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‘Rusty’ Jon Jones decisions Saint Preux at UFC 197

Apr 24, 2016 - 1:23 PM

UPDATED All 3 cageside judges score the contest 50 45 in favor of Jones who returns to the Octagon after a 15 month layoff

TRIUMPHANT COMEBACK. Jon Jones emerges with a victory in his return to the Octagon after a 15-month layoff. Photo from Jon Jones' Twitter account

Jon Jones gets new opponent for UFC 197

Apr 03, 2016 - 1:40 PM

Saint Preux 19 7 has an impressive run so far in the UFC only tasting defeat twice in his last 9 trips to the Octagon

NEW FOE. Jon Jones will face Ovince Saint Preux in lieu of Daniel Cormier at UFC 197. Photo from Ovince Saint Preux's Twitter account

Daniel Cormier pulls out of title fight vs Jon Jones at UFC 197

Apr 02, 2016 - 12:49 PM

Daniel Cormier withdraws from his light heavyweight championship rematch with Jon Jones due to a foot injury

FIGHT IS OFF. Jon Jones and Daniel Comier will have to wait to reprise their rivalry which dates back to UFC 182. File Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Ex-UFC champ Jon Jones released from jail after probation rap

Apr 01, 2016 - 6:20 PM

Jon Bones Jones receives new conditions on his probation but no prison time after being busted for several traffic infractions

OUT OF JAIL. Jon Jones escapes his latest brush with the law and will still headline UFC 197. File photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

UFC fighter Jon Jones arrested for violating probation

Mar 30, 2016 - 8:49 PM

It is unclear if this will affect with his involvement with UFC 197

PARKING TROUBLE. Jon Jones, seen here punching Daniel Comier during the UFC 182 event in January 2015, found himself under arrest after his recent brush with the law. File Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Jon Jones faces Daniel Cormier in rematch at UFC 197

Feb 08, 2016 - 5:19 PM

Jon Jones will try to recapture the light heavyweight championship when he faces Daniel Cormier for a second time

REMATCH. Daniel Cormier (L) will look to retain his UFC title and avenge his earlier defeat to Jon "Bones" Jones.

Odds favor Dos Anjos, Holm ahead of UFC 197

Jan 12, 2016 - 2:08 PM

Structured as a money line game odds will change in either direction as the fight approaches

ODDS EVER IN THEIR FAVOR. Two months ahead of their respective title clashes at UFC 197 in March, betting odds are heavily in favor of Rafael Dos Anjos and Holly Holm. Photos from their Facebook accounts

McGregor fires back at Mayweather: 'Don't ever bring race into my success again'

Jan 09, 2016 - 2:28 PM

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor won t stand for Floyd Mayweather s recent comments that he benefits from a racial double standard

COUNTERPUNCH. Conor McGregor says he has had to overcome prejudice himself in life. File photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP