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UFC Fight Night Stockholm Could Shape UFC’s Future

Fight Night Stockholm will set the table for the rest of 2015 atop the light heavyweight division in UFC, but the card could also end up influencing the heavyweight division as well. With a win over Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in Stockholm on Saturday (Sunday morning in Sweden), Alexander Gustafsson will earn a future title bout with champion Jon Jones, a ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier Set For UFC 178

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 ...

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Ronda Rousey Earns Two ESPY Nominations

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Rematch Between Alexander Gustafsson And Jon Jones Is On

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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” ...

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UFC Fight Night 37 Preview Show

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Jon Jones vs Glover Teixeira Set To Main Event UFC 170

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 ...

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Antonio Rogerio Nogueira Injured, Out Of Bout With Alexander Gustafsson

Only after being announced a week ago, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira is injured and out of his main event fight against Alexander Gustafsson on a March 8 event in London. BetweenTheRopes.com reported on Sunday that the fight was supposed to headline the first event of the UFC’s first European tour initiative in 2014. It was reported by MMAFighting.com that Nogueira hasn’t ...

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Alexander Gustafsson vs Antonio Rogerio Nogueira To Headline March 8 Event in London, Guillard/Pearson Rematch

We know UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be fighting Glover Teixeira early in 2014. We didn’t know though when Alexander Gustafsson would return to the cage. UFC President Dana White announced after UFC Fight Night 30 yesterday that Gustafsson will return for an event on March 8 in London against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Thatf fight will be the ...

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Dana White UFC Fight Night 30 Video Blog: Behind The Scenes Of UFC 165

UFC Fight Night 30 takes place on Saturday night from the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England. The main event will feature former UFC light heavyweight Lyoto Machida making his middleweight debut against Mark Munoz. Before every event UFC President Dana White comes out with a video blog. This new video blog takes a look back at UFC 165, which ...

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Jon Jones vs Glover Teixeira To Main Event Super Bowl Weekend Card, Mir/Overeem On Tap

We won’t get the immediate rematch that the MMA world was looking forward to seeing. Newsday first reported and the UFC later confirmed that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title against Glover Teixeira at UFC 169 on Saturday, February 1, which is the day before the Super Bowl. The co-feature will have former Strikeforce heavyweight champion ...

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Report: Jon Jones to Defend Title Against Glover Teixeira

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title next against contender Glover Teixeira, likely at their Super Bowl weekend card in Newark, NJ on February 1. ESPN.com was first to report the news. Jones (19-1) is coming off his sixth consecutive defense of his championship — a new UFC record for the light heavyweight division — against Alexander ...

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Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones Suspended For 60 Days Following UFC 165

After a grueling main event at UFC 165, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson received 60 day medical suspensions. The Office of the Athletics Commissioner of Ontario sent the list of medical suspensions to BetweenTheRopes.com earlier today. Along with Jones and Gustafsson, Eddie Wineland, Chris Clements, Renee Forte and Nandor Guelmino also received 60 day suspensions ...

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The Good, The Bad And The Dirty In The Week Of MMA

We are going to be doing different types of pieces here on the website on a variety of topics in MMA and pro wrestling. Today we are going to debut a new feature called the good, the bad and the dirty. Every Monday we will be doing this type of piece in MMA. Now we know what the good and ...

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