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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has been very critical of MMA judges in the past. Jackson, who last fought in Japan at UFC 144 against Ryan Bader , has been away from the sport for several months. That, however, doesn’t mean he hasn’t been paying attention to what is going on
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“Rampage” Jackson offers up his take on Ortiz-Griffin III
Back in May, UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones ran into more trouble in his hometown than he ever has inside the Octagon. Jones crashed his Bentley into a pole in the early morning hours of May 19. He escaped with only minor injuries, along with his two female passengers, but “Bones” was charged with DUI following the incident.
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Jon Jones receives delay in DUI case
Tito Ortiz claimed the UFC light heavyweight championship with a victory over Wanderlei Silva in 2000. He then went on to defend the title a record five times before falling to Randy Couture a few years later. Since that time, the division’s top spot has been like a revolving door with numerous title-holders failing to successfully defend it a single time
UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones made an appearance in a New York court room this morning where he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence. As a result the 24-year old had his driving privileges suspended and will submit to further evaluation for “alcohol abuse and dependency”. A related charge for making an illegal turn was dismissed.
Jon Jones pleads guilty to DUI
UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones is scheduled to make his first appearance in court on May 29 for his recent arrest on suspicion of DUI.
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Jon Jones to appear in court on May 29, has future date with Dana White
After the overwhelming amount of hype leading up to Jon Jones ’ successful title-defense against rival Rashad Evans at UFC 145 fans are likely ready for a break from “Bones” addressing matters unrelated to action in the Octagon. It turns out Jones is too. The 24-year old champion recently reached out to his next opponent – Dan Henderson – in hopes of convincing him to avoid the smack and focus on the smackdown
After this past weekend’s performance against Rashad Evans at UFC 145 , light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had plenty on his plate worth celebrating.
The match-up many already believed would happen was confirmed Saturday night when UFC President Dana White announced Dan Henderson will be the next opponent for light heavyweight champion Jon Jones . Jones defended his belt in victorious fashion over Rashad Evans in the main event last night at UFC 145 , giving him yet another title-win over a former champion
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Dan Henderson confirmed as next opponent for Jon Jones
If there’s one flaw fans have seemed to find with otherwise invincible light heavyweight champion Jon Jones it pertains to the perception he is a cocky athlete hiding behind a curtain of humility; that he’s a phony. The criticism first heated up a year ago when former teammate Rashad Evans labeled him along those lines, pointing to Jones’ attitude in camp and desire to fight him despite promising otherwise to his face
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Jon Jones thinks Rashad Evans is “fake, arrogant, selfish, and self-centered”