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  • 'Rumble' Johnson gets title shot in UFC 187

    Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is getting his shot at the title. The No. 1 contender will face light heavyweight champion Jon Jones in UFC 187's main event on May 23 in Las Vegas. Johnson, 30, moved into top contention with his Jan. 24 upset of Alexander...
  • Jon Jones, Chris Weidman return on same loaded May 23 UFC card

    Jon Jones, Chris Weidman return on same loaded May 23 UFC card
    Jon Jones will return from his positive test for cocaine and make the ninth defense of his Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight belt in the main event of a loaded May 23 card at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the organization announced. Jones (21-...
  • Ronda Rousey holds court at Glendale Fighting Club

    Ronda Rousey holds court at Glendale Fighting Club
    GLENDALE — Nobody draws a crowd or media attention quite like “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey. With her women’s bantamweight title defense against Cat Zingano at UFC 184 at Staples Center looming on Feb. 28, the reigning queen of the...
  • UFC announces more stringent drug program

    UFC announces more stringent drug program
    Arguably the biggest story of 2015 so far has been drug-test failures. On Wednesday, UFC announced plans to do something about it. The company will introduce an out-of-competition testing program for performance-enhancing drugs by July 1, promotion...
  • Rumble vs. Jones, more crowd-pleasers set for May card

    Rumble vs. Jones, more crowd-pleasers set for May card
    The concept of the MMA superfight is thrown around a bit too literally sometimes. But if UFC 187 proceeds as planned, the May 23 card from Las Vegas will be overstuffed with must-see matchups. In one main event, Boca Raton-based fighter Anthony (Rumble)...
  • Ronda Rousey praises tougher UFC drug testing, penalties

    Ronda Rousey praises tougher UFC drug testing, penalties
    The leaders of the Ultimate Fighting Championship reacted to the damning positive drug tests that have threatened the integrity of mixed martial arts by vowing to spend millions of dollars to clean things up. Then unbeaten women’s bantamweight...
  • Ronda Rousey-Cat Zingano title fight moved to main event at UFC 184

    Ronda Rousey-Cat Zingano title fight moved to main event at UFC 184
    “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey is once again taking the main event spotlight. On Friday, in news first reported by MMAJunkie.com, the UFC confirmed that middleweight champion Chris Weidman had suffered a rib injury, canceling his UFC 184 headlining...
  • UCF grad Alers suffers TKO loss in UFC

    UCF grad Alers suffers TKO loss in UFC
    UCF alumnus Jim Alers was defeated in his second UFC contest Saturday night – but the loss had a touch of controversy. Alers was stopped by Chas Skelly with one second left in the second round of their featherweight contest, and Skelly’s...
  • Alexander Gustafsson not satisfied with Jon Jones' cocaine case

    Alexander Gustafsson not satisfied with Jon Jones' cocaine case
    Alexander Gustafsson doesn’t like the appearance that Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is possibly getting a free pass for a positive cocaine test. “It’s really bad for the sport, bad for the...
  • Jon Jones could face Nevada discipline after positive test for cocaine

    Jon Jones could face Nevada discipline after positive test for cocaine
    Jon Jones is expected to retain the Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight belt he successfully defended Saturday, less than a month after submitting a positive test for cocaine. However, Bob Bennett, the executive director of the Nevada State...
  • UFC champion Jon Jones entering drug treatment

    UFC champion Jon Jones entering drug treatment
    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones has decided to enter a drug treatment facility after it was announced Tuesday that he tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine. Jones, 27, who Saturday night defeated Daniel...