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Jul 7, 2016 9:05 am

Jon Jones apologizes to Daniel Cormier

By now the MMA world is aware that UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 Wednesday evening after he was notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Wednesday night, UFC President Dana White and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier appeared at a press conference, however Jones and his team...

Jul 7, 2016 2:09 am

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation

Late Wednesday, the UFC announced that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event fight against champion Daniel Cormier for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” With the UFC light heavyweight title fight just days away, everyone in the MMA community was shocked at the news. Here is how...

Jul 6, 2016 8:40 pm

Brock Lesnar on title run: “Never say never. We’ll see”

On Saturday, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after nearly 5 years away from the UFC. Lesnar will be facing #8 ranked heavyweight Mark Hunt, who is widely believed to be a legend of the sport. Hunt will be entering the fight on a 2-fight win streak that has seen...

Jul 6, 2016 8:19 am

Derrick Lewis: “Brock Lesnar is not a fighter”

On Saturday, former UFC champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated UFC return after nearly 5 years away from the sport. While many are excited to see Lesnar return to the Octagon, others believe that the former champ should stay in the sports entertainment industry under the WWE banner, rather than return to the...


Jul 5, 2016 10:52 am

Floyd Mayweather blowing off Jon Jones since initial call about working together

Earlier this year, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather had plans to sign UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones to ‘The Money Team’ ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier. Mayweather flew out to New Mexico to meet with Jones to discuss the possibility of working together. Understandably so, the MMA community went wild...

Jul 5, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | Alistair Overeem’s breakdown of Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

In less than one week, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated UFC return in the co-main event of UFC 200 when he fights heavyweight legend Mark Hunt. Ahead of the fight, heavyweight #1 contender Alistair Overeem, who has fought both men, gave his analysis of the bout in a recent interview. Overeem fought Hunt...

Jul 5, 2016 9:09 am

Jon Jones says power lifting brought down muscle endurance in last fight

Even with his unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197, Jon “Bones” Jones was criticized for his performance. With having over a year off from fighting in the Octagon, many people thought Jones didn’t look as spectacular as he once did. One thing Jones did differently in preparation for his fight with...

Jul 5, 2016 8:26 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt breakdown

With just days to until UFC 200, where Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon to fight heavyweight legend Mark Hunt, Robin Black has delivered yet another brilliant breakdown of the scrap. It’s been nearly 5 years since Lesnar set foot in the Octagon, and almost 7 years since Lesnar picked...

Jul 4, 2016 2:37 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell punches radio host Jason Ellis

Think you could take a punch from former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell? Apparently, Radio host Jason Ellis was up for the challenge and let the UFC Hall of Fame legend clock him right in the face with a boxing glove on. Liddell looks like he doesn’t give it his full strength signature “Iceman”...

Jul 3, 2016 12:06 pm

Ryan Jimmo proposed to his girlfriend just hours before his death

Tragedy struck the MMA community earlier this week when it was announced that UFC light heavyweight veteran Ryan Jimmo had been killed in a hit-and-run accident in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The two suspects involved in the hit-and-run incident that left Ryan Jimmo dead have since been arrested and taken in to custody. The two young...

Jul 2, 2016 9:01 am

Jon Jones rips Daniel Cormier: ‘He doesn’t have the power to stop me’

In just one week, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of the historic UFC 200 card. Since the pair’s last meeting inside the Octagon, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson, and then defended the...

Jul 1, 2016 12:08 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier shows off striking combinations for Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier will face the toughest test of his MMA career on July 9th when he enters the Octagon to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 200 for a highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. Cormier lost the pair’s first meeting in 2015 via unanimous decision, however rebounded to...

Jul 1, 2016 10:28 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Mike Tyson showily spar one another

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is known for his crafty striking ability. How would the 6’4 mixed martial artist do against the former heavyweight boxing champion of the world Mike Tyson? Tyson, who celebrated his 50th birthday on Thursday, and Jones met for a quick showdown on the streets a while back in...

Jul 1, 2016 9:42 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping predicts Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

At UFC 200, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated UFC return after nearly 5 years away from the Octagon. Lesnar will fight heavyweight legend Mark Hunt in the co-main event of the historic event. On the heels of his UFC 199 knockout win over Luke Rockhold, Michael Bisping gave his thoughts on Lesnar’s UFC...

Jul 1, 2016 9:23 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is a “middle-aged man at 28 years old”

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were initially slated to have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 197 on April 23rd in what was Jones’ first fight back in the Octagon since being stripped of his light heavyweight championship. Cormier pulled out of the fight with a knee injury, and was ultimately replaced by Ovince St-Preux...

Jun 30, 2016 8:27 pm

Jon Jones: I’m not a bad guy, I’ve done some bad things

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has had his fair share of legal issues. Unfortunately for Jones, his issues ultimately saw him stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship. Ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White stated that Jones has embraced the role of the ‘bad guy’ in...

Jun 30, 2016 12:37 pm

VIDEO | Mike Tyson top 10 knockouts highlight

Today marks “Iron” Mike Tyson’s 50th birthday. At 20-years-old, Tyson won his first world heavyweight title and made a statement to everyone in the heavyweight division. Tyson would defend his heavyweight title nine times and became the first heavyweight in the world to simultaneously hold the WBC, WBA, and IBF titles. Tyson retired in 2005...

Jun 30, 2016 9:52 am

Jon Jones: ‘I may have DC call me daddy on fight night’

Back at UFC 182 in January of 2015, Jon Jones infamously placed his hand on top of Daniel Cormier’s head at the end of the 4th round of their title fight, in a display of disrespect. Now, ahead of their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 200 for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jones has a...

Jun 30, 2016 1:08 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones answers Snapchat questions: ‘Will you ever fight Conor McGregor?’

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones recently answered some questions from fans on Snapchat and had some interesting answers. See what “Bones” has to say about Brock Lesnar’s return to UFC 200 and if he will ever fight UFC featherweight champion, Conor McGregor. Jon Jones is set to face current UFC light heavyweight champion...

Jun 29, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones: “I’m the leader of the winners circle”

Ahead of Jon Jones’ scheduled UFC 200 fight with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jones appeared on SportsNation to discuss the bout, as well as sharing the UFC spotlight with Conor McGregor. Jones, who never lost his UFC light heavyweight championship inside the Octagon, won the interim light heavyweight championship by defeating...

Jun 29, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen breaks down Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II

At UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship on arguably the biggest fight card in UFC history. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community seems to be split down the middle in regards to who will win the fight. While Jones is...

Jun 29, 2016 9:32 am

Jon Jones: Loss in rematch is “major blow” to Daniel Cormier’s legacy

On July 9th, in the main event of UFC 200, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will square off in one of the most highly anticipated rematches in UFC history for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. While Jones, the youngest UFC champion in history, is looking to reclaim the belt he never lost inside the Octagon,...

Jun 28, 2016 7:28 pm

Jon Jones wants “any other referee” but John McCarthy

Ahead of Jon Jones’ UFC 200 main event scrap with Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship, Jon Jones petitioned the NSAC to change the referee for the bout. The NSAC ultimately rejected Team Jones’ proposal, and moved forward with ‘Big’ John McCarthy being the referee for the bout. During a recent media scrum,...

Jun 28, 2016 8:37 am

Daniel Cormier: Cain Velasquez beats Jon Jones 10/10 times

In less than one month, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 200. Ahead of the fight, Jon Jones revealed that he has lost interest in moving up to heavyweight in the future, and would rather stay at light...

Jun 25, 2016 5:29 pm

Gustaffson: I know I can beat DC and Jones!

Former title challenger Alexander Gustaffson will return to the octagon in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg, Germany, when he squares off with Jan Blachowicz. The 29-year-old Swede has gone 1-3 over his past four bouts suffering losses to Jon Jones, Anthony Johnson and most recently Daniel Cormier over that stretch....

Jun 25, 2016 5:27 pm

VIDEO︱Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier first fight

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will rematch in the headlining bout of July’s UFC 200 event for the promotions undisputed light heavyweight title. The bitter rivals first squared off at UFC 182 in January of 2015, with Bones earning the unanimous decision victory over DC (watch the fight in the above video). Jones was stripped...