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Daniel Cormier Calls for Jon Jones Rematch After Steroid Suspension

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_ih2nwqj3"]] Daniel Cormier wants Another crack at Jon Jones -- and he's calling for mercy when it comes to Jj's suspension so he can get another shot at his rival before he's too old.  Cormier is 38 -- and that's why he hopes Usada doesn't hit Jones with the maximum 4-year suspension for testing positive for 'roids at Ufc 214.  "I would love for him to get another 1-year suspension -- then we can fight again." Unfortunately for D.
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Jon Jones Teases Fight Return Despite Looming Suspension

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_4i830c6s"]] He's staring down the barrel of a 4-year suspension, but Jon Jones says he's Not giving up his fight career -- and he's still training as if he'll be back in the near future.  TMZ Sports broke the story ... Jones was popped for steroids in August after Ufc 214 -- the second time he's tested positive for a banned substance in the last 2 years.  Jones has been provisionally suspended and is now facing 4 years in
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Daniel Cormier: I Still Don't Wanna Be Friends With Jon Jones, But Show Some Sympathy

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_3cgjelgl"]] Daniel Cormier says there's still a Zero percent chance he ever becomes friends with Jon Jones ... but is actually pleading with people to take it easy on his Ufc rival. D.C. joined the guys on the "TMZ Sports" TV show on FS1 to talk about the backlash Jones has been getting after his failed Ufc 214 drug test ... and while he doesn't ever wanna be buds, Cormier says the critics need to look at the bigger picture.
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Jon Jones: I Swear On God and My Kids I Didn't Use Steroids

  • TMZ
Ufc superstar Jon Jones so badly wants to convince you he's not a steroid user, he just swore it on God and his kids.  Jones just broke his silence about his B test from Ufc 214 coming back positive for the banned anabolic steroid Turinabol ... a test that led to officials erasing his victory over Daniel Cormier.  Jones went to Twitter to answer a fan who demanded the Ufc star should "just tell the truth any why!
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Daniel Cormier Reinstated as Ufc Champ After Jon Jones Steroid Scandal

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_c6rgmy7z"]] Daniel Cormier has been reinstated as the Ufc's Light Heavyweight Champion after his loss to Jon Jones at Ufc 214 was officially changed to a "no contest" in the wake of Jj's positive steroid test. TMZ Sports broke the story ... Jones was flagged for Turinabol -- a banned anabolic steroid. The results from Jones' B sample were made public Tuesday -- confirming the bad news for Jones. As a result, the California State Athletic Commission
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Skip Bayless: 'Jon Jones Is Finished'

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_07l5w1ui"]] Jon Jones is Done as a competitive fighter. Finished ... this according to Skip Bayless, who says it absolutely breaks his heart. The FS1 star says he's gotten to know Jones through appearances on "Undisputed" -- and tells TMZ Sports news of Jj's positive steroids test crushed him. "How can that guy be either so stupid, or so flawed, and ultimately so shockingly insecure, that you have to resort to steroids or whatever the Ped was
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Ufc's Mark Hunt: Jon Jones Is a 'Cheating Ass Loser'

  • TMZ
Ufc heavyweight Mark Hunt is throwing Major shade at Jon Jones -- calling the guy a "cheating ass loser" after failing his Ufc 214 drug test.  Hunt has gone through steroid scandals in the past -- his Ufc 200 opponent tested positive for a banned substance after they fought. Hunt sued the Ufc and demanded Brock Lesnar's fight checks as punishment.  So, when Hunt found out about Jones testing positive for his match against Daniel Cormier,
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Jon Jones Tests Positive for Steroids after Ufc 214

  • TMZ
Jon Jones has tested positive for steroids in his Ufc 214 victory over Daniel Cormier ... TMZ Sports has learned. Our sources tell us ... Jones tested positive for Turinabol -- an anabolic steroid. Jones won the July 29 fight -- taking the Ufc light heavyweight belt from Cormier with a savage head kick followed by a barrage of punishing punches to Cormier's head. Jones will now go through the disciplinary process and his title could be stripped,
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Daniel Cormier to Jon Jones: We Ain't Gonna Be Friends

  • TMZ
Daniel Cormier just rejected Jon Jones' friend request -- but the good news ... it sounds like they don't hate each other as much as they used to. Remember, the animosity between the two was legendary -- they trashed each other for years in public and in private and called each other every bad name in the book.  But after Jones defeated Cormier at Ufc 214 in July, Jj offered the olive branch -- and
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Randy Couture: Jon Jones Can Beat Brock Lesnar, Here's How

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_r7fjpztu"]] Ufc Hall of Famer Randy Couture knows exactly what it's like to fight Brock Lesnar -- and thinks Jon Jones can beat the guy ... if he works on one very important part of his game.  Couture and Brock threw down back at Ufc 91 in 2008 -- with Lesnar getting the W with a 2nd round Tko. It was a pretty great fight. Now, with Jones calling out the former Ufc heavyweight champ after Ufc 214 --
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Why Jon Jones, Cersei Lannister and Stiles Stilinski Are TV’s Social Media MVPs of the Week

  • The Wrap
Why Jon Jones, Cersei Lannister and Stiles Stilinski Are TV’s Social Media MVPs of the Week
The Wrap has partnered with Canvs, the emotion analytics company, for a weekly look at some of the characters and personalities that have TV viewers the most worked up on social media. The data below covers July 26 through Aug. 1 and is drawn from the most emotionally reacted-to television shows, including broadcast, cable, streaming and PPV. The pay-per-view Ufc 214 fight between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier was the most reacted-to broadcast with 105,170 Emotional Reactions (ERs). After three rounds, Jones emerged victorious with a win in the ring as well as the most mentions online. Not only had Cormier...
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Daniel Cormier: Congrats to Jon Jones, 'Phenomenal Job'

  • TMZ
Daniel Cormier has a message for Jon Jones -- Congrats.  D.C. wasn't in the best shape to talk after his loss to Jones at Ufc 214 and left the Octagon after only a brief statement with Joe Rogan.  But now, he's opening up ... and giving props to his biggest rival. "Congratulations to Jon Jones and his team. They did a phenomenal job and got the victory." Cormier also apologized to ref Big John McCarthy
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Jon Jones' Brother In Backstage Confrontation with Cormier's Camp

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_i10p8xht"]] Craziness behind the scenes at the Ufc 214 weigh-in Friday morning -- when Jon Jones' NFL brother, Arthur Jones, got into a heated exchange with several members of Daniel Cormier's camp. We spoke with Arthur who says 6 members of Cormier's team were running their mouths at him during the weigh-in ... so he started jawing back. Don't worry, it didn't get violent ... but you can tell everyone hates each other. As we previously reported,
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Luke Rockhold: Cormier Will Beat Jones In Crazy Violent War

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_8128is9z"]] Luke Rockhold says his boy, Daniel Cormier, Will Defeat Jon Jones at Ufc 214 this weekend -- but it'll be a war.  "I just think they beat the living crap out of each other for 5 rounds," Rockhold tells TMZ Sports ... "and I think we can come out on top." Yeah, he's a little biased -- the two are extremely close and have been for years. "Me and D.C. have been together from the beginning,
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Jon Jones: I'd Love to Work with Mayweather, 'Magnificent Promoter'

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_l5lp37xu"]] Jon Jones has some serious love for Floyd Mayweather -- and it seems it's just a matter of time before the Ufc superstar joins The Money Team.  Remember, Floyd shouted Jones out last year -- saying Tmt always had his back, even when others gave Jones the cold shoulder following his legal troubles. Mayweather told TMZ Sports he planned on talking with Jones about joining the squad.  [[tmz:video id="0_22n62x8r"]] So, when we saw Jon after the Ufc 214 media event on Wednesday,
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Jon Jones: 'You look Like a Crackhead,' Daniel Cormier: 'You Were One!'

  • TMZ
[[tmz:video id="0_y4rj8mtg"]] The cocaine insults were flying at the Ufc 214 media event today -- with Jon Jones saying Daniel Cormier looks like a crackhead.  Cormier shot back -- "I can look like a crackhead, but I've never been a crackhead like you, though." That was just the beginning ... Cormier accused Jones of being on steroids for most of his Ufc career. Jones denied the allegations and flexed his 6-pack.  These guys hate each other -- and
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Watch: Teaser Trailer for New Mma Documentary 'The Hurt Business'

"Is it worth it to sacrifice one's mind and body for sport?" The first teaser trailer has debuted online for a documentary called The Hurt Business, from director Vlad Yudin (of Generation Iron), taking a look at Mma and the superstars of mixed martial arts. It's narrated by Kevin Costner and profiles the lives of a couple of major competitors, including Ronda Rousey and Jon Jones. The descriptions says it discusses the theme of injuries "both mental and physical" within Mma, and it also looks at just how dedicated these athletes are to this popular sport. Other great Mma docs include The Smashing Machine, Rickson Gracie: Choke, and Like Water about fighter Anderson Silva. Even if you're not a fan of Mma, this is worth a look. Here's the first trailer for Vlad Yudin's documentary The Hurt Business, direct from YouTube: From the producers of Bowling for Columbine,
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Explore the rise of Mma with first trailer for documentary The Hurt Business

The first trailer has arrived online for director Vlad Yudin’s upcoming documentary The Hurt Business, which explores the meteoric rise of mixed martial arts and features contributions from Mma athletes Jon Jones, Ronda Rousey, Rashad Evans, Holly Holm, Chuck Liddell, Tito Ortiz and Georges St-Pierre; take a look below after the official synopsis…

From the producers of Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11 and Generation Iron, The Hurt Business details the lives of various martial arts superstars, including Ronda Rousey and Jon Jones, competing in the fastest growing sport in the world and the struggles and triumphs that accompany all careers in cage fighting.

Besides featuring both legends, such as Georges St-Pierre, and up-and-comers in the sport the film covers the history of mixed martial arts fighting, from the coliseums of ancient Greece to modern day venues such as the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, all expertly narrated by Kevin Costner.
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Mma Pastor Doc ‘Fight Church’ Inks Distribution, Morgan Spurlock TV Deal

  • Deadline
Mma Pastor Doc ‘Fight Church’ Inks Distribution, Morgan Spurlock TV Deal
Exclusive: Lionsgate and Morgan Spurlock’s Warrior Poets banner have sealed separate deals for Fight Church, the feature documentary tracking a group of Mixed Martial Arts-fighting pastors whose violent practices have sparked controversy within the Christian community.

Co-directed by Oscar-winner Daniel Junge (Saving Face, Beyond The Brick: A Lego Brickumentary) and Bryan Storkel (Holy Rollers: The True Story Of Card Counting Christians), Fight Church follows several Mma-battling ministers who preach from the pulpit and the octagon and even train fighters using the teachings of the Bible. Lionsgate sprang for North American VOD rights and will debut the film on iTunes and additional digital platforms on September 16, while Netflix will premiere it in multiple territories this Fall.

Given the success of faith-themed content and the controversial subject matter the topic is ripe for exploration; after Deadline premiered the trailer this spring, the film made headlines and drew heated debate online. Oscar-nominated
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Fight Church Trailer Introduces Fight Club For Christ

Ever wish your pastor was a little more kick ass? Well, then Fight Church is perfect for you. This documentary follows a selection of pastors who are as passionate about the gospel of Christ as they are about mixed martial arts. So, they combined their passions as a tool to praise in an unexpected way: church sanctioned cage fights. Check out this wild concept in the trailer above. Deadline shares Fight Church's first trailer, and notes that aside from the cage-fighting pastors seen above, the doc also features interviews from pro fighters Benson Henderson and Jon Jones. But not everyone in the doc is on board with this combination of blood lust and Bible study, as the trailer itself teases. Sure, Jesus threw over the tables of money changers in the temple, but he didn't roundhouse kick anyone in the face as far as I remember. The fight for
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