Jones vs. Johnson targeted for UFC 187 in May

Jon Jones is the current UFC light heavyweight champion and Anthony Johnson is the clear cut number one contender. They will fight next, but when?

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Anderson Silva trolls the media :-) 

Anderson Silva: "Khalil gave me a kick in the face. Boom. Serious. When I finish the training, I go to paintball. I shoot at Khalil. I'm the best at paintball."

White: I want to try to help Jon Jones 

"I just want to make sure ... this kid has so much talent. It's always the guys with tons of talent that you go, 'Why is this guy doing this?' I want to try to help the guy."

Coach Kavanagh on when it's a fighter's time to retire 

"When the time comes, I’ll be able to tell a guy and he’ll listen to me - that the time of being a prize fighter is over and now it’s time to be a martial artist, which is ...

Coach: Diaz sparring partners would waste Silva in kickboxing 

Sparring partner Joe Schilling: "But everybody I brought in for Nick to spar with is a better kickboxer than the guy he is going to fight, you know?"

Carano is back in the gym 

Carano popped up on Zoila Frausto’s Instagram account this past weekend following a training session at Combat Sports Academy in Dublin, Calif.:

Tate: I'm still the one to beat Rousey 

Despite two losses on her record to UFC champion Ronda Rousey, Tate still believes that ultimately she is the one with the tools to defeat her.

Diaz elects to miss flight, misses open workout, fight not in jeopardy 

"I can't speak to why Nick decided not to get on the flight, but we're moving on as if the fight is happening Saturday. We're very confident he's going to be here today."

Sanchez suffers broken collar bone in training 

Things keep getting tough for Diego Sanchez, whom in November had to pull out of the UFC event in Mexico and now this week is dealing with a broken collar bone

Lauzon's UFC 183 vlog, Episode 1 

As always Joe Lauzon is documenting his fight week, this time at UFC 183 in Las Vegas. The first episode follows last minute preparations and travel.

UFC releases 6 fighters including Pokrajac, Damm 

he UFC has released five fighters following at least three consecutive losses: Igor Pokrajac, Rodrigo Damm, Tom Niinimaki, Mike Rhodes, and Sean Soriano.

Joey Lauzon is the best fighter in the family 

Joe Lauzon is currently the all-time performance-bonus leader with 13. And as he explains, his son Joey is the best fighter in the family.

Shogun's manager wants Bisping at 195 catchweight, The Count is game 

Mauricio Rua's manager Eduardo Alonso said that 'Shogun' could be heading down to middleweight, and might like a stop along the way vs. Michael Bisping at 195.

Diaz: I’m just a mixed-martial artist from Stockton 

Nick Diaz: “ But I do hope people understand that this is just what sells, and not what’s really me. I’m just a mixed-martial artist from Stockton, California."

Royce: BJJ moving in wrong direction 

Royce Gracie on changes in BJJ academies: "Yah, it bothers me that martial arts in general are becoming not martial arts, but martial sports."

UFC 183 Embedded, Episode 1: Where is Nick Diaz? 

On episode #1 of UFC 183 Embedded, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva goofs around with fans in Los Angeles before venturing into an all-team paintball war.

Nick Diaz takes on Bill Belichick and 'Deflatgate' 

'Deflategate' has gotten out of hand in the media and it was time for UFC 183's Nick Diaz to finally take Patriots head coach Bill Belichick to task.

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