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

UFC 128: A Hero Is Made And Dollars Are Born

NEWARK — Newark is as close as the UFC can get to New York City, but it's still too far. In the week leading up to the light heavyweight championship bout between Jon "Bones" Jones and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua on Saturday night, the UFC welcomed fans to Radio City Music Hall, paraded a painted Chuck Liddell down Fifth… » 3/22/11 3:40pm 3/22/11 3:40pm