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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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UFC Announces “20 Days To UFC 167” Tour

UFC 167 takes place on Saturday, November 16th from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The card is headlined by UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre defending his title against Johny Hendricks. The co-main event will feature three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen facing former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. The show is being touted as the 20th ...

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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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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast – October 3, 2013

Brian and Steve talk some MMA including the UFC winning a court case to sue the state of New York to get the sport legalized, the decision to have Jon Jones defend the light heavyweight championship against Glover Teixeira next rather than a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson, the latest war of words between Dana While and Ken Shamrock, if Shamrock ...

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UFC Wins Court Ruling, Can Sue MMA Ban in New York

UFC along with lead plaintiff light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has won a U.S. Court ruling that it can move ahead in its lawsuit against the state of New York and its ban on MMA in the state on the basis that it has been ruled “unconstitutional”. While the MMA promotion still has a long road ahead of it to ...

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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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Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson Headline UFC 165 Fight Bonuses

UFC 165 took place tonight at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The main event featured Jon Jones defeating Alexander Gustafsson in what a lot of people are calling fight of the year to retain the UFC light heavyweight title. In the co-main event, Renan Barao beat Eddie Wineland by knockout to retain the UFC interim bantamweight title. ...

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UFC 165 Results: Jon Jones Defeats Alexander Gustafsson To Retain The UFC Light Heavyweight Title

The UFC hyped the Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson main event of UFC 165 as “Greatness Within Reach”, in regards to each man’s reach. Well it lived up to that hype as Jon Jones defeated Alexander Gustafsson by unanimous decision (48-47×2, 49-46) in a very close fight to retain the UFC light heavyweight championship. BetweenTheRopes.com had the fight scored the ...

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Watch The Whole Episode Of “Countdown To UFC 165”

UFC 165 takes place tonight from the Air Canada Centre from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The card has two titles with the main event being Jon Jones defending his UFC light heavyweight championship against Alexander Gustafsson. The co-main event will be Renan Barao defending his interim UFC interim bantamweight championship against Eddie Wineland. The UFC aired their show preview show, “Countdown ...

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UFC 165 Weigh-In Results: Jones, Gustaffson Make Weight

UFC 165 weigh-ins just took place at the Maple Leaf Square outside Toronto’s Air Canada Centre. All 26 fighters made weight including main event fighters Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson. Here are the weigh-in results for tomorrow night’s UFC 165: MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) – Champ Jon Jones (204.5) vs. Alexander Gustafsson (204.5) – Champ Renan Barao (135) ...

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Watch UFC 165 Weigh-In Video Starting At 4 P.M. ET

UFC 165 takes place tomorrow night from the Air Canada Centre from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The main event will feature UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defending his title against Alexander Gustafsson, with the co-feature of UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao defending against Eddie Wineland. Before that though, all 26 fighters will hit the scale today at the Maple ...

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Five Reasons To Watch UFC 165

UFC 165 takes place this Saturday night from the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The main event will feature Jon Jones defending his UFC light heavyweight championship against Alexander Gustafsson, with the co-main featuring UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao defending his title against Eddie Wineland. Before every UFC pay-per-view we will give you five reasons to watch ...

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Jon Jones Agrees To A Deal With Gatorade

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones keeps on breaking barriers in terms in sponsorship deals. Jones’ management team, First Round Management announced in a press release that Jones has agreed to deal with the most popular sports drink in the world, Gatorade. The press release also stated that Jones will have the Gatorade logo on his shorts this Saturday when ...

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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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UFC Fight Night 28 Results: Glover Teixeira Stops Ryan Bader In Main Event

Dana White said after UFC 163 that Glover Teixeira needed to look impressive against Ryan Bader to get a title shot at the winner of Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165. Teixeira made that statement to Jones and Gustafsson. After going through some danger early in the fight, Glover Teixeira defeated Ryan Bader by TKO at 2:55 of ...

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Jon Jones Appears in Nike’s 25 Year Anniversary “Just Do It” Commercial

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones signed a deal last year with Nike, but with all big name athletes we have seen them in commercials. We hadn’t seen Jones in any Nike commercials, until now. Nike has released a commercial celebrating the 25 year anniversary of the “Just Do It” campaign. The commercial, which was directed by Nicolai Fuglsig features ...

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Video: UFC World Tour 2013 in New York Starting at 1 P.M. ET

The UFC World Tour 2013 continues today as the UFC stops in New York as the press conference takes at the Beacon Theatre starting at 1 p.m. ET. You can watch the video live on the player above. The people that were in Los Angeles yesterday for the UFC World Tour 2013 are in New York today. Those people are: ...

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