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Jon Jones Toughest Fight is with Himself

In a matter of days, Jon Jones showed yet again he is both mixed martial arts greatest source of promise and concern. We know the 27-year-old UFC light heavyweight champion, fresh off the most visible title defense of his career, a decision win on Jan. 3 against...

Jones Tops Cormier, Expects Impressive 2015

And exhale. Following five intense rounds Saturday night in Las Vegas, following several months of the most captivating buildup the Ultimate Fighting Championship has ever produced, Jon Jones, the best mixed martial artist in the game several years running, handled...

Embracing Hyperbole: Jones-Cormier

For this weekend, at least, embrace hyperbole. Saturday night in Las Vegas, sometime after 9 p.m. Pacific, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, 27, the best fighter in the world, will stand across the cage from a unique threat, lovable 35-year-old powerhouse...

MMA’s Best of 2014

For years I made it a point of my coverage to acknowlege fighters who competed outside the UFC. Despite the immense roster of talent Zuffa built, MMA wasn’t just UFC, and as far as I was concerned it was necessary to keep that perspective. Take nothing away from...

Fighters file class-action lawsuit against UFC

A historic legal action has been leveled against the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Attorneys representing Cung Le, Jon Fitch and Nathan Quarry — and potentially scores of UFC-affiliated mixed martial artists — filed a 63-page multi-million-dollar class-action suit...

Weekend Roundup

Here are five quick things that jumped out to me about Hendricks-Lawler 2. Despite his well worn greatness, Georges St-Pierre is an underestimated champion. Start here: Consider how difficult it is to retain to the UFC welterweight title. St-Pierre, Miletich and...

Why Cung Le Wants Out of his UFC Deal

A summer thumping by Michael Bisping may go down as the last scene of Cung Le’s fight career. The popular middleweight isn’t sure if he’ll compete again, though his stance against doing so for the UFC is clear. During an interview Wednesday on the...