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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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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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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 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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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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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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