3887 Search Results for jon jones

Feb 22, 2015 6:45 am

Rashad Evans Considering Drop To Middleweight, If Rumble Defeats Jones

With Rashad Evans close friend, and teammate, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson challenging Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight strap at UFC 187, Evans knows his future at light heavyweight won’t include fighting for the title if ‘Rumble’ defeats Jones. He spoke at the UFC Fight Night 61 Q&A: “When Anthony wins, I’m not going to...

Feb 18, 2015 6:01 pm

Jones-Johnson, Weidman-Belfort, Brown-Arlovski, Benavidez-Moraga Added To UFC 187

A championship double-header has been scheduled for the UFC’s annual Memorial Day Weekend event in May. UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 officially announced the additions of Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson and Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort, to the event. ‘UFC 187: Jones vs. Johnson’ is set to go down on May 23, from...

Feb 18, 2015 9:49 am

Patriots likely to void Chandler Jones contract in wake of ‘Brother’ UFC fight

The NFL’s Patriots franchise have put a stop to the brother vs. brother brawl Jon Jones and Chandler Jones have so aggressively been pursuing. In a statement to TMZ, the New England Patriots Vice President of Media Relations stated the following: “It’s not a matter of if we’d allow Chandler to fight his brother. We...

Feb 17, 2015 1:40 pm

UFC’s Dave Sholler Wants Back On The Big Stage With Jones

Who can forget this moment? With Dana White absent, Dave Sholler was pushed aside while UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had his way with Daniel Cormier. It was an ugly sight. On the heels of last weekend’s UFC Fight Night main event, which saw Benson Henderson defy the odds by beating the crap out...


Feb 17, 2015 5:00 am

Alexander Gustafsson’s Mother Says She Almost KO’d Jones In The Hospital

Alexander Gustafsson’s mother tells the story of how she almost punched Jon Jones in the face after the fight between Gustafsson and Jones in 2013. “We called Alex several times and was like ‘Where is he? He should be here by now.’ Suddenly, we got a text saying we should come to the emergency room...

Feb 17, 2015 3:59 am

Jones Brothers Continue Twitter Spat

All in good fun, Chandler and Jon Jones continue to engage each other on twitter regarding a potential bout inside the cage. Will the duo duke it out for fight fans? Probably not. But here’s the latest: You ain't ready champ [email protected]: Realized @JonnyBones retweeted that article but didn't say he wanted to dance in...

Feb 10, 2015 10:50 am

Cormier Confident Against Jones If Given Rematch

“Jon won that fight. But after the fight, I have no doubt in my mind that I can beat that man. Nothing has changed. If we fought again, I feel like I will be even more confident that I can get the job done. He did not beat me. He won the fight.” “He did...

Feb 9, 2015 4:57 pm

Sonnen On “Party Animal” Jones: ‘I Wish He Would Stop’

Chael Sonnen had earned a negative reputation in the eyes of many largely in part to his harsh war of words with Anderson Silva leading up to both of his fights against Silva. When Sonnen appeared as a coach on The Ultimate Fighter, opposite Jon Jones, Sonnen earned the respect of many fans for his...

Feb 9, 2015 4:52 pm

Sonnen: ‘Jones Is The Baddest Man On The Planet’

Chael Sonnen has fought many top contenders throughout his 44 fight professional MMA career, including: Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Shogun Rua, Rashad Evans, Mayhem Miller, and more. Despite being retired now, Sonnen still manages to keep his name in headlines with his podcast, through Tweets, and with interviews. Since it was announced that Anderson Silva...

Feb 8, 2015 10:20 am

Lawler: Jones, Silva Failed Drug Tests A “Black Eye” For The Sport

The UFC has had a bit of a rough start to 2015 when it comes to drug test results. First it was revealed after his UFC 182 scrap against Daniel Cormier that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had failed a random pre-fight drug test for the main metabolite in cocaine. Following that, it was...

Feb 5, 2015 3:38 pm

Florian: Silva – Jones Drug Test A “Black Eye” For The Sport

Former UFC title contender Kenny Florian was recently at FOX Sports with Daniel Cormier where he shared his thoughts on the failed drug tests of UFC superstars Jon Jones and Anderson Silva. Jon Jones made headlines when it was announced that cocaine metabolites were found in his system, this after a random pre-fight drug test...

Jan 31, 2015 11:45 pm

Silva On Jones: He’s My Friend, But He Needs to Change

Anderson Silva made a triumphant return to the octagon tonight when he defeated Nick Diaz at UFC 183. After the bout, he ran out of the octagon and embraced UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. When asked why he did that, Silva answered in a serious and concerned tone. However, the concern was only half...

Jan 27, 2015 11:47 am

Askren To Jones: ‘Stop Being A Fake Douche’

“Jon’s just a person that not a lot of people like. I think lots of times he tries to act like this nice, humble guy but he’s really a douche and everyone knows that. Now it’s starting to come out and people are starting to realize it. He just needs to play him and stop...

Jan 25, 2015 7:52 pm

PREDICTION! Rashad Evans Thinks Johnson Will KO Jones With An Uppercut

I'm extremely proud of my brother @anthony_rumble for his complete annihilation of Alexander Gustafson! Rumble's journey to be where he is right now is story of inspiration. I'm blessed to have the privilege to watch my bro develop as a fighter and most importantly a person. Now let me be the first to tell you...

Jan 25, 2015 8:35 am

“Rumble” Fires Back Following Defamatory Jones Tweet

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Anthony Johnson handed Alexander Gustafsson the first KO loss of his MMA career as he TKO’d ‘The Mauler’ in front of his native crowd in Sweden (See that HERE). Following the bout, Jon Jones sent out a Tweet, that has since been deleted, saying...

Jan 25, 2015 6:29 am

Jones “Not Impressed” By Gustafsson’s Performance

Following Anthony Johnson’s 1st round TKO win over Alexander Gustafsson last night at “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones sent out a tweet to Alexander Gustafsson with a famous line made famous by Georges St. Pierre. The Tweet was deleted shortly after it was published, however fans still had time to...

Jan 25, 2015 6:27 am

Champ Jones Strips Phil Davis of “Mr. Wonderful” Nickname

Last night on the main card of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm” Phil Davis and Ryan Bader fought to a decision. The bout was a lackluster one that saw Bader given the nod in a razor thin, lackluster fight. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took to Twitter after the bout with a diss aimed at...

Jan 24, 2015 8:45 pm

Gustafsson: I Favor Johnson in Fight with Jones

Alexander Gustafsson was knocked out for the first time in his career tonight when he stepped into the octagon against Anthony Johnson. Johnson earned the right to face Jon Jones for the title with his victory at UFC on FOX 14. During the post fight presser, Gustafsson was asked who he would choose as the...

Jan 24, 2015 8:30 pm

Johnson: Gus Beat Up Jones. I Want to Beat Him 10 Times Worse

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson was the first man to knock Alexander Gustafsson out and he earned the right to challenge Jon Jones for his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in the near future. Johnson stated in the post fight press conference that he is ready to take the title shot whenever the UFC wants him to. “I’ll...

Jan 23, 2015 11:39 am

Mousasi: “Jones can do what he wants’

“I think Jon Jones is a grown man and can do what he wants. Of course a lot of people have their eyes on him because he’s a famous athlete, but I think people are making too big a deal out of it. We’ve all done stupid things when we’re young. Because he’s a celebrity...

Jan 21, 2015 11:36 am

No Coke On Fight Night — Jones Post Fight Drug Tests Are Clean

All of the drug tests on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones have come back clean, this according to Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob Bennett who told MMAFighting.com the news on Tuesday: All of the UFC light heavyweight champion’s drug tests have come back clean, Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob...

Jan 19, 2015 10:04 pm

Jones Talks Failed Drug Test: ‘I Knew The Test Would Come Out Positive’

Earlier tonight, Jon Jones first interview since it was announced that he failed a random pre-fight drug test, was aired on Fox Sports 1. The champ spoke to Charissa Thompson to discuss his cocaine usage, the failed drug test, his stint in rehab, and his fighting future. “I definitely don’t have an excuse. I’m not...

Jan 18, 2015 1:01 pm

McGregor On Jones Failed Drug Test: “I Hope He Gets Help”

Since news broke that Jon Jones had tested positive for the primary metabolite in cocaine, the MMA world has been abuzz with fighters, fans, and former fighters giving their thoughts on the failed drug test. Conor McGregor is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Boston bout tonight against Dennis Siver, leading up to the...

Jan 15, 2015 4:49 pm

White on Jones: ‘There’s definitely something wrong’

“My thing is whether you have a problem with street drugs or not, you say you don’t have a problem, there’s definitely something wrong if you’re doing that three weeks before the biggest fight of your life. “Obviously, I was horrified. I didn’t see that one coming. I didn’t expect that.” … “He’s been a bit...

Jan 15, 2015 11:24 am

UFC President Dana White Refutes Jones One Night Rehab Report

UFC President Dana White was forced to revisit the Jon Jones cocaine scandal today while in Boston, following a statement from Jon’s mother revealing he spent just one night in rehab. A statement the UFC boss refutes: (Via The Boston Herald) UFC boss Dana White is refuting reports that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones spent only one...

Jan 15, 2015 5:01 am

Ratings Report: Jones vs. Cormier Pay-Per-View A Massive Success

‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ was the most successful pay-per-view for the UFC in over a year’s time. Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting.com has the report: As was expected with the buildup, UFC 182 was the most successful event for the company since UFC 168, with early cable estimates of the show headlined by Jon Jones...

Jan 13, 2015 12:42 pm

Mother Jones says Jon Only Did 1 Night In Rehab

After his drug testing failure for cocaine, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones announced to the world that he would be entering rehab for his problems with drug abuse. And to his credit, the champ did in fact enter a rehabilitation program. However, in a new report coming out of WBNG-TV in New York (see...