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UFC Reinstates Former Champion Jon Jones

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.23.2015 | Sports

The UFC officially reinstated former champion Jon Jones to its roster on Friday morning, less than a month after he pleaded guilty in a hit-and-run c...

UFC Champion Jon Jones Sentenced In Hit-And-Run Case

AP | Justin Block | Posted 09.29.2015 | Sports

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — UFC champion fighter Jon "Bones" Jones has pleaded guilty to a charge stemming from a hit-and-run crash in April that injur...

Police Seek MMA Star For Questioning In Hit-And-Run

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2015 | Crime

April 26 (Reuters) - Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, want to question mixed martial arts star Jon Jones over his possible involvement in a hit-an...

Breaking Down UFC 182

Dan Shapiro | Posted 03.02.2015 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Five months after an impromptu, press-conference brawl, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and contender Daniel Cormier return to the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on January 3 (10 P.M. EST, Pay Per View), to finally settle their score at UFC 182.

WATCH: UFC Fighters Freak Out After Their Foreheads Touch

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.05.2014 | Sports

Whatever the opposite of an "Eskimo kiss" is, this comes pretty close. In preparation for their upcoming fight on Sept. 27, UFC fighters Jon Jones ...

In God (and Winnie the Pooh) I Trust

Greg Barrett | Posted 07.01.2014 | Religion
Greg Barrett

When I truly believe that the power of the universe resides within me (this belief waxes and wanes apparently) I act in such a way that I am able to tap it. Jesus or the Buddha or Winnie the Pooh, these are merely conduits for the almighty energy that lies in wait.

Breaking Down UFC 172

Dan Shapiro | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (19-1, 13-1 UFC) puts his title on the line against Glover Teixeira (22-2, 5-0 UFC).

MMA's Best of 2013

Dan Shapiro | Posted 03.02.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Heading into 2013, the UFC's dais of champions represented generations of MMA greatness, with legends like Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre being joined by greats like Cain Velasquez and Jon Jones, along with newer strapholders.

UFC 165: Champ Bloodied But Not Beaten

AP | Posted 11.21.2013 | Sports

TORONTO (AP) — A bloody Jon Jones won a unanimous decision against hard-charging Alexander Gustafsson to retain his light-heavyweight title at UFC 1...

UFC 165 Kicks Off Title Tilt Season: Jones and Barao Look to Defend Straps

Dan Shapiro | Posted 11.19.2013 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones looks to defend his belt for a record-setting sixth time against Alexander Gustafsson.

UFC 159: Sonnen No Match For Jones

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 06.27.2013 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. -- With one awkward lunge, Jon Jones' big toe about popped off his left foot. Before he hobbled out of the octagon, Jones had one more s...

That Is Not How A Toe Is Supposed To Bend

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.28.2013 | Sports

Jon Jones made short work of Chael Sonnen in their highly anticipated bout at UFC 159. The light heavyweight matchup ended with a TKO in the first rou...

Jones vs. Sonnen

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 06.27.2013 | Sports

No excuses. Jon Jones has had months, not days, to prepare this time around for Chael Sonnen. That doesn't sound like good news for Son...

Big Move For UFC Stars

Posted 10.18.2012 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the outspoken Chael Sonnen will be coaching the next season of The Ulti...

UFC 152: Jones Survives Early Scare

AP | Posted 11.22.2012 | Sports

TORONTO -- Jon Jones successfully defended his light heavyweight title, surviving an early scare to submit former champion Vitor Belfort in the fourth...

UFC Makes (Unwanted) History

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 10.23.2012 | Sports

-- The UFC canceled its Sept. 1 pay-per-view show Thursday after light heavyweight contender Dan Henderson injured his knee and champion Jon Jones de...

UFC Star Charged With DWI After Car Wreck

AP | Posted 05.19.2012 | Sports

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -- UFC star Jon Jones was charged with DWI early Saturday after the car he was driving struck a utility pole, police said. In a stat...

If Anyone Can, Rashad Evans Can Beat 'Unstoppable' Jones

Elliot Worsell | Posted 06.18.2012 | Sports
Elliot Worsell

Rashad Evans doesn't even have to necessarily beat Jon Jones on Saturday -- he just has to prove that it can be done... one day... someday. Because, as it stands right now, that task seems a step too far for just about everybody in the division

Ten Reasons Why Rory MacDonald Is the Future

Elliot Worsell | Posted 06.13.2012 | Sports
Elliot Worsell

With Jon Jones now secure as the UFC's premier 205 lb fighter, my attention turns to 22-year-old Rory MacDonald, a physical welterweight contender with the world at his feet.

Brennan Williams

Anthony Hamilton Gives Jon Jones Props | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.11.2012 | Black Voices

In our weekly "Love Of The Game" series, HuffPost Black Voices talks sports with a person of note. This week we caught up with Grammy Award-winning si...

Ron Dicker

The Ultimate Battle For New York | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.16.2011 | Business

The Ultimate Fighting Championship, which allows foes to punch, kick, wrestle and choke each other, is a billion-dollar global enterprise that cannot ...

UFC 135: Jones Stops Rampage

AP | By PAT GRAHAM | Posted 11.24.2011 | Sports

DENVER -- The bad blood ended with Jon Jones planting a peck on the cheek of Quinton "Rampage" Jackson after the fight. That was after Jones punished...

UFC 135 Results

Posted 11.24.2011 | Sports

MMA Fighting has UFC 135 results for all of the Sept. 24 UFC 135 fights, plus live coverage from Denver, live blogs of all the fights and live UFC 135...

UFC Fighter Curses Out 'Fair Weather Fans'

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 10.11.2011 | Sports

Not surprisingly, someone who goes by the name "Rampage" does not tread lightly when it comes to his foes and critics. On Tuesday, Quinton "Rampag...

New Star Surrounded by Cowards, Says MMA Fighter

MMA Fighting | Posted 06.12.2011 | Sports

For 30 minutes, Chael Sonnen spoke solemnly, seriously about the suspended state of his career and his attempts to revive it. But when the topic switc...