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Stipe Miocic hoping to capitalize on win over Mark Hunt

Stipe Miocic

Coming off of a deflating loss to former heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos in his last appearance, there was no question that Stipe Miocic needed a convincing win in order to remain one of the division’s legitimate contenders when he entered the octagon to face Mark Hunt in the main event of Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night 65 in Adelaide, ...

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Miocic-Hunt headlines UFC Fight Night Adelaide

Miocic-Hunt

Between the most recent chapter in the downfall of former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones, and the overpriced nonsense that the Mayweather-Pacquiao circus became, the past two weeks have been especially unkind to fight fans. But, as always, there’s a light at the end of this disappointing tunnel, and in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 65 ...

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Gustafsson, Teixeira out of UFC Fight Night Berlin

Gustafsson

The UFC’s light heavyweight division took another big hit on Friday when it was announced that an injury to Alexander Gustafsson has forced the promotion’s second-ranked, 205-pound contender to withdraw from his upcoming clash with Glover Teixeira that was set for the main event of UFC Fight Night 69 in Berlin on June 20th. As always, injuries equal opportunity in ...

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Fight-fans don’t lose with Johnson-Cormier headlining UFC 187

Daniel Cormier

Since his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident last Sunday led local authorities to book Jon Jones on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving death or personal injury earlier this week, the UFC veteran has fallen very far, very fast. As a result of his alleged actions, the UFC has stripped Jones of his light ...

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UFC suspends, strips Jon Jones of light heavyweight title

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

The UFC announced Tuesday night that Jon Jones has been stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title and suspended indefinitely following his alleged hit-and-run over the weekend in Albuquerque, New Mexico. “UFC feels strongly that its athletes must uphold certain standards both in and out of the Octagon. While there is disappointment in the recent charges, the organization remains supportive of Jones as ...

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Jon Jones awaiting wrath of authorities, UFC

Jon Jones

After turning himself in to local authorities due to his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident that sent one woman to the hospital with a fractured arm on Sunday in Albuquerque, New Mexico, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones posted a $2,500.00 bond and was released from Bernalillow County Metro Detention Center on Monday night. According to witnesses, Jones was ...

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Jon Jones arrested and charged with felony hit-and-run

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones turned himself in to police after a hit-and-run incident that he was allegedly involved in Sunday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico. UFC fighter Jon Jones has been booked into Bernalillo County MDC without incident. — Albuquerque Police (@ABQPOLICE) April 28, 2015 Here is the official warrant issued for Jones. According to the police report, Jones was driving ...

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Report: Jon Jones faces felony charge after hit-and-run

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones faces a felony charge in connection to a hit-and-run incident that he was allegedly involved in Sunday morning in Albuquerque, New Mexico. According to ESPN.com, Albuquerque Police Department spokesperson Tanner Tixier confirmed that the 25-year-old pregnant woman driving the car Jones allegedly struck in Southeast Albuquerque suffered a broken arm. “The preliminary statement that the woman suffered ‘non-serious’ injury ...

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Johnson vs. Horiguchi headlines UFC 186

UFC 186

When it comes to consistency, UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson is among the best in the business, and in Saturday’s main event-showdown against seventh-ranked Kyoji Horiguchi at UFC 186 in Montreal, the 125-pound king will attempt to defend his crown for the sixth time and remain the only champion that the division has ever known. Now entering his fifth year ...

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Anderson Silva may compete for spot in 2016 Olympics

MMA: UFC 183-Silva vs Diaz-Weigh Ins

Less than a week after admitting to the use of nothing more than an anti-inflammatory and denying any use of performance-enhancing drugs, the saga of former UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva took another unexpected turn when he announced his interest in competing for Brazil’s Olympic taekwondo team in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Currently under a temporary ...

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