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 […]

Dominick Reyes: Jon Jones should face ‘repercussions’ after latest arrest but ‘I want to be the one to serve him justice’

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Dominick Reyes vividly remembers the morning he first heard about Jon Jones being arrested for DWI and negligent use of a firearm. “I was like ‘no f*cking way,” Reyes told MMA Fighting. “We’re in quarantine. How? I saw the official reports and I was like this is crazy.” Reyes battled Jones […]

Israel Adesanya ‘Felt Bad’ for Jon Jones After Latest Arrest

Israel Adesanya may have a budding feud with Jon Jones, but the UFC middleweight champion still didn’t necessarily revel in his rival’s latest transgression. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

MMA Junkie Radio #3041: Thoughts on UFC 249 latest, Cejudo-Garbrandt beef, more

Monday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here! On Episode No. 3,041 of the podcast, the fellas discuss the latest on UFC 249 and more of the most recent MMA news and notes. THE RUNDOWN As of the recording of Monday’s episode, it looks like a finalized version of […]

Jon Anik thinks Jon Jones ‘bottomed out’ after latest arrest

Jon Jones listening to media questions at UFC 200 press luncheon. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Rarely at a loss for words, there isn’t much Jon Anik can say about UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’s latest run-in with the law. Jones was arrested this past Thursday in his hometown of Albuquerque, N.M., and charged […]

Betting Odds on Jon Jones’ Future Released Following Latest Arrest

The world’s fight schedule remains tentative due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but there are prop bets available regarding the uncertain future of Jon Jones. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Daniel Cormier refuses to ‘celebrate’ Jon Jones’ downfall following latest DWI arrest

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Daniel Cormier will never be Jon Jones’ biggest fan. But as much as he might dislike his longtime rival, the former two-division UFC champion refuses to kick him while he’s down. “Seeing him get into trouble again, a lot of people in my circle text me almost celebratory, but that’s not […]

MMA Junkie Q&A replay: Jon Jones arrest fallout, the latest on UFC 249, more

Although no fights are going on at the moment, the MMA world was still buzzing with news to discuss Friday. Most of that news revolved around UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who was arrested Thursday in Albuquerque, N.M., on multiple charges, including aggravated DWI and negligent use of a firearm. The incident, which is […]

Israel Adesanya trolls Jon Jones following latest arrest

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting As one would expect, Israel Adesanya is having fun at Jon Jones’ expense. Following news of Jones’ arrest on multiple charges — including DWI and negligent use of a firearm — early Thursday morning in Albuquerque, NM, multiple fighters on the UFC roster reacted to the situation. Jones has compiled a […]

Contenders Dominick Reyes, Jan Blachowicz mock Jon Jones after UFC champ’s latest arrest

UFC light heavyweight contenders Dominick Reyes and Jan Blachowicz appear to be rather amused by Jon Jones’ latest legal mishap. Reyes (12-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) and Blachowicz (26-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC), who were seemingly in a two-man race to determine the next challenge for Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC), threw additional shade at the champion […]

Video reaction: What to make of Jon Jones’ latest arrest and what comes next

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones found himself associated with legal trouble again Thursday when he was arrested in the wee hours of the morning in his hometown of Albuquerque, N.M. Jones faces multiple charges, including driving under the influence and negligent use of a firearm, among others, after police said they found an intoxicated […]

After Jon Jones’s latest narrow title win, it’s time to risk it all at heavyweight

Dominick Reyes and Jon Jones | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Jon Jones will tell you that he planned it all just as it happened—the meteoric rise, the indisputable coronation, the indestructible aura. It was a quick yet transcendent kind of dominance that was equal parts unambiguous yet baffling. No one had ever seen a fighter […]

UFC 247’s Austin Lingo proud to be the latest Fortis MMA standout to make it to the big leagues

Fortis MMA hasn’t slowed its production line of UFC-ready prospects. Saturday night, Austin Lingo steps from the on-deck circle to the batter’s box when he makes his promotional debut at UFC 247. Last week, news surfaced Lingo (7-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) had joined a dozen of his Fortis MMA teammates on the UFC roster, when […]

The A-Side Live Chat: UFC Raleigh & Bellator 238 fallout, Cris Cyborg’s latest title win, Curtis Blaydes’ future, more

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting. For this episode, José Youngs and Peter Carroll break down some of the top storylines in the world of MMA. There’s plenty to talk about, so join us at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Some of […]

Bellator 236 breakdown: Can unheralded Kate Jackson spoil Ilima-Lei Macfarlane’s latest homecoming?

MMA Junkie analyst Dan Tom breaks down the Bellator’s top bouts. Today, we look at the main event for Bellator 236. Bellator 236 takes place Saturday at Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. The main card streams on DAZN following prelims on MMA Junkie. Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (10-0 MMA, 9-0 BMMA) Staple info: Height: 5’4″ Age: […]

Alistair Overeem will always be a fighting legend, but latest crushing KO loss is one too many

Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports If you’re an Alistair Overeem fan, Saturday night’s loss was particularly difficult to digest. It was crushing in both literal and figurative ways. It was thunderous and gruesome and agonizing because of how everything before it that had been so positive had been wiped out so thoroughly and ferociously. Overeem was […]

Morning Report: Paul Daley blasts ‘ridiculous’ matchmaking after Michael ‘Venom’ Page’s latest knockout win

Bellator MMA Over the weekend, Michael “Venom” Page added yet another impressive KO to his ever-increasing highlight reel when he starched Gianni Melillo with a walk-off right hand knockout at Bellator London. The knockout once again raised questions about the level of competition “MVP” has faced throughout his Bellator career, with perhaps his harshest critic […]

In latest Greg Hardy controversy, he may actually be a victim

Greg Hardy | Thomas Lakes, MMA Fighting Say what you will about Greg Hardy — and there’s plenty to comment about — but the man sure leaves the sports world with plenty to talk about whenever he appears. It is not always positive, of course. Everyone is aware of his previous arrest and conviction for […]

DWCS results: Flying knee KO’s highlight latest episode

The expression on UFC president Dana White’s face during the final two fights on the latest edition of the Contender Series told the whole story for the card. Light heavyweight prospect Aleksa Camur and featherweight Aalon Cruz capped off the night with a pair of flying knee knockouts that had White spewing expletives left and […]

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 […]

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