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  1. Sonnen: Big gap between Jones and Silva

    Ben Blackmore

    Chael Sonnen has highlighted the almighty task facing him at UFC 159, insisting light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is "considerably better" than Anderson Silva. More »...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  2. Rampage in 'killer mode' for Teixeira fight

    Ben Blackmore

    England's Jimi Manuwa has warned Glover Teixeira that Quinton Jackson is in the mood to do serious damage when the former light heavyweight champion bids farewell to the UFC this weekend. More »...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  3. Silva keeps Jones talk bubbling

    Ben Blackmore

    Anderson Silva created more buzz for a potential Jon Jones superfight over the weekend, telling Dana White he will fight the UFC light heavyweight champion ... for half of the company. More »...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  4. Fitch: Cain couldn't get out of first JDS fight

    Ben Blackmore

    Cain Velasquez's teammate Jon Fitch claims the former heavyweight champion only lost his first bout with Junior dos Santos because he had no option than to fight injured. More »...

    Blog | October 30, 2012
  5. Velasquez: Cormier wants Jones, and he'd win

    Ben Blackmore

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez claims Daniel Cormier wants to enter the UFC at light heavyweight, and Velasquez is adamant his training partner would beat Jon Jones. More »...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  6. Jones talks Sonnen rematch clause

    Ben Blackmore

    UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has underlined to ESPN the No. 1 reason why he rejected the fight with Chael Sonnen at UFC 151, and also explained why the option of a rematch clause did not make a difference to his decision to turn down the ...

    Blog | September 19, 2012
  7. Belfort guns for name in history books

    Ben Blackmore

    Vitor Belfort has labelled Jon Jones "one of the best fighters in history" but still expects to teach the UFC light heavyweight champion a lesson on Saturday. More »...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  8. Mitrione wants to fight 'arrogant' Jones

    Ben Blackmore

    Matt Mitrione has told the UFC he will happily welcome Jon Jones to the heavyweight division, if the reigning light heavyweight champion decides to make the move up a level. More »...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  9. Ortiz-Jones 'would be like Ali-Tyson'

    Ben Blackmore

    Tito Ortiz has clarified to ESPN recent comments he made regarding Jon Jones, insisting he has nothing but respect for the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion. More »...

    Blog | July 04, 2012
  10. Couture wants no part of JDS

    Ben Blackmore

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture insists he does not want to get near reigning champ Junior dos Santos after seeing him obliterate Frank Mir at UFC 146. More »...

    Blog | June 07, 2012
  11. Mir calls JDS a 'throw punches and run' guy

    Ben Blackmore

    Frank Mir has turned up the heat on Junior Dos Santos ahead of their UFC 146 main event, insisting the heavyweight champion has "no chance" of winning if the fight hits the mat. More »...

    Blog | May 11, 2012
  12. Couture points out the Jones conquerors

    Ben Blackmore

    Randy Couture is convinced an out-and-out striker will never beat UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, predicting that the likes of Dan Henderson or Chael Sonnen are the men to dethrone the 205-pound king. More »...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  13. Jones would replace Reem, but not against JDS

    Ben Blackmore

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has confirmed that, under normal circumstances, he would have been happy to step up and fight the heavyweight champion at UFC 146, but not if that champion is Junior Dos Santos. More »...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  14. Tito Ortiz ponders future in the WWE

    Ben Blackmore

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz expects Forrest Griffin to be his final fight with the promotion on July 7, and he hinted his future could be in the WWE. More »...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  15. Sonnen: 'Rampage is a crybaby, not a cheat'

    Ben Blackmore

    Chael Sonnen has labeled Quinton "Rampage" Jackson a "crybaby" after the former UFC light heavyweight champion accused the UFC of giving him difficult fights. More »...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  16. Jones says soft Rashad is over the hill

    Ben Blackmore

    Jon Jones has ripped into the performance of Phil Davis at UFC on Fox 2, and the light heavyweight champion claims Rashad Evans is in decline. More »...

    Blog | January 31, 2012