Jon Jones's Interview Last Night Was A Ridiculous, Hilarious Sham

Last night, Jon Jones sat down with Fox Sports 1's Charissa Thompson to explain what's happened since his successful UFC light-heavyweight title defense against rival Daniel Cormier earlier this month. Just days after the bout, news broke that Jones had tested positive for cocaine in a Dec. 4 drug test administered by… » 1/20/15 12:15pm 1/20/15 12:15pm

Jon Jones, Overachiever, Beats Alleged Cocaine Addiction In 24 Hours

A week ago, just three days after dismantling rival Daniel Cormier in a brilliant title defense, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones announced he was entering a drug treatment facility after testing positive for cocaine on a December 4 test. "I am taking this drug treatment program very seriously," he said in a… » 1/13/15 12:00pm 1/13/15 12:00pm

How Jon Jones Became The Baddest Motherfucker On Earth

The baddest motherfucker on Earth and I are in a posh restaurant in a poor city with two guys he picked up at some point or another to shoot guns and drink beer with whenever he isn't elbowing people in the face, and we're laughing, the four of us, hearty guffaws that crash around the table. I'm telling them a funny… » 12/30/14 2:25pm 12/30/14 2:25pm

Jon Jones Defends Light Heavyweight Title With A Perfect Fight

Going into last night's title defense, the question for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones wasn't whether he'd win, but how. His opponent was Glover Teixeira, a tough but limited fighter whose main attributes are heavy hands and a hard chin, and whose principal skill is working inside with a set of basic but… » 4/27/14 2:56pm 4/27/14 2:56pm

UFC Champ Jon Jones (Apparently) Calls Some Guy A "Fag," Blames Hacker

The other day, a Swedish guy posted some images purporting to show that after he trolled UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones—he is, roughly, the Kevin Durant or Mike Trout of his sport—on Twitter, Jones went through his photos on Instagram and tagged them with homophobic comments. » 4/17/14 6:21pm 4/17/14 6:21pm

How Greg Jackson Is Changing The Parameters Of Coaching

Last year, we spent a week with Greg Jackson, a top fight trainer, as he and his team prepared four athletes to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. We were granted unusual behind-the-scenes access so that we could answer a fairly straightforward question: Just what does a great coach do, and why does it… » 1/24/14 1:21pm 1/24/14 1:21pm

Regular Dude Jon Jones Is Under Siege Because He Shares a Name With The…

You know how this goes. You're just a regular guy, living his life, when all of a sudden, Jon "Bones" Jones cancels UFC 151, ruining everything. So, you do the only logical thing you can do. Google "Jon Jones," find his twitter handle and tell him how you think he's the biggest pussy this side of Michelle Duggar. The… » 8/25/12 10:52am 8/25/12 10:52am

UFC Star Jon "Bones" Jones Had Two Female Passengers When He Drunkenly…

These days, when someone famous crashes their ride, we shouldn't assume we're going to get anything close to resembling the real story when initial details are released. It certainly happened with ex-Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino, and it appears to be happening with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones"… » 5/30/12 10:30pm 5/30/12 10:30pm

UFC Star Jon "Bones" Jones Arrested For DUI, Wrecks His Bentley…

According to the dogged sleuths at TMZ, Jon Jones was involved in a single car accident around 5 this morning when he wrapped his Bentley around a pole in Binghamton, N.Y. He was reportedly arrested on the scene for driving under the influence and taken into custody. He was bailed out a few hours later by his mother.… » 5/19/12 2:55pm 5/19/12 2:55pm

"Fake Ass White Boys:" A Brief History Of MMA Trash Talk In Advance Of…

After a year of injury-related cancellations, Jon Jones and Rashad Evans will finally fight tonight at UFC 145. The two best light heavies in the world were once teammates but they now hate each other with a passion that comes only from personal betrayal. I know, I know. You hear that whenever a fight is hyped, but… » 4/21/12 2:55pm 4/21/12 2:55pm

Why Brain Damage Isn't An Issue In MMA, According To Dana White And UFC…

Interesting little colloquy here by UFC chief Dana White and some of his UFC 140 fighters about brain damage and concussions in MMA. For all its sanguinary appeal and danger, MMA is actually safer than sports like boxing, football, and hockey, at least according to the limited medical studies available. But that… » 12/09/11 2:30pm 12/09/11 2:30pm