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Apr 21, 2016 10:53 pm

VIDEO | UFC 197: Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – fighters face-off

Thursday was a media day for UFC 197 as the fighters are in Las Vegas, Nevada tying up the last of their obligations before their bouts on Saturday. Fighters from UFC 197 went face-to-face in a staredown during the media day. Jon Jones – No. 1 UFC ranked light heavyweight contender vs Ovince Saint Preux...

Apr 21, 2016 8:52 am

Jon Jones applauds Conor McGregor for standing up for what he believes in

After retiring from MMA and being pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations on Tuesday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor finally released a statement regarding the situation. McGregor explained that the issue between himself and the UFC was a result of him not wanting to take away from his training by...

Apr 20, 2016 4:45 pm

Jon Jones offers to step in and save UFC 200

The UFC has been actively looking for a replacement opponent for Nate Diaz at UFC 200 after Conor McGregor retired from MMA Tuesday morning. Jon Jones, who headlines UFC 197 this Saturday against Ovince Saint-Preux in a light heavyweight interim title fight, spoke to Fox Sports and revealed that he would be open to stepping...

Apr 19, 2016 12:46 pm

Daniel Cormier goes off on Jon Jones for questioning his injury

The Jones-DC war outside the Octagon continued this week as Jon Jones questioned the legitimacy of the injury which forced Daniel Cormier out of their UFC 197 rematch on April 23rd. That didn’t sit too well with DC, who went on a Twitter rant to question Jones, starting with his decision to fight Glover Teixeira...


Apr 19, 2016 9:51 am

Jon Jones: “I was a drug addict”

It’s no secret that UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones has battled with addiction. ‘Bones’ tested positive for cocaine prior to UFC 178, and then checked himself in to rehab after his hit-and-run incident in April of 2015. Before Jones was even re-instated by the UFC, he moved to Albuquerque New Mexico to train...

Apr 19, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones opens up on his 3 days in jail

Last month, Jon Jones was pulled over and given 5 tickets by a police officer who accused the pound for pound kingpin of drag racing, in addition to numerous other things. Jones ultimately turned himself in to police the next day and spent the next 3 days in jail leading up to a hearing, where...

Apr 19, 2016 8:38 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones in fight week weight-cut – How does he look?

On Saturday, Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon after over a year away from the sport due to legal troubles. Jones will face Ovince Saint Preux in an interim light heavyweight title fight that will see the winner eventually face Daniel Cormier for the undisputed light heavyweight championship. Before Jones...

Apr 17, 2016 11:30 am

Jon Jones sends message to Rashad Evans following KO loss to Teixeira

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones took to his instagram on Saturday night to send a message to former training partner and rival Rashad Evans. Stan’s absolutely right, keep your head up Evans. In my eyes you’ll always be a legend of the sport, you’re a great champion and always will be. Our...

Apr 16, 2016 9:21 am

Jon Jones has bold prediction for rematch with Daniel Cormier

After New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York, it didn’t take long for the UFC to announce their inaugural event in The Empire State. The UFC revealed that its first event will be UFC 205 at the Madison Square Garden, and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta revealed the UFC’s...

Apr 14, 2016 11:02 pm

VIDEO | Rashad Evans disappointed he isn’t fighting Jon Jones at UFC 197

When Daniel Cormier withdrew from UFC 197 with a leg injury, the UFC began looking for a replacement opponent to fight Jones in the main event. After Anthony Johnson turned down the fight due to recently having mouth surgery, many people began calling for Rashad Evans to step in on short notice and have a...

Apr 13, 2016 10:35 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones shows off unbelievable vertical

With just over a week to go until Jon Jones makes his return to the Octagon for UFC 197, where he will face Ovince Saint Preux for the interim light heavyweight championship, the pound for pound king is feeling extremely confident. Jones posted the above video on his Instagram along with the caption: “Weighing 5...

Apr 13, 2016 3:13 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones training for UFC 197

With just over a week until Jon Jones makes his return to the Octagon, the pound for pound kingpin isn’t wasting any time when it comes to preparing for his interim title fight against Ovince Saint Preux. In the video above you can see Jones working on combinations from both the orthodox and southpaw stance.

Apr 13, 2016 1:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know how to beat Jon Jones’

Everyone including the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has not been able to crack the code on physically beating former champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Matt Hamill is the only one that has a win over Jones on record, but that came after Hamill was brutalized by elbows from Jones that were ruled illegal....

Apr 13, 2016 10:28 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones mentally preparing for UFC 197

With nearly 1 week until Jon Jones returns to the Octagon at UFC 197 to fight Ovince Saint Preux in an interim light heavyweight title fight, the pound for pound kingpin is mentally preparing himself to hear UFC announcer Bruce Buffer announce an iconic phrase. Jones posted a video on Instagram of himself listening to...

Apr 13, 2016 8:51 am

Mike Tyson reveals his thoughts on Jon Jones and Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor and Jon Jones are undoubtably two of the biggest stars in MMA history. Both men are relatively polarizing figures, with many viewers either being very supportive, or very critical. Jones is currently gearing up for his UFC 197 light heavyweight interim title fight against Ovince Saint-Preux on April 23rd. McGregor on the other...

Apr 12, 2016 3:00 pm

Jon Jones blasts Daniel Cormier for his “Excuse of the weak”

Every few weeks UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones engage in a heated Twitter feud. While the pair were initially slated to fight for the UFC light heavyweight championship on April 23rd in the main event of UFC 197, a leg injury forced Cormier out of the...

Apr 12, 2016 8:46 am

Rashad Evans sounds off on Jon Jones’ legal troubles

At one point in time, Rashad Evans and Jon Jones considered each other brothers during their time training at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. The two vowed to never fight each other, however after a falling out, they ultimately fought at UFC 145, where Jones picked up a unanimous decision win. Fortunately,...

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...