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Jon Jones: I believe I have the skill set to beat Cain Velasquez at heavyweight

Before you completely start discounting "Bones," check out the reasoning behind his claim by diving in below. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones is at a point in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career...Show More Summary

Video: UFC's Chuck Liddell stammers his way through 'Sports Court' steroids talk on FOX

You know the interview is off to a bad start when host Tamara Holder introduces Chuck Liddell as a "former" UFC Hall of Famer, which suggests he was stripped of the honor. Anyway, the former UFC light heavyweight champion was featured...Show More Summary

Video: Alexander Gustafsson's mom tried to attack Jon Jones, forcibly restrained after UFC 165

Sounds like Alexander Gustafsson's mother was going to take a page out of the Nick Diaz playbook and launch a full-scale attack on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones while "Bones" was laid up in the hospital. Too bad she didn't...Show More Summary

Video: Cheick Kongo took 'easy' King Mo fight at Bellator 134 in order to avoid becoming 'rusty'

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) turned Bellator MMA heavyweight star Cheick Kongo admitted he was surprised to hear he would be taking on former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammad Lawal -- or better known as "King Mo" -- at Bellator 134 on Feb. Show More Summary

Rashad Evans Injury: Updates on UFC Star's Knee and Recovery

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will miss an additional six to seven months after his body rejected a cadaver ACL placed in his injured knee. Marc Raimondi of MMA Fighting passed along the news from colleague Ariel Helwani : Evans, 35, has not fought since Nov. Show More Summary

Chandler Jones vs. Jon Jones? 'Bigger' NFL star calls out UFC champ for charity fight, would 'throw him to the ground'

Outside of Anthony Johnson, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has pretty much cleaned out his division, and to date, no one has been able to solve the "Bones" riddle. His brother Chandler is not...Show More Summary

Anderson Silva denies steroid usage prior to UFC 183: 'I wouldn’t want to tarnish my image'

Too late? Yet another mammoth UFC pay-per-view (PPV) has been rocked by scandal thanks in part to another failed drug test. Just about a month after UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' test revealed "Bones" tested positive forShow More Summary

Professional Fighter 'King Mo' Thinks Former Pro-Wrestler CM Punk Will 'Be Successful' in MMA

Professional fighter and former light heavyweight champion King Mo says he believes former World Wrestling Entertainment star CM Punk "will be successful" in his UFC career.

Anderson Silva to Jon Jones: 'You're the Best Fighter Now'

Anderson "The Spider" Silva's vote for the greatest fighter competing today is in, and he's selected UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones. After making a triumphant return to the UFC Octagon after a 13-month layoff to defeat Nick Diaz at UFC 183, Silva scaled the cage and looked for a familiar face in the crowd. Show More Summary

Jon Jones vs. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson Likely Targeted for UFC 187 in May

The light heavyweight title fight between long-reigning champion Jon Jones and surging contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson might just have a landing spot. According to UFC president Dana White on The Jim Rome Show (via Fox Sports), the promotion was eyeing May. Show More Summary

What Should the UFC Do Now with Alexander Gustafsson?

The Mauler has known better days. Alexander Gustafsson finds himself at loose ends after Saturday’s first-round TKO loss to Anthony Johnson at UFC on Fox 14. Once thought to be among the biggest threats to light heavyweight championShow More Summary

UFC on Fox 14: Anthony Johnson Knocks Out Alexander Gustafsson, Earns LHW Title Shot

At UFC on Fox 14, Anthony Johnson dismantled the No. 1 contender in Alexander Gustafsson to earn the right to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The one-sided affair took place in Gustafsson’s home country of Sweden. However,...Show More Summary

Dana White Confirms Jon Jones vs. Anthony 'Rumble' Johnson Title Fight

The UFC on Fox 14 main event between Anthony "Rumble" Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson was billed as a top contender's match to decide the next in line to face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While UFC executives are often quick...Show More Summary

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson: Keys to Victory for Both Fighters

At UFC on Fox 14, Alexander Gustafsson will face Anthony Johnson for the opportunity to do battle against the light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones. The epic matchup will take place in Gustafsson ’s home country of Sweden this Saturday...Show More Summary

Gegard Mousasi Has Rediscovered His Killer Instinct Heading into UFC on Fox 14

When it comes to tempering nerves on fight night, few fighters have ever reached the level of calm Gegard Mousasi possesses when the cage door closes. The 29-year-old former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion is a portrait of cool in the lead up to the fray—almost to the point where it isn't clear if his interest is entirely there or not. Show More Summary

UFC on Fox 14 Bold Predictions: Who Gets a Date with Jon Jones? Rumble or Gus?

Even as the UFC light heavyweight champion finds himself mired in the flat spin of a drug scandal, the division rolls on around him. Saturday's UFC on Fox 14 features two potentially meaningful 205-pound scraps. Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson battle for likely No. Show More Summary

Alexander Gustafsson And Anthony Johnson Face Off For A Crack At UFC LHW Champion Jon Jones

At UFC on Fox 14, Alexander Gustafsson (16-2) and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson (18-4) will do battle to establish the No. 1 contender to the light heavyweight championship title. Via his Twitter account, UFC president Dana White exuded excitement while promoting the bout between the two fighters this Saturday night. Show More Summary

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones says he doesn’t have a drug problem

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who tested positive for cocaine last month and was subsequently fined $25,000 by the mixed martial arts promotion, insists he does not have a drug problem. “My friends and family know that there’s no room in my life to be a cocaine addict,” Jones told Fox Sports 1 on Monday, […]

UFC on Fox 14: Who's on the Hot Seat in Sweden This Saturday?

On Saturday, Alexander Gustafsson will meet Anthony Johnson in a matchup that is expected to produce the next light heavyweight title challenger. Following a narrow loss to 205-pound champion Jon Jones in September 2013, Gustafsson defeated Jimi Manuwa in a bout that was supposed to earn him a rematch with the light heavyweight titleholder. Show More Summary

UFC fines Jon Jones $25,000 for violating its code of conduct after positive cocaine test

The UFC fined light heavyweight champion Jon Jones $25,000 for violating its Athlete Code of Conduct policy after a drug test last month revealed traces of benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, in the fighter’s system. The promotion made the announcement on Saturday, two weeks after Jones successfully defended his title against challenger Daniel Cormier. […]

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