The latest news of Jon "Bones" Jones being removed from the main card of UFC 200 has come with some unforeseen consequences, for Jones that is. Since his removal from the fight on Wednesday (July 6th), many have questioned why Jones was removed, and now that the whole story is out on Jon Jones being removed from the fight for a doping violation, Jones could be in for more than he bargained for when he decided to ingest banned supplements during training for his fight with Cormier at UFC 200. Jon Jones was originally placed at the top of the main card against Daniel Cormier in a match-up that would have united the two Interim UFC Light-Heavyweight titles. Jones now has more to think about than training for a fight, he has to contend with possible sanctions imposed by the USADA, impeding his ability to fight for up to two years.
Not often do we hear about a crossover between mixed martial mrts and nerd culture, yet recently it's become more common for people in any of the common fandoms like #popculture, #anime, #gaming or even #cosplay to become MMA fans. The draw of MMA has a lot to do with the intense nature of the sport and the massive followings that several fighters have built while MMA rose to become one of the most watched sports, surpassing Major League Baseball with over 300 Million worldwide fans.
In a recent appearance on The Herd with Colin Cowherd, Dana White made some astounding comments which could be the first step to setting up a fight between the UFC's Conor McGregor and boxing star, Floyd Mayweather.
Four years ago, an Irishman with a dream debuted in the UFC. In that debut, he won by knockout in the first round and earned his first "Knockout of the Night" award. This man's name was Conor McGregor.
When a case of Viral Meningitis affects your roster, what is a company to do, right? WWE knows how this feels better than most, as they have a case of this and mumps going around the WWE RAW locker room. However, they are thankful for the brand split now more than ever. The rosters are not with each other as much as they used to be, which allows for many to be save from harm if an issue like this goes down.
It was a normal day like any other. I was distracted, not doing my assigned schoolwork and goofing off like I always did. I didn't know today would be the day that testing my training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This would be more important than any other test I had ever taken in a classroom.