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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...

Apr 4, 2016 11:16 am

Greg Jackson says that Jon Jones now has a full-time personal driver

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a bad history with driving. Most recently, an alleged drag racing incident ended up getting Jones locked behind bars for three days for violating his probation that he was on for a previous hit-and-run accident. One would think that it would be best for a successful former...

Apr 4, 2016 10:40 am

Daniel Cormier invites Ovince Saint Preux to train at AKA for bout with Jon Jones

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is unfortunately out of his title fight with Jon Jones at UFC 197 in April due to an injury suffered in training. It was announced by the UFC that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in as a late replacement for Cormier to face Jones in an interim...

Apr 3, 2016 9:35 am

Video | Jon Jones impresses on the drums prior to UFC 197

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones just booked a fight with short-notice replacement Ovince Saint Preux for the headlining bout of this month’s UFC 197 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones was originally slated to face bitter rival Daniel Cormier for the UFC’s undisputed light heavyweight title at the April 23 event,...

Apr 3, 2016 8:32 am

Jon Jones to DC: ‘So much for being willing to die’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones showed nothing but respect for Daniel Cormier on Saturday morning, this after “DC” was forced to withdraw from their highly anticipated UFC 197 rematch with an injury. Jones even took to Twitter and wished Cormier a healthy recovery: I don't wish injuries on anyone, I hope you have...

Apr 3, 2016 8:13 am

ODDS: Jon Jones opens as a massive favorite over OSP

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (21-1 MMA) will return to the octagon for the first time in over a year when he squares off with Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) in the main event of UFC 197 for the promotions interim light heavyweight title. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His...

Apr 2, 2016 4:10 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Saturday afternoon on SportsCenter, UFC President Dana White announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice for Daniel Cormier to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 for the interim UFC light heavyweight title. Above you can see the SportsCenter footage of Dana White making the announcement!

Apr 2, 2016 4:04 pm

Dana White explains why Anthony Johnson turned down Jon Jones fight

After Daniel Cormier was forced out of his UFC 197 light heavyweight title defense against Jon Jones on April 23rd due to a knee injury, many expected Anthony Johnson to step-in on short notice to fight Jones. While the UFC tried to book Jones vs. Johnson for the main event of UFC 197, he was...

Apr 2, 2016 3:39 pm

Jon Jones reacts to fighting Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197

Saturday afternoon UFC President Dana White appeared on SportsCenter via telephone to announce that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. In the moments after the announcement was made official, Jon Jones released a...

Apr 2, 2016 3:29 pm

BREAKING! Ovince Saint Preux steps in to face Jon Jones at UFC 197

After news broke last night that Daniel Cormier was injured and would no longer be able to defend his UFC light heavyweight championship against Jon Jones at UFC 197, there was much speculation as to who the UFC would select as a fill-in opponent for Jones. While initial reports were that the UFC had offered...

Apr 2, 2016 11:33 am

Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson reportedly official for UFC 197

Yesterday evening news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 197 title fight with Jon Jones due to an injury. While there was much speculation as to whether the UFC would find a replacement opponent for Jones, or re-schedule Jones vs. Cormier II for a later...

Apr 2, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones’ message to the UFC and his fans regarding UFC 197

Thursday evening news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 197 main event scrap against Jon Jones due to a knee injury. So far there has been no official word yet as to who will be stepping in on short notice to fight Jones, or whether the...

Apr 2, 2016 10:32 am

Jon Jones sends Daniel Cormier a message following injury

While there has been no shortage of animosity between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier during the course of their heated rivalry, even Jones doesn’t have any ill wishes for Cormier. It was revealed yesterday evening that Cormier had suffered a knee injury during training and would be unable to fight Jones in the main event...

Apr 1, 2016 8:01 pm

Report: UFC offers Anthony Johnson fight with Jon Jones at UFC 197

Last night we broke the news that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 197 headlining bout with Jon Jones due to an injury. BJPENN.com has now learned through sources close to the Blackzilians that the UFC has offered Anthony “Rumble” Johnson the short-notice fight with Jon Jones. No...

Apr 1, 2016 6:23 pm

Report: Daniel Cormier out of UFC 197 fight with Jon Jones

Injuries have come to plague another big UFC pay-per-view card in 2016. BJPENN.COM has learned through sources close to AKA that current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has suffered an injury and will not be able to defend his title for the scheduled rematch with former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197. Rumors were...