Jon Jones isn’t Declining, but the Light Heavyweight Division is Catching Up

by Jordy McElroy Jon Jones is just a man. Top light heavyweight contender Dominick Reyes uttered those words over and over again leading up to UFC 247. It was his own way of humanizing an opponent that had in many ways become a deity. Years of turning countless legendary names into mere punching bags on a rainy day elevated Jones to a level of icon … Continue reading Jon Jones isn’t Declining, but the Light Heavyweight Division is Catching Up

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UFC Sao Paulo left little hope for future Marquee Contenders for Jon Jones

by Jordy McElroy UC Sao Paulo had to dig deep into the MMA vault for legends like Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza to carry a card in Brazil, while adding a fresh pinch of familiarity to a bland light heavyweight division dominated by one man: Jon Jones. Not even a whimsical stroll down memory lane was enough to jog the nostalgic senses back … Continue reading UFC Sao Paulo left little hope for future Marquee Contenders for Jon Jones

Jon Jones Charged with Battery

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones fought against Thiago Santos on July 6 while a bench warrant was out in New Mexico for his arrest on a charge of battery. That’s according to court docs first uncovered by Albuquerque’s KRQE, which show that Jones was charged on April 19 and failed to appear in court on June 11. KRQE says that the charge comes after a woman … Continue reading Jon Jones Charged with Battery