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Cormier reinstated as UFC champ after Jones’ win overturned to no-contest

Sep 14, 2017 - 3:53 PM

Jon Jones third round TKO victory has been overturned to a no contest after he tested positive for Turinabol

NO CONTEST. Jon Jones' story has taken another negative turn after he tested positive for a banned substance. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

'Bones' Jones destroys Cormier in 3, then calls out Lesnar

Jul 30, 2017 - 1:52 PM

Jon Bones Jones calls out Brock Lesnar after a violent third round knockout of Daniel Cormier at UFC 214

RECLAIMING THE THRONE. Jon Jones finished off Daniel Cormier in violent fashion to regain the light heavyweight title. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: UFC fighter gets KOed in 13 seconds, tries to wrestle referee

Aug 21, 2016 - 3:03 PM

Glover Teixeira is the last to find out about his knockout loss to Anthony Johnson at UFC 202

FLASH KO. Glover Teixeira wasn't sure where he was after being knocked out in the opening seconds of his fight. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Daniel Cormier looks past the negatives after emotional UFC 200 ride

Jul 11, 2016 - 7:26 PM

Cormier gets the job done against the legendary Anderson Silva but the fans didn t appreciate his approach

NEW BEGINNING. Courtesy of his bread-and-butter, Daniel Cormier outclasses Anderson Silva to claim a unanimous decision victory on his way to new beginnings after an emotional UFC 200 journey. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Daniel Cormier outwrestles Anderson Silva at UFC 200

Jul 10, 2016 - 12:36 PM

Cormier outclasses Silva to claim a unanimous vote from cageside judges with 3 scores of 30 26

VICTORY. Daniel Cormier (L) outlasts Anderson Silva, who is perhaps the greatest mixed martial arts fighter of this generation. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Jon Jones’ second sample also positive for banned substance

Jul 09, 2016 - 3:44 PM

Jon Jones now faces a two year suspension after a confirmatory test reveals the presence of a banned substance

FIGHT IS OFF. UFC fighter Jon Jones shed tears as he addressed the cancellation of his fight against light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier due to a failed out-of-competition drug test. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Anderson Silva accepted UFC 200 bout vs Cormier without training

Jul 09, 2016 - 2:59 PM

Plans have changed for Anderson Silva

NO TRAINING NO WORRIES. Anderson Silva saved Daniel Cormier's spot on UFC 200 by stepping in to replace Jon Jones. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Anderson Silva steps in to face Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

Jul 08, 2016 - 2:13 PM

Former middleweight champ Anderson Silva will step in on short notice to face Daniel Cormier after Jon Jones was forced to withdraw

BACK IN BUSINESS. Anderson Silva didn't get the decision but he showed he was still a force to be reckoned with. File photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Jon Jones apologizes to Daniel Cormier after UFC 200 fallout

Jul 08, 2016 - 1:51 PM

Jon Jones breaks his silence following the cancellation of his UFC 200 main event fight due to a failed out of competition drug test

FIGHT IS OFF. UFC fighter Jon Jones shed tears as he addressed the cancellation of his fight against light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier due to a failed out-of-competition drug test. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Jon Jones out of UFC 200 main event after possible anti-doping violation

Jul 07, 2016 - 1:49 PM

UFC is now scrambling for a replacement opponent for Daniel Cormier after Jon Jones was notified of an out of competition test coming up positive

WELL, THEN. Jon Jones is out of UFC 200. Photo from Wikipedia

NSAC appoints referees, judges for UFC 200 title fights

Jun 22, 2016 - 12:35 PM

Veteran referee Big John McCarthy will be the third man inside the Octagon for the light heavyweight title rematch between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones

WE MEET AGAIN. Jones (L) and Cormier (R) are set to face at UFC 200. File photo by Steve Marcus/AFP

Jones-Cormier rematch headlines UFC 200

Apr 28, 2016 - 3:07 PM

Both men were originally penciled to face each other at UFC 197 on April 23 but Cormier pulled out of the bout due to a foot injury

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 cited for drag racing violation

Mar 29, 2016 - 2:37 PM

Jones is ticketed for drag racing in downtown Albuquerque New Mexico along with 4 other traffic infractions

MORE TROUBLE. Jon Jones, seen here punching Daniel Comier during the UFC 182 event in January 2015, gets into more trouble  as he is cited for 5 traffic infractions in New Mexico. File Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Jon Jones gives Daniel Cormier ‘DX’ crotch chop at UFC presser

Mar 05, 2016 - 10:03 PM

Jon Jones thinks he ll beat Daniel Cormier in their rematch and if you re not down with that he s got two words for you

BREAK IT DOWN. Jon Jones (L) has two words for Daniel Cormier (R) regarding their rematch. Photo by Steve Marcus/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.

Jon Jones breaks his silence after Cormier’s win over Gustafsson

Oct 04, 2015 - 3:09 PM

The former UFC light heavyweight champion posted then deleted an Instagram video addressing Daniel Cormier s win over Alexander Gustafsson

SILENCE BROKEN. Daniel Cormier (L) defended the title that previously was held by Jon Jones. Photos from Wikipedia

UFC 192: Cormier gets split decision vs Gustafsson to retain title

Oct 04, 2015 - 2:19 PM

Daniel Cormier kept the world light heavyweight championship belt around his waist with a split decision triumph over Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC 192

SPLIT DECISION. Daniel Cormier is still the UFC light heavyweight champion. File photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Teixeira sends Saint Preux into sleep at UFC Fight Night 73

Aug 09, 2015 - 2:48 PM

Glover Teixeira makes up for two consecutive disappointing defeats by defeating Ovince Saint Preux

Hendricks-Woodley, Cariaso-Pettis bouts added to UFC 192

Aug 06, 2015 - 4:04 PM

UFC 192 which takes place at the Toyota Center in Houston Texas is headlined by a light heavyweight title showdown between Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson

Cormier to make first title defense vs Gustafsson

Jul 19, 2015 - 2:24 PM

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will make his first defense against Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC 192 in October

Daniel Cormier will make his first title defense against the man who gave Jon Jones his toughest fight. File photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Cormier wins UFC light heavyweight title; Weidman retains

May 24, 2015 - 2:32 PM

Daniel Cormier is now a world champion as he captured the vacant light heavyweight belt by submitting Anthony Johnson in the UFC 187 headliner

Daniel Cormier wins the vacant light heavyweight title six months after losing his title bid to Jon Jones. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images/AFP

Jones defeats Cormier to retain UFC title

Jan 04, 2015 - 3:17 PM

All 3 judges gave a 49 46 score favoring Jones who won his 8th straight title defense

Jon Jones (L) celebrates after defeating Daniel Comier (R) during their light heavyweight title fight. Jones retained his title by unanimous decison. Steve Marcus/AFP

Wanderlei Silva receives lifetime ban in Nevada for skipping drug test

Sep 24, 2014 - 6:36 PM

Recently retired fighter Wanderlei Silva received a lifetime suspension from the NSAC for evading a random drug test while Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier received fines and community service for their brawl

Wanderlei Silva won't be fighting in Nevada any time soon. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Jon Jones out of UFC 178; title tilt with Cormier moved to early 2015

Aug 13, 2014 - 7:43 PM

Another major blow has hit the UFC 178 pay per view as a leg injury forced light heavyweight king Jon Jones to withdraw from his championship clash against Daniel Cormier

INJURED LIST. Jon "Bones" Jones has withdrawn from his title defense with Daniel Cormier. Photo from Wikipedia

WATCH: Jones, Cormier brawl at UFC 178 media day

Aug 05, 2014 - 7:51 PM

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier engaged in a full fledged brawl during the UFC 178 media event

BONE TO PICK. Jon "Bones" Jones and Daniel Cormier couldn't wait until fight night to get their hands on one another. Photo from Wikipedia

Gustafsson out of UFC 178; Cormier steps in to face Jones

Jul 24, 2014 - 2:29 PM

Daniel Cormier s persistance in chasing a showdown with Jon Jones has paid off as he replaces an injured Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 178

CHANGE OF PLANS. Daniel Cormier (L) will look to maintain his unbeaten record when he faces UFC light heavyweight champ Jon

Jones-Gustafsson rematch set for UFC 178 in September

Jun 07, 2014 - 1:32 PM

Despite previously expressing disinterest in fighting a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has had a change of heart

ONE MORE TIME. UFC light heavyweight champ Jon "Bones" Jones (L) and Alexander Gustafsson (R) will do it once more at UFC 178. Jones photo from his website/Gustafsson from Wikipedia