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Wrestling Fix: Elimination Chamber, The Rock Had a Big Weekend and Daniel Cormier is a Huge Seth Rollins Fan

Providing your daily fix of wrestling links from around the blogosphere.  And still your WWE Divas Champion — Nikki Bella. No, you weren’t hallucinating … Kevin Owens did beat John Cena cleanly last night at Elimination Chamber. Read all the results here and watch our post-game show immediately following the event. Yes, Kevin Owens and John Cena will be having ...

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UFC – NSAC Corruption and Its Effect On MMA

For quite some time, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has drawn the ire of combat sports fans. The athletic governing body has, in a way, become just as big a part of the show as the fighters, and the techniques they employ inside the cage/ring. Inept judges and referees are continually assigned high-profile fights in The Silver State, effectively ...

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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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Questions Come About from Jon Jones Fallout

“With the support of my family, I have entered into a drug treatment facility.” These were the words of UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, earlier this week. Ahead of his successful title defense against Daniel Cormier, Jones tested positive for traces of cocaine. Still, Jones was allowed to compete in the huge January 3rd matchup with Cormier, because the test ...

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UFC 182 Recap: Jon Jones Still Champ, Defeats Daniel Cormier

UFC 182 came to us from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The main card was kicked off by a welterweight battle pitting a returning Josh Burkman against former Bellator middleweight champ Hector Lombard. Lombard, the heaviest-favored fighter on the card, was expected to steamroll Burkman in this fight, with many expecting a first-round finish. ...

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UFC 182 ‘Jones vs. Cormier’ Conference Call – December 29, 2014

Listen to the complete UFC 182 conference call featuring light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier less than a week before they square off in the octagon in what is one of the most anticipated fights in MMA history. Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes so you automatically get the latest podcasts and make sure to give us your ...

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Chael Sonnen On his Dislike for Trash Talk, Saying No to Pro Wrestling, CM Punk and if Brock Lesnar will Fight Again

ESPN MMA analyst and podcast host the “American Gangster” Chael P. Sonnen joins the podcast as he talks about the build up to the Jon Jones — Daniel Cormier fight, why he dislikes the term trash talking, hyping fights he was in the emotion he felt at the time, being the bad guy, what he liked first between amateur and ...

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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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Jon Jones Suffers Leg Injury, Out Of UFC 178 Against Daniel Cormier

The UFC announced a short time ago that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones suffered a torn meniscus and a sprained ankle in training and is out of his UFC 178 main event title defense against Daniel Cormier. Stepping in as the new main event is the UFC 177 co-main event featuring flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defending against Chris Cariaso. In ...

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Video Of Jon Jones And Daniel Cormier Calling Each Other A Pu**y, Jones Threatens To Kill Cormier

On Monday, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier had gotten into a brawl at The Ultimate Media to promote their fight at UFC 178 next month. Following the brawl, Jones and Cormier went on Sportcenter to promote the fight and talk about the brawl. After Jones and Cormier were done with the segment, cameras kept rolling ...

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UFC On Jones-Cormier Brawl: “This Is Certainly Not A Proud Moment For The UFC Organization”

The talk of the sports world today was the brawl at the UFC 178 media day with light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his opponent at the show, Daniel Cormier. For people who thought the UFC would do nothing, think again. UFC’s Chief Legal Officer, Kirk Hendrick released a statement to UFC.com on the matter. Hendrick said it wasn’t a ...

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Video: Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier Brawl at Press Conference

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Jon Jones and Daniel Cormer got into a brawl today at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas at a press conference to promote their upcoming fight at UFC 178 on September 27. Tempers have been flaring between the two sides leading up to their traditional face-off with one another in the press conference.  When they got next to one another, ...

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Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen in Front of NSAC, UFC on Fox Preview

Brian and Steve are back for the MMA podcast as they talk about Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen going in front of the NSAC, Sonnen getting suspended with Belfort now facing Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on December 6th, Jon Jones now facing Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship in September, Conor McGregor’s win and his next fight ...

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Jon Jones Tells Daniel Cormier: “I Hope You’re Ready To Come To Daddy”

Earlier today, the UFC announced that Alexander Gustafsson suffered a knee injury in training and Jon Jones would now defend the UFC light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier. Jones apparently fired the shot at Cormier in the build up to the highly anticipated fight. Jones apparently sent Cormier a direct message on Twitter. Cormier then posted a message on Twitter ...

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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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Former UFC Champion Interested In Going To WWE?

When you talk to UFC fighters, a lot of them state their love for WWE. The only guys to compete in the UFC and WWE are former UFC champions Brock Lesnar and Ken Shamrock. Can we see another former champion leaving the UFC and head to the WWE? Dave Meltzer in his weekly Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription only) stated that ...

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Episode Two Of UFC Embedded

Yesterday, we released episode one of “UFC Embedded” leading up to UFC 174 this Saturday night. In today’s episode two, we see UFC president Dana White with his family at their vacation home in Bangor, Maine. Also, we see more behind the scenes footage of welterweights Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley prepare for their fight this Saturday, and footage of ...

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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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Jon Jones Has Choice Words For His Critics

Dana White stated yesterday to UFC.com that light heavyweight champion Jon Jones doesn’t want to fight Alexander Gustafsson and prefers to face Daniel Cormier. People have been calling Jones a coward for refusing to fight Gustafsson. Jones responded to the critics today, posting 15 second video on his Instagram account saying he wanted to fight Cormier instead of Gustafsson. The ...

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