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Anthony Johnson’s light heavyweight title shot raising questions about division’s future

As a former welterweight bust who was discarded as wasted talent by the masses and fighting in the sport’s basement only two years ago, Anthony Johnson had nothing to lose as he entered the octagon to square-off with Alexander Gustafsson for a crack at the light heavyweight crown in Saturday’s main event at UFC on Fox 14 in Stockholm, Sweden. If Johnson had lost, it would...
Via Sports-Glory
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

The terrifying power of Anthony "Rumble" Johnson

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson destroyed Alexander Gustafsson and in doing so set himself up to take on the pound-for-pound champ, Jon Jones. Rumble is ready. The post The Terrifying Power Of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Taunts Alexander Gustafsson After Loss; Anthony Johnson Responds

In the aftermath of Alexander Gustafsson’s first round TKO defeat to Anthony Johnson on Saturday night light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones couldn’t resist taking a verbal jab at his former foe. “Not impressed Alex,” Jones wrote post-fight on Twitter, though he later deleted the message. Apparently the long-reigning champion isn’t opting to keep a low profile despite coming...
Via Fight Of The Night
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones explains deleted tweet about Alexander Gustafsson

Jon Jones has a habit of sending tweets and deleting them, almost as if he doesn’t realize people ALWAYS notice when he does it. Saturday was no exception as Jones sent a tweet after watching former foe Alexander Gustafsson lose to Rumble Johnson on “UFC on FOX.” The tweet said “not impressed Alex.” For those...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Victor Conte: Jon Jones has ‘highly suspicious’ testosterone levels

Victor Conte, the BALCO founder who has been linked to PED-using superstars like Alex Rodriguez, believes the UFC needs to pay closer attention when it comes to testing light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. During an interview with Sherdog Radio earlier this week, Conte explained that there was something “highly suspicious” about the measured testosterone levels...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Jon Jones Fined After Positive Test

It looks like Jon Jones will have to pay some restitution for his recent drug faux pas. Jones’ promotion company UFC released the following official statement in regards to Jones’ recent positive drug test and stint in rehab: The UFC announced today that it has fined light heavyweight champion Jon Jones $25,000 for violating the organization’s Athlete Code of Conduct policy...
Via BadCulture
9 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC fines Jon Jones $25K for positive cocaine test

Jon Jones’ failed drug test will cost him more than just a trip to a drug treatment facility. The UFC announced Saturday that it has fined the light heavyweight champion $25,000 for violating its Athlete Code of Conduct policy. Jones tested positive for traces of cocaine in an early December test, the results of which were revealed shortly after he beat Daniel Cormier in UFC...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones reportedly only spent one night in rehab

Jon “Bones” Jones is expected to be in Foxboro this weekend.     Jones’ mother told WBNG in Binghamton, N.Y., that the UFC champion, who checked into rehab last week after testing positive for cocaine, spent only one night in the drug program. She also revealed that Jones plans to attend Sunday’s AFC Championship Game between the New England Patriots and Indianapolis...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jon Jones does 'suck it' crotch chop to Cormier

Jon Jones beat Daniel Cormier by unanimous decision at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on Saturday night and punctuated his win with a crotch chop at his opponent at the close of the final round.
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones hit on two waitresses during interview

Whether he’s in the octagon or at a restaurant, Jon Jones is always on the hunt and in attack mode. Case in point: an interview he did with a writer showed Jones doing both. Deadspin’s Greg Howard had an excellent profile on Jones ahead of the light heavyweight champion’s big fight against Daniel Cormier. For...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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