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Apr 25, 2016 8:18 am

Jon Jones defends his performance against “OSP”

Jon Jones returned to the octagon this past Saturday in Las Vegas, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197, capturing the promotions interim light heavyweight title in the process. “Bones” five-round decision victory over “OSP” was not what some fans and analysts had expected....

Apr 25, 2016 2:09 am

VIDEO | A rascally Jon Jones joyrides Las Vegas streets following win over Ovince Saint Preux

[ooyala code=”1qMmozMzE6NWOp6aHfILqaMrfGzi9EBe” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true”] Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had to be wheeled around in a wheelchair backstage after beating Ovince Saint Preux in a tough five-round interim title fight at UFC 197 on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones who had suffered swollen foot and shin in the fight with...

Apr 25, 2016 1:33 am

PHOTO | X-ray shows Ovince Saint Preux fought Jon Jones with a broken arm

Ovince Saint Preux had a tall order in front of him at UFC 197 with just three weeks notice. “OSP” fought one of the greatest fighters to ever compete in mixed martial arts on Saturday night and came up short, but proved that he can fight with the best of them. Former UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 24, 2016 3:45 pm

Photo | Jon Jones kicks it with the Diaz Brothers

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was kicking it with Nick and Nate Diaz earlier this week. Israel Martinez posted the following photo on Twitter Friday evening showcasing the three UFC superstars. Check it out: @JonnyBones kicking it with @nickdiaz209 @NateDiaz209 @ufc #197 pic.twitter.com/EXeAcfo1vz — Israel Martinez (@IzzyStyle) April 22, 2016 Jon Jones headlined...

Apr 23, 2016 11:25 pm

Fighters react to Jon Jones successful return to the Octagon

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon as he defeated Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones was extremely critical of his performance, he is now the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will face Daniel Cormier...

Apr 23, 2016 11:09 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux (Highlights)

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones made a successful return to the Octagon and defeated Ovince Saint Preux via decision to claim the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. While Jones wasn’t happy with his performance, he will now fight Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. See the highlights above!

Apr 23, 2016 11:03 pm

Dana White: Ovince Saint Preux broke his arm in Jon Jones fight

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought to a decision. While the fight was a rather lackluster one, Jones was awarded the unanimous decision win, and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. After the fight, Ovince Saint Preux revealed that he had hurt his arm at some...

Apr 23, 2016 10:59 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux Octagon interviews

In the main event of UFC 197, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux fought for 5 rounds to a decision. Jones, who wasn’t happy with his performance, was ultimately crowned the interim UFC light heavyweight champion, and will now face Daniel Cormier for the undisputed UFC light heavyweight championship. In the video above you can...

Apr 23, 2016 10:55 am

VIDEO | Fighters predict Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux winner

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes his return to the Octagon for the first time since fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 back in January 2015. Jones was set to rematch Cormier on Saturday night but an injury forced Cormier out of competition. Jones is now set to battle Ovince Saint Preux for...

Apr 23, 2016 10:16 am

Jon Jones recalls the exact moment he knew he needed to change

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is arguably one of, if not the greatest, MMA fighter of all time. Jones, who became the youngest UFC champion of all time at the age of 23 when he defeated Shogun Rua via submission at UFC 126, is now on a path to reclaim the UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 22, 2016 8:44 am

VIDEO | Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson’s hilarious dentist visit

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson was the first man the UFC called when they needed someone to fill-in for Daniel Cormier against Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197. Unfortunately, Johnson had recently undergone mouth surgery and would be unable to put a mouthpiece in for several weeks. Recently, Johnson...

Apr 19, 2016 9:51 am

Jon Jones: “I was a drug addict”

It’s no secret that UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has battled with addiction. ‘Bones’ tested positive for cocaine prior to UFC 178, and then checked himself in to rehab after his hit-and-run incident in April of 2015. Before Jones was even re-instated by the UFC, he moved to Albuquerque New Mexico to train...

Apr 19, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones opens up on his 3 days in jail

Last month, Jon Jones was pulled over and given 5 tickets by a police officer who accused the pound for pound kingpin of drag racing, in addition to numerous other things. Jones ultimately turned himself in to police the next day and spent the next 3 days in jail leading up to a hearing, where...

Apr 19, 2016 8:38 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones in fight week weight-cut – How does he look?

On Saturday, Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after over a year away from the sport due to legal troubles. Jones will face Ovince Saint Preux in an interim light heavyweight title fight that will see the winner eventually face Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. Before Jones...

Apr 17, 2016 11:30 am

Jon Jones sends message to Rashad Evans following KO loss to Teixeira

Stan’s absolutely right, keep your head up Evans. In my eyes you’ll always be a legend of the sport, you’re a great champion and always will be. Our fight records aren’t what defines us, it’s about the journey we are courageous enough to be on. Stay in the race my brother. 👊🏾 A video posted...

Apr 16, 2016 7:19 pm

Glover Teixeira calls out Anthony Johnson after 1st round KO win

In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira cemented his place in the top of the UFC’s light heavyweight division as he knocked out former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans in the 1st round of their main event scrap. Following the bout, Teixeira politely called out top ranked UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 16, 2016 7:08 pm

VIDEO | Glover Teixeira knocks Rashad Evans out cold

UNBELIEVABLE.@GloverTeixeira KO's Rashad Evans and becomes just the 2nd man to EVER finish him. #UFCTampa https://t.co/uD2eltAuRt — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) April 17, 2016 In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he dropped former UFC champion Rashad Evans in the 1st round, knocking the former...

Apr 14, 2016 10:53 am

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson addresses latest incident with police

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator MMA fighter Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson had a recent run-in with police out in California. Fortunately, it was not as serious as his high-speed chase back in 2008. People recognized “Rampage” who was in one of his bright green sports cars when he was pulled over. Rampage posted...

Apr 14, 2016 12:50 am

VIDEO | Knockout specialist Mark Hunt fights off a mob of troublemakers

Big monkee vs lil monkee Mark hunt Vs Dobson brown lolThe first monkee tried to staunch me out and wen it couldn't the other one bummed him and said get outta here birch lolhttps://www.facebook.com/karma.kandara.bali/ Posted by Mark "Super Samoan" Hunt on Monday, April 11, 2016 UFC verteran heavyweight Mark Hunt had an incident with a...

Apr 13, 2016 10:35 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones shows off unbelievable vertical

[ooyala code=”FvNDF0MjE6vBY4l0x9GTdCANwA32yLpc” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] With just over a week to go until Jon Jones makes his return to the Octagon for UFC 197, where he will face Ovince Saint Preux for the interim light heavyweight championship, the pound for pound king is feeling extremely confident. Jones posted the above video on his...

Apr 13, 2016 1:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know how to beat Jon Jones’

Everyone including the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has not been able to crack the code on physically beating former champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Matt Hamill is the only one that has a win over Jones on record, but that came after Hamill was brutalized by elbows from Jones that were ruled illegal....

Apr 13, 2016 8:51 am

Mike Tyson reveals his thoughts on Jon Jones and Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor and Jon Jones are undoubtably two of the biggest stars in MMA history. Both men are relatively polarizing figures, with many viewers either being very supportive, or very critical. Jones is currently gearing up for his UFC 197 light heavyweight interim title fight against Ovince Saint-Preux on April 23rd. McGregor on the other...

Apr 12, 2016 3:00 pm

Jon Jones blasts Daniel Cormier for his “Excuse of the weak”

Every few weeks UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones engage in a heated Twitter feud. While the pair were initially slated to fight for the UFC light heavyweight championship on April 23rd in the main event of UFC 197, a leg injury forced Cormier out of the...