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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Poland's Jan Blachowicz stopped Dominick Reyes late in the second round at UFC 253 on Sunday to claim the light heavyweight title vacated by Jon Jones.The 37-year-old Blachowicz (27-8) capped his ...
Sep 27, 2020
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LONG-REIGNING UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones said he is vacating his title and probably moving up to heavyweight.Jones made the declarations on Twitter on Monday, although the UFC didn't immediately confirm them.Jones and the UFC have ...
Aug 18, 2020
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JON "Bones" Jones tweeted on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) that he's giving up his UFC title in a pay dispute."To the light-heavyweight title -- veni, vidi, vici," tweeted Jones, using the Latin phrase of "I came, I saw, I ...
Jun 1, 2020
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UFC No. 3 light heavyweight contender Anthony Smith got some sort of a workout, and a huge scare, before UFC Fight Night 173, fighting off a home invader.Slated to take on Glover Teixeira in the event set April 25 in Lincoln, ...
Apr 8, 2020
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones has pleaded guilty to his second drunken driving offense in New Mexico.Court records show the 32-year-old mixed-martial arts fighter entered his plea on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) and ...
Apr 1, 2020
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones has been arrested on suspicion of DWI and other offenses after officers heard gunshots and found him in a parked car with a handgun and a half-empty bottle of liquor early ...
Mar 27, 2020
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HOUSTON - Jon Jones retained his title at UFC 247, beating Dominick Reyes by unanimous decision.After the bout, opinions on the outcome were anything but unanimous.Jones retained his light heavyweight belt on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) following a surprisingly strong ...
Feb 9, 2020
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JON Jones survived a giant scare from a gutsy Dominick Reyes to hack out a unanimous decision win and retain his light heavyweight title in UFC 247 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.Jones set ...
Feb 9, 2020
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is denying allegations that he assaulted a waitress in a New Mexico strip club.Denise White, a representative for Jones, said in a statement on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that he is confident ...
Jul 23, 2019
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LAS VEGAS - Any attempt to choose the most dominant active fighter in mixed martial arts inevitably leads to a choice between two champions: Jon Jones or Amanda Nunes.Any discussion of the greatest fighters in MMA history must include Jones and Nunes ...
Jul 6, 2019
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LAS VEGAS - Jon Jones used to cry for days when he heard about his positive doping tests.Although his system still isn't clean, Jones' eyes are finally dry heading into UFC 235.The UFC's light heavyweight champion ...
Mar 2, 2019
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INGLEWOOD, California - Jon Jones also reclaimed his light heavyweight title in his return from a 17-month cage absence, stopping Alexander Gustafsson with strikes on the ground in the third round in UFC 232 on Saturday nightJones (23-1, 1 no-contest) ...
Dec 30, 2018
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JON Jones says he has apologized to fighters on the UFC 232 card after the venue change following his positive drug test.The former UFC light heavyweight champion failed another drug test and was denied a fight license in Nevada, forcing the ...
Dec 28, 2018
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LOS ANGELES - Jon Jones is defiantly defending his role in the decision to move UFC 232 from Nevada to California on six days' notice after he tested positive for low levels of a banned steroid.The former light heavyweight champion gave ...
Dec 28, 2018
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LAS VEGAS - A UFC rematch this weekend between Alex Gustafsson and former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is being moved from Las Vegas to Southern California after doping officials reported that Jones tested positive for low levels of a banned steroid, ...
Dec 25, 2018
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LAS VEGAS - Daniel Cormier is the king of two UFC divisions.Cormier added the UFC heavyweight championship to his light heavyweight title on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), stopping Stipe Miocic in dramatic fashion during the first round of their superfight at ...
Jul 8, 2018
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BOSTON - Daniel Cormier has shed his last 10 pounds to make weight, is pumped to defend his UFC light heavyweight championship and says he can beat Volkan Oezdemir.Well, that's the message Cormier tries to push when he's ...
Jan 20, 2018
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LOS ANGELES - The UFC has stripped its light heavyweight title from Jon Jones for a third time and reinstated Daniel Cormier as the 205-pound champion after Jones' latest failed doping test.The mixed martial arts promotion announced its decision Wednesday ...
Sep 14, 2017
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REMEMBER how Jon Jones knelt down at the center of the Octagon at UFC 214, holding back tears after reclaiming the undisputed light heavyweight belt against Daniel Cormier?Remember how he battled back from dark depths only to rise again and defeat ...
Aug 24, 2017
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LAS VEGAS - Jon Jones will need an awfully good explanation for the latest major setback in his checkered mixed martial arts career.Jones could be facing a multiyear suspension after the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency notified the UFC light heavyweight champion ...
Aug 24, 2017
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