Dana White confident he’ll eventually ‘figure it out’ with Jon Jones despite current tension

Dana White discusses Jon Jones’ removal from UFC 200 | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting UFC president Dana White has been here before. Over his tenure at the promotion, he’s been at odds with plenty of superstar fighters where a disagreement eventually boils over into a heated war of words. Currently, he’s embroiled in a nasty […]

Jan Blachowicz doesn’t buy Jon Jones vacating the title or retiring: ‘I think he’s just playing games’

Jan Blachowicz | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting After knocking out Corey Anderson back in February, Jan Blachowicz felt like it was only a matter of time before he had a contract with Jon Jones’ name on the other end of it. Now four months later, the Polish contender is still waiting on word about his […]

Jon Jones cleans up Albuquerque, reacts to ‘beautiful’ George Floyd protest

Jon Jones took to the the streets of Albuquerque, N.M. on Monday to make a difference in his community amid a series of George Floyd protests. Throughout the day and night, Jones shared a series of Instagram stories—which began with arriving with a crew of teammates from Jackson Wink MMA, to assisting in boarding up […]

Mike Winkeljohn: ‘In My Heart, I Think Jon Jones Will Sit Out a While’

It could be some time before fans see Jon Jones compete in the Octagon again. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Why Daniel Cormier thinks Jon Jones is ‘more serious about walking away’ from UFC

Daniel Cormier thinks Jon Jones actually go through with relinquishing the UFC light heavyweight championship. Jones (25-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) is currently in a feud with UFC president Dana White over a discrepancy in pay that stemmed from Jones’ request for an increase to move up to heavyweight to fight Francis Ngannou. White claimed that […]

Video: Between the Links, Episode 1: Jon Jones vs. Dana White and more

On the inaugural episode of Between the Links, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck is joined by panelists Jose Youngs and Alex K. Lee to discuss the latest with Jon Jones, his battle with Dana White and the UFC, and possibly vacating the light heavyweight title. In addition, the panel debates the three stars of this past […]

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier believes Jon Jones is serious about vacating the light heavyweight title

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Daniel Cormier believes Jon Jones is serious about vacating the light heavyweight title. It’s been a busy few weeks for Jon Jones. First, UFC light heavyweight champion was suddenly thrust into a potential superfight with Francis Ngannou. Negotiations didn’t get very far though as Jones said the UFC was not offering […]

Dana White: Jon Jones’ future up to him, even if that means retirement

UFC president Dana White says Jon Jones’ future is in his own hands, whether he chooses to keep fighting or retire. In a statement given to The Canadian Press on Monday, White said Jones (25-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) is in a position where he can walk away from fighting altogether, should he want to. “Jon […]

Triple Take: Is Jon Jones smart for tempting the UFC to release him?

UFC president Dana White and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones have had differences in the past but nothing like what’s transpired in the days since Jones went public with failed negotiations for a heavyweight superfight with Francis Ngannou. Both White and Jones have publicly accused the other of lying about what really transpired, leading Jones […]

Dana White: Jon Jones Has Made Enough Money from Fighting to Retire

If Jon Jones wants to relinquish the light heavyweight title and walk away from the sport, that’s his decision, according to Dana White. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White: Jon Jones’ future ‘up to him’ but ‘he’s made enough money’ to retire

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones will decide his own future even if that means never fighting again. That’s according to UFC president Dana White, who issued a brief statement to the Canadian Press on Monday after Jones claimed he was vacating his light heavyweight title. Over the past week, White and Jones have been […]

Video: Jon Jones shuts down vandalism during protests in Albuquerque

Jon Jones had quite the memorable day on Sunday. As the day began, Jones told the world he was going to vacate the UFC light heavyweight title. Right before it ended, he took to the streets of Albuquerque, N.M. to do his part against those trying to vandalize the city in the wake of a […]

Jon Jones Stops Vandalism in Downtown Albuquerque During George Floyd Protests

Even as Jon Jones is embroiled in a bitter dispute with the UFC and Dana White, he still found time to stop vandalism in his adopted hometown on Sunday night. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Pros react to champ Jon Jones saying he’ll vacate UFC light heavyweight title

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting A public battle between UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and UFC President Dana White took an unexpected turn on Sunday when Jones claimed he will vacate his title. The news came less than 24 hours after White downplayed Jones’ value to the promotion and said the champ could sit out […]

‘Bones out’: Jon Jones says he’s vacating UFC title after spat with Dana White

Jon Jones says he’s no longer the UFC light heavyweight champion while his ongoing feud with company president Dana White continues to get more tense. Jones seemingly hit a boiling point following comments from White at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9 post-fight news conference. The two sides have been going back-and-forth in recent days, with […]

Jon Jones claims he will vacate his UFC light heavyweight title

Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting The UFC might need a new UFC light heavyweight champion. Jon Jones, who has feuded with UFC President Dana White publicly over the past couple of days, admitted Sunday evening that he’s done with the title. Yes https://t.co/QHDrkMtBeI — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) May 31, 2020 The argument […]

Dana White Blames Jon Jones for Tarnishing Own Image; UFC Champ Calls for Release

Over the past few days, the contract negotiations for Jon Jones’ first heavyweight foray devolved into a very public ‘he said-he said’ feud between the 205-pound champion and UFC president Dana White. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jamahal Hill plans on making an eventual highlight of Jon Jones: ‘That has to happen’

LAS VEGAS – Jamahal Hill beat Klidson Abreu with a first-round TKO Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 9 in Las Vegas. Take a look inside the fight with Hill, who stayed unbeaten and got his first UFC finish after a decision in his official promotional debut. Result: Jamahal Hill def. Klidson […]

Dana White to Jon Jones: ‘Being the greatest of all time doesn’t mean you get $30 million’

UFC President Dana White will not be releasing text messages from a conversation with Jon Jones about fighting Francis Ngannou. Instead, White indicated he’s detaching from a rising drama with the UFC light heavyweight champion over compensation and gives “Bones” a choice: fight, or sit out. If Jones chooses the former, though, he isn’t getting […]

UFC champ Jon Jones again tempts company to release him after latest Dana White comments

Jon Jones didn’t need long to respond to Dana White’s comments at Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 9 post-fight press conference. The public spat between UFC light heavyweight champ Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) and company president White has dominated headlines in recent days. It all stemmed from “Bones,” according to White, pushing for a bigger […]

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