Jon Jones News
Francis Ngannou weighs in on the upcoming heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic at UFC 295
Harry Kettle - September 28, 2023
Francis Ngannou claims UFC champion Jon Jones was “part of the system” that he stood up against: “He at some point was trying to stand in my way”
Harry Kettle - September 28, 2023
Daniel Cormier believes Stipe Miocic is carrying a chip on his shoulder ahead of UFC 295: “This is one of the most dangerous men on the planet”
Susan Cox - September 21, 2023
Tyson Fury explains why he thinks Tom Aspinall is the only person who can beat Jon Jones
Cole Shelton - September 19, 2023
Stipe Miocic tells fans they are going to "waste a lot of money" if they bet on Jon Jones to beat him at UFC 295
Cole Shelton - September 19, 2023
Former NBA player James Johnson claims he would only need “a year of training” to beat UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones
Susan Cox - September 18, 2023
Former NBA player, James Johnson, claims he would only need ‘a year of training’ to beat UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Jon ‘Bones’ Jones (27-1 MMA) is currently preparing to defend his title against Stipe Miocic (20-4 MMA) this coming November at UFC 295 which takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Dan Hardy explains why Jon Jones is not "gonna stick around" after UFC 295: "They took his d**k pills away from him"
Chris Taylor - September 7, 2023
Dan Hardy has a theory as to why UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones isn’t “gonna stick around” after fighting Stipe Miocic at UFC 295. Jones (27-1 MMA) is scheduled to defend his heavyweight title Stipe Miocic (20-4 MMA) on November 11 at Madison Square Garden in New York. ‘Bones’ of course captured the promotion’s heavyweight crown earlier this year when he submitted Ciryl Gane in the first round of their fight at UFC 285.
Daniel Cormier reacts after Jon Jones suggests he’s not interested in fighting Sergei Pavlovich or Tom Aspinall: “He's weighing the business versus the actual competition”
Harry Kettle - September 4, 2023
Daniel Cormier has given his thoughts on Jon Jones potentially not fighting the likes of Sergei Pavlovich or Tom Aspinall. In the main event of UFC 295, Jon Jones is set to defend his UFC heavyweight championship against Stipe Miocic. If he wins, many wonder whether or not he’ll retire from mixed martial arts for good. Some believe it’d be the perfect way to go out, whereas others feel like there are plenty of other contenders ready to step up to the plate.
Jon Jones happy he fought Ciryl Gane instead of Francis Ngannou in heavyweight debut: "Kind of nice"
Josh Evanoff - September 1, 2023
UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones is happy that he faced Ciryl Gane and not Francis Ngannou in March. ‘Bones’ is currently slated to return to the cage in November at UFC 295. There, he will face Stipe Miocic, back for the first time since a 2021 knockout loss to Francis Ngannou. The bout will be Jon Jones’ first heavyweight title defense, having won the title in March against Ciryl Gane.
Jon Jones shares his prediction for the upcoming UFC middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Sean Strickland
Susan Cox - September 1, 2023
Jon Jones heaps praise on newly crowned UFC bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley: “He reminds me a lot of McGregor”
Harry Kettle - August 31, 2023
Jon Jones has praised UFC bantamweight champion Sean O’Malley and his rise to prominence in mixed martial arts. Earlier this month, Sean O’Malley finally reached the top of the mountain. The man known as ‘Suga’ defeated Aljamain Sterling, becoming the new king at 135 pounds in the process. Many felt as if he’d reach the summit some day, but those who didn’t were forced to eat their words in Boston.
UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones dubs Mike Perry as ‘the best African fighter’ over Israel Adesanya and Dricus Du Plessis
Susan Cox - August 30, 2023
UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones has dubbed Mike Perry as ‘the best African fighter’ over Israel Adesanya and Dricus Du Plessis. It should be noted that Mike Perry (14-8 MMA) has previously told the MMA community that he’s legally allowed to use the N-word because a DNA kit revealed he’s two percent African.
Sergei Pavlovich reportedly set to serve as the backup fighter for Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic title fight at UFC 295
Cole Shelton - August 30, 2023
Sergei Pavlovich will be the backup fighter for the heavyweight title fight at UFC 295. In the main event of UFC 295 on November 11 in Madison Square Garden in New York City, Jon Jones is set to defend his heavyweight title against Stipe Miocic. It’s a massive fight and one many fans are hoping will stick together, but there will be a backup fighter just in case.
UFC champion Jon Jones heaps praise on former opponent Dominick Reyes: “He was giving me a true f**king run for my money”
Harry Kettle - August 30, 2023
Jon Jones has praised former opponent Dominick Reyes for pushing him to the limit in their title bout at UFC 247. Earlier this year, Jon Jones returned to the Octagon after three years away and captured the UFC heavyweight championship. Prior to that, though, his last bout came in February 2020 when he defended his light heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes. It was a close, intense bout and in the eyes of many, Reyes did enough to secure the win and the belt.
Jon Jones uncommitted on fighting new crop of heavyweights: "I have to look at it as a business"
Josh Evanoff - August 29, 2023
Jon Jones shoots down talk that he’s overlooking his UFC 295 opponent Stipe Miocic: “I could be balls deep in some mmm mmm and Stipe will cross my mind”
Susan Cox - August 29, 2023
Jon Jones is shooting down the talk that he’s overlooking his UFC 295 opponent Stipe Miocic. UFC 295 will take place on Saturday, November 11th at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Francis Ngannou believes boxing match with Tyson Fury only ups the stakes for future Jon Jones fight: “It will just make that fight bigger”
Susan Cox - August 25, 2023
Francis Ngannou believes his boxing match with Tyson Fury will only up the stakes for a future Jon Jones fight. The 36-year-old Ngannou was the reigning UFC Heavyweight Champion from March 2021 until early 2023. Ngannou parted ways with the promotion after being unable to come to terms with a new contract. It was only then that the title was vacated.
Colby Covington claims Jon Jones got him booted from November’s UFC 295 event: “He refuses to share a card with me”
Susan Cox - August 17, 2023
Colby Covington is claiming that Jon Jones got him booted from November’s UFC 295 event. UFC 295 takes place on Saturday, November 11th at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Dana White touts UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones as being the best fighter of all time: “I don’t think people give him enough credit”
Susan Cox - August 11, 2023
Dana White is touting UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones as being the best fighter of all time. It will be Jon Jones (27-1 MMA) vs Stipe Miocic (20-4 MMA) in a heavyweight title fight on Saturday, November 11th at UFC 295 which takes place at Madison Square Garden in New York.
VIDEO | Jon Jones wrestles with Gordon Ryan ahead of Stipe Miocic fight
Josh Evanoff - August 8, 2023
Tom Aspinall believes he's already in Jon Jones' head: "It's pretty good"
Josh Evanoff - July 27, 2023
UFC heavyweight contender Tom Aspinall believes he’s already in Jon Jones’ head. The British fighter made his return at UFC London earlier this month opposite Marcin Tybura. There, he scored a first-round knockout win, in his first fight in a year. Following the victory, Tom Aspinall took to the microphone to call for the winner of Ciryl Gane vs. Sergey Spivac, going down in France later this year.
Michael Bisping believes Tom Aspinall would make quick work of UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones: “I don’t think he can hold a candle to Tom”
Susan Cox - July 26, 2023
Michael Bisping believes Tom Aspinall would make quick work of UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones. Tom Aspinall (13-3 MMA) is riding high after his recent victory over Marcin Tybura (24-8 MMA) last Saturday in the heavyweight main event. Aspinall, in front of his home town crowd at the O2 Arena in London, England, knocked out Tybura at 1:13 of round 1.
Jon Jones dismisses Tom Aspinall as being a legitimate threat to his UFC heavyweight title: “Just a few months ago Gane was the absolute future of MMA”
Susan Cox - July 25, 2023
Jon Jones is dismissing Tom Aspinall as being a legitimate threat to his UFC heavyweight title. It was Tom Aspinall (13-3 MMA) vs Marcin Tybura (24-8 MMA) featured in the heavyweight main event this past Saturday at UFC London. The result was a technical knockout victory for Aspinall at 1:13 of round 1.
Chael Sonnen claims Israel Adesanya has already surpassed fellow UFC champion Jon Jones: “He’s long put Jon Jones in the dust”
Harry Kettle - July 25, 2023
MMA analyst Chael Sonnen believes Israel Adesanya has been able to surpass fellow UFC champion Jon Jones. When it comes to Israel Adesanya and Jon Jones, their legacies have largely already been written. Both have been successful world champions in the UFC, and both have been through some real adversity along the way. Many see Jones as the greatest of all time, and Adesanya is certainly working hard to reach that point.
Tom Aspinall laughs off 'patronizing' Jon Jones comments after UFC London: "I only have to hit him one time"
Josh Evanoff - July 24, 2023
Colby Covington vows to ask Jon Jones the “tough questions” if he co-headlines UFC 295 at MSG
Fernando Quiles - July 23, 2023
The beef between Colby Covington and Jon Jones is alive and well. Over the years, Covington hasn’t been shy about slamming Jones in the media. “Chaos” has made things personal with his former college roommate. Covington has slammed Jones over his past legal issues and the picogram fiasco. He’s even urged the UFC Heavyweight Champion to, “Go do some more coke. Go cheat on your wife some more,” before calling Jones a “dirtbag” back in 2017.
Tom Aspinall says UFC Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones now knowing he exists is a “win itself”
Fernando Quiles - July 23, 2023
Tom Aspinall is thrilled to have gotten the attention of UFC heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones. Aspinall headlined UFC London this past Saturday (July 22). He was matched up against Marcin Tybura inside The O2 Arena. This one didn’t last long, as Aspinall floored Tybura in the opening frame and followed that up with ground-and-pound to finish the fight just one minute and 13 seconds in. This earned Aspinall his fifth “Performance of the Night” bonus.