Askren stops Lawler in 1st round of dramatic UFC debut

Sports 03/02/19, 23:30

Ben Askren survived an opening-minute beating and rallied to choke out Robbie Lawler midway through the first round at UFC 235 on Saturday night.The 34-year-old Askren's UFC debut almost ended swiftly when Lawler picked him up, dropped him on his ...

Jones can fight at UFC 235 despite new drug test woes

Sports 02/28/19, 15:32

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be allowed to fight at UFC 235 on Saturday despite two recent drug tests showing traces of a steroid metabolite.The Nevada State Athletic Commission announced the findings Thursday and affirmed its belief that the ...

Jon Jones granted license to fight at UFC 235 in March

Sports 01/29/19, 20:12

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was granted a one-fight license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Tuesday, clearing way for his title defense against Anthony Smith at UFC 235 on March 2.Jones had a hearing in front of ...

Jon Jones defiant after failed drug test forces UFC 232 move

Sports 12/27/18, 21:26

Jon Jones' latest troubling drug test compelled the UFC to move an entire pay-per-view show from Nevada to California on six days' notice, disrupting thousands of fans' holiday plans and shrinking his fellow UFC 232 fighters' paychecks.Yet Jones believes he's ...

Jones-Gustafsson UFC fight moved from Las Vegas to LA area

Sports 12/24/18, 18:28

A UFC rematch this weekend between Alex Gustafsson and former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is being moved from Las Vegas to Southern California after doping officials reported that Jones tested positive for low levels of a banned steroid, ...

UFC’s Jones suspended 15 months by USADA; can return in fall

Sports 09/19/18, 22:51

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is eligible to return to competition by late October after completing a 15-month suspension for a doping violation.The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Wednesday announced the length of Jones' ban for his second violation ...

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