UFC president Dana White grew defensive discussing fighters’ pay during an interview with ESPN’s Dan Le Batard. White said fighters could reveal their pay at any time, but that fighters don’t want people knowing how much they make, combatting Le Batard’s assertion that UFC fighters are underpaid. Pay varies between […]
Jon Jones has been a professional fighter for 12 years. But he said he has never experienced the “level of torture” George Floyd would have experienced being knelt on for more than seven minutes, dying on May 25. Floyd, a black American male, died when a white Minneapolis police officer […]
Jon Jones was arrested in March, the latest incident of multiple controversies outside of sport. This amuses the UFC light heavyweight champion’s rival Israel Adesanya because Jones’ behaviour is “embarrassing,” he keeps “f—— up” over and over, and he’s just “a piece of s—.” Relations have long been frayed between […]
Anthony Smith called his UFC rival Jon Jones a “f—— douchebag.” Smith was recently the victim of a home invasion in which he brawled with the intruder “with no pants on” for five minutes at 4 a.m. in the morning. Jones tweeted that he was glad Smith was ok, but […]
Jon Jones narrowly won his UFC 247 fight at the Toyota Centre in Houston on Saturday. The long-reigning light heavyweight champion beat the game challenger Dominick Reyes despite statistics saying he was hit far more often. Even the UFC president Dana White thought Reyes had won, and said he was […]
Jon Jones has pleaded “no contest” to a charge of disorderly conduct after a woman accused him of assaulting her at a New Mexico strip club. The incident reportedly occurred on April 19, 2019, at “TD’s Eubank Showclub” in Albuquerque. A waitress said Jones put her in chokehold, kissed her […]
Jon Jones was taken five rounds by Thiago Santos on Saturday, winning narrowly in the UFC 239 main event. Santos won the first round, injured his knee in the second, and was unable to stamp his authority thereafter. But Jones, too, may have injured himself in the bout as he […]
MMA fighter Jon Jones tested positive for a trace of a long-term metabolite steroid that he’d previously been suspended for before UFC 232 in December, according to a report. But Jones won’t be punished because other tests turned up clean, and there is science to suggest the substance has lingered […]
UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been charged with three counts of assault for an alleged attack on a UFC team bus on Thursday. McGregor has a court hearing on June 14 but, after that date, will likely return to UFC if and when he chooses. This is because UFC has […]
There have been over 4,500 UFC fights from 433 events since the very first UFC show in 1993. In the 25 years that followed UFC 1, fans have witnessed the rise and fall of many champions and seen many great fights – but which have been the best? As part […]
Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua could leave boxing and compete in UFC. Joshua admitted he would need a few fights to get used to the submission aspect of life in a UFC octagon, but has his eyes on two major UFC stars. Fights against hulking heavyweight Francis Ngannou and former light […]
The decision to revoke Jon Jones’ fighting licence was upheld on Tuesday. Jones failed a dope test last year and cannot reapply for the licence until August. But things could get even worse for the former UFC champion. This is because he was told to “deal with the US Anti-Doping […]
The former UFC champion Jon “Bones” Jones is regarded as one of the greatest fighters of all time – but he has plenty of baggage. The American has failed drug tests, issued a death threat, and once injured a pregnant woman in a hit-and-run incident. But UFC’s president, Dana White, […]
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