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Apr 9, 2016 9:03 am

Jon Jones defends Ovince Saint Preux from doubters

Since Daniel Cormier was forced out of his scheduled UFC 197 title defense, some have criticized the UFC for booking an interim light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197. Despite Saint Preux’s impressive 7-2 record that has seen him stop 5 opponents in 5...

Apr 8, 2016 9:32 am

Daniel Cormier responds to people saying Jon Jones is in his head

Prior to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s first meeting at UFC 182 over a year ago, many believed that Jones was in DC’s head. Since then, Cormier won the vacant light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson, and defended the belt against Alexander Gustafsson in a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Despite that, many believe that...

Apr 8, 2016 8:37 am

Jon Jones: “I got a lot of proving to do”

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones may not be facing Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 197 any more, but the way ‘Bones’ sees it, it’s all part of the journey. Jones’ fight with Ovince Saint Preux is an interim title fight, however after that, Jones says his story with DC picks...

Apr 8, 2016 2:29 am

Joe Rogan says that Jon Jones’ ‘risky fight’ could ruin his plans

Despite saving the UFC from possibly having to cancel or downgrade UFC 197, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has everything to lose in his fight with short-notice opponent Ovince Saint Preux on April 23rd. After UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was pulled out of the originally scheduled fight with Jones, Saint Preux...

Apr 7, 2016 11:28 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones sparring with Yoel Romero

As we get closer and closer to UFC 197, where Jon Jones will look to capture the interim UFC light heavyweight championship against Ovince Saint Preux. With nearly two weeks left until fight night, Jones has brought in Olympic wrestler and top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero to help him with final preparations. Yesterday footage...

Apr 7, 2016 10:00 am

Jon Jones talks about low point: “I wanted to retire”

Jon Jones has undoubtably battled his demons in his personal life as he overcame addiction to make his return to the Octagon at UFC 197 on April 23rd. While Jones is in a good place now, after his hit-and-run accident a year ago that lead to him being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship,...

Apr 6, 2016 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones gets more credit than he deserves

It’s no secret that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been trading barbs on social media for quite some time now dating back to before their first meeting inside the Octagon at the beginning of 2015. While things have gotten not only heated, but also personal, between the two on social media, UFC light heavyweight...

Apr 6, 2016 8:56 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones grappling with Yoel Romero

Recently, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero posted a photo to his Instagram showing a plane ticket to Albuquerque New Mexico, leading many to believe that he took pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones up on his offer to train. While Romero is currently suspended for 6 months, a video emerged of the Olympian grappling...

Apr 5, 2016 1:38 pm

Jon Jones appears in court for traffic tickets

Last month UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was given 5 traffic citations. Among them was a ticket for drag racing, something Jones has maintained he was falsely accused of. A video from Officer Jason Brown’s body camera was released, showing Jones and the officer engaging in an aggressive verbal battle that saw Jones...

Apr 5, 2016 1:14 pm

PHOTO | Yoel Romero heads to Albuquerque to train with Jon Jones at JacksonWink MMA

After Yoel Romero’s win over Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 194, a simple tweet from a fan likely sparked a new beginning for Romero and former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jones replied to a fan tweet that asked, “what do you think about Yoel Romero?” Jones replied that he thought highly of the...

Apr 5, 2016 9:42 am

Jon Jones opens up on traffic incident, why he feels let down

UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has had his share of legal troubles, however he feels that the recent traffic stop which landed him in jail for 3 days was unnecessary. Jones was ultimately released from jail and ordered to complete anger management courses, as well as driver awareness classes. In addition, Jones must...

Apr 5, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt called out Jon Jones for UFC 197

While Ovince Saint Preux was ultimately selected as a fill-in opponent for Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197, top ranked UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt called out Jones moments before the UFC officially announced OSP as a fill-in opponent. OSP was chosen after it was revealed that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier...

Apr 5, 2016 2:49 am

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones duke it out on twitter

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier are sadly not fighting one another at UFC 197. Cormier suffered an injury in training that forced him out of the championship rematch with Jones. Ovince Saint Preux has stepped in to face Jones on short notice and the two will fight...

Apr 4, 2016 1:49 pm

Jon Jones bitterly reacts to Daniel Cormier’s offer to help Ovince Saint Preux

The heated rivalry between former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier will continue on with Cormier having to pull out their title fight at UFC 197 on April 23rd. BJPENN.COM reported on Friday that Cormier had to withdraw from the title fight with Jones due to an injury suffered...