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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. […]

UFC fines Jon Jones $25,000 for code of conduct violation, issues statement on positive drug test

Jones banked $500,000 for his appearance at UFC 182, as well as an extra $50,000 in bonus money. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) handed down a $25,000 fine to light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who violated the promotion's code...Show More Summary

Latest UFC on FOX 15 fight card and rumors for 'Machida vs. Rockhold' on April 18 in NJ

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to "The Garden State" to help sort through some of the middleweight clutter, as former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida...Show More Summary

Daniel Cormier Reacts To Jon Jones Loss, Cocaine Use

At UFC 182, No. 2 light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier fought a tough battle against a champion who many believe to be the greatest mixed martial artist of all time in Jon Jones. Previous to this fight, Cormier was undefeated and...Show More Summary

Dana White says there is more to Jon Jones overnight rehab stay, people will understand when 'truth comes out'

Let's keep spinning, shall we? Mother might not always know best, especially in the obsurd overnight drug rehab stunt stay of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones. Camille Jones shocked just about...Show More Summary

Jon Jones: The MMA World Reacts to His One-Day Rehab Stint

Due to testing positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite found in cocaine, a month before his last light heavyweight title defense on January 3, UFC champion Jon Jones entered a rehab treatment center. In a statement issued by...Show More Summary

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones Leaves Drug Rehab Program After Only One Night

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones doesn’t have a drug problem, at least according to the way he treated his recent stint in drug rehab. Jones tested positive back in December for cocaine, which never hit the news stands until a month later. Show More Summary

UFC champion Jon Jones lasts all of one night in drug rehab

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On Jan. 6, three days after defeating Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones announced he would be entering a treatment facility after he tested positive for benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine, in an out-of-competition drug test administered Dec. 4. “With the support of my family, I have entered into a drug treatment […]

Jon Jones Leaves Rehab Facility After 1 Day, Says UFC Star's Mother

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine a month before defending his title against Daniel Cormier on Jan. 3. A few days after the fight, the test results were revealed and Jones announced he was heading for treatment. Show More Summary

Following Jon Jones drug test fiasco, NSAC in no hurry to amend current WADA 'out-of-competition' policies

No changes were made to the out-of-competition drug-testing policies at Monday's NSAC hearing. Those policies have allowed UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones to avoid a suspension for testing positive for a cocaine metabolite. Issue number 15 on the docket for last Monday's (Jan. Show More Summary

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