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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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MMA Legend Calls Jon Jones A Dirty Fighter

Jon Jones defeated Glover Teixeira over two weeks ago at UFC 172 to successfully defend the UFC light heavyweight championship for a seventh time. Fans were critical of Jones after the fight as “Bones” was warned on two occasions for eye poking Teixeira. Also during the fight, there were times that Jones was waving an open hand in the challenger’s ...

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It’s Time For Jon Jones To Choose A Side

Jon Jones successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight championship for a seventh time at UFC 172 on Saturday night defeating Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision. What’s next for Jones seems a likely rematch with Alexander Gustafsson later on this year. We reported yesterday that Jones made a post on his Instagram account two days taunting UFC Hall of Famer Chuck ...

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Jon Jones Taunts Chuck Liddell

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones challenged UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell to a fight after the former 205 pound kingpin made some pointed comments towards him. Jones defeated Liddell protégé and training partner Glover Teixeira on Saturday night in the main event of UFC 172 to retain his title. “The Iceman” had stated before the fight that Teixeira ...

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UFC 172 Video Highlights: Jon Jones Defends His Title For A Seventh Time

Video: Highlights: Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira The main event of last night’s UFC 172 had Jon Jones defend the UFC light heavyweight title for a seventh time defeating Glover Teixeira. Jones won the fight by unanimous decision. After a close first round, Jones dominated the rest of the fight. “Bones” threw a variety of elbows, punches and kicks to ...

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UFC 172 Results: Jon Jones Decimates Glover Teixeira To Retain Title

Going into the UFC 172 main event between Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira, UFC president Dana White said it was crazy for Jones to be a 5 to 1 favorite. The champion proved to White and the world, that the odds should have been higher. Jon Jones defeated Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision (50-45×3) to record his seventh consecutive title ...

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UFC 172 Preview Show

UFC 172 takes place on tonight from the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The main event features UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defending against Glover Teixeira. The co-feature has Phil Davis facing the returning Anthony Johnson in light heavyweight action. For our UFC 172 preview, we talk to MMAFightCorner.com writer and Fox Sports 670 AM Radio Host Heidi Fang. ...

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Chael Sonnen Feels “A Slowed Down Jon Jones Is Gunna Still Be The Baddest Man On The Planet”

Jon Jones defends the UFC light heavyweight title for the seventh time against Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 172 this Saturday night. Chael Sonnen faced Jon Jones last year at UFC 159 with Jones winning by first round stoppage. Sonnen who is a UFC on Fox analyst previews the UFC 172 card, concerns he has about Jones ...

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Jon Jones Challenges Chuck Liddell To A Superfight

Jon Jones will be looking to defend the UFC light heavyweight title for the seventh time as he battles Glover Teixeira at UFC 172 on Saturday night. Long time friend and training partner of Teixeira, former light heavyweight kingpin Chuck Liddell has been vocal when it has come to Jones. “The Iceman” has been telling everyone who will listen, that ...

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UFC Announces Daniel Cormier vs Dan Henderson For Co-Main Event At UFC 173

The MMA world kept hearing rumblings that Dan Henderson would be fighting Daniel Cormier at UFC 173, but UFC President Dana White kept saying nothing had been finalized. Until now. White announced this morning on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” that Cormier will be battling Henderson in the co-main event of UFC 173. The UFC President said that the winner of this fight ...

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Dana White UFC 172 Video Blog Going Behind The Scenes At UFC 171

The UFC returns to pay-per-view this Saturday night as UFC 172 takes place at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The main event features Jon Jones defending his UFC light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira. The co-main event features Phil Davis facing off against the returning Anthony Johnson. Before pay-per-view events, UFC President Dana White releases a video blog from ...

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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, Bellator And Boxing Join Together For Cleveland Clinic for Fighters Brain Health Study (Video)

Who would have ever thought that we would ever see fighters and executives from MMA and boxing in the same room? We got that today as we seen the personalities took part today in the Support Professional Fighters Study at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center For Brain Health that took place in Washington D.C. The notables that attended were UFC ...

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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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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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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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UFC Fight Night 28 Medical Suspensions With “Jacare” Souza Out Up To Six Months

UFC Fight Night 28 took place on Wednesday night at the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The main event featured Glover Teixeira defeating Ryan Bader by TKO in the first round and in the co-feature, “Jacare” Souza beat Yushin Okami by TKO in the first round as well. BetweenTheRopes.com requested and received the medical suspension report from ...

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Jon Jones Not Very Impressed With Glover Teixeira’s Performance

Glover Teixeira defeated Ryan Bader last night by TKO at 2:55 of Round 1 at UFC Fight Night 28. After the card had ended, the UFC confirmed that Teixeira would face the winner of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson. That fight takes place in 16 days at UFC 165 in Toronto. During the post-fight interview with ...

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