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UFC champion struggles to increase pay, Paul gets $20m for 'exhibition' match

  • Mayweather reportedly made around $100 million while Logan’s purse is believed to be around $20 million. On the other hand, One of the greatest MMA fighters of all time, Jon Jones has been locked in a pay dispute with the UFC.
Jon Jones demanding pay rise from UFC while Logan Paul earns millions from Mayweather exhibition match.(UFC/USA Today Sports)
Jon Jones demanding pay rise from UFC while Logan Paul earns millions from Mayweather exhibition match.(UFC/USA Today Sports)
Updated on Jun 08, 2021 07:13 PM IST
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ByYASH BHATI

UFC 253 results: Israel Adesanya displays ‘gulf’ in class between himself and Paulo Costa

Adesanya again defended the title against the unbeaten Paulo Costa at UFC 253 in Abu Dhabi. There was bad blood between the two undefeated fighters as they exchanged ‘pleasantries’ at every opportunity they got. But when it came to the Octagon, there was only one winner.
Israel Adesanya.(AP)
Israel Adesanya.(AP)
Updated on Sep 27, 2020 11:57 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByYASH BHATI

Jon Jones says he is vacating UFC light heavyweight title

Jones and the UFC have both acknowledged contentious negotiations in recent weeks about the long-reigning champ’s next bout and the direction of the 205-pound division.
Representational image.(AP)
Representational image.(AP)
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 09:45 AM IST
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‘Veni, vidi, vici’: UFC star Jon Jones threatens to leave title amid pay dispute

Jones took to Twitter on Sunday night and wrote: “To the light-heavyweight title - veni, vidi, vici,” (the Latin phrase for “I came, I saw, I conquered”).
Jon Jones.(UFC)
Jon Jones.(UFC)
Updated on Jun 01, 2020 03:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com

UFC 247 results: Jon Jones controversially retains light heavyweight title, fight community criticise judge

UFC commentators Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, and Dominick Cruz did not take kindly to judge Joe Soliz’s 49-46 scoreline and lambasted him on air.
Jon Jones, left, connects with a punch to the face of Dominick Reyes, right, at UFC 247.(AP)
Jon Jones, left, connects with a punch to the face of Dominick Reyes, right, at UFC 247.(AP)
Updated on Feb 10, 2020 01:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, | ByYASH BHATI

UFC 247: ‘Everyone’s undefeated before they fight me,’ Jon Jones confident ahead of Dominic Reyes fight

Jones is one of the most decorated MMA fighters of all times with numerous title defences and a virtual undefeated record (his only loss is a disqualification in a fight he was winning).
Jon Jones returns to action against Dominic Reyes.(Getty Images)
Jon Jones returns to action against Dominic Reyes.(Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 08, 2020 03:41 PM IST
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Brock Lesnar wants a fight with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, says WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle

Lesnar (5-3 MMA) was rumoured for a return match with the then-UFC Heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. He had confrontation with Cormier at UFC 226 last year as he stepped inside the Octagon after the main event.
Lesnar wants to fight UFC’s Jon Jones?(WWE)
Lesnar wants to fight UFC’s Jon Jones?(WWE)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 02:19 PM IST
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UFC 235: Jon Jones opens up about controversies, title fight against Anthony Smith

Jon Jones has maintained an unbeaten record since losing to Matt Hamill way back in 2009 and his conquests involve big names like Daniel and Alexander Gustafsson.
A file photo of Jon Jones.(Twitter)
A file photo of Jon Jones.(Twitter)
Updated on Mar 02, 2019 07:05 PM IST
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UFC 232: Jon Jones, Amanda Nunes power to UFC title triumphs

Amanda Nunes scored a first-round knockout win over Cris Cyborg to add the featherweight title to her bantamweight crown, becoming the first woman to hold two UFC belts simultaneously.
Cris Cyborg of Brazil (left) is punched by Amanda Nunes (right).(AFP)
Cris Cyborg of Brazil (left) is punched by Amanda Nunes (right).(AFP)
Updated on Dec 30, 2018 05:49 PM IST
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