for UFC release if his reputation ‘causes you to undervalue me this much’

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Jon Jones is fed up with accusations made about his financial demands for a heavyweight fight against Francis Ngannou.
On Friday, UFC president …read more

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Jon Jones asks for release from the UFC

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has asked UFC president Dana White to release him following failed negotiations for a Francis Ngannou superfight. On Thursday, White told reporters that the …read more

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Dana White: Jon Jones wanted Deontay Wilder money for heavyweight fight with Francis Ngannou

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

For a fight that’s not happening, Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou seems to be the only matchup anyone is talking about these days.
Lately the conversation …read more

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Dana White says it's no lie: Jon Jones wants Deontay Wilder money for Francis Ngannou fight

LAS VEGAS – Dana White is not backing down from his claims.
After Friday’s UFC on ESPN 9 weigh-ins and faceoffs in Las Vegas, the UFC president refuted recent accusations made …read more

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Dana White doubles down, says Jon Jones asked for “obscene” sum for Ngannou fight

Dana White isn’t backing down on his claim that Jon Jones overreached in the negotiations for a potential fight with Francis Ngannou. A heavyweight scrap between Jones, the UFC light …read more

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Chael Sonnen rips Jon Jones after “Bones” accuses Dana White of lying about his demands

Chael Sonnen has continued his ongoing war of words with former rival Jon Jones after the recent talks of a Francis Ngannou fight went south. It’s not exactly a secret …read more

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Eddie Hearn willing to co-promote with Dana White, open to Francis Ngannou vs. Dillian Whyte fight

Eddie Hearn is open to a potential heavyweight showdown between boxer Dillian Whyte and UFC star Francis Ngannou. In fact, he’s interested in working with Dana White to promote an …read more

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Jon Jones scolds the UFC for adding “salt to the wound” following failed Francis Ngannou negotiations

Jon Jones has slammed the UFC for shutting down the possibility of a “super fight” against Francis Ngannou. Ngannou’s 20-second knockout of Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249 caught the attention …read more

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Jones fires back at White for ‘bullsh-t’ claims about Ngannou fight

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Jon Jones fires back at Dana White’s statements regarding the supposed Francis Ngannou super-fight. Throughout the talks of a possible …read more

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Posted on May 29, 2020, 3:16 am By
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Jones Slams White For ‘Lying’ About Absurd Pay Demands

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Jon Jones’ quest to score a bout against top heavyweight contender, Francis Ngannou, came to a screeching halt after Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) shut …read more

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Jon Jones Fires Back At Dana White Over ‘Absurd’ Asking Price Claim

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is fired up over Dana White’s recent comments. Jones had been calling for a heavyweight showdown with Francis Ngannou. “Bones” has also said that …read more

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Jon Jones absolutely blasts Dana White for lying to fans about his requests

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones blasted UFC president Dana White for allegedly lying about his financial requests in a Francis Ngannou superfight. Jones and Ngnanou had been going back-and-forth …read more

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Dana White Says Jon Jones’ Asking Price For Francis Ngannou Bout Is ‘Absurd’

UFC president Dana White has revealed why Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou won’t be happening anytime soon. Jones has been teasing a move up to the heavyweight division over the …read more

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Dana White: Jon Jones 'couldn't be asking for a more absurd amount of money' for Francis Ngannou fight

Dana White doesn’t expect Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou to take place anytime soon.
Recently, Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) publicized that negotiations fell through when the UFC was unwilling to …read more

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Ngannou F-Bombs Penny-Pinching UFC

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Heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou is not going to fight light heavyweight champion Jon Jones for the same money he received for competing against Jairzinho Rozenstruick …read more

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Adesanya says Ngannou confronted, scared off Paulo Costa

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Paulo Costa was put in his place by Francis Ngannou, if Israel Adesanya and Dan Hooker are to believe. Cameroon and Nigeria border each …read more

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Brandon Gibson: Clinch work and wrestling give Jon Jones the edge against Francis Ngannou

Brandon Gibson thinks Jon Jones’ well-rounded game would be the difference-maker in a potential Francis Ngannou superfight.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) has expressed interest in moving …read more

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Israel Adesanya Claims Francis Ngannou Made Paulo Costa ‘Sh*t His Pants’

Israel Adesanya claims there was a spat between Francis Ngannou and Paulo Costa that left “Borrachinha” shook. Costa was near Octagon side for UFC 248 back in March. On that …read more

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Israel Adesanya: Francis Ngannou made Paulo Costa “s**t his pants” in UFC 248 confrontation

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya claims Francis Ngannou gave Paulo Costa a serious scare in the crowd at UFC 248. Adesanya fought in the main event of UFC 248, successfully …read more

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DC: We need to know how much money Jones was demanding before blaming UFC

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Daniel Cormier would like the UFC to reveal Jon Jones’ asking price for Francis Ngannou. The UFC has come under …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier weighs in on Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou negotiations

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For a few weeks now, the MMA world has been abuzz with talks of a potential superfight between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and …read more

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Would Alain Ngalani fight Cameroonian ‘brother’ Francis Ngannou? ‘I’ll step in a cage with a lion if I have to’

Alain Ngalani is expected to welcome former UFC champion Vitor Belfort to ONE later this year. | ONE Championship

Cameroonian heavyweight Alain Ngalani will enter the biggest fight of …read more

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Manager Says Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou ‘Can Absolutely Happen’

Perhaps not all hope is lost for Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou. Jones and Ngannou were going back-and-forth on social media regarding a potential heavyweight clash. While the two weren’t …read more

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Stipe Miocic weighs in on potential Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou fight

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic has shared his thoughts on a potential super fight between light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and top heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou. According to Miocic, Jones …read more

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Miocic: Ngannou ‘might not be as technically sound as Jon Jones but he does have power’

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Stipe Miocic gives his take on the fantasy matchup between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou. While negotiations may have stalled …read more

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Jon Jones' manager says Francis Ngannou matchup still a possibility: 'It can always happen'

The prospect of a Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou superfight remains a possibility, despite the UFC’s pushback.
That’s the view of Jones’ manager, Abe Kawa, who said that, despite Jones revealing …read more

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Stipe Miocic: Francis Ngannou might not be as technical as Jon Jones but ‘he hits super hard’

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Jon Jones moving up to heavyweight for a showdown with terrifying knockout artist Francis Ngannou would undoubtedly be one of the most anticipated fights in …read more

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‘DC Would’ve Finished Me’

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Terrifying knockout artist Francis Ngannou is running out of options in the UFC’s heavyweight division.
Ngannou, who defeated Jairzinho Rozenstruik …read more

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Dana White Closes The Door On Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou

UFC president Dana White has put a halt to all the talk of Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou. Jones has been teasing a move up to the heavyweight division for …read more

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White: Fans would ‘love to see’ Jones vs Ngannou, but it won’t happen

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What happened to UFC being able to make the fights that fans want? Despite Jon Jones, Francis Ngannou and the MMA fan base seemingly on …read more

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Failed Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou negotiations serve as a stark reminder of disappointing fighter pay

Reigning light heavyweight champion Jon Jones wanted to shakeup the UFC by moving up a weight class to take on dangerous knockout artist Francis Ngannou. ‘Bones’ announced his intentions on …read more

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Jan Blachowicz chirps at Jon Jones: 'There is no place to hide'

At least one person is happy it doesn’t appear a fight between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and top heavyweight challenger Francis Ngannou will get made.
That would be Jan …read more

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Video! Ngannou Shows Off Brutal KO From Third Pro Fight

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Even without a UFC heavyweight championship belt wrapped around his waist perennial contender Francis Ngannou may be the most feared fighter on the planet.
Ngannou, who …read more

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Chael Sonnen savagely urges Jon Jones to walk – not drive – away from the UFC

After preliminary negotiations for a superfight with top heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou fell apart Thursday, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones let his disappointment be known over Twitter.
Jones, in fact, …read more

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Francis Ngannou says he’s “more confident” in a rematch with Stipe Miocic than a potential fight with Daniel Cormier

Francis Ngannou believes he’d have an easier time in a rematch with Stipe Miocic than he would in a potential fight against Daniel Cormier. Yet, for Ngannou, he just hopes …read more

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Jan Blachowicz mocks Jon Jones for avoiding matchup

Jan Blachowicz called out Jon Jones for avoiding a possible matchup and for targeting a fight with Francis Ngannou instead. Jon Jones’ reign in the light heavyweight division has been …read more

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Twitter Mailbag: Jon Jones scared to fight Francis Ngannou? Wrong.

Questions on your mind about recent happenings in MMA or the sport in general? MMA Junkie’s Twitter Mailbag is here – and this week it’s @Farah_Hannoun to answer:

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Francis Ngannou posts video of first career knockout, and it's as brutal as expected

Francis Ngannou has been able to show off his power in his MMA career, developing a reputation as the scariest man in the heavyweight division.
The Cameroonian-French powerhouse entered the UFC …read more

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Video: Ngannou posts footage of one-punch KO in third pro fight

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Francis Ngannou posts a video of his first ever knockout. Francis Ngannou has been a force to be reckoned with ever since he made …read more

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A “less emotional” Jon Jones issues new statement following failed negotiations for Francis Ngannou fight

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has issued a new statement after talks of a super-fight between he and Francis Ngannou broke down earlier tonight. This afternoon ‘Bones’ released some …read more

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Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou fizzles as UFC apparently balks at price tag

Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou’s attempts to press the UFC into a blockbuster bout appear to have fizzled after the UFC apparently balked at the price tag.
Though there are a …read more

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Francis Ngannou reacts after Jon Jones says negotiations with the UFC have broken down

Francis Ngannou believes the UFC isn’t willing to make a fight between him and Jon Jones happen. Ever since Ngannou knocked out Jairzinho Rozenstruik in 20 seconds at UFC 249, …read more

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Jon Jones Says UFC Won’t Meet Asking Price For Francis Ngannou Bout

It looks like any hope for Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou has been dashed. Jones and Ngannou have been going back-and-forth on social media regarding a potential fight. “Bones” may …read more

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Jon Jones signals giving up on Francis Ngannou showdown after failed UFC negotiation

According to light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, he took his shot in trying to negotiate a deal with the UFC for a heavyweight fight with Francis Ngannou – but he …read more

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Jon Jones: UFC ‘unwilling to pay more’ for Ngannou fight

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The light heavyweight champ claims he was in talks with the UFC about a super showdown with heavyweight sensation Francis Ngannou. …read more

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Jones Teases Hiatus After UFC Fails To Show Him The Money

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It’s seems the much-talked about super fight between current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, and hard-hitting Heavyweight contender, Francis Ngannou, …read more

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Jon Jones: UFC not willing to pay more for superfight with Francis Ngannou

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It appears Jon Jones’ long awaited move to heavyweight will have to wait even longer.
Following several days of back and forth messages between Jones and …read more

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Jon Jones walking away from MMA due to poor offers from UFC for Francis Ngannou fight

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says he is walking away from mixed martial arts due to poor business offers from the UFC. Jones has been pursuing a superfight against …read more

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VIDEO | Francis Ngannou scores violent, one-punch KO in third pro fight

Top UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou has shared footage from his third pro fight, and it foreshadows the destructive force he’s become in the Octagon. Ngannou shared the clip on …read more

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Francis Ngannou wishes Jairzinho Rozenstruik fight went longer so he could have showcased his ground game

Francis Ngannou didn’t expect to knock out Jairzinho Rozenstruik in 20 seconds at UFC 249 and is semi-disappointed that he did. Entering the fight, Ngannou was on a three-fight winning …read more

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Ariel Helwani on why now is the time for the UFC to book Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou

Ariel Helwani writes that the timing is ideal for a bout between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou, who have been tussling on Twitter and have open calendars. …read more

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Jon Jones Vows to ‘Expose’ Francis Ngannou: ‘You Ain’t Scaring Nobody’

Jon Jones isn’t impressed by Francis Ngannou’s knockout power. …read more

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Francis Ngannou Fires Back At Jon Jones

The continuation of exchanging words between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou is one that has fight fans have been talking about. Earlier today (May 20, 2020) Jones took his …read more

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Overeem thinks Jones can beat Ngannou but doesn’t think he will accept fight

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Alistair Overeem talks about the teased superfight between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou. UFC and combat sports veteran veteran Alistair Overeem …read more

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Free Fight! Jones And Gus Put On An Instant Classic

With all of the talk surrounding a potential scrap between Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, and Francis Ngannou, the promotion has posted one of Jon’s most …read more

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Jon Jones: 'Big old mouse' Francis Ngannou isn't scaring anybody

The social media fight between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou continues to escalate.
The two men have been engaged in a war of words since last week. …read more

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Jon Jones to Francis Ngannou: ‘You ain’t scaring nobody … I’ll expose you’

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Jon Jones promises he’s not scared of anybody. much less Francis Ngannou.
The UFC light heavyweight champion has been engaged in a war …read more

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Jon Jones To Francis Ngannou: ‘I’ll Expose You’

Jon Jones continues to poke the bear in Francis Ngannou. Jones and Ngannou have gone back-and-forth on social media since UFC Jacksonville on Wednesday night (May 13). Jones talked about …read more

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Fantasy Fight Forecasting: Would Francis Ngannou knock out Jon Jones early?

In this installment of “Fantasy Fight Forecasting,” I take a look at a much talked-about potential matchup between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou.
I’ll be the first to admit my pessimism …read more

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Jon Jones responds to Francis Ngannou: “You ain’t scaring nobody, I saw your heart”

UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones has hit back at Francis Ngannou as rumors of a fight between the two continue to grow. “The Predator” took another huge step towards …read more

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Francis Ngannou opens as betting favorite in prospective matchups with Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier

Francis Ngannou | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Francis Ngannou could have some big fights ahead of him. And if they’re booked, the oddsmakers like his chances right now.
Betting site …read more

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Jon Jones plays Tweet and delete following latest jab at Francis Ngannou

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is playing a Twitter post and delete game as he attempts to bait Francis Ngannou into a fight. Jon Jones’ reign as the 205-pound …read more

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Jones tells UFC to ‘send the deal’ for Ngannou fight

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Jon Jones is adamant about fighting Francis Ngannou. For the past week, reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has …read more

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Francis Ngannou doesn’t believe Jon Jones fight happens but confident he’d KO “Bones” if it does

Francis Ngannou doesn’t think Jon Jones truly wants to fight him. Ever since Ngannou knocked out Jairzinho Rozenstruik in 20 seconds at UFC 249, Jones has taken to social media …read more

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Dana White not sold that Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou really want to fight each other

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou have been exchanging messages on social media over the past week, teasing a potential fight between them.
The chatter started after …read more

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Alistair Overeem Not Convinced Jon Jones Would Take Francis Ngannou Bout

Alistair Overeem believes Jon Jones can beat Francis Ngannou but he doubts the fight will happen. The MMA world has been buzzing over a potential clash between UFC light heavyweight …read more

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Francis Ngannou opens as betting favorite vs. Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier in potential fights

Who’s next for Francis Ngannou?
That question has been one of the hottest topics in the mixed martial arts world since Ngannou made a statement with a 20-second knockout of Jairzinho …read more

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Francis Ngannou opens as betting favorite over Jon Jones

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou opened as the betting favorite in a potential superfight against UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Ngannou and Jones have been going back-and-forth on social …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones wanting Francis Ngannou 'one of the most gangster things in the world'

Daniel Cormier can never be called Jon Jones’ biggest fan, but he admitted he respects him chasing after the heavyweight division’s most devastating knockout artist.
Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC), the …read more

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Alistair Overeem: Jon Jones can “definitely” beat Francis Ngannou

Alistair Overeem is very confident that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones could win a heavyweight fight with Francis Ngannou. Jones and Ngannou have been going back and forth on …read more

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A reality check on Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou, and helping the UFC matchmakers

How legit is this Jon Jones-Francis Ngannou Twitter beef? And what fight should the UFC focus on next? Our panel weighs in. …read more

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Alistair Overeem ‘Definitely’ Thinks Jon Jones Could Win ‘Mega Fight’ vs. Francis Ngannou

Alistair Overeem has firsthand experience with both Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou. …read more

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Jon Jones tells UFC to “send the deal” for Francis Ngannou superfight

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones reaffirmed his interest in a Francis Ngannou superfight, telling the UFC to “send the deal” for him to sign. Jones and Ngannou have been …read more

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Do Jones And Ngannou Really Want To Fight?

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Jon Jones floated a superfight between him and Francis Ngannou, the scariest man in the heavyweight division. But Dana White doesn’t sound convinced …read more

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UFC Boss Dana White Unsure If Jon Jones & Francis Ngannou Really Want To Fight

UFC president Dana White doesn’t appear to be sold on Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou at this time. Jones and Ngannou have gone back-and-forth on social media as of late. …read more

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White: I don’t know if Jones and Ngannou really want to fight

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UFC president Dana White is a bit skeptical about talks between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou fighting each other. This …read more

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Dana White reacts to talk of a potential Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou fight

UFC President Dana White shared his thoughts on a potential heavyweight bout between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou during tonight’s post-fight press conference. Earlier this week, Jones (26-1 MMA) expressed …read more

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Video: Walt Harris says bout with Francis Ngannou is ‘Inevitable’ as he climbs rankings

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At virtual media day for UFC on ESPN 8, Walt Harris talks about how long he’s wanted to fight Alistair Overeem for, his mind set going into …read more

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Jones hypes ‘David and Goliath’ battle versus Ngannou

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Jon Jones continues to tease of a heavyweight super fight with Francis Ngannou. Jon Jones seems genuinely interested in a heavyweight matchup with …read more

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Mike Tyson advises Francis Ngannou to elevate his trash talk for UFC title shot

UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou is in limbo, but all-time boxing great Mike Tyson thinks he has a path forward.
In a recent episode of Tyson’s podcast “Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson,” …read more

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MMA Junkie Q&A replay: On Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou, UFC on ESPN 8 preview, more

The UFC is back in full swing on the cusp of its third event in an eight-day stretch. Because of that, there was no shortage of news to discuss in …read more

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Jon Jones divulges gameplan for possible Francis Ngannou matchup

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has divulged his gameplan for a potential superfight against heavyweight slugger Francis Ngannou. Jones and Ngannou have gone back-and-forth all week about a potential …read more

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Jon Jones doubles down on Francis Ngannou callout: “I’m going to win this fight”

It appears that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is dead serious about moving up to heavyweight to fight Francis Ngannou. On Friday morning, Jones took to Instagram to double …read more

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Jones Chasing Ngannou To Escape Reyes Rematch

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I guess Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn’t the only fighter who thinks Francis Ngannou would be unable to break …read more

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Jones says he would love ‘big money fight’ with Ngannou, Ngannou responds

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Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou agree to fight each other. Jon Jones was keeping a close eye on UFC Fight …read more

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Francis Ngannou responds to Jon Jones, says he’s willing to fight for bags of money

Francis Ngannou seems interested in potentially fighting Jon Jones. For years now, many fans have clamored for Jones to move up to heavyweight. His coach, Mike Winkeljohn told BJPENN.com it …read more

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Jon Jones On Fighting Francis Ngannou: ‘Send The Deal’

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn’t opposed to a heavyweight clash with Francis Ngannou. Jones has ruled the roost of the 205-pound division and many are wondering when “Bones” …read more

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Is Jon Jones ready for 'big money fight' with Francis Ngannou at heavyweight? Sounds like it

Jon Jones apparently would like to fight the heavyweight division’s scariest knockout artist.
Jones, the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion who’s cleared out generations of the division, has pondered a move …read more

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Jon Jones shows interest in Francis Ngannou fight: ‘Send the deal’

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If Jon Jones ever makes a move up to heavyweight, he could already have a marquee opponent waiting for him.
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Jon Jones is certain he’d beat Francis Ngannou and is ready to prove it: “send the deal”

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is certain he’d win a potential fight with heavyweight knockout artist Francis Ngannou, and he’s ready to prove it. Speaking on Twitter on Thursday …read more

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Jon Jones says he is not afraid of Francis Ngannou: “I have no reason to doubt my chin”

UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones has claimed that he isn’t afraid of Francis Ngannou, stressing that he has faith in his chin. “The Predator” is still enjoying the high …read more

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Francis Ngannou adds UFC 249 knockout to 'Predator Punchout' list

Francis Ngannou has posted his own rendition of the “Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!” video game, and it’s incredible.
Prior to his fight with Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249, Ngannou posted a clip …read more

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VIDEO | Francis Ngannou gets boxing lesson from Mike Tyson

Top UFC heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou recently got a boxing lesson from legendary former heavyweight champion “Iron” Mike Tyson. Just like Tyson was in his heyday, Ngannou has become known …read more

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Francis Ngannou opens as betting favorite over Daniel Cormier

Following his win at UFC 249, Francis Ngannou has opened as the betting favorite for a potential heavyweight showdown against Daniel Cormier. Ngannou knocked out Jairzinho Rozenstruik in just 20 …read more

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Francis Ngannou angry, frustrated at the state of UFC heavyweight division: ‘I just want what I deserve’

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A 20-second knockout over previously undefeated heavyweight prospect Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249 should have ended in a celebration for Francis Ngannou.
Instead, the ferocious …read more

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Cormier wants Ngannou fight if Miocic trilogy falls through

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If somebody is fighting Francis Ngannou for the title, it’s going to be me. Cormier said. Daniel Cormier wants to be the man …read more

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