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  1. Jon Jones of UFC -- 'No room to be cocaine addict'

    Michael Huang

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has taken responsibility for using cocaine last year but says he has never been more than a recreational user and does not have a drug problem.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2015
  2. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson booked to make UFC return at UFC 186 on...

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson will return to the Octagon after a two-year hiatus for UFC 186 on April 25.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2015
  3. Jon Jones fined $25K for conduct violation

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC announced on Saturday it has fined light heavyweight champion Jon Jones $25,000 for violating its Athlete Code of Conduct policy.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2015
  4. How Jones fought on Jan. 3, despite failed drug test

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- On Dec. 4, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones submitted to a random urine test, ordered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. On Dec. 23, the results of that test were delivered to the NSAC from a lab in Salt Lake City. Under...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  5. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones enters drug treatment fa...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for traces of cocaine prior to his eighth title defense last weekend in Las Vegas, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2015
  6. Former UFC champ Tim Sylvia retires from MMA

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia announced his retirement from professional mixed martial arts on Saturday, shortly after he failed to receive medical clearance for a scheduled contest.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2015
  7. UFC announces re-signing of Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC has announced former light heavyweight champion Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson has re-signed with the fight promotion.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2014
  8. The Weigh-in: Title threats, Gadelha's punishment, more

    The Weigh-in: Lyoto Machida breaks down this week's hot topics in the world of mixed martial arts

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2014
  9. UFC on Fox 13 -- Junior dos Santos earns unanimous decision win o...

    Brett Okamoto

    Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos outworked Stipe Miocic in a bloody brawl to earn a unanimous decision in the UFC on Fox 13 main event in Phoenix.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2014
  10. UFC 180 -- Fabricio Werdum stops Mark Hunt, lifts interim title

    Michael Huang

    After a precarious start, Fabricio Werdum managed to knock out Mark Hunt in Round 2 to become the interim heavyweight champion at UFC 180.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2014
  11. Frank Mir to meet Antonio Silva at UFC 184 in February

    Brett Okamoto

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir will return from a one-year layoff to face Antonio Silva at UFC 184 on Feb. 28 in Los Angeles.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2014
  12. 'Shogun' hints at possible drop in weight

    Brett Okamoto

    Following the quickest loss of his career -- and his second consecutive loss by knockout -- Mauricio Rua hinted at a possible change in weight class on Monday. "Shogun," the former UFC light heavyweight champion, suffered a 34-second knockout loss...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  13. UFC Fight Night 56: Ovince Saint Preux chops down Mauricio Rua in...

    Brett Okamoto

    Ovince Saint Preux stopped former light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua just seconds into their UFC Fight Night 56 main event in Brazil on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2014
  14. Knee injury knocks Cain Velasquez from title defense against Fabr...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez has withdrawn from a scheduled title defense against Fabricio Werdum on Nov. 15 in Mexico City due to an injury to his right knee.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2014
  15. Emanuel Newton to defend title against Linton Vassell at Bellator...

    Brett Okamoto

    Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton will seek his second title defense against Linton Vassell at Bellator 130 on Oct. 24 in Wichita, Kan.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2014
  16. Jon 'Bones' Jones, Daniel Cormier fined for news conference brawl...

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to fine UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for their participation in a brawl on Aug. 4 inside the lobby of the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014