Triple Take: Who’s the best opponent for UFC champ Jon Jones next?

The UFC light heavyweight division has more viable title contenders than any time in recent years, and that’s keeping UFC champ Jon Jones in the headlines. Just one week after Dominick Reyes pushed Jones to the brink in a title bout at UFC 247, Jan Blachowicz put himself in the forefront of the conversation with […]

Jon Jones: Jan Blachowicz ‘very deserving’ of title shot after serving Corey Anderson a slice of ‘humble pie’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones may have his next opponent lined up. On Saturday night, Jan Blachowicz notched his third win in a row with a stunning first round knockout against Corey Anderson in the main event at UFC Fight Night from Rio Rancho, N.M. The victory moved Blachowicz to 7-1 in his past […]

After Quick KO of Corey Anderson, Jan Blachowicz Tells Jon Jones ‘Give Me Place and Time’

Jan Blachowicz has been an extremely busy man inside the Octagon and on Saturday night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 167, the Polish brute may have punched his ticket to a world title shot.

Jon Jones Praises Jan Blachowicz, Happy to See Corey Anderson ‘Eat His Words’

Jon Jones was front and center for Jan Blachowicz’s attempt to lay claim to the No. 1 contender spot at light heavyweight, and the reigning champion was more than pleased to see a new challenger emerge. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jan Blachowicz: ‘I promise’ to knock out Jon Jones after UFC on ESPN+ 25 win

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – Jan Blachowicz is promising a knockout of Jon Jones if he’s able to get his hands on the UFC light heavyweight champion following his win over Corey Anderson at UFC on ESPN+ 25. Blachowicz (26-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) avenged a 2015 loss to Anderson (26-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) in the most […]

Video: After KO at Rio Rancho, Jan Blachowicz confronts Jon Jones

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Light heavyweight contender Jan Blachowicz had a very important audience for his highlight-reel knockout at UFC Rio Rancho. After stopping Corey Anderson in the first round, Blachowicz walked to the cage and spoke directly to champ Jon Jones, who was in the crowd attending the event at […]

Jon Jones says Jan Blachowicz ‘very deserving’ of title shot but open to Dominick Reyes rematch

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Jon Jones has options ahead of him. The UFC light heavyweight champion was impressed with what he saw from top contender Jan Blachowicz on Saturday night at UFC on ESPN+ 25. Yet, despite thinking Blachowicz is deserving of the next title shot after knocking out Corey Anderson in the main event, Jones isn’t […]

Dominick Reyes shows off battered legs following narrow loss to Jon Jones at UFC 247

Dominick Reyes’ legs took a major beating in the Jon Jones fight. Reyes (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) was helped out of the octagon following his heartbreaking loss to UFC light heavyweight champion Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) at UFC 247, where Jones implemented his usual array of attacks, chopping away at Reyes’ legs. After a strong start, […]

Dominick Reyes: ‘I know I won’ at UFC 247, has a message for Jon Jones

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Dominick Reyes knows without a single doubt in his mind that he should be the light heavyweight champion right now. Five days removed from a grueling five round battle at UFC 247, the sting is still fresh as Reyes tries to reconcile with three judges who scored the fight for Jon […]

Corey Anderson not focused on Jon Jones, just Jan Blachowicz: ‘That’s my championship fight’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones likely will be in attendance at ESPN+ 25, but headliner Corey Anderson doesn’t seem to care. Riding a four-fight winning streak, Anderson (13-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) very well could be on the verge of a title shot. However, Anderson isn’t looking past Saturday when he rematches […]

UFC 247 ‘Thrill and Agony’: Jon Jones and Dominick Reyes traded a lot of nice words afterward

Once again, the UFC takes us behind the scenes of its latest pay-per-view – this time at UFC 247 in Houston. UFC 247 took place this past Saturday at Toyota Center. The main card aired on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass. In the UFC 247 “Thrill and Agony” preview, we get […]

Jan Blachowicz wants to avenge his loss to Corey Anderson and then ‘be the first guy to beat Jon Jones’ 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jan Blachowicz knows how much is riding on his main event fight against Corey Anderson this weekend in New Mexico. The winner could be in a prime position to compete for the UFC light heavyweight title against Jon Jones, but there’s even more on the line for Blachowicz. First off, the […]

Jon Jones: Dominick Reyes ‘Completely Stopped Fighting in the Championship Rounds’

Dominick Reyes has been making the media rounds since his narrow loss to Jon Jones in the UFC 247 headliner, and naturally the judges have been a primary topic of conversation. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Corey Anderson Happy Jon Jones Won at UFC 247: ‘I Get to Be the One to Dethrone Him’

Corey Anderson didn’t see the outcome of the UFC 247 headliner between Jon Jones and Dominick Reyes as a robbery. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Morning Report: Jon Jones defends his controversial win over Dominick Reyes as UFC 247: ‘Don’t be mad at the judges, be mad at Dom’s conditioning guy’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Last weekend at UFC 247, Jon Jones once again successfully defended his light heavyweight title, winning a unanimous decision over Dominick Reyes. But though the decision from the judges was unanimous, public opinion was far from it. A majority of the MMA media and fans were of the opinion that Jones […]

USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Feb. 11: Jon Jones regains the throne

Jon Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) may very well be the greatest of all-time, and he’s once again the world’s current No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter. The UFC’s light heavyweight champion enjoyed the position before, an understandable ranking considering his unparalleled run of success in the octagon. But challenges outside of the cage repeatedly forced him […]

UFC 247 medical suspensions: Jones, Reyes face equal time; Shevchenko out potential 6 months

Jon Jones and Dominick Reyes battled for five rounds at UFC 247, but it seems they’ve come out relatively unscathed. The pair of headliners each received a 31-day suspension, according to a Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation document obtained Tuesday. The Texas commission was responsible for regulating UFC 247, which took place at Toyota […]

Jon Jones Relishes 14th Title Victory: ‘I Don’t Think Anybody Will Break This Record’

Jon Jones is regarded by many as the best mixed martial artist in the history of the sport, and he proved it once again in the main event of UFC 247 in Houston on Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jon Jones after reviewing UFC 247 film: ‘We are confident in our victory’

Upon further review, Jon Jones is confident he was the rightful winner at UFC 247. Jones’ unanimous decision victory over Dominick Reyes to defend his light heavyweight title in this past Saturday’s headliner was marred with controversy, as many believe the belt should’ve changed hands. Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) admitted immediately after the fight […]

Corey Anderson Currently Listed as Favorite to Be Jon Jones’ Next Opponent

Jon Jones’ next opponent could come from this weekend’s UFC Rio Rancho card, according to BetOnline. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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