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Jon Jones Breaks Silence Following Arrest And DWI Plea

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has released a statement expressing disappointment in his action following his arrest in Albuquerque last week. Jones was arrested after police responded to a single gunshot in downtown Albuquerque and encountered Jones who then tested above the legal blood alcohol limit and was found to have a handgun in his car. The 32-year-old was charged …

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Daniel Cormier Refuses To ‘Celebrate’ Struggles Of Rival Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones’ rivalry over the years has been one of the most iconic in UFC history, however, DC isn’t celebrating his long-term adversary’s recent struggles. Last week, Jones was arrested in Albuquerque, New Mexico for aggravated DWI (driving while intoxicated) as well as negligent use of a firearm. The light-heavyweight champion’s last misdemeanour is the latest in …

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Dana White Gives Update On Potential Location For UFC 249

UFC President Dana White has outlined that he has “four or five” locations in mind as he continues to search for a new venue for UFC 249 on April 18th. The event was originally set for the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn New York but the recent coronavirus outbreak has meant that the card will now be behind closed doors and …

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UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones Reportedly Arrested In New Mexico

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones was reportedly arrested in Albuquerque New Mexico on Thursday according to MMAFighting.com. The report outlines that Jones was arrested “for aggravated DWI (driving while intoxicated) as well as negligent use of a firearm” and was picked up just after 1 a.m local time. They also understand that he has been released from custody already. According …

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Dana White Looking To Make UFC 249 The “Baddest Card Ever”

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Dana White has said that the UFC are attempting to build the “baddest card that’s ever been done” despite the Covid-19 outbreak wreaking havoc worldwide. UFC 249 is due to go ahead as planned on April, 18 with lightweight world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov set to face long-standing rival Tony Ferguson at the fifth time of asking. However, the eagerly-anticipated fight …

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Jorge Masvidal Open To Khabib Showdown If The Money Is Right

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal has outlined that he would be open to a showdown with lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at 155 if the price is right. Masvidal was previously a part of the lightweight division in the UFC but moved up to welterweight where he has found recent success, beating both Darren Till and Ben Askren as well as …

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Dana White Slams UFC Critics & Media Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Dana White has slammed critics of the UFC after the promotion tried to move forward with fights and events amid the coronavirus outbreak. The virus has almost universally suspended the sporting calendar and despite having to cancel three shows, the UFC and White have continually attempted to keep every event on, even if they are in different locations or behind …

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UFC Cancel Next Three Events But Insist Ferguson V Khabib Will Happen

The UFC have announced that they have cancelled their next three scheduled events following the coronavirus outbreak which has decimated the sporting calendar. The promotion was forced to run it’s Brasilia show behind closed doors last weekend and despite efforts to reschedule their London and Columbus cards they have both had to be cancelled. April 11th’s card in Portland has …

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Dana White Addresses Concerns Over Upcoming UFC Live Events

UFC President Dana White has confirmed that the company will be moving forward with their scheduled live events over the next few weeks, but they will be forced to “adapt to the unprecedented circumstances.” COVID-19 has caused the sporting world to enter into disarray with cancellations of games, leagues and events across the globe as a result of the outbreak. …

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UFC Set For Dublin Return After Five-Year Hiatus

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The UFC have today confirmed that they will return to Ireland for the first time since 2015. The mixed martial arts organisation announced via Twitter this afternoon that they will be returning to the Irish capital on August 15th for UFC Dublin. The last time the UFC visited Ireland’s capital city was in 2015 when Paddy Holohan headlined UFC Fight …

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Israel Adesanya Gives Damning Verdict On “Washed Up” Jon Jones

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya believes that Jon Jones’ best years are behind him after his narrow victory over Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 in Houston last weekend. Jones successfully defended his light-heavyweight crown in what was arguably the toughest bout of his career to date as he got the better of Reyes via a unanimous decision. Many felt that …

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Jon Jones Makes Prediction for McGregor-Khabib Rematch

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Jon Jones has predicted that Khabib Nurmagomedov would beat Conor McGregor again, should the pair have a rematch this year. Jones, who is preparing to fight Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 on Saturday in Heuston, Texas, has claimed that Khabib would have a distinct advantage in the potential bout. “If I would put my money on it, I’m definitely going …

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Dana White Claims Usman & Masvidal Were Never Options For McGregor

UFC President Dana White has outlined that welterweight duo Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal were never options for Conor McGregor’s next fight. McGregor impressed in his comeback bout defeating Donald Cerrone in just 40 seconds last month and attention has now turned to who he will fight next. Usman and Masvidal were both in attendance at UFC 246 to watch …

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