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Tate: Dillashaw’s USADA case may be similar to Jones’ ‘picogram’ situation

Former UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is seeing similarities between the USADA cases of T.J. Dillashaw and Jon Jones. …read more

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Bellator 218: Jon Jones protege Christian Edwards rips 'fat piece of (expletive)' opponent after massive weight miss

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Christian Edwards’ highly anticipated pro MMA debut is going to have to wait – through no fault of his own.
Edwards (0-0 MMA, 0-0 BMMA) was supposed to …read more

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Reyes: One or two more fights, then Jones and I are dancing

Dominick Reyes is confident that after one or two more wins he can get a fight lined up against Jon Jones. …read more

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Manuwa thinks Johnny Walker could give Jon Jones a challenge

Jimi Manuwa wants to fight again in June, and he thinks Johnny Walker could give Jon Jones a run for his money. Jimi Manuwa has said he is targeting a …read more

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Miesha Tate: T.J. Dillashaw Case Could Be Similar to Jon Jones’s

Following T.J. Dillashaw’s adverse drug test finding that returned back from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Miesha Tate believes that anybody who has ever ingested anything currently on the …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Bellator 218: Christian Edwards OK with Jon Jones comparisons – for now

THACKERVILLE, Okla. – Standing in front of Christian Edwards, it’s pretty easy to understand the comparisons he’s getting early in his career to an all-time great.
Edwards hasn’t had a single …read more

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Dominick Reyes sees himself ‘one, two’ fights away from Jon Jones

Ready or not, Dominick Reyes knows that everyone expects big things from him.
That’s the burden on every undefeated fighter, especially one who has gone 5-0 in the UFC’s light heavyweight …read more

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Posted on March 19, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Today in MMA history: Jon Jones batters 'Shogun' to become youngest champ in UFC history

(Editor’s note: This story originally published on March 19, 2018.)
If you want to tell the story of the time Jon Jones became the youngest champion in UFC history, you have …read more

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Jimi Manuwa believes Johnny Walker could ‘possibly’ give Jon Jones a challenge

LONDON — Jimi Manuwa discussed his frustration with being injured for the London event, the up and coming light heavyweights, how Johnny Walker could potentially give Jon Jones some trouble, …read more

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Teammate says Rockhold ‘has the skillset that will be a threat’ to Jones

According to ONE FC’s Aung La N Sang, Luke Rockhold poses a very real threat to Jon Jones. …read more

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Posted on March 17, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Top prospect Dominick Reyes stays unbeaten, calls out Jon Jones

Before the UFC Fight Night main event between Darren Till and Jorge Masvidal in London, a full slate of undercard fights with implications in a number of different divisions is …read more

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Israel Adesanya looks forward to challenge of fighting Jon Jones

Israel Adesanya teases of a high-profile bout against Jon Jones. Rising UFC middleweight contender Israel Adesanya is certainly not short on confidence.
‘The Last Stylebender’ currently has his hands full …read more

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Posted on March 16, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya welcomes Jon Jones challenge

Israel Adesanya is currently working on conquering the UFC middleweight division, as he’s set to battle Kelvin Gastelum for interim gold at UFC 236. From the sounds of it, however, …read more

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Jones Smart Enough To Worry About Adesanya

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, has been impressed with the body of work thus far from rising middleweight contender, Israel Adesanya, undefeated at 16-0 with 13 …read more

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Posted on March 14, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Dominick Reyes rising fast in UFC, eyes 'cheater' Jon Jones

Undefeated light heavyweight prospect Dominick Reyes believes his ability to adjust in the cage will prove too much for Volkan Oezdemir on Saturday — and eventually Jon Jones. …read more

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Anthony Johnson Wants Over $1 Million For Jon Jones Fight

Anthony Johnson says if he’s expected to make his return against Jon Jones, he needs to get paid. Johnson has been teasing a comeback, but only in the heavyweight division. …read more

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Rumble wants million dollar payday to fight Jon Jones at heavyweight

If Anthony Johnson is to fight Jon Jones, the UFC has to make the right offer. Anthony Johnson vs. Jon Jones is a dream match-up that could very well come …read more

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Anthony Johnson explains why heavyweight showdown with Jon Jones needs to happen

Two-time UFC light heavyweight title challenger Anthony Johnson has recently expressed interest in a showdown with reigning champ Jon Jones — but not at light heavyweight.

Instead, Johnson has been campaigning …read more

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Posted on March 12, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Alexander Gustafsson: 'Maybe I Don't Have It Anymore' If Anthony Smith Beats Me

Both men are coming off losses to Jon Jones, and Alexander Gustafsson sees similarities between himself and Anthony Smith, both of whom will be trying to prove they are better …read more

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Anthony Smith Rejects Praise For 'Doing The Right Thing' At UFC 235

Anthony Smith has received praise in the wake of his title fight against Jon Jones at UFC 235 but claims he shouldn’t be complimented for just “doing the right thing.” …read more

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Anthony Smith: Don’t Pat My Back For Doing The Right Thing

Anthony Smith doesn’t want your applause…at least not when it comes for doing the right thing. After Anthony Smith opted to continue fighting following Jon Jones’s illegal knee in the …read more

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Jon Jones coach breaks down matchups with Santos, Walker, Lesnar

Jon Jones is once again ruling over the UFC light heavyweight division with an iron fist, and could conceivably do so for some time.

That being said, there is a …read more

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Brandon Gibson breaks down prospective Jon Jones opponents, Brock Lesnar, Johnny Walker

Jon Jones’s latest victory didn’t leave a lot of room for questions, outside of one: Who’s next?
At UFC 235, Jones authored the first successful defense of his second light heavyweight …read more

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Gustafsson, Smith meet in UFC Stockholm main event

Just a week after losing to UFC champ Jon Jones, Anthony Smith already has his next fight booked — and it’s another big one. Jon Jones’ last two victims will …read more

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Posted on March 10, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Smith on tap for UFC on ESPN+ 10 headliner in Stockholm

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Two light heavyweight contenders coming off title-fight losses to Jon Jones will attempt to put themselves back into contention at UFC …read more

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Jon Jones: Heavy Lies The Crown

In this week’s “Heavy Lies the Crown” feature, BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor takes a look at the dangerous challenges awaiting current UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones.

Jones was most recently seen …read more

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Jones On Walker: ‘I Know I’m Gonna Be Fighting Him Sooner Or Later’

Rising light heavyweight contender Johnny Walker is beginning to turn heads around the MMA community and reigning UFC champion Jon Jones is one of them.
Walker, who decimated light heavyweight veteran …read more

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Jon Jones gives his take on new light heavyweight contender Johnny Walker

It doesn’t look like the title reign of Jon Jones is going to end anytime soon. At the same time, Brazilian light heavyweight contender Johnny Walker is hurtling toward title …read more

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‘Rumble’ Hit With Restraining Order

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title contender, Anthony Johnson, is back in the news this week, only we’re not talking about his desire to fight Jon Jones in …read more

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UFC champion Jon Jones offers to train star NHL enforcer Ryan Reaves

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones successfully defended his title at last weekend’s UFC 235 event, defeating Anthony Smith via unanimous decision.

It was another brilliant performance from “Bones”, who seemingly …read more

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For Thiago Santos, there is not other path than UFC title fight with Jon Jones

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While attending UFC 235, Thiago Santos spoke with reporters, including MMAWeekly.com, to discuss his future in the Octagon. He believes that he has done everything necessary …read more

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Former UFC Champion Frank Mir Wants To Take Legal Action Against USADA

Frank Mir is considering taking legal action against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Mir has voiced his displeasure over USADA’s treatment of Jon Jones in comparison to how he was …read more

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Posted on March 7, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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JDS wants Jones fight at heavyweight, says Cormier fighting Lesnar is ‘stupidly wrong’

Former champion Junior dos Santos would enjoy taking on light heavyweight champ Jon Jones in a heavyweight bout. Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is not a man to turn …read more

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Anthony Smith Called Out By Jan Blachowicz

Fresh off a failed UFC light heavyweight title bid, Anthony Smith might already have his next fight lined up. Smith suffered a unanimous decision loss to Jon Jones in the …read more

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Coach attributes Jones’ illegal knee strike to bad timing

Striking coach Brandon Gibson defends the illegal knee strike that Jon Jones threw at Anthony Smith at UFC 235. UFC 235’s main event title fight between Jon Jones and …read more

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Blachowicz Wants Smith — ‘We Both Have Something To Prove’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, is expected to make his next title defense against power-punching Brazilian, Thiago Santos, after disposing of Anthony Smith in the UFC …read more

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Jan Blachowicz calls out Anthony Smith, says Jon Jones rematch 'ain't gonna happen soon'

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Jan Blachowicz is looking to bounce back against the man who just challenged for the UFC light heavyweight title.
Blachowicz (23-8 MMA, …read more

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Thiago Santos says next step will be to ‘shock the world’ against Jon Jones, win UFC title

LAS VEGAS — Backstage at UFC 235, Thiago Santos discusses why he believes he’s next for a light heavyweight title shot, the possibility of fighting Jon Jones and more. …read more

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Jon Jones’s Coach Attributes Knee Foul to Mistiming

Jon Jones’s camp is echoing the sentiments of the light heavyweight champion when they insist the controversial 4th round knee that resulted in a two-point deduction for Jon Jones at …read more

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Coach says Jon Jones’s illegal knee was a case of bad timing

Jon Jones was determined to get a finish on Saturday, and it almost cost him dearly.
The UFC light heavyweight champion’s first defense of his second reign was light on drama …read more

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Rumble: I’ll only come out of retirement to fight Jon Jones at heavyweight

“The only way I’d come out of retirement is if Jon Jones goes to heavyweight, and then that’s when I’ll come out of retirement and fight Jon.” There’s only one …read more

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STOP! (Hammer Time)

I’m a huge Maurice Spears fan, which is probably why I subject you to all these hilarious REMIX videos featuring Jon Jones (like this one). Then again, I still laugh …read more

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Fortunes changed for five at UFC 235

Every week where Jon Jones fights always seems to have some form of unpredictability.
But by Jones standards, the week before his fight on Saturday with Anthony Smith was almost calm. …read more

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Opinion: Jones must finally reckon with the light heavyweight wasteland

A look at the current state of the 205lb division, how it got to this point, and how it could impede Jon Jones’s ability to develop his legacy Look, light …read more

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Rumble Can’t Sleep At Night Until He Fights Jones

One of the good things about cleaning out a division the way Jon Jones has, is that “Bones” can pretty much pick and choose what fights he wants to take. …read more

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The A-Side Live Chat: UFC 235 aftermath, Usman vs. Covington, Ben Askren vs. Dana White, UFC Wichita, more

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Today on the show, we’ll be talking all the aftermath from UFC 235, which was headlined by Jon Jones’ successful light heavyweight …read more

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Morning Report: Anthony Johnson willing to come out of retirement to fight Jon Jones

On Saturday night, Jon Jones dominated Anthony Smith over five rounds to retain his light heavyweight title t UFC 235. But there’s another Anthony MMA fans have wanted to see …read more

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Anthony Johnson will only come out of retirement for a heavyweight fight with Jon Jones

When Anthony Johnson announced his retirement from MMA, a fight many fans were disappointed that didn’t happen is ‘Rumble’ vs. Jon Jones. The fight had major intrigue given the fact …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings, March 5: Jon Jones makes pound-for-pound moves

Jon Jones is one step closer to reclaiming his former status as MMA’s top pound-for-pound fighter after UFC 235.
This past Saturday, Jones (24-1 MMA, 18-1 UFC) made the first successful …read more

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Salikhov cleared in doping case similar to Jones

UFC welterweight Muslim Salikhov has been cleared to compete by the USADA in an anti-doping case very similar to the high-profile one of Jon Jones. …read more

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Ranking UFC Contenders Who Haven’t Fought Jon Jones Yet

After dispatching of Anthony Smith in the main event of UFC 235, some would argue that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has cleaned out his division once again, but …read more

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Jon Jones thankful 'real warrior' Anthony Smith didn't take easy way out with DQ at UFC 235

LAS VEGAS – Anthony Smith may not have won a UFC title Saturday night, and he may have not even won a round.
But it appears he earned quite a few …read more

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Smith: Jones is ‘beatable’, I just ‘couldn’t get going’

Anthony Smith is more disappointed about his loss to Jon Jones, considering how he thinks the current champion isn’t exactly as invincible as perceived. Entering the biggest fight of …read more

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UFC 235 medical suspensions: Jon Jones, Johnny Walker and Mickey Gall facing long sits

UFC 235 was a memorable card, packed to the edges with wild scraps and thrilling stoppages. An unfortunate side-effect of this kind of card, of course, is a prevalence of …read more

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MMA Squared: Johnny Walker, 205 prospect and aspiring B-boy?

Usually it’s Jon Jones who dislocates light heavyweight title contenders’ shoulders. Johnny Walker even has that end covered. Oh no Johnny, what is you doin’?
Getting his shoulder dislocated may …read more

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Johnny Walker provides shoulder update, hopes for Alexander Gustafsson bout next in Sweden

At UFC 235, we were treated to awesome performances aplenty. Two of which were brought to us by light heavyweights.

While one of those belonged to the division’s champion, Jon Jones, …read more

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UFC 235 Fighter Salaries: Jon Jones and Tyron Woodley lead payroll

Jon Jones successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight title in the headliner of UFC 235 defeating Anthony Smith by unanimous decision.

Jon Jones earned a disclosed $500,000 on Saturday night, while …read more

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UFC 235 medical suspensions: Jon Jones headlines list of 10 fighters to get potential six-month suspensions

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was one of 10 fighters to be issued a potentially lengthy medical suspension in the aftermath of UFC 235.
The Nevada Athletic Commission released the …read more

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Jon Jones, Tyron Woodley cash $500,000 paychecks to lead UFC 235 salaries

UFC light heavyweight champion and former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley cashed in the biggest paydays for UFC 235 this past Saturday night in Las Vegas.
On Monday, the Nevada State Athletic …read more

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UFC 235 salaries: Jon Jones, Tyron Woodley lead purse report with $500,000 apiece

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley led the disclosed payroll for UFC 235, cashing a $500,000 purse apiece for their respective title fights. The …read more

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UFC’s Muslim Salikhov cleared by USADA in doping case similar to one involving Jon Jones

UFC fighter Muslim Salikhov has been cleared by USADA in a doping case very similar to the one Jon Jones is currently going through.
Salikhov will receive no sanction from USADA, …read more

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UFC 235 Post-Fight Interviews: Dana White, Jon Jones, Kamaru Usman, Ben Askren, and more

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Following an exciting night of fights, several of the UFC 235 key performers fielded questions from the media at the UFC 235 post-fight press conference in …read more

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Fearless Johnny Walker knows he can give Jon Jones ‘a proper fight’

There were several big winners at UFC 235, but physically as well as figuratively, there may have been no bigger than Brazil’s Johnny Walker.

Three UFC fights, three first round knockouts, …read more

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Jones, Woodley Bank Big Reebok Bucks At UFC 235

UFC 235 went down last Saturday night (March 2, 2019) inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring a Light Heavyweight title fight that saw Jon Jones defend his strap …read more

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Does Anthony Smith think Jon Jones is a dirty fighter following UFC 235?

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Following his being struck by an illegal knee to the head while downed during their UFC 235, Anthony Smith was asked if he felt that UFC …read more

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Jones on illegal knee: I had ‘flashbacks of the Matt Hamill fight’

Jon Jones was on edge after landing an illegal knee against Anthony Smith at UFC 235. There was a point on Saturday when Jon Jones could have lost his UFC …read more

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Dana White explains why ‘Marreta’ — not Brock Lesnar — should be next for Jon Jones

Jon Jones was simply too much for Anthony Smith. The light heavyweight champion soundly outfought his lionhearted challenger over five lopsided rounds at UFC 235 on Saturday night, and can …read more

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Jon Jones praises Anthony Smith for not taking DQ victory

Toward the end of his UFC 235 title fight with Anthony Smith, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones clobbered his grounded foe with an illegal knee. The referee paused the …read more

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Is Jones A Dirty Fighter? Smith Talks UFC 235 ‘Bulls--t’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, nearly got himself disqualified for the second time in his storied mixed martial arts (MMA) career, thanks to an illegal knee …read more

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The Break: Recounting UFC 235, from Jon Jones' self-sabotage to Johnny Walker's dance dilemma

Ever have one of those weeks and/or weekends when, by the time you get to Monday, you can barely remember everything that happened? That’s more or less every week in …read more

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Jon Jones Claims Illegal Knee Against Anthony Smith Was “Totally Unintentional”

It wouldn’t be a Jon Jones fight without a little controversy. “Bones” pulled off his first successful UFC light heavyweight title defense since 2015 over the weekend (Sat. March 2, …read more

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What's next for Jon Jones, Kamaru Usman and other UFC 235 fighters?

Jon Jones added another light heavyweight title fight victory to his resume, and Kamaru Usman is your new welterweight champion. What’s next for these and other fighters from UFC 235? …read more

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Jon Jones came through at UFC 235, and it appears the light heavyweight division is back in business

Not counting his record on Tuesday nights, Johnny Walker is a perfect 3-0 in the UFC proper so far, and has needed just under three minutes of cage time to …read more

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Jon Jones addresses illegal knee, says he owes Anthony Smith a beer

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Jon Jones had a lot of praise to heap onto Anthony Smith following their fight on Saturday night. Smith could have used Jones’ illegal knee to …read more

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Jon Jones and Anthony Smith’s UFC 235 Octagon Interviews

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Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones retained his belt on Saturday with a lopsided win over challenger Anthony Smith in the UFC 235 main event. Following the fight, both …read more

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White: Santos should be next for Jones, not Lesnar

Dana White has a good fight in mind for Jon Jones’ next time in the Octagon. Jon Jones successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight title with a wide decision …read more

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Trading Shots: Should Anthony Smith have stayed down and taken his DQ win at UFC 235?

Did Anthony Smith do himself a disservice by continuing the fight after Jon Jones’ illegal knee at UFC 235? Should he have taken a lesson from Ben Askren and let …read more

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Sean Shelby's Shoes: What's next for champs Jon Jones, Kamaru Usman and UFC 235's key winning fighters?

(ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for UFC 235’s losing fighters?)
After every event, fans wonder whom the winners will be matched up with next.
With another night of UFC action …read more

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Johnny Walker says he needs to train celebrations more to avoid another injury

LAS VEGAS — After his UFC 235 win, Johnny Walker discusses the quick knockout of Misha Cirkunov, what he wants next, Jon Jones, injuring himself during the post-fight celebration and …read more

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The 20 best photos from UFC 235, including Jones-Smith, Askren-Lawler

UFC 235 is in the books from Las Vegas, and the promotion came away with a new champion.
In the main event, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (24-1 MMA, 18-1 UFC) …read more

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Jon Jones says he had ‘flashbacks of the Matt Hamill fight’ after illegal knee on Anthony Smith

At UFC 235, Jon Jones was in danger of losing his light heavyweight belt for the first time since his epic clash with Alexander Gustafsson in 2013, but it was …read more

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Anthony Smith Says Jon Jones Is ‘Beatable’ Following UFC 235 Loss

Anthony Smith believes Jon Jones is a “beatable man” following UFC 235. Smith challenged Jones for the UFC light heavyweight gold last night (March 2). The championship clash headlined UFC …read more

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UFC Boss Dana White Likes The Idea Of Jon Jones vs. Thiago Santos

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White is leaning towards Thiago Santos as Jon Jones’ next title challenger. Jones had the first successful title defense in his current reign as …read more

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21-year-old Edmen Shahbazyan aims to beat Jon Jones' record for youngest champ after UFC 235

LAS VEGAS – Edmen Shahbazyan has a lofty goal following his impressive victory over Charles Byrd at UFC 235.
At 21, Shahbazyan (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) is among the top middleweight …read more

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Dana White would ‘love’ to see Thiago Santos challenge Jon Jones next

LAS VEGAS – With Jon Jones having successfully defended his newly reacquired light heavyweight title against Anthony Smith at UFC 235, an old familiar refrain kicked back up.
Namely, what …read more

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6th Round Post-Fight Show - UFC 235: Jon Jones vs Anthony Smith

Zane Simon & Eddie Mercado are here to breakdown this Saturday’s, March 2nd, UFC 235 PPV event. The main event featured Jon Jones vs Anthony Smith and the co-main starred …read more

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Smith didn’t want to ‘steal’ Jones’ title after foul

Anthony Smith could have deemed himself unable to continue after Jon Jones landed an illegal knee in the fourth round of their light heavyweight title fight at UFC 235, but …read more

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UFC 235 | Anthony Smith still very confident he can defeat Jon Jones

Anthony Smith survived five rounds with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, but was ultimately soundly outclassed in his first bid at UFC gold.

Despite his unanimous decision loss to …read more

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UFC 235's 5 biggest takeaways, including Jon Jones' win after a brush with near DQ disaster

What really stood out at UFC 235? Here are a few things …
1. As long he can keep from disqualifying himself (one way or another), Jones is untouchable
Only Jon Jones …read more

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Jon Jones still wants Brock Lesnar big money blowout fight

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If there is one fight that will get Jon Jones to move up to heavyweight, it is Brock Lesnar. Jones weighed in on the possibility of …read more

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Anthony Smith: ‘Beatable’ Jon Jones didn’t run through me, he just shut me down 

Anthony Smith spent 25 minutes locked in a cage with Jon Jones and if there’s one thing he took away from the encounter, it’s this: He’s still confident that he …read more

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Breakdown! Jones Batters Smith For Five Rounds!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight elites Jon Jones and Anthony Smith squared off last night (March 2, 2019) at UFC 235 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
For the …read more

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UFC 235 video recap: Jones cruises past Smith

Jon Jones defended his light heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 235 by defeating Anthony Smith by decision. In the main event of UFC 235, Jon Jones dominated …read more

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Jon Jones not yet set on 'Marreta,' but won't deny title opportunities to young challengers

LAS VEGAS – UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones is not willing to look too far ahead following his title defense against Anthony Smith at UFC 235.
Jones (24-1 MMA, 18-1 UFC) …read more

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Conor McGregor pays tribute to Jon Jones and Anthony Smith following UFC 235 main event

Former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor paid tribute to both Jon Jones and Anthony Smith following their light heavyweight title fight at UFC 235.

Jones defeated Smith via unanimous decision (48-44 …read more

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Fighters react to Jon Jones outclassing Anthony Smith at UFC 235

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones retained his title on Saturday by defeating Anthony Smith in the UFC 235 main event. Following Jones’ title defense, fighters reacted to his performance via …read more

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UFC 235 Bonuses! Sanchez’s Throwback Finish Leads $50K Winners

The action certainly delivered last night (Sat., Mar. 2, 2019) at UFC 235 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, as Jon Jones put a …read more

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Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith full fight video highlights

Watch Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith full fight video highlights from UFC 235’s main event above, courtesy of UFC.
UFC 235: Jones vs. Smith took place March 2 at the T-Mobile …read more

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Pros react to Jon Jones defeating Anthony Smith at UFC 235

The UFC light heavyweight title was up for grabs tonight as Anthony Smith challenged Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 235.

Jones was coming off a third round knockout …read more

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Jon Jones def. Anthony Smith at UFC 235: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Jon Jones’ unanimous decision win over Anthony Smith at UFC 235 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. (Photos by Stephen R. Sylvanie, USA TODAY …read more

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