Tag: Jon Jones

Jon Jones granted license by CSAC to compete at UFC 232, may participate in additional VADA drug testing

mmafighting.com By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti Jon Jones is officially back. Jones was granted a temporary license to fight Tuesday at a meeting of the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC), clearing his way to challenge Alexander Gustafsson on Dec. 29 at UFC 232for what is expected to be the vacant UFC light […]

Alexander Gustafsson says beating Jon Jones at UFC 232 will ‘change my life’: ‘I will be the king of the world’

By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti Alexander Gustafsson has publicly called for a rematch with Jon Jones ever since the dust first settled on their classic battle at UFC 165. Now, more than five years, the opportunity he’s long wanted has finally arrived. Gustafsson is slated to rematch Jones for the vacant UFC […]

Alexander Gustafsson on Jon Jones’ post-presser shove: ‘I wasn’t impressed by his power at all’

By Shaun Al-Shatti@shaunalshatti   Alexander Gustafssson (right) and Jon Jones rematch at UFC 232. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Sometimes photos can be deceiving, but there’s no doubting the thoughts that were running through Alexander Gustafsson’s head in the snapshot of the post-staredown shove between the Swede and his rival, former light heavyweight king Jon Jones. Jones shoved […]

Jon Jones dismisses Daniel Cormier returning to 205-pound title bout: ‘There’s no reason to grant him a fight’

By Dave Doyle@davedoylemma   Jon Jones isn’t interested in giving Daniel Cormier an immediate title fight after UFC 230. Esther Lin, MMA Fighting Daniel Cormier is of the belief that should he lose his UFC heavyweight title to Derrick Lewistomorrow night at UFC 230, he can go on from there to defend the light heavyweight title. […]