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Alexander Gustafsson Feels Due To Jon Jones Injury, He Should Fight Jones At UFC 182

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Earlier on Tuesday, it was revealed that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has suffered a torn meniscus and a sprained ankle and is out of his scheduled title defense against Daniel Cormier next month at UFC 178. Cormier was told by UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta that he would still get the shot at Jones for the rescheduled fight at ... Read More »

Alexander Gustafsson Suffers Injury, Daniel Cormier To Challenge Jon Jones At UFC 178

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Jon Jones wanted to fight Daniel Cormier first instead of a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson. He will now get his wish. The UFC announced a short time ago that Gustafsson has suffered a knee injury in training and Daniel Cormier will step in to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 178 in September. Cormier is undefeated in 15 ... Read More »

Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier Set For UFC 178

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Conor McGregor wanted to face Dustin Poirier and Poirier wanted to face McGregor. The UFC made their wishes come true. UFC officials announced that McGregor will battle Poirier at UFC 178. McGregor competed this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 46 defeating Diego Brandao by first round stoppage. Poirier last fought at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale in April defeating ... Read More »

Ronda Rousey Earns Two ESPY Nominations

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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returns to the octagon next Saturday as she defends her title against Alexis Davis at UFC 175. Regardless if she wins the fight, is Rousey the best female athlete in all of sports? It was announced this morning that Rousey was nominated for two ESPY awards, “Best Female Athlete” and “Best Fighter.” Also receiving ... Read More »

Jon Jones Thinks It Was “Unprofessional” By The UFC To Announce Gustaffson Fight Prematurely

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During the night of UFC 173, it was announced by the company that Jon Jones would be defending the UFC light heavyweight title in a rematch against Alexander Gustaffson at UFC 177 at the end of August. The champion stated that his preference though was to fight Daniel Cormier. About ten days ago, Jones did sign the bout agreement to ... Read More »

Rematch Between Alexander Gustafsson And Jon Jones Is On

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The talk of the MMA world this week has been whether Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson would square off in their long awaited rematch. In an exclusive interview with UFC.com, Jones and Dana White announced that Jones will once again defend the UFC light heavyweight championship against Gustafsson at UFC 178 on September 27 from the Air Canada Centre in ... Read More »

Dana White: (Alexander) “Gustafsson’s Next In Line” For Jon Jones

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The saga between Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Daniel Cormier and Dana White has been a hot button issue all week long. White fired the next shot in an interview with the Albuquerque Journal, saying Jones will fight Gustafsson next. “Gustafsson’s next in line,” White said to the Journal. “Even Cormier said, ‘Listen, I hope this whole things works out for ... Read More »

Dana White Says Jon Jones Wants To Fight Daniel Cormier Instead Of Alexander Gustafsson

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The MMA world thought the reason Jon Jones hadn’t signed his contract to fight Alexander Gustafsson was because he was negotiating a new contract with the UFC. That apparently isn’t the case. In an interview with UFC.com, president Dana White said that Jones doesn’t want to fight Gustafsson and prefers to fight Daniel Cormier. “Just to clear up a couple ... Read More »

Jon Jones: “I’ve Never Taken Any Performance Enhancing Drug”

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foxsports Jon Jones asked for drug test Jon Jones returns to the octagon to defend his UFC light heavyweight championship when he battles Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 172. Jones was last seen in the cage in September at UFC 165 when defeated Alexander Gustafsson in an instant classic. The champion appeared last night on “UFC Tonight” ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 37 Preview Show

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UFC Fight Night 37 takes place today from the O2 Arena in London, England. The main event features Alexander Gustafsson battling Jimi Manuwa in light heavyweight action. On today’s podcast sponsored by WarriorDating.com, we talk to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford as to preview today’s card. We also discuss with Crawford, the TRT situation, thoughts on Jon Jones, who Ronda ... Read More »

Jon Jones vs Glover Teixeira On Tap For UFC 171 Main Event

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Two previous times Jon Jones vs Glover Teixeira has been booked and then postponed, but now that has changed and we have an official date. It was announced on “UFC Tonight” last night that Jones will defend the UFC light heavyweight championship against Teixeira in the main event of UFC 171 in March. It had been announced a short time ... Read More »

Jon Jones vs Glover Teixeira Set To Main Event UFC 170

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The MMA world knew Jon Jones would defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira, but the question was when it would happen. After it was a reported about two months ago that the fight would take place at UFC 169, The UFC announced it will take place at the next event, UFC 170 on February 22 from the ... Read More »