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  • For James 'Binky' Jones, Shogun Fights X bout Saturday is also a fight against age

    For James 'Binky' Jones, Shogun Fights X bout Saturday is also a fight against age
    A 44-year-old fighter sat on top of a cage with his arms in the air and a smile on his face. Moments earlier, he was looking down at his opponent, who had fallen limp to the ground after taking a punch straight to the head. James "Binky" Jones had to...
  • Jon Jones excited to fight in Baltimore, where he expects to have a 'hometown advantage'

    Jon Jones excited to fight in Baltimore, where he expects to have a 'hometown advantage'
    For someone who's considered the best mixed martial arts fighter in the world, Jon Jones sure gets treated like a punching bag outside the Octagon. He's been called out by some of the sport's biggest names. His merits are questioned constantly by...
  • Joseph Benavidez and Tim Elliott aim to showcase flyweight division at UFC 172

    Joseph Benavidez and Tim Elliott aim to showcase flyweight division at UFC 172
    Saturday's fight between Joseph Benavidez and Tim Elliott has all the makings of a duel worth watching before the Jon Jones-Glover Teixeira showdown. In one corner you have Benavidez, who's ranked the No. 2 contender in his weight class and eager to...
  • UFC 172 off to a loud start at Baltimore Arena

    UFC 172 off to a loud start at Baltimore Arena
    There was no easing into the first UFC event in Baltimore. Chris Beal jolted the sold-out crowd to attention with a flying-knee knockout of Patrick Williams in the second round of the night's first fight. Danny Castillo then flattened Charlie...
  • Jon 'Bones' Jones wins at UFC 172 as Baltimore polishes reputation as 'fight town'

    Jon 'Bones' Jones wins at UFC 172 as Baltimore polishes reputation as 'fight town'
    By a strike to the jaw or by a submission on the ground, in 25 seconds or 25 minutes, Jon "Bones" Jones was going to win Saturday night. That was the consensus reached as UFC 172 neared, and it was not an unfair one. He is the best pound-for-pound...
  • Future looks bright for UFC events in Baltimore

    Future looks bright for UFC events in Baltimore
    In March 2011, the Ultimate Fighting Championship went to Seattle. Officials released 8,000 tickets for "UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Davis," the city's first such event. They hoped to sell enough to fill out the lower bowl at KeyArena. It did not...
  • UFC event hailed as economic boost for Baltimore

    UFC event hailed as economic boost for Baltimore
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship could have chosen a more traditional location for Saturday's pay-per-view fight, UFC 172. The event features a title defense for Jon Jones, its top pound-for-pound fighter and light-heavyweight champion. But just six...
  • UFC 172 results and quotes

    UFC 172 results and quotes
    A look at the results from each fight at UFC 172 held Saturday night at Baltimore Arena: Jon Jones def. Glover Teixeira (unanimous decision; 50-45 on all three cards) * Jones wins every round to retain the UFC light-heavyweight title and likely...
  • Ultimate fighting is ultimately safe [Letter]

    Ultimate fighting is ultimately safe [Letter]
    Letter writer Patrick Lynch and others with the same mindset ("UFC is borderline barbarism," April 29) should know that the UFC has been around since 1993 and there has yet to be a single death inside the Octagon or a fighter who has died due to their...
  • UFC's Ronda Rousey to throw out ceremonial first pitch at Orioles game Friday

    UFC's Ronda Rousey to throw out ceremonial first pitch at Orioles game Friday
    Ronda Rousey is scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Friday's Orioles-Royals game as UFC promotes its Saturday pay-per-view in Baltimore. The women's bantamweight champion is not on the card for Saturday's UFC 172 at Baltimore Arena, but...
  • Middleweight contender Luke Rockhold pushing his candidacy at UFC 172

    Middleweight contender Luke Rockhold pushing his candidacy at UFC 172
    At Wednesday's media availability for UFC 172 in Baltimore, one fighter stood out among the others -- middleweight Luke Rockhold, a guy with a movie star name and looks to match. At times, Rockhold seems to be more of a politician than a fighter,...
  • Jon 'Bones' Jones visits brother and Ravens defensive end Arthur Jones

    Jon 'Bones' Jones visits brother and  Ravens defensive end Arthur Jones
    Jon "Bones' Jones was smiling, but he kept shying away whenever his older brother, Ravens defensive lineman Arthur Jones, inched closer to him and motioned with his big arms and hands. Although he's the UFC light heavyweight champion and known for...