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Jon Jones shares his prediction for ‘McGregor vs. Poirier 2’ at UFC 257

Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones has shared his prediction for tonight’s Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier rematch at UFC 257. Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier are set to …read more

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Jon Jones shares McGregor-Poirier prediction with curious kids at his front door

If you were curious about Jon Jones’ prediction for tonight’s UFC 257 main event between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, you have a couple of curious kids to thank for …read more

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Jon Jones shares more photos of “fat boy life” at 250lbs

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones shared more photos of himself living the “fat boy life” at 250lbs. Jones is set to make his heavyweight debut this summer, according …read more

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Jon Jones targeted for summer UFC heavyweight title fight, confirms Dana White

UFC president Dana White confirmed the promotion is targeting Jon Jones to return this summer to fight for the UFC heavyweight title. Jones vacated the UFC light heavyweight title last …read more

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Pedro Rizzo Believes Jon Jones Should Be Underdog Against Stipe Miocic, Francis Ngannou

Ultimate Fighting Championship pioneer and repeat heavyweight title challenger Pedro Rizzo weighed in on Jon Jones’ upcoming move to Rizzo’s old division. …read more

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Video: With Jon Jones looking like a beast, are we convinced he'll dominate at heavyweight?

Ever since Jon Jones vacated the UFC light heavyweight championship last year, he’s spent five months preparing his body for a move up to heavyweight – and from the looks …read more

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Posted on January 19, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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White confirms Jones will fight winner of Miocic vs. Ngannou

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Dana White says Jon Jones will fight the winner of Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou for the heavyweight title. There …read more

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Dana White: Jon Jones gets winner of Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou 2

UFC president Dana White says Jon Jones will get the winner of the upcoming heavyweight title bout between Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou. Jones vacated the UFC light heavyweight title …read more

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Jones shows off 250-pound frame, ‘heart’ will power his cardio

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Jon Jones is looking massive nowadays. Jon Jones has been hard at work preparing to move up to heavyweight for the …read more

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Jon Jones explains why he is “not worried about cardio” ahead of UFC heavyweight debut

UFC legend Jon Jones has explained why he isn’t particularly concerned about cardio playing a negative role when he moves up to heavyweight. The former light heavyweight king has vacated …read more

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Jon Jones sends a warning to other fighters ahead of UFC heavyweight debut

Jon Jones has sent a warning to fighters ahead of his heavyweight debut. Jones vacated the light heavyweight title in the summer as “Bones” made it clear he wanted to …read more

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Posted on January 15, 2021, 3:46 am By
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250-pound Jon Jones is completely jacked and 'ready for anyone'

If you’ve had any doubts about Jon Jones’ commitment to heavyweight, forget about them. He’s all in.
On Wednesday, the former UFC light heavyweight champion shared photos on social media highlighting …read more

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White: I’ve ‘battled hard’ to overturn Jon Jones’ only loss

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The result of Jon Jones’ 2009 loss to Matt Hamill won’t be overturned any time soon. …read more

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Dana White warns ‘don’t even get yourself excited thinking about Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya’ yet

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Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya may remain at odds with each other but it seems unlikely that a super fight between …read more

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White Trying To Remove Jones’ Lone Loss

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Had it not been for a ludicrous decision to disqualify Jon Jones after blasting Matt Hamill with some illegal …read more

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Dana White reveals getting lone loss removed from Jon Jones’ record is “not looking good”

UFC president, Dana White has revealed he is having a hard time getting the lone loss removed from Jon Jones’ record. The former UFC light heavyweight champion has never truly …read more

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White Warns Of ‘Massive Hurdles’ Blocking Jones-Adesanya

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For those MMA fans who lived through the never-ending tease of Jon Jones vs. Anderson Silva, which UFC President Dana …read more

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Dana White: 'Massive hurdles' in the way of Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya superfight

Dana White thinks a lot of things need to align before the UFC can entertain the idea of Jon Jones vs. [autotag]Israel Adesanya[autotag].
The UFC president doesn’t want to star planning …read more

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Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya should happen at light heavyweight, says Dana White

UFC President Dana White believes a potential fight between Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya should happen in the light heavyweight division, not at heavyweight. Jones and Adesanya are two of …read more

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Francis Ngannou believes he matches up ‘pretty well’ with Jon Jones

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Francis Ngannou believes he matches up pretty well with former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. With Jon Jones expected …read more

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Francis Ngannou: Everyone would love to see me fight Jon Jones, but I’m ‘not worried’ he’ll take my title shot

Francis Ngannou | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

As Francis Ngannou anxiously awaited Stipe Miocic’s return after a trilogy against Daniel Cormier, the ferocious knockout artist …read more

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Robbery Review Roundup: A look at the closest calls of 2020

Dominick Reyes and Jon Jones at UFC 247 on Feb. 8, 2020, in Houston | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Few things infuriate MMA fans more …read more

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Bold UFC predictions for 2021 include Khabib's return, Jon Jones and a mammoth crowd

Could Jones and Adesanya see their stock soar? Will the UFC set an attendance record? ESPN’s panel goes out on a limb for 2021. …read more

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Video: Dana White weighs in on Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya, several other bouts

There has been a feud brewing between former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and current middleweight titleholder Israel Adesanya over the past year or so. But will a fight …read more

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Gilbert Burns predicts Jon Jones heavyweight run will end badly: “I don’t like that”

UFC welterweight contender Gilbert Burns believes Jon Jones’s move up to the heavyweight division will probably end in disaster. Jones, the long-time UFC light heavyweight champion, recently vacated his title …read more

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Jones tweets and deletes shots at DC during 6-year anniv of bout

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Six years later, Jon Jones is still taking shots at “hater” Daniel Cormier. Six years ago, …read more

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Jon Jones mocks 'hater' Daniel Cormier on six-year anniversary of UFC 182 grudge match

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier are never going to be friends. That much we can be quite certain of.
Six years after the first meeting between the two rivals, the bad …read more

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Jon Jones jabs at Daniel Cormier on 6-year anniversary of UFC 182 win

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

On this day six years ago, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones ended a heated rivalry with Daniel Cormier by defending …read more

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Jon Jones reflects on six-year anniversary of first fight with “hater” Daniel Cormier: “Stipe is your rival I’m your superior”

UFC superstar Jon Jones reflected on the six-year anniversary of his first fight with Daniel Cormier, saying it created a “hater” forever. Jones and Cormier first met on Jan. 3, …read more

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Jon Jones taunts Israel Adesanya and Jan Blachowicz: “I didn’t leave the light heavyweight division to challenge myself, I ran out of fear”

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has reacted following news that Israel Adesanya will challenge Jan Blachowicz. Earlier this week, Dana White announced that the promotions reining middleweight champion …read more

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Video: No. 4 UFC storyline of 2020 – Jon Jones, Jorge Masvidal push back against pay

The 2020 calendar year is one most of us want to forget, though it will be hard not to remember.
And though there were challenges in the world of sports, after …read more

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Posted on January 2, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Jones has ‘no intentions’ of fighting at 205-pounds again

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With no plans of fighting at 205-pounds again, Jon Jones’ future lies in the heavyweight division. Jon …read more

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Jon Jones: ‘I Have No Intentions of Ever Going Back to Light Heavyweight’

If former Ultimate Fighting Championship champ Jon Jones has his choice, he will never go back down to 205 pounds. …read more

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Jon Jones vacated UFC light heavyweight title out of boredom, no intention to go back

If it’s possible to become bored of being a UFC champion, Jon Jones reached that point in 2020.
Including his first title win over Mauricio Rua in March 2011, Jones’ past …read more

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Jon Jones: “I Have No Intentions of Ever Going Back to Light Heavyweight”

Jon Jones has declared that we have seen him compete at light heavyweight for the last time. The only division Jon Jones has ever competed in during his illustrious career …read more

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Jon Jones: “I Have No Intentions of Ever Going Back to Light Heavyweight”

Jon Jones has declared that we have seen him compete at light heavyweight for the last time. The only division Jon Jones has ever competed in during his illustrious career …read more

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‘I’ve Ruined So Many People’s Dreams’

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, after years of dominating the 205-pound weight class, is …read more

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Jon Jones vows permanent change of divisions: ‘I have no intentions of ever going back to light heavyweight’

Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

We might have seen the last of Jon Jones at light heavyweight.
The undisputed best 205-pounder in the world …read more

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Jon Jones has “no intentions of ever going back to light heavyweight”

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones confirmed that he has “no intentions of ever going back to light heavyweight” in his career. Jones vacated the 205lbs title back in …read more

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Dana White on Positive Conversation with Jon Jones: ‘He’s In a Much Better Place’

Earlier this year, UFC president Dana White and former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones were at odds. …read more

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Cormier Predicts How Jones Will Do At Heavyweight

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For as much as Daniel Cormier can’t seem to stand Jon Jones on a personal level, …read more

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Dana White: Jon Jones and I 'had a really good phone conversation' about UFC return

Dana White and Jon Jones haven’t always seen eye to eye.
But right now, the UFC president and his former light heavyweight champion are on good terms, according to White.
In an …read more

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Daniel Cormier believes Jon Jones deserves heavyweight title shot

Daniel Cormier believes former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones deserves an immediate crack at the UFC light heavyweight title. Jones ruled over the UFC light heavyweight division for many …read more

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Corey Anderson: ‘Everybody knows Jon Jones isn’t the greatest striker’

Jon Jones and Corey Anderson never got to square off during their time together in the UFC light heavyweight division. However, The Ultimate Fighter season 19 winner believes there are …read more

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Team Bones Will Follow The ‘Stylebender’ Gameplan

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones, who recently vacated his title to …read more

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Coaches believe Jon Jones’ fight IQ will reproduce light heavyweight success at heavyweight

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When Jon Jones makes his return to the UFC in 2021, he is expected to compete as …read more

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Shields: ‘Heavyweight boxing, that’s what I see’ Jon Jones transitioning to

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Boxing great Claressa Shields says Jon Jones can do well in the sweet science. Jon …read more

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Jon Jones would be “dangerous” as heavyweight boxer, says Claressa Shields

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones would be “dangerous” as a heavyweight boxer, says Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields. Jones is set to move up to the UFC heavyweight …read more

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Report: UFC setting up Jones to face winner of Miocic-Ngannou 2

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After months of mere speculation, the clouds are finally clearing up on Jon Jones’ heavyweight run. …read more

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The Asterisks Behind Jon Jones’s Drug Test Failures

Today marks two years to the day since Jon Jones had his most recent drug test controversy when an “atypical finding” prevented him from being granted a license by the …read more

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The Asterisks Behind Jon Jones’s Drug Test Failures

Today marks two years to the day since Jon Jones had his most recent drug test controversy when an “atypical finding” prevented him from being granted a license by the …read more

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UFC targeting Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou 2 for March, winner expected to fight Jon Jones this summer

Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou will be running it back. Ever since Miocic defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 242 in the trilogy, talk of the rematch between Miocic and Ngannou …read more

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UFC real or not: Jones' heavyweight debut will be for title; Ferguson's days as a contender are over

Is the roadmap at heavyweight set for Jon Jones? Can Tony Ferguson rebound from two straight losses? …read more

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White Still Wants Jones vs Adesanya In 2021

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Months after Jon Jones announced he’d be vacating his Light Heavyweight title in order to move up …read more

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Dana White hopes to book Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya in 2021

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

UFC President Dana White wants to see how Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya plays out.
The rivals have circled each other …read more

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Jon Jones Explains What Gustafsson Did Wrong In HW Transition

Jon Jones believes that past rival Alexander Gustafsson went about his move to the heavyweight division all wrong. By all appearances, Jon Jones will definitely be competing in the heavyweight …read more

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DJ: Jones is the GOAT but I’d ‘probably f-ck him up’ if I was the same size

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“I mean, don’t get me wrong, if I was Jon Jones’ size, I’d probably fuck him …read more

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Demetrious Johnson on Jon Jones: “He’s beat everybody, even on cocaine and testing positive and whatever. He still beat you.”

Demetrious Johnson believes current UFC flyweight champ Deiveson Figueiredo still has a lot to prove before he can be compared to the likes of Jon Jones. The former UFC flyweight …read more

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Dana White names the fight he wants to see most in 2021: “It’s impossible for me not to love Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya”

UFC President Dana White has named the fight he’s most hoping to see in the New Year, and it’s unlikely that many fans are going to disagree with him. During …read more

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Demetrious Johnson Says He’d Probably Destroy Jon Jones If Same Size

Demetrious Johnson believes that a fight between him and Jon Jones at light heavyweight in an alternate universe would make for an interesting fight and be the toughest test Jones …read more

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Morning Report: Jon Jones plans to capture heavyweight title and end GOAT conversation: ‘I just want there to be no debate when I’m done’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

In August, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones vacated his title and announced that he would be moving up to heavyweight to …read more

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Jon Jones Opens Up On LHW Exit & His Goal To End GOAT Debates

In moving up to the UFC’s heavyweight division, Jon Jones is looking to leave his comfort zone and venture into a greatness that no one else has ever been. Jon …read more

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Jon Jones knows he has to win the heavyweight title in order to cement himself as the GOAT

Jon Jones knows he has to win the heavyweight title for his legacy. Earlier this year, Jones vacated the light heavyweight title to focus on his move up to heavyweight. …read more

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Jon Jones Opens Up On LHW Exit & His Goal To End GOAT Debates

In moving up to the UFC’s heavyweight division, Jon Jones is looking to leave his comfort zone and venture into a greatness that no one else has ever been. Jon …read more

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Jon Jones Predicts More Effective Takedowns with Move to Heavyweight Division

In his early UFC career, wrestling was a key foundation for Jon Jones’ success. …read more

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Jon Jones Predicts More Effective Takedows with Move to Heavyweight Division

In his early UFC career, wrestling was a key foundation for Jon Jones’ success. …read more

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Jon Jones shares initial impression of Claressa Shields after training session

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has shared his initial thoughts on Claressa Shields after their first training sessions together. Shields, a three-division boxing champion and two-time Olympic gold …read more

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Jon Jones feels new motivation ahead of heavyweight move: “These guys are intimidating”

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is feeling new motivation ahead of his debut in the promotion’s perilous heavyweight division. Jones has not fought since he defended the light …read more

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Jon Jones at 240 pounds: Inside the UFC star's transformation to heavyweight

Jon Jones has been crushing the weight room to fill out his 6-4 frame as he pursues another title and the end to the GOAT debate. …read more

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Claressa Shields trains with Jon Jones, Holly Holm ahead of MMA move

Three-division boxing champion Claressa Shields has enlisted the help of two former UFC champs as she prepares to transition into mixed martial arts. Shields, widely considered one of the greatest …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: PFL's Claressa Shields trains with Jon Jones, Holly Holm

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.
In an individual …read more

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UFC on ESPN 19's Jamahal Hill liked Jon Jones' compliment, but hints not to get too friendly

Jamahal Hill liked Jon Jones’ shout out, but that won’t change anything.
The rising prospect received praise from the former UFC light heavyweight champion and arguably the greatest fighter in MMA …read more

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Beer Goggle History, Ep. 03: That time Jon Jones lost to Matt Hamill. Remember that?

Jon Jones (right) and Matt Hamill at the TUF 10 Finale weigh-ins.
(Editor’s note: This post originally published aon Feb. 27, 2019.)
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones lost a fight before. …read more

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Heavyweight comeback? ONE champ Brandon Vera tells Jon Jones to look at Mike Tyson: ‘What’s your excuse?’

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If ONE Championship heavyweight champ Brandon Vera has any advice to pass along to his one-time opponent …read more

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Why Daniel Cormier thinks Jon Jones should fight Curtis Blaydes in UFC heavyweight debut

Daniel Cormier has a unique perspective on who Jon Jones should fight in his heavyweight debut.
In August, Jones (25-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) vacated his UFC light heavyweight title with the …read more

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Daniel Cormier Makes A Pitch For Jon Jones’s First HW Opponent

Daniel Cormier has just the guy who he believes should welcome Jon Jones to the UFC heavyweight division. If I told you last year that Daniel Cormier was lobbying for …read more

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Daniel Cormier makes suggestion for Jon Jones’ first heavyweight opponent

Former two-division UFC champ Daniel Cormier believes a heavyweight fight between Jon Jones and Curtis Blaydes makes “all the sense in the world.” Jones, the most dominant light heavyweight fighter …read more

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