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  1. Jones proved he's great but not invincible

    Franklin McNeil

    TORONTO -- Since his arrival here a few days ago, light heavyweight champion Jon Jones flashed a huge smile to everyone who paid attention to him. He gave no sign of being angry toward anyone who might have been his verbal antagonist the past mon...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  2. Jon Jones booed, makes weight for fight vs. Vitor Belfort

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Vitor Belfort easily made weight Friday for their UFC 152 title bout.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2012
  3. UFC 152 starts healing process for Jones

    Franklin McNeil

    TORONTO -- For the past month, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has taken a verbal beating of the likes never seen in mixed martial arts. He's experienced the wrath of UFC president Dana White, fellow fighters and a significant portion of fan...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  4. Jon Jones, UFC president Dana White to discuss canceled fight

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC president Dana White and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will meet face-to-face Friday for the first time since the cancellation of UFC 151 on Aug. 23.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  5. Benavidez: Skill-wise, it's not even close

    Franklin McNeil

    TORONTO -- If confidence should determine the outcome of Saturday night's UFC flyweight title bout, then Joseph Benavidez has already won. The former top bantamweight contender didn't skip a beat Wednesday when revealing the reason he'll defeat Demet...

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  6. Noke, not Jones, on Brenneman's mind now

    Franklin McNeil

    At some point this week, the paths of welterweight Charlie Brenneman and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will cross. Both are scheduled to compete Saturday night at UFC 152 in Toronto -- Brenneman faces Kyle Noke on the card's opening bout, whil...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  7. Team Jones OK with Silva backing Belfort

    Franklin McNeil

    The relationship between Anderson Silva and Jon Jones is strong, so strong in fact that each dismisses any hint of a super-fight between them. That relationship, however, isn't solid enough to prevent the UFC middleweight champion from rooting aga...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  8. Jon Jones to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 152

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort has accepted an offer to fight current titleholder Jon Jones on Sept. 22 in Toronto, Zuffa LLC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta told on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  9. B.J. Penn up to Rory MacDonald's challenge for UFC 152

    Franklin McNeil

    B.J. Penn enters his fight against Rory MacDonald at UFC 152 in Toronto with a chip on his shoulder.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2012
  10. Dana White says fight between Junior dos Santos, Cain Velasquez a...

    Franklin McNeil

    It's unlikely that heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will defend his title Sept. 22 in Toronto against former beltholder Cain Velasquez, UFC president Dana White said Saturday night during a postfight interview on Fuel TV.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2012
  11. Welterweight contender Rory MacDonald to face former champion B.J...

    Franklin McNeil

    Fast-rising welterweight contender Rory MacDonald issued a challenge to former champion B.J. Penn on Monday. And Penn quickly accepted.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2012