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Dana White On When He Expects Jon Jones To Fight Daniel Cormier

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 27: Jon Jones speaks at a press conference with UFC president Dana White at a media availability for UFC 200 at Madison Square Garden on April 27, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Despite saying he has not spoken to Jon Jones since his disastrous pull out at UFC 200, it seems the former light-heavyweight champion is still on good terms with Dana White judging by the UFC president’s latest comments. On Monday night White spoke to Brett Okamoto of ESPN, and stated that Jones will get to decide who he fights on …

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Twitter: Daniel Cormier Accuses Jon Jones Of ‘Juicing’, Engages In War Of Words With Jimi Manuwa

Considering it’s a division that’s continuously criticised for lacking depth, Daniel Cormier is not short of interesting challengers for his UFC light-heavyweight belt. ‘DC’s next title defence will undoubtedly be against either a returning Jon Jones or the streaking Jimi Manuwa and earlier this week the former Olympic wrestler fired shots at both men on social media. Following the UFC …

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Dana White: Jon Jones’ Return Fight Will Not Be A Main Event

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 07: Mixed martial artist Jon Jones leaves a news conference at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino held to address being pulled from his light heavyweight title fight at UFC 200 against Daniel Cormier due to a potential violation of the UFC's anti-doping policy on July 7, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Ge

Dana White has confirmed that Jon Jones will not be fighting in a main event when he returns to the UFC.  As the dust settles on a dramatic UFC 210, with Daniel Cormier coming away still champion of the light heavyweight division and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson announcing his retirement after his loss, all eyes immediately turned to Jones. “Bones” has …

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Floyd Mayweather Confirms Meeting With UFC Fighter Jon Jones, Hope Of Signing Him To TMT

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 03: Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones waits in a timeout as he defends his title against Daniel Cormier during the UFC 182 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones retained his title by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is looking to expand his team and has current interim UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones in his sights. Mayweather has been kept busy trying to lure Conor McGregor into the boxing ring, but managed to find time this past week to expand his TMT (The Money Team) roster. 17-year-old Puerto Rican prospect, Josue Vargas, became the newest …

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Video: Promotion For UFC 200 Is Well Under Way

The first episode of the UFC 200 tour has been released, and it includes Frankie Edgar, Jose Aldo, Cain Velasquez, Travis Browne, Amanda Nunes, Miesha Tate and  new headliners Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. UFC Embedded has become an integral part of the build up to big UFC PPV cards and it gives us a remarkable insight into life behind the …

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Watch: Mighty Mouse Steals The Show At UFC 197

The Conor McGregor retirement saga and the return of Jon Jones somewhat overshadowed Demetrious Johnson’s apparent toughest title defence to date in the build up to UFC 197, but ‘Mighty Mouse’ did what he does best by making short work of Olympic gold medallist Henry Cejudo. When Cejudo was announced back in December, as the next in line to face …

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UFC 197: Predictions Part 2

Demetrious Johnson

In the famous words of UFC announcer Bruce Buffer “IT’S TIIIIME!”. UFC 197 is upon us and with two of the greatest fighters in UFC history headlining and co-headlining, the event it is sure to be one to be remembered. It also begins the countdown to UFC 200 as the title fights are coming thick and fast over the next …

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Watch: The First Episode Of UFC 197 Embedded

With UFC 197 right around the corner the promotion for the event is going to be coming thick and fast this week. The buzz around fight week is always more intense for the PPV cards and one of the reasons for that is the Embedded Series. Catch up with headliners Jon Jones and Ovince St Preux and co-headliners Henry Cejudo …

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Jon Jones ‘Felt Really Bad’ For Rashad Evans Following UFC On FOX 19 Loss

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - APRIL 08: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white) UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pauses during a UFC media event at Jackson?s Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness Academy on April 8, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Steve Snowden/Getty Images)

With one gigantic left hand, courtesy of Glover Teixeira at UFC on FOX 19 this past Saturday night, Rashad Evans said goodbye to his light heavyweight title ambitions. The former UFC champion is currently recovering from what he described as an “embarrassing” performance against the Brazilian, failing to make it to the second round of their five-round bout. Unexpectedly, his …

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Glover Teixeira Vs Rashad Evans: A Worthy Headliner For UFC Tampa

All the talk about UFC Tampa in recent weeks has been about Tony Ferguson’s injury and Khabib Nurmagomedov’s late replacement opponent, UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher. While the story about Khabib falling off the Main Event slot and getting a UFC débutante as a replacement is definitely newsworthy, Teixeira and Evans moving up to the main event has snuck under the …

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Is The UFC Setting Itself Up For A Huge Fall?

ufc LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 6: The Ultimate Fighting Championship belt on display during the Leaders UFC Breakfast at the Cafe Royal Hotel on March 6, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

As the UFC embarks on its latest calender of fights entitled “Unstoppable”, many questions have been directed at the company for its liberal use of Interim Titles and making fights that make more business sense than fighting sense. The introduction of Interim Titles certainly can de-value the Undisputed Title should it fall into the wrong hands and with fighters such …

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Jon Jones Pleads Not Guilty To Traffic Violations, Court Date Set For After UFC 197

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 03: Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones waits in a timeout as he defends his title against Daniel Cormier during the UFC 182 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones retained his title by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Former light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has officially pleaded not guilty to five traffic violations he received in late March and is still clear to fight at UFC 197 later this month. Jones was pulled over by the authorities while driving in Albuquerque, New Mexico, who accused the fighter of drag racing, having an illegible licence plate, driving in the wrong lane, having …

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Middleweight Legend Weighs In On Jon Jones Arrest

Following the arrest of Jon Jones earlier this week due to traffic violations, the mixed martial arts community has had its say on the former champions incarceration, among them, one of the UFC’s greatest fighters. Anderson Silva is no stranger to controversy and whilst promoting his UFC 198 against Uriah Hall, he shared his thoughts (via MMA Fighting) on Jones’ …

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