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Apr 18, 2012 8:24 am

No UFC Bias Shown In Jon Jones' Sponsorship Deal With UFC, Says Manager

By Lorenzo Luciano: At UFC 145 the UFC is planning to sponsor one of the main event’s fighters, that is the light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The UFC logo will be branded all over Jones and his team. Many in the MMA world have been critical of the UFC decision to sponsor one of the...

Apr 17, 2012 5:37 pm

Jon Jones "Training With These Coaches Is Unfair To Rashad"

By Lynn Mitchell: Rashad Evans continues to insist-  it’s what he learned while training with Jones that will give him an edge in the fight.  Jon Jones puts in perspective both Jones and Evans know each other’s game – they’ve trained together.   Jones reminds everyone when Evans left Greg Jackson’s camp – Evans left...

Apr 17, 2012 5:11 pm

Photo | Jon Jones the Warrior?

By Sarah Newman: Your twitter junkie here, Jon Jones did a great job waking up the twitter MMA world today, well with female fans that is. Wearing rolled up shorts that make GSP shorts look long, Jones shows off his thoroughbred legs and his scrumdiddlyumptous abs. Then I remember that the tweet is: “220lb war...


Apr 17, 2012 12:40 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Feels Ready To Fight Jon Jones

By Evan Stoumbelis: After defeating Thiago Silva this past weekend, Light Heavyweight Alex Gustafsson feels he’s ready to face one of the top 5 light heavyweight fighters in the division, and feels “more than ready” to fight for the title should the opportunity present itself.   Gustafsson said that he had no added pressure during...

Apr 13, 2012 3:01 pm

Jon Jones Wants Nike Sponsorship, But Accepted Direct Sponsorship From UFC

By Jamie McAllister: “For this fight, I have a goal, I’ve had a goal of being sponsored by Nike for many, many years. Part of our strategy to try and make that happen one day is to not be a billboard, and not just be sponsored by TapouT one week, and Affliction one week, and...

Apr 13, 2012 1:41 pm

Greg Jackson | "This Is A Hard Fight For Jon Jones"

By Lynn Mitchell: Greg Jackson makes a tough decision in cornering Jon Jones against Rashad Evans. “Rashad upset me when he kept throwing Greg under the bus and enough is enough.” states Mike Winkeljohn in an interview with MMA Fighting.  The statement was enough to convince Greg Jackson to corner Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones. Two of...

Apr 12, 2012 9:09 am

Jon Jones Open To Fighting Junior Dos Santos In Place Of Overeem

By Jamie McAllister: Right now it seems like everyone from the Light Heavyweight contenders to just about any top 10 Heavyweight is being touted and pushed towards the 146 showdown with Dos Santos. The latest is Champion Jon Jones who is set to face Rashad Evans at UFC 145 which is just over a month...

Apr 9, 2012 1:55 pm

Rashad Evans Blog | Jon Jones Is Not A God

By Rashad Evans: I went to Puerto Rico last week to promote my April 21 title fight against Jon Jones on pay-per-view. The reception I got was the craziest I’ve ever had in my UFC career. It was the coolest thing I’ve done in this sport since I won “The Ultimate Fighter 2” in 2005....

Apr 9, 2012 10:03 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones Puts Lyoto Machida To Sleep

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones battled Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida in the fight of his life at UFC 140. Machida proved to be the most difficult opponent of Jones’ young career, continually getting the better of the striking exchanges. Late in Round 2, however, Jones proved why he was the champion when he caught...

Apr 4, 2012 11:40 am

Dan Henderson Believes That Jon Jones Won’t Be Able To Stop Rashad’s Takedowns

“Don’t count out Rashad Evans. Everybody’s assuming it will be Jones, but Rashad is a good fighter too. Rashad got a lot of criticism for his last performance [against Phil Davis], but I thought he fought really well, really solid. Jon Jones is tough, but Rashad could definitely come out winning. He will definitely put...

Mar 27, 2012 9:50 am

Rashad Evans | I Have The Mental Edge Over Jon Jones

“I’ve got the advantage mentally. He’s not ‘Jon Jones, unbeatable champion’ to me. I know the real Jon, the nervous kid who would ask me to tell him how to dress, how to talk and how to fight. I know how he reacts when things don’t go his way, how he can’t handle it mentally....

Mar 26, 2012 8:10 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones Spars Tiny Journalist, Gets Taken Down

The first international episode of Sensei Noção, the brazilian reality show about sick and insane challenges in a MMA world, will be released in april 14, one week before Jones x Evans. The journalist and Sensei SporTV´s host Mario Filho (aka Marinho), after faced and being smashed by the former light heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida,...

Mar 24, 2012 8:09 am

Hendo’s Striking Coach Identifies Holes In Jon Jones Game

“With his age it’s best to wait for a title shot. He got that chance, which is pretty hard to get, so it’s best to way. There’s no problem… I guess Jon Jones wins this [fight against Evans]. They know each other pretty well, actually, but it won’t change much. Jones is a best striker,...

Mar 23, 2012 8:17 am

VIDEO Flashback | Jon Jones vs. "Rampage" Jackson The Best Of 2011

He was the breakout star of 2011 and at UFC 135, light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones was looking to finish out the year with another victory to defend the belt against his toughest challenge yet, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. Read More: Rampage Jackson (News), Jon Jones (News), UFC

Mar 20, 2012 10:43 am

Jon Jones Blog | Evan's Doesn't Have My Number

By Jon Jones: A year ago today, aged 23, I became the youngest ever UFC world champion and my life changed. On April 21, I make the third defense of my title. I will be competing against a former UFC champion I know very well, Rashad Evans, in Atlanta. My opponent and I used to...

Mar 17, 2012 8:19 am

Quick Twitt | Rashad Evans Posts Photo Of Jon Jones In Full Drag

And the war rages on… In Rashad Evan’s latest jab at UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones he took to twitter and post a photo that is allegedly the champ in drag attire. The photo has been confirmed as not being a photo shop, but is it really Jones? The answer is no, so don’t get...

Mar 16, 2012 9:45 am

Jon Jones And Rashad Evans Debate Their Chances Of Victory

In five weeks, the most bitter and long-running UFC feud since perhaps Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz II in 2006 will come to a dramatic conclusion. In the main event of UFC 145, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones collides with former friend turned bitter rival ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans. Jones has never been taken...

Mar 16, 2012 8:09 am

Jon Jones | I Can’t Wait To Put Rashad Out Of His Misery

“Jealousy fuels Rashad, to some degree. I think it’s safe to say, yeah, absolutely safe to say. I think it’s very weak emotionally on his part. That’s why I can’t wait for this fight to be over. I have no problem with him. Right now, I have my kids, I have my girl, we have...

Mar 15, 2012 12:27 pm

Evans On Jones | I Know How To Beat Him, I will Defeat Jon Jones

“I know how to beat him. There are things about his game which he can’t change. The fact that we used to train together gives me a lot of confidence. I know where I need to get to with Jon in order to fight my game. Jon’s a tall guy, I can’t, obviously, fight on...

Mar 9, 2012 10:08 am

MMA NEWS | King Mo Picking Rashad Evans Over Jon Jones

“Bolt got beat by Tyson Gay last year in the 100-meter dash and Usain Bolt was unbeatable at the 100-meter dash at one point. I saw the great Kobayashi get beat by Joey Chestnut at the hot dog eating contest. I saw Aleksandr Karelin get beat by Rulon Gardner. I saw Mike Tyson get defeated...