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Oct 3, 2011 8:39 am

Jon Jones 100% Healthy Says White

“[Jones is] good. He’s 100 percent. I talked to him [on Saturday], and he said he feels great. The only thing that’s sore on him is his calf. It’s a little sore. I’d like to give these guys time to rest and give them a little break, so we’ll see what happens.” UFC president Dana...

Sep 28, 2011 7:00 am

Rashad Evans: Jon Jones Thinks He is “Gods gift to the fight game”

“Right now, this dude’s on cloud nine. He thinks that he’s God’s gift to the fight game. I think he’s gonna think that he can just walk right through me. Now that he’s beat ‘Rampage,’ he’s gonna think that there’s nothing I could do. He’s seen my style and he’s gonna think there’s nothing I...

Sep 28, 2011 5:00 am

Rampage Jackson: Jon Jones is the next Anderson Silva

“My game plan was to get up in his face, smell his breath, be all up on him; I didn’t do nothing! I’m very disappointed in myself, trust me. I didn’t do nothing compared to what I was training for… One thing about Jon Jones is that, he don’t really throw combos. If he threw...

Sep 27, 2011 4:14 pm

Jon Jones Coach: I don’t think Jon Jones is a good fight for Anderson Silva

“You know what, I think with Anderson, Anderson is probably the best as far as the eyes going, watching an opponent and then knowing he can strike a certain time and put them on their ass. That’s what Anderson does and I think Jon’s getting there with his strikes. I think Jon’s much better, way...

Sep 15, 2011 7:35 am

Rampage Jackson Welcomes Jon Jones Spying

“I don’t want to talk about the whole “spy” thing too much more. I am glad I found out, I’m glad I told people about it, and I think it’s not an honorable way to prepare for a fight, but if Jon Jones wants me to, I’ll have a camera installed here at the Muscle...

Jul 12, 2017 10:52 am

Daniel Cormier weighs in on Jones-centric UFC 214 promo

Last weekend, during the broadcast of the UFC 213 main card, the promotion aired a chilling trailer for the UFC 214 main event: a light heavyweight showdown between reigning champion Daniel Cormier, and his biggest rival, former champion Jon Jones. This trailer immediately got people talking on social media. One of the main talking points...

Jun 5, 2017 12:12 pm

Roy Jones Jr. discusses Conor McGregor’s possible advantages against Floyd Mayweather

The latest member of the combat sports world to weigh in on the much-discussed boxing match between semi-retired great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor is boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. The boxer gave his take on the latest episode of The MMA Hour, telling host Ariel Helwani that he understands why both...

Apr 27, 2017 10:44 am

Jimi Manuwa hopes to be on Cormier-Jones card, will be ready to replace either man

When Jimi Manuwa knocked out Corey Anderson in their March light heavyweight showdown, he established himself as one of the top contenders at light heavyweight. In fact, were it not for the looming return of former champion Jon Jones, Manuwa could well be looking at a shot at reigning champ Daniel Cormier right now. Given...

Feb 28, 2017 8:40 am

Roy Jones Jr. to meet with UFC regarding Anderson Silva fight

While talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Maywather superfight have continued to dominate combat sports headlines, talk regarding another superfight has begun to pick up momentum. After reports began to surface that a McGregor-Mayweather fight was reportedly close to being finalized, famed boxer Roy Jones Jr. took to social media to call out...

Feb 23, 2017 11:20 am

Anderson Silva responds to Roy Jones Jr.

This week, famed boxer Roy Jones Jr. took to social media to call out former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva for a boxing match. Jones Jr. proposed that he and ‘The Spider’ throw down in the boxing ring on the same card that Conor McGregor & Floyd Mayweather would potentially throw down on if they...

Feb 23, 2017 11:01 am

Roy Jones Jr. wants Anderson Silva on Mayweather vs. McGregor card

Mayweather vs. McGregor may not be the only fight where a UFC fighter steps into the boxing ring. While Conor McGregor may be taking a hiatus from the Octagon ahead of the upcoming birth of his firstborn child, the UFC lightweight champion has continued to make headlines as talks of a potential superfight with Floyd...

Feb 6, 2017 12:40 pm

Daniel Cormier: Unless McGregor is on the card, Jones rematch will be PPV main event

When Jon Jones withdrew from his scheduled UFC 200 main event title fight with Daniel Cormier, UFC President Dana White assured that he would never trust him with headlining honors again. And while White has certainly gone back on similar assurances in the past, it’s easy to see him sticking with this one, given Jones’...

Dec 2, 2016 8:17 am

Roy Jones Jr. to take on bare-knuckle legend Bobby Gunn on February 17

David Feldman Promotions will announce that former four-division champ and Boxing Legend Roy Jones, Jr will square off against former Cruiserweight champ and Bare-Knuckle Legend Bobby Gunn on Friday, February 17th 2017 for the Vacant WBF World Cruiserweight Championship at the official press conference on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 2 PM at the Chase...

Sep 14, 2016 6:45 am

Daniel Cormier on Jones’ Interim Title: Take That Freakin’ Belt off of Him

Jon Jones is the greatest light heavyweight on the world – but he is not the light heavyweight champion. Instead, Jones’ many recent legal woes resulted in his being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title, which was claimed by long-time rival Daniel Cormier in his stead. Earlier this year, of course, it looked like...

Sep 13, 2016 9:48 am

Alexander Gustafsson: Jones doesn’t deserve immediate title shot

While Jon Jones is busy trying to clear up the messy fallout from UFC 200, two-time title challenger Alexander Gustafsson believes it would not be fair to give ‘Bones’ an immediate rematch once he sorts out his situation with USADA. Jones tested positive for two banned substances in a June 16 out-of-competition drug test conducted by...

Sep 4, 2016 11:17 am

Gustafsson Interested in Jones Rematch, But Not to Settle Their Score

Back in 2013, former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and number-one-contender Alexander Gustafsson engaged in an unforgettable war for the ages. In the end, Jones would walk away with a unanimous decision win, though many parties believed Gustafsson had done enough to steal the title. Today, Jones is neck-deep in a complicated stretch that has seen...

Aug 14, 2016 11:08 am

Conor McGregor on Jones and Lesnar: “You Know what? F*ck them both!”

Current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor recently hosted a private UFC 202 media day at his personal gym in Las Vegas to discuss his upcoming rematch with Nate Diaz on August 20. At one point “Mystic Mac” was asked to address the recently failed USADA drug tests of former UFC champions Jon Jones and Brock...

Jul 3, 2016 7:31 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200: Counterpunch – Cormier vs Jones 2

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to rematch UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9. The two will look to settle their differences in the Octagon to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts and crown one man the undisputed champion. Take a look...