Triple Take: Should the UFC push Jon Jones to challenge Stipe Miocic?

On Saturday night at UFC 241, Stipe Miocic got his revenge on Danie Cormier by knocking him out in the fourth round to reclaim the heavyweight title. Heading into the event, talk of Cormier defending the title in a trilogy with Jon Jones hung around. But with Miocic dispatching Cormier, what does that mean regarding […]

Jon Jones says he’d embarrass Brock Lesnar if they fought

For months, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones shut down the idea of meeting Daniel Cormier at heavyweight. Every time someone brought up the notion, Jones insisted that a third fight with the former UFC heavyweight champion, if it was going to happen, must be contested at 205 pounds, where their first two fights (the […]

Jon Jones’ bench trial for battery case scheduled in September 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones is headed back to court for a bench trial regarding the misdemeanor battery charges he’s facing from an incident that took place at a strip club in April. The bench trial is scheduled for Sept. 26, according to court records obtained by MMA Fighting on Monday. Jones faces misdemeanor […]

Jon Jones comments on UFC 241 main event: ‘Stipe is hands down the greatest heavyweight of all time’

Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting There were plenty of story lines going into Daniel Cormier’s rematch with Stipe Miocic at UFC 241, but after seeing Miocic finish Cormier with strikes to avenge a loss in their first meeting, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones only sees one point worth emphasizing. That being that […]

Eager to return, Anthony Smith dishes on Corey Anderson, Jon Jones and Chris Weidman

Just because Anthony Smith is on the shelf with a hand injury doesn’t mean he’s not eyeing his next move. The UFC light heavyweight contender hasn’t shied away from the trash talk in recent months and has engaged with Corey Anderson and champ Jon Jones  on numerous occasions. Recently, Smith accused Anderson of having turned […]

Jon Jones: ‘I guarantee you guys there will be no third fight’ with Daniel Cormier

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones doesn’t believe he’ll ever look across the Octagon and see Daniel Cormier staring back at him. In the days leading up to UFC 241 in Anaheim this weekend, Cormier has stated that the time left in his career is dwindling down and only the biggest fights available would interest […]

Jon Jones Guarantees There Will Be No Trilogy Bout with Daniel Cormier

It’s a Daniel Cormier fight week, so it’s only natural that plenty of discussion will revolve around whether “DC” will face rival Jon Jones one more time before retirement. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

After Reviewing UFC 239, Thiago Santos Thinks He Won Three Rounds vs. Jon Jones

Thiago Santos nearly shocked the world at UFC 239 when he lost to light heavyweight champion Jon Jones by split decision. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Colby Covington trashes Jon Jones, Tyron Woodley and Ben Askren for post-fight comments

Colby Covington | Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Colby Covington had arguably the best performance of his career this past weekend at UFC on ESPN 5, but that didn’t stop some of his most ardent detractors from taking shots at him in the aftermath of his win over Robbie Lawler. The former UFC interim welterweight champion […]

Dana White sides with Jon Jones after watching videos stemming from battery charge

Jon Jones cups his hand to his ear | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones will still have his day in court stemming from a misdemeanor battery charge but it appears UFC president Dana White is already in his corner. Jones was charged after a waitress at a gentlemen’s club in Albuquerque, New Mexico accused […]

Corey Anderson, Jon Jones Exchange Words at Autograph Session in New Jersey

Corey Anderson appears to be doing his best to lay the foundation for a future fight with reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Attorneys skeptical of battery charge against UFC champ Jon Jones

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones faces up to six months in jail for a battery charge stemming from an alleged incident at a strip club, but veteran defense attorneys doubt the case will hold up. “Assuming it all actually happened, I would love to defend him,” attorney David C. Serna told MMA Junkie. “I […]

Dana White ‘numb’ to Jon Jones’ problems outside the cage following latest battery charge

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones is once again defending himself against legal charges as well as the court of public opinion after he was hit with a misdemeanor battery charge in New Mexico. The embattled UFC light heavyweight champion has faced a myriad of legal issues in recent years including a hit-and-run accident where […]

Report: Jon Jones Faces Battery Charge for Alleged Strip Club Incident in Albuquerque

Jon Jones is facing a battery charge for an alleged incident that occurred at an Albuquerque, N.M., strip club this past April. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Tito Ortiz apologizes for ‘disrespectful’ comments towards Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier

Tito Ortiz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Tito Ortiz has always been known to say whatever he wants to whoever he wants, but even he draws the occasional line. Case in point, earlier this week Ortiz made an appearance on the Domenick Nati Show and he ruffled some feathers with his comments about UFC light […]

UFC Breaks 50/50 Record at UFC 239: Jones vs. Santos

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Tito Ortiz Confident He Could Beat Jon Jones With A Proper Training Camp

Tito Ortiz makes his MMA return later this year when he takes on former WWE champion Alberto Del Rio under the Combate Americas promotion and it didn’t take long for the outspoken former UFC light heavyweight champion to make the news. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 239 Medical Suspensions: Jon Jones Needs X-Ray Clearance to Avoid 6-Month Term

Jon Jones’ five-round title defense against Thiago Santos took its toll on his lower body, and now the reigning light heavyweight champion could be looking at a lengthy time on the sidelines as a result. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC 239 Salaries: Champions Jon Jones, Amanda Nunes Top Payroll with $500K Apiece

Jon Jones and Amanda Nunes were the top earners at UFC 239, as each took home $500,000 for their work in the Octagon this past Saturday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jon Jones defends tactical title defense, but ‘it doesn’t feel good to be booed’

Lost in the fact that Jon Jones recorded his 10th successful defense of the UFC light heavyweight title ( the second straight of his current reign) is that he actually did something he’d never done before in MMA competition: he won a split decision. Two judges gave Jones 48-47 scores following five rounds in the […]

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