USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Oct. 27: Does Khabib overtake Jon Jones as P4P No. 1?

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov made it look relatively easy this past weekend, moving his undefeated record to 29-0 after he submitted Justin Gaethje in the second round of their UFC 254 headliner. Afterward, Nurmagomedov, 32, shocked everyone when he announced he was retiring. But he also had a request: to be ranked No. 1 […]

Khabib Nurmagomedov Surpasses Jon Jones in UFC Pound-for-Pound Rankings

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s request has been granted. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jon Jones dismisses notion Khabib is GOAT: He ‘just recently started fighting elite-level competition’

Jon Jones is having none of some fans’ claim that Khabib Nurmagomedov is the greatest MMA fighter ever. In a video posted on his Instagram account Monday, the former UFC light heavyweight champion took shots at the pro-Nurmagomedov argument and repeated the difference in UFC title defenses as his main talking point. “I’m talking to […]

Jon Jones Disputes Khabib GOAT Talk, Points to Longer Track Record of Title Fight Wins

Jon Jones still isn’t buying the “Greatest of All Time” discussion that has surrounded Khabib Nurmagomedov since his retirement bout at UFC 254 on Saturday. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jon Jones jabs Khabib Nurmagomedov fans: 15-4, and you guys are talking about the GOAT?

Two days after a tweet storm about Khabib Nurmagomedov, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones hasn’t let go of the GOAT argument. Jones on Monday posted a selfie video jabbing at Nurmagomedov fans who say the 32-year-old lightweight champ is the best ever. “I’m talking to all you Khabib fans out there,” said Jones, […]

Jon Jones scoffs at Khabib Nurmagomedov taking over as pound-for-pound best, much less becoming the GOAT

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones is happy to praise Khabib Nurmagomedov on an incredible career, but he’s not ready to just hand over his spot as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the sport, much less declare anybody else as the greatest of all-time. At UFC 254, Nurmagomedov announced his retirement from MMA just moments […]

Conor McGregor, Jon Jones and more react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s sudden retirement at UFC 254

Khabib Nurmagomedov retired after his UFC 254 win Saturday night. | Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Khabib Nurmagomedov turned in a career-high performance on Saturday with a second-round submission of Justin Gaethje that unified the UFC lightweight title and extended his unbeaten streak to 29-0. Then Nurmagomedov shocked everyone by putting down […]

Conor McGregor, Jon Jones React to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Retirement Announcement

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s retirement announcement came one fight sooner than most of the mixed martial arts community expected. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Two-Division Cage Warriors Champ Mason Jones Announces UFC Deal

Mason Jones, a two-division champion with Cage Warriors, is head to the UFC. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

CES 61 results: Nick Alley stuns John Gotti III with decision win, Jamelle Jones delivers ferocious KO

John Gotti III is no longer undefeated. Gotti took on New Hampshire’s Nick Alley in the main event of CES 61 inside “The Tent” at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, R.I., and after a solid start to the fight, Alley took over in the final 10 minutes to pick up the biggest win of his […]

Jon Jones claims he hid from NAC under Jackson Wink cage because he was afraid to test positive for marijuana

It seems the truth behind the infamous allegations that Jon Jones hid under a cage from a drug test may have finally been revealed. According to the long-told tale, which Deadspin mentioned in 2015 and Chael Sonnen later resurfaced in an appearance on “The Joe Rogan Experience,” when drug testers visited Jones at Jackson Wink […]

Israel Adesanya: Jon Jones feud could get more personal ahead of ‘biggest fight in UFC history’

Israel Adesanya has no regrets about the personal nature of his Twitter war with Jon Jones, and implied things might get even more intense going forward. Following his successful middleweight title defense against Paulo Costa at UFC 253, Adesanya (20-0 MMA, 9-0 UFC) has engaged in a social media back-and-forth with Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 […]

Marijuana positive overturns Trevin Jones’ UFC on ESPN 15 win over Timur Valiev 

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Bantamweight Trevin Jones pulled off a sensational comeback at UFC on ESPN 15 in his octagon debut against Timur Valiev. But he won’t get credit for it due to a positive marijuana test. Jones, 30, was stripped of his win after the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday voted to overturn […]

The A-Side Live Chat: Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya, Holly Holm & Germaine de Randamie, more

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This is The A-Side Live Chat. For this episode, José Youngs, E. Casey Leydon, and Guilherme Cruz react to some of the biggest stories in MMA. Some possible topics include Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya war of words on social media, Paulo Costa’s reaction to his loss at UFC 253, Holly […]

The A-Side Live Chat: Jon Jones vs. Israel Adesanya, Holly Holm & Germaine de Randamie, UFC Fight Island 5 preview, more

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This is The A-Side Live Chat. For this episode, José Youngs, E. Casey Leydon, and Guilherme Cruz eact to some of the biggest stories in MMA. Some possible topics include Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya war of wards on social media, Paulo Costa’s reaction to his loss at UFC 253, Holly […]

Jon Jones unleashes on Israel Adesanya: ‘It’s no secret that I want to break this clown’s neck’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones may be headed to heavyweight, but it certainly appears he’s willing to take a detour so long as that road leads to a showdown with Israel Adesanya. While the rivalry between Jones and Adesanya dates back more than one year at this point, their war of words has really […]

Jon Jones, Israel Adesanya continue their Twitter war of words

The hottest feud in the UFC continues to be the one between a pair of competitors on opposite ends of the planet who fight in different weight classes. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones continued their war of words Monday, as their trash talk show no signs of slowing […]

Jon Jones, Israel Adesanya continue Twitter beef – with parents now mentioned (UPDATED)

Israel Adesanya has said on several occasions he’s looking to fight Jon Jones, but Jones remains skeptical. A former UFC light heavyweight champion, Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) took to Instagram on Monday, posting a video clip of UFC middleweight champion Adesanya’s UFC 253 post-fight news conference from Saturday. In the clip, Adesanya (20-0 MMA, […]

Video: Angela Hill: Jon Jones trying to make Israel Adesanya ‘take bait’ for fight

ABU DHABI – UFC strawweight Angela Hill sat down with reporters, including MMA Fighting, on Tuesday to discuss a number of current MMA topics, including the middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa, Adesanya’s post-fight celebration, fans’ reaction to Adesanya versus Colby Covington, the beef between Adesanya and Jon Jones, the next steps […]

Angela Hill: Jon Jones trying to make Israel Adesanya ‘take bait’ for fight

ABU DHABI – UFC strawweight Angela Hill sat down with reporters, including MMA Fighting, on Tuesday to discuss a number of current MMA topics, including the middleweight title fight between Israel Adesanya and Paulo Costa, Adesanya’s post-fight celebration, fans’ reaction to Adesanya versus Colby Covington, the beef between Adesanya and Jon Jones, the next steps […]

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