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  1. UFC fighter Jon Jones won't always request random drug tests for ...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones says he will not necessarily request that all future opponents undergo random drug testing, as he has for an upcoming fight this month.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2014
  2. Jon Jones, Glover Teixeira randomly drug tested ahead of UFC 172 ...

    Brett Okamoto

    The Maryland State Athletic Commission randomly tested UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 02, 2014
  3. Joseph Benavidez-Timothy Elliott bout added to UFC 172 card

    Brett Okamoto

    A flyweight contest between former No. 1 contender Joseph Benavidez and Timothy Elliott has been added to a UFC pay-per-view event on April 26.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  4. Jon Jones-Glover Teixeira fight set for April 26 in Baltimore

    Brett Okamoto

    A light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira has been booked for UFC 172 on April 26.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  5. Jon Jones to face Glover Teixeira on March 15

    Brett Okamoto

    A UFC light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira will headline a pay-per-view event on March 15 in Dallas.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2013
  6. Jackson out to prove critics wrong

    Brett Okamoto

    Quinton Jackson doesn't watch the NBA -- but Kobe Bryant's 2012 season just might be the biggest reason Jackson plans on fighting beyond age 35. "Rampage" Jackson's knees have hurt since his college wrestling days in the 1990s. An injury he suffe...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  7. Jon Jones withdraws from Feb. 22 UFC fight against Glover Teixeir...

    Brett Okamoto

    Champion Jon Jones has pulled out of his just-announced UFC light heavyweight title fight against Glover Teixeira, company president Dana White said Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  8. Jon Jones-Glover Teixeira tilt isn't taking place at UFC 169, Dan...

    Brett Okamoto

    A UFC light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Glover Teixeira will not take place on Feb. 1, as previously announced.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  9. State of the light heavyweights

    Brett Okamoto

    Stream-of-consciousness-style thoughts on Jon Jones versus Alexander Gustafsson, followed by a light heavyweight edition of Pretenders and Contenders. Let's go. I scored the title fight in favor of Gustafsson 48-47. I gave him the first three roun...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  10. Jones-Teixeira the right decision

    Franklin McNeil

    A rematch between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson has officially been placed on hold. The next time Jones enters the Octagon he will defend his belt against hard-hitting Glover Teixeira. UFC president Dana White c...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  11. Jon Jones to defend UFC title against Glover Teixeira

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' next title defense will come against No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira, likely on Feb. 1 in Newark, N.J.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  12. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta agrees Jon Jones beat Alexander Gus...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta says he scored the light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson on Saturday in favor of Jones and sees no "contrive" over the decision.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  13. Jones showed heart against Gustafsson

    Franklin McNeil

    TORONTO -- Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones asked for an opponent who could push him to the limit. Jones got what he asked for Saturday night at UFC 165 in Alexander Gustafsson. And it was exactly the type of fight Jones needed. The Swedish...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  14. With confidence in check, Teixeira eyes title

    Franklin McNeil

    Long before facing Ryan Bader on Sept. 4, landing a UFC light heavyweight title shot was something Glover Teixeira was confident he would achieve. His confidence, however, didn't end there. Teixeira went into the Octagon in Belo Horizonte, Brazil...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  15. UFC Fight Night 28 Report Card: Several winners over four-day per...

    Josh Gross

    Josh Gross rates the performances of UFC Fight Night 28/Bellator 98 fighters.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2013
  16. Teixeira living up to his reputation

    Josh Gross

    Glover Teixeira's quest to the UFC light heavyweight championship has taken on a predatory tone. That's why the 33-year-old Brazilian will pay a visit to Toronto the night of Sept. 21. Since debuting in the UFC a year ago in May 2012, Teixeira ...

    Blog | September 05, 2013