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Khabib Nurmagomedov explains why he was the #1 pound for pound fighter and not Jon Jones: “I was mauling everybody”

Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has explained why he believes he was the pound-for-pound king ahead of Jon Jones. While he may have retired almost a year ago now, …read more

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Rashad Evans: A match between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou is ‘very intriguing’ | Video

Former UFC light heavyweight champion “Suga” Rashad Evans knows pound-for-pound kingpin and MMA G.O.A.T. Jon Jones pretty well. He and Jones are former training partners and Evans was defeated …read more

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Rashad Evans Explains What Will Cause Jon Jones Problems At Heavyweight

Rashad Evans knows Jon Jones is arguably the best fighter of all time but he says the heavyweight division could cause him some problems. After Jones narrowly beat Thiago Santos …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2021, 11:16 pm By
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Rashad Evans: Move to Heavyweight Will Be ‘Continuation of the Legacy of Jon Jones’

One former Jon Jones training partner believes “Bones” will continue his extended run of success when he moves to the heavyweight division. …read more

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Rashad Evans praises “phenomenal fighter” Jon Jones, believes “Bones” will dominate the UFC heavyweight division

UFC Hall of Famer Rashad Evans praised “phenomenal fighter” Jon Jones and said he believes “Bones” will dominate the UFC heavyweight division. Evans and Jones were former training partners at …read more

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Rashad Evans expects Jon Jones' legacy will continue at heavyweight: 'His IQ inside the octagon can't be surpassed by anybody'

Rashad Evans thinks Jon Jones will have continued success at heavyweight.
Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC), a dominant former UFC light heavyweight champion, relinquished his 205-pound belt and has been bulking …read more

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Jon Jones congratulates NCAA athletes after momentous ruling on NIL compensation

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is happy for college athletes and their newfound earning power.
On Thursday, the NCAA started allowing its athletes to profit off their own personas, …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Ciryl Gane Wants To Fight Jon Jones Because He’s “The GOAT”

Ciryl Gane says Jon Jones is the best MMA fighter of all time and wants to fight him down the line. Jones, the former longtime UFC light heavyweight champ, has …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen Celebrates Long-Awaited ‘Victory’ Over Jon Jones

Chael Sonnen has declared victory in his lengthy feud with Jon Jones after Jonny Bones opted to block The American Gangsta on Twitter. In the world of social media, there …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2021, 10:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen reacts after Jon Jones blocks him on Twitter

Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen reacted after one of his longtime rivals, UFC superstar Jon Jones, blocked him on Twitter. Sonnen took to social media on Tuesday to reveal that …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2021, 5:46 pm By
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Ciryl Gane calls Jon Jones the GOAT, interested in future heavyweight fight with “Bones”

UFC heavyweight contender Ciryl Gane called Jon Jones the GOAT, and says he is interested in a future heavyweight fight with “Bones.” Gane defeated Alexander Volkov via unanimous decision last …read more

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Report: UFC booking Lewis vs. Gane for interim heavyweight title

Francis Ngannou poses with the title after beating champion Stipe Miocic at UFC 260. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

First it was Jon Jones, …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2021, 9:16 pm By
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Jon Jones Delaying HW Debut To Prevent Haters From Seeing Him Lose

Having spent the last 16 months on the sidelines, Jon Jones has once again released a flurry of tweets defending his slow return to the octagon, saying he’ll make his …read more

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‘He promised’ - Blachowicz isn’t giving up on Jon Jones bout

Jan Blachowicz prepares to fight Israel Adesanya in the UFC 259 main event at the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC
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Video! Jones Facetimes Fedor After Learning Of Bellator Return

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Fedor Emelianenko is headed back to the Bellator MMA cage and former UFC champion Jon Jones is …read more

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Posted on June 27, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Smith says Jones ‘failed every drug test’ before fight; Jon responds

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Anthony Smith accused Jon Jones of failing his drug tests before their fight at UFC 235 …read more

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Posted on June 26, 2021, 9:46 am By
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Jan Blachowicz: Jon Jones Has To Keep His Word & Fight Me

Jan Blachowicz still wants to fight Jon Jones. The current UFC light heavyweight champion Blachowicz has not forgotten about Jon Jones despite the latter vacating his belt and leaving the …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Jon Jones says he will return to the octagon ‘when I’m good and ready’

It has been an interesting year and a half for Jon Jones.

The UFC’s no. 1 ranked men’s pound-for-pound fighter defended his light heavyweight title successfully against Dominick Reyes at UFC …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2021, 7:16 pm By
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Jon Jones Laughs Off Anthony Smith’s Accusation Of Failed Drug Tests

Jon Jones has reacted to Anthony Smith’s hard-hitting accusation with a good, hearty laugh. Anthony Smith made headlines this week after claiming that Jon Jones failed every drug test during …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Jon Jones Laughs Off Anthony Smith’s Accusations Of Failed Drug Tests

Jon Jones has reacted to Anthony Smith’s hard-hitting accusation with a good, hearty laugh. Anthony Smith made headlines this week after claiming that Jon Jones failed every drug test during …read more

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Jon Jones responds to failed drug test accusations from former opponent Anthony Smith

Jon Jones has issued a fiery response to Anthony Smith after his former foe claimed he failed every drug test during their fight week. Jones and Smith fought at UFC …read more

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Predator vs. Predator! Don Frye Wants Comeback vs. Francis Ngannou

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Move over Derrick Lewis, Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic — UFC legend Don Frye and his …read more

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Smith Says Jon Jones Failed Every Drug Test Of UFC 235 Fight Week

Anthony Smith is casually making an enormous accusation against Jon Jones that dates back over two years ago. In March 2019, Jon Jones successfully defended the UFC light heavyweight championship …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2021, 2:16 pm By
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MMA SQUARED: Kermit tries to figure out the UFC’s heavyweight title picture

MMA Squared, Chris Rini, Jon Jones, Francis Ngannou | Chris Rini

There’s not enough muppet / UFC crossover content these days.
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Posted on June 23, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Anthony Smith: ‘Jon Jones failed every drug test the entire week leading up to our fight’

Anthony Smith and Jon Jones have had a more heated rivalry after their UFC 235 clash than they did before it. Smith rebounded from his unanimous decision title loss to …read more

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Jones Disses Izzy’s Rookie Title Win Numbers

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Five title wins? Those are rookie numbers, you gotta pump those numbers up. Jon Jones may …read more

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Jon Jones reveals his ultimate goal with UFC heavyweight run: “I’ve always had this thing where I wanted to win 20 championships”

Jon Jones revealed his end goal with his UFC heavyweight run, saying “I’ve always had this thing where I wanted to win 20 championships.” Jones is the former UFC light …read more

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Jon Jones reacts to Israel Adesanya defeating Marvin Vettori at UFC 263

Former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was clearly watching tonight’s UFC 263 main event rematch between Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori. Jones (26-1 MMA) and Adesanya (21-1 MMA) have become …read more

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Ngannou Uses Jones’ Past Logic Against Him In Latest Exchange

Francis Ngannou has an ironic response to Jon Jones after Jones’ recent revelation that he is looking to return to action next year. After Francis Ngannou became the new UFC …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2021, 8:46 pm By
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Jon Jones sends a daunting message to UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou: “Remember you’re not a champ until you defend that title”

Jon Jones has sent Francis Ngannou a message after catching word that the reigning UFC heavyweight champion is still holding out for a fight. After Ngannou knocked out Stipe Miocic …read more

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Heavyweight Jones Will Be ‘Most Dangerous’ Version

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Nobody knows exactly when Jon Jones will step inside of the Octagon for his long-awaited heavyweight debut, but there’s …read more

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Posted on June 12, 2021, 2:16 am By
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Derrick Who? Ngannou Wants Jones

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After failing to reach a deal with Jon Jones, UFC President Dana White named heavyweight slugger …read more

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Francis Ngannou wants Jon Jones next, not Derrick Lewis: “I love that fight”

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou is still holding out hope that he will fight Jon Jones next and not Derrick Lewis. Ngannou knocked out Stipe Miocic in March at UFC …read more

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Francis Ngannou not giving up on Jon Jones as first title defense

Despite Derrick Lewis being touted as the No. 1 contender, it seems Francis Ngannou would rather fight Jon Jones.
Newly crowned heavyweight champion Ngannou (16-3 MMA, 11-2 UFC) is projected to …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2021, 12:16 pm By
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Gibson: Heavyweight Jones is his greatest, ‘most dangerous’ version

Jon Jones before his fight with Dominick Reyes at UFC 247. | Jon Jones before his fight with Dominick Reyes at UFC 247.

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Francis Ngannou Remains Focused On Jones, Brushes Off Lewis Talks

Francis Ngannou remains focused solely on Jon Jones for his first UFC heavyweight title defense. After negotiations between Jon Jones and the UFC for a Ngannou/Jones superfight seemingly died literally …read more

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Posted on June 11, 2021, 10:46 am By
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Coach Brandon Gibson: ‘I think we have yet to see the most dangerous Jon Jones there is’

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Longtime Jackson-Wink striking coach Brandon Gibson has seen Jon Jones’ move to heavyweight first hand and is expecting an even more dangerous fighter …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2021, 3:16 pm By
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Mookie & Crookie Show 125: Kawa says he hasn’t spoken to Jones in years

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Episode 125 discussionL UFC Vegas 28 recap, Malki Kawa says he hasn’t spoken to Jon Jones in years, Usman-Covington 2, Hall-Strickland, Costa …read more

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Dana White Confirms Meeting With Jones Advisor, Hints No Change

UFC President Dana White has confirmed that he has recently met with Jon Jones’s newly hired advisor Richard Schaefer. Two weeks ago, Jon Jones announced that he had retained the …read more

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Posted on June 8, 2021, 10:16 am By
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Blachowicz Is Glad People Acknowledge Him, Not Jones, As LHW Champ

Almost a year after he won the vacant title, Jan Blachowicz believes with the absence of Jon Jones, the public understands that he is the #1 light heavyweight in the …read more

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Posted on June 7, 2021, 7:46 pm By
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GSP: It Would Be A Mistake For Jon Jones To Fight Stipe Miocic

GSP explains why Jon Jones shouldn’t fight Stipe Miocic next.
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Malki Kawa says he hasn't spoken to Jon Jones in years, but insists there's no ill will toward him

Although the news of their split recently came out, Malki Kawa said it’s been a long time since he has spoken to Jon Jones.
In April, Kawa’s agency, First Round Management, …read more

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Georges St-Pierre explains why it would “be a mistake” for Jon Jones to accept fight with Stipe Miocic

UFC Hall of Famer Georges St-Pierre explained why it would “be a mistake” for Jon Jones to accept a heavyweight fight against Stipe Miocic. Jones has been involved in a …read more

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Posted on June 4, 2021, 1:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Georges St-Pierre believes Jon Jones should wait for title fight against Francis Ngannou

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Arguably the biggest story in MMA this year has been the ongoing contract negotiations between the UFC and Jon Jones. After …read more

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Jan Blachowicz believes fans see him as ‘the true champion right now’ with Jon Jones inactive

Jan Blachowicz | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

When Jan Blachowicz steps into the cage for his next defense of the UFC light heavyweight title, …read more

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Posted on June 3, 2021, 5:16 pm By
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UFC Real or Not: Jones is closer to title shot? Gaethje vs. Chandler is next?

Can Richard Schaefer get Jon Jones the next shot at Francis Ngannou? What will happen with Justin Gaethje? Our panel breaks it down. …read more

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Covington Doubts Jon Jones Will Fight Again Without The “Right Juice”

Colby Covington doesn’t think Jon Jones will ever step inside the Octagon again. After Jones vacated his light heavyweight title after he beat Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 the plan …read more

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Posted on June 1, 2021, 2:16 am By
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MMA SQUARED: UFC is in a meme recession, if Jon Jones retires, it’ll be a full on depression

Chris Rini, MMA Squared, Jon Jones, Israel Adesanya, Dana White | Chris Rini

Dana is Jim Cramer in this metaphor.
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