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Work with Carlos Condit, Tony Ferguson and Jon Jones has Aaron Pico in best form for Bellator 286

LOS ANGELES – Aaron Pico has been guided into Bellator 286 by an all-star cast of names.
Pico (10-3 MMA, 10-3 BMMA), who meets Jeremy Kennedy in a key bantamweight bout on …read more

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Archives: Jon Jones Fires Back At GSP For Recent PED Comments (2018)

On this day four years ago, Jon Jones had some strong words for fellow GOAT contender Georges “Rush” St-Pierre (GSP). Jon Jones has a well-chronicled history with the United States …read more

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Posted on October 1, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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MMA SQUARED: Casual fans missed the next Jon Jones last weekend

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Weeabos, otakus, and armbars galore.

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Posted on September 26, 2022, 1:16 pm By
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UFC fall storylines: Can Charles Oliveira keep the streak going? Will we see Jon Jones again?

Ahead of UFC 280 and UFC 281, our MMA experts look ahead to the key topics on fight fans’ minds this fall. …read more

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Posted on September 26, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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GSP: Jones ‘has all the skills’ to be as good at heavyweight as he was at LHW

Jon Jones is inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. | Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages

Georges St-Pierre is excited about Jon Jones’ future at heavyweight. …read more

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Posted on September 25, 2022, 7:16 pm By
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Georges St-Pierre confident heavyweight Jon Jones can be ‘as good as he was in the light heavyweight division’

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Georges St-Pierre likes what he sees of the new Jon Jones.
At a recent UFC fan Q&A, St-Pierre was …read more

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Posted on September 24, 2022, 5:16 pm By
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Joe Rogan: 'Wild man' Jon Jones has done stupid sh*t, but 'still the greatest motherf*cker of all time'

Joe Rogan still sees greatness in Jon Jones.
Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC), a former longtime UFC light heavyweight champion, hasn’t competed since a successful – albeit controversial – title against …read more

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Jon Jones is the fight Francis Ngannou wants

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou is sidelined recovering from knee surgery to repair a torn ACL and MCL. He expects to return in the spring and would like to …read more

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17-year-old Raul Rosas Jr. vows to break Jon Jones’ record, become youngest UFC champion ever

Raul Rosas Jr. and Mando Gutierrez | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Raul Rosas Jr. isn’t done making history.
The undefeated 17-year-old became the youngest signing …read more

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Posted on September 21, 2022, 4:16 pm By
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Daukaus Explains Why Jones’ Heavyweight Move Is A Mistake

UFC heavyweight contender Chris Daukaus doesn’t believe that Jon Jones’ decision to move up in weight is wise. After defending the title three times during his second reign on the …read more

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Chael Sonnen: Curtis Blaydes 'easily the hardest fight' for Jon Jones' heavyweight debut

There are many names thrown out when thinking about Jon Jones’ pending heavyweight debut.
The most common seem to be former champion Stipe Miocic and recent title challenger Ciryl Gane. There’s …read more

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Watch: MMA Fighter Shows Inner Jon Jones With Standing Choke

MMA fighter Bogdan Grad defeated Christian Mach with a technique that mirrored one of Jon Jones’ greatest victories. Grad faced Mach in the co-main event of Cage FS 11 on …read more

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Coach Eric Nicksick hopes Francis Ngannou vs. Jon Jones doesn't get away: 'That's the fight to make'

Francis Ngannou’s head coach can’t help but get excited about a potential fight against Jon Jones.
Eric Nicksick, coach at Xtreme Couture in Las Vegas, would love to one day see …read more

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Morning Report: Nate Diaz dismisses Jon Jones in GOAT conversation: ‘That whole legacy is gone and done with’

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Nate Diaz doesn’t see any place in the all-time great discussion for Jon Jones.
The UFC’s former light heavyweight dominator has …read more

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Posted on September 7, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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‘Bones’ On Blast: ‘Watch Out For Gane’

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is expected to make his debut in the 265-pound …read more

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Posted on September 6, 2022, 7:16 pm By
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Nate Diaz: Jon Jones’ Legacy Is ‘Gone & Done With’

Don’t expect to find Jon Jones on any GOAT lists created by UFC 279 headliner Nate Diaz. This Saturday, Nate Diaz will compete in the main event of UFC 279 …read more

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Henry Cejudo: 'Real deal' Ciryl Gane is bigger threat to Jon Jones than Francis Ngannou

Henry Cejudo was impressed with Ciryl Gane’s finish of Tai Tuivasa at UFC Fight Night 209.
Gane (11-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) was knocked down by Tuivasa, but managed to weather the …read more

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Morning Report: Henry Cejudo warned Jon Jones to watch out for ‘big threat’ Ciryl Gane after UFC Paris

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Ciryl Gane rebounded off his first career loss in about the best way possible.
The 32-year-old Frenchman solidified himself comfortably as …read more

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On To the Next One: Matches to make after UFC Paris

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Ciryl Gane is targeting a title fight, or a bout with Jon Jones following his third-round finish …read more

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MMA SQUARED: Gane’s two biggest matchups were curiously missing

MMA Squared, Chris Rini, Ciryl Gane, Tai Tuivasa, Jon Jones, Francis Ngannou | Chris Rini

Where they fine @$$es at?
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Ciryl Gane turns attention to Jon Jones “for the hype, for the money” following UFC Paris victory

Ciryl Gane hopes for a big fight after his third-round KO win over Tai Tuivasa at UFC Paris. Gane was coming off the first loss of his pro MMA career. …read more

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Ciryl Gane welcomes ‘hype,’ money of Jon Jones fight or interim title shot – but shoots down Curtis Blaydes 

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More than anything, Ciryl Gane just wants another shot at becoming UFC heavyweight champion.
Following a devastating knockout …read more

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Coach provides timeline for Francis Ngannou’s UFC return, expects ‘The Predator’ to face Jon Jones or Stipe Miocic in 2023

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou’s coach has given an update. ‘The Predator’ has been out of action since his showdown with Ciryl Gane in January. In the main event of …read more

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Francis Ngannou’s head coach provides injury update, welcomes Jon Jones in early 2023: ‘That’s the fight we all want’

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For Francis Ngannou head coach Eric Nicksick, preparing for Jon Jones would scratch every imaginable competitive itch.
The heavyweight title picture is in …read more

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Jon Jones shares some advice for Alex Pereira after viewing footage of his sparring on social media

Jon Jones has shared some advise for Alex Pereira after viewing footage of his sparring on social media. In an ‘Instagram’ post with a photo of a scale that was …read more

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Tai Tuivasa wants to ‘knock’ Jon Jones’ head off

Tai Tuivasa is gearing up to fight Ciryl Gane in a historic event on Saturday but the heavyweight is already looking ahead.

During the UFC Paris media day, Tuivasa was …read more

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Tai Tuivasa: I'd love to fight Jon Jones and 'I'd love to knock his head off'

PARIS – Before it’s all said and done, Tai Tuivasa wants the opportunity to fight Jon Jones.
Currently riding a five-fight knockout streak, Tuivasa (15-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) faces Ciryl Gane …read more

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‘Rampage’ Jackson suggests Jon Jones take a ‘warm-up fight’ in UFC heavyweight debut

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson thinks fellow 205-pound titleholder Jon Jones should take a warm-up fight in his heavyweight debut.

Jackson fought Jones in Jones’ first title defense …read more

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Alex Pereira towers over Dominick Reyes in photo, Jon Jones warns ‘not to show too much’

According to his Instagram, UFC middleweight title challenger Alex Pereira is 226.2 pounds with 9.8 percent body fat three months out from his UFC 281 headliner with Israel Adesanya.
Those numbers, …read more

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Video: WWE Raw segment pays homage to Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier hot mic incident

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The thin line between MMA and professional wrestling was blurred once again on the latest episode of …read more

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Posted on August 30, 2022, 8:16 pm By
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Tuivasa Makes Vow Regarding Potential Fight With Jon Jones

Tai Tuivasa has made a vow regarding a potential superfight with Jon Jones ahead of his main event bout against Ciryl Gane this weekend. Appearing on The MMA Hour with …read more

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Posted on August 30, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Tai Tuivasa eyes future showdown with “d*ckhead” Jon Jones: “He’s one of the greatest to do it, but I’d love to fight him”

UFC heavyweight contender Tai Tuivasa would like to share the octagon with Jon Jones. ‘Bam Bam’ is set to face Ciryl Gane at UFC Paris this Saturday night from France. …read more

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Tai Tuivasa calls Jon Jones the best ever, but ‘I think he’s a d***head’

Tai Tuivasa | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Tai Tuivasa is a fan of Jon Jones. Really.
It might be hard to tell given the brief …read more

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Posted on August 29, 2022, 9:46 pm By
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Mike Perry extends bare-knuckle challenge to Jon Jones, Usyk, and KSI

Mike Perry defeats Michael Page at BKFC 27. | Photo by Bradley Collyer/PA Images via Getty Images

Former UFC welterweight Mike Perry believes he’s “the …read more

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Mike Perry includes Jon Jones on hit list topped by Jake Paul

Mike Perry’s face is still swollen from his sudden-death win over Michael “Venom” Page at BKFC 27, and in his words, he now aims to “eat bullets” against a hit …read more

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Jon Jones Reminds Fans Where His Legacy Is Against Khabib’s

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is willing to compare his UFC run to anyone, including Khabib Nurmagomedov. Jones is preparing to make his return at heavyweight, potentially by …read more

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White Raises Doubt About Jon Jones’ UFC 282 Status

UFC President Dana White remains hesitant about bringing Jon Jones back to Las Vegas following Jones’ recent tease of a return at UFC 282 on Dec. 10. Jones has been …read more

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Posted on August 22, 2022, 2:16 am By
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‘UFC 282’

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is expected to make his heavyweight debut at some point later this …read more

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Posted on August 19, 2022, 2:46 pm By
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Jon “Bones” Jones Teases Return Date, Fans React

Jon “Bones” Jones has teased when he might be making his long-awaited return to the UFC Octagon. It has been over two years since Jon Jones has competed in the …read more

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Jon Jones hints that he will be returning to action at UFC 282: “My goal, my dream is to have my first heavyweight title fight look like my first light heavyweight title fight”

Former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is teasing that his return to the Octagon will take place at UFC 282 on December 10 in Las Vegas. Jones (26-1 MMA) has …read more

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Posted on August 19, 2022, 4:16 am By
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Kamaru Usman states he’d be willing to fight Jon Jones for right amount: “I’ll try my luck”

UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman would be willing to fight Jon Jones if the price was right. ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ is set to return this Saturday night in the main …read more

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Posted on August 18, 2022, 11:16 pm By
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Kamaru Usman ‘not kidding’ about LHW move, open to Jon Jones fight

Kamaru Usman will defend his welterweight title against Leon Edwards at UFC 278. | Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Kamaru Usman is deadly serious about …read more

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Usman Responds To If He’d Fight Jon Jones At Light Heavyweight

UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman didn’t reject the idea of a light heavyweight meeting with Jon Jones down the line during a recent media interaction. Usman currently occupies the throne …read more

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Posted on August 18, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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Kamaru Usman ‘not kidding’ on pursing UFC light-heavy title, responds to possible Jon Jones fight

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Kamaru Usman isn’t joking when he says he wants to move up to light heavyweight and challenge for the title …read more

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Posted on August 18, 2022, 1:16 am By
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Brandon Gibson claims Jon Jones is more powerful, explosive, creative, dynamic than the two other UFC heavyweight champions he’s coached

Brandon Gibson has made a few bold claims regarding the progress and imminent comeback of UFC star Jon Jones. It’s been well over two years now since we last saw …read more

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Posted on August 16, 2022, 1:46 pm By
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Brandon Gibson says Jon Jones' skill set at all-time high, heavyweight debut will be 'truly special'

Brandon Gibson is confident Jon Jones’ move up to heavyweight will be very successful.
After conquering the UFC’s light heavyweight division for a decade, Jones decided to relinquish his title and …read more

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Quote: Bo Nickal Can Be What Jon Jones Was Supposed To Be

Bo Nickal’s manager, Malki Kawa, feels that he can shatter the mold and be the UFC centerpiece that he feels Jon Jones could’ve been. Nickal is one of the most …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2022, 10:16 pm By
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ARCHIVES: McGregor On Jones’ & Lesnar’s Failed Tests: “F*ck ‘Em Both”

On this day six years ago, Conor McGregor did not hold back on his thoughts about Jon Jones’ and Brock Lesnar’s failed drug tests connected to UFC 200. UFC 200 …read more

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Video: Will Jon Jones' lengthy layoff negatively impact his return and heavyweight debut?

It’s now been two and a half years since Jon Jones most recently stepped in the cage for a fight.
Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) defended the light heavyweight title at …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2022, 3:46 pm By
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Blaydes To Jones: Why Do You Care About People On The Internet?

UFC heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes believes that former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pays too much attention to what’s said on social media. For over two years, Jones, a two-time …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2022, 10:16 pm By
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Spinning Back Clique: New UFC light heavyweight contender emerges, Jon Jones taking too long?, and more

Check out this week’s “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts.
Our panel of Mike Bohn, Nolan King and …read more

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Jon Jones applauds Glover Teixeira for being the only fighter to have kept “kicking ass” after fighting him: “I’ve always found this interesting”

Jon Jones has applauded Glover Teixeira as being his only opponent to continue thriving after fighting him. While he may not be ‘undefeated’ in the traditional sense as a result …read more

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Reyes Eyes Oct. Return To UFC

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Dominick Reyes nearly defeated Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title when they went to war across five rounds in …read more

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Jamahal Hill wants a title shot after finishing Thiago Santos in the main event of UFC Vegas 59: “I was able to do what Jon Jones wasn’t able to do”

UFC light heavyweight Jamahal Hill has explained why he believes his win over Thiago Santos last weekend was so impressive. In his latest outing at the UFC Apex, Jamahal Hill …read more

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