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Jan 8, 2015 5:40 pm

Trainer Doesn’t Agree With McGregor’s Two-Minute Siver Prediction

SBG Ireland founder, John Kavanagh doesn’t agree with his pupil, Conor McGregor’s prediction regarding his upcoming contest against Dennis Siver. In the lead up to UFC Fight Night Boston, McGregor has stated several times that he can best his German foe by the two-minute mark, but his coach thinks otherwise. Check it: (Via Ireland’s The...

Jan 8, 2015 3:48 pm

NSAC blames oversight for Jones Testing Fiasco

A lot of questions still remain unanswered regarding UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones positive test for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, on December 4, 30 days before his UFC 182 title fight with Daniel Cormier in Las Vegas. One of the more frequent questions being asked is: When did Jones and his team find...

Jan 8, 2015 2:50 pm

Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold headlines UFC on FOX 15 in Newark

The UFC’s return to New Jersey now has a main event, as UFC officials announced today that middleweights Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold will headline April’s “UFC on FOX 15” event in Newark. Rockhold was the first to announce the five-round main event booking, this via his official Instagram feed. Former UFC light heavyweight champion...

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 am

Dana White: “This is the biggest January in UFC History!”

“2015 is starting off with amazing fights. It’s the best January in the company’s history. And all these fights lead to bigger fights. If you look at the Cormier vs. Jones, then Gustafsson vs. Rumble, then the winners of those fight and that will be a great fight. You’ve got Vitor vs. Weidman, then Anderson....


Jan 7, 2015 7:06 pm

White: “Right now, all we’re concerned with is getting Jon better”

Dana White joins UFC Tongiht to discuss Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, UFC’s exciting 2015 and more. White on Jon Jones checking into rehab: “Right now, all we’re concerned with is getting Jon better – getting him taken care of and getting him healed. We’ll make some decisions later.”  

Jan 7, 2015 7:05 pm

Ronda Rousey: Cat Zingano “an extremely dangerous opponent”

Ronda Rousey discusses her upcoming bout against Cat Zingano and more on UFC Tonight. “Cat Zingano is an extremely unique fighter, not only is she undefeated, but she’s shown an amazing ability to deal with a lot of adversity. There’s been a lot of times in her fights where she’s been down but she’s never...

Jan 7, 2015 12:22 pm

Jon Jones: “My family and I would appreciate some privacy”

“With the support of my family, I have entered into a drug treatment facility. I want to apologize to my fiancée, my children, as well as my mother, father, and brothers for the mistake that I made. I also want to apologize to the UFC, my coaches, my sponsors and equally important to my fans....

Jan 7, 2015 12:05 pm

No Suspension, No Fine – Here’s Why

Following yesterday’s shocking news about Jon Jones and his poor judgement to use cocaine, the world is left with many questions. A simple timeline of events shows that the NSAC had clear knowledge of Jon’s infraction but chose to let him fight anyway. They didn’t even announce his failure until after UFC 182 had concluded....

Jan 7, 2015 11:34 am

Fans React To Jones Test With Plethora Of Funny Internet Memes (NSFW)

Our Facebook fan page has been inundated with massive amounts of picture comments poking fun at UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones. And while the champ’s situation is far too common in the world, and tragic, our readers can sure get creative. And it’s that creativity, not the drug test that is being celebrated here....

Jan 7, 2015 9:18 am

Source: “Can’t believe it took this long for Jon to pop on coke”

Prior to last weekend’s UFC 182 event Jon Jones received media inquiries from across the globe. Many reporters got to spend time with the UFC champ in the lead up to his latest title defense, one of which was Deadspin’s Greg Howard. Howard wrote an excellent piece on Jones before his last fight, praising his...

Jan 7, 2015 8:09 am

Cormier: ‘Losing to a guy on drugs doesn’t make me feel better’

While Jon Jones deals with his battle on the drug front, his last opponent Daniel Cormier is dealing with another kind of battle. The battle of handling your first professional defeat. And while Jon Jones has occupied most our thoughts, including D.C.’s, it’s not the drugs haunting Cormier today. It’s the loss. D.C. tells MMAJunkie.com: “It doesn’t make...

Jan 7, 2015 7:55 am

Ben Askren Reacts To Jon Jones Drug Scandal

If anyone out there is looking for someone to lead the campaign against Jon Jones, One FC welterweight champion Ben Askren is a viable candidate. The often outspoken MMA standout has been critical of Jon Jones for months, maybe longer. It’s for this exact reason he’s getting his own thread entitled, “Ben Askren Reacts To...

Jan 7, 2015 7:23 am

Brian Stann: ‘If Bill Clinton Can Repair His Image So Can Jones’

“The first priority is that Jon and his family, but specifically Jon, get the help he needs and I know that that is the UFC’s No. 1 priority. I’m glad to see that he’s already checked into a treatment facility. He’s got three beautiful daughters and a fiancee, Jessie, who I’ve had the privilege to meet,...

Jan 7, 2015 6:10 am

Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson set for UFC 185 in Dallas

A heavyweight clash featuring two of the divisions hardest hitters will take place at UFC 185 this March. UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce heavyweight title holder Alistair Overeem (38-14 MMA) has agreed to meet Roy Nelson (20-10 MMA) at the event. Roy “Big Country” Nelson was last seen in action in the headlining...

Jan 6, 2015 4:30 pm

UFC Fighters React To Jon Jones’ Cocaine Positive

Earlier today the world learned of an unfortunate positive drug test in our sport. UFC light-heavyweight champion, and pound-for-pound king of Mixed Martial Arts Jon “Bones” Jones was randomly tested by the Nevada State Athletic Commission exactly one-month prior to last weekend’s UFC 182 main event. The result? Cocaine. Now the world of MMA, and...

Jan 6, 2015 2:30 pm

Pat Curran Opens Up About His Journey Back To The Belt – Exclusive

  On Feb. 13 at Bellator 133, two-time featherweight champion Pat Curran will return to the cage and start his path back to the title. Curran lost the belt in his last fight, back in September, to Patricio Freire by unanimous decision. Now he’s looking to get back to the top and it all starts...

Jan 6, 2015 12:39 pm

Jones To Silva – ‘It’s your turn, go knock Nick Diaz out!’

The UFC’s pound-for-pound king, Jon “Bones” Jones is more than happy to help Anderson Silva in his return to the Octagon. The champ used the Brazilian Press to relay a message to Silva, “If there’s anything I can do for you leading up to this fight, let me know, because I will definitely come out...

Jan 6, 2015 12:27 pm

Jury “Humbled” Following Cerrone Defeat

I made mistakes and failed. I’ll fight through this and prove this as a blessing in disguise. Thank you #TeamFury! Learning from mistakes and failures is what truly makes us who we are and brings out the best in us. I’ve begun the process to bring out the best…. Step #1 – Acknowledging what all...

Jan 5, 2015 8:17 pm

Greg Jackson: ‘Gustafsson, Rumble, Velasquez, It Doesn’t Matter’

Greg Jackson, the mastermind behind the coaching of UFC light heavyweight kingpin Greg Jackson, doesn’t care who his star pupil fights next. Following Jones win over Daniel Cormier, there was much talk of who would be the next man to face Jones in the Octagon, and whether or not the champ would move up to...

Jan 5, 2015 3:02 pm

Werdum Calls For ‘Old-School’ MMA Rules Against Jones

Following his win over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, Jon Jones spoke about the possibility of moving up to heavyweight eventually. The talks were nothing new, as Jones had previously said he was eyeing a move to heavyweight in the future, and that he would fight interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum ‘every day, all day’....

Jan 5, 2015 2:59 pm

Askren: Dana White is telling blatant lies about me

It is no secret that current ONE FC Welterweight Champion Ben Askren and UFC President Dana White don’t exactly see eye to eye. The pair have verbally sparred back-and-forth on many different topics, most recently the UFC’s signing of former WWE star CM Punk. Askren’s criticism of the UFC’s new hire prompted Dana White to...

Jan 5, 2015 10:34 am

BJPENN.com Radio Replay With Chidi Njokuani, Brett Roberts, & Joey Diaz

Last night BJPENN.com Radio was back with another fantastic episode! The show was kicked off by discussing UFC 182, and everything UFC 182 related, including whether or not Jon Jones has a case for being the GOAT or not. Next up we were joined by Chidi Njokuani, who will be fighting for the RFA title...

Jan 5, 2015 10:14 am

UFC 182 Payroll: Jones Tops Payouts At $500,000

The payroll for UFC 182 is in, and unsurprisingly UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones topped the payouts with a whopping $500,000, in addition to $50,000 for ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus. Below is the official payroll, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the NSAC. Champ Jon Jones: $500,000 (no win bonus) def. Daniel Cormier:...

Jan 5, 2015 10:03 am

McGregor: ‘I Will Be The Betting Favorite Against Aldo’

Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Boston bout against Dennis Siver, which will go down Sunday January 18th. Ahead of the bout, UFC President Dana White has stated that if McGregor wins, he will be granted a title shot against Jose Aldo, likely in Dublin, Ireland. McGregor spoke to Joe...

Jan 5, 2015 9:04 am

Roufus: Askren “Stoked” To Work With CM Punk

When news of CM Punk being signed to the UFC broke, ONE FC champion Ben Askren was one of the first fighters to offer a reaction to the signing. @ufc sign a fake wrestler, but not an Olympian who is the best WW in the world. Amateur move. — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) December 7, 2014...

Jan 5, 2015 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Donald Cerrone’s Win Over Myles Jury

In the co-main event of UFC 182, Donald Cerrone dominated Myles Jury for 3 rounds en route to a unanimous decision win. The bout ended Jury’s undefeated streak, and extended Cerrone’s win streak to 6, tying him for the longest active win streak in the UFC lightweight division with Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC pros took to...