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Jon Lane

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Jon Lane is a veteran reporter covering the New York sports beat and Mixed Martial Arts. His work has appeared in Tapout and MMA Worldwide magazines, UFC.com, MMAJunkie.com, FightMagazine.com and FightLaunch.com. You can also follow Jon's New York Yankees coverage by visiting YESNetwork.com.

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Giants Vs. Jaguars Injury Update: David Douglas (Quad) Out, Domenik Hixon (Hamstring) Questionable

One of the compelling battles of Giants camp was the one for the third wide receiver spot, the slot man to play alongside starters Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz. However, injuries have forced two...

Giants vs. Jaguars: Game Time, TV Schedule, Injury Updates And More

The New York Giants begin the preseason portion of their 2012 schedule Friday when the travel to Jacksonville, Fla., to face the Jaguars at EverBank Field.

UFC 150 Headliner Frankie Edgar: 'The Belt Belongs To Me'

Frankie Edgar all but guaranteed he'd have an answer for Henderson, and that's to abruptly halt his 18-month reign as 155-pound king.

Domenik Hixon: ‘I’d be Lying If I Said It Didn’t Scare Me’

Domenik Hixon is a rare case of one who has returned from two ACL injuries. Yet the news surrounding Thomas is not only sobering, it’s stricken fear into Hixon over the possibility that the bug can bite at any given moment – and bite hard.

UFC 150: Frankie Edgar's Rematch With Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson

Granted an immediate rematch after dropping the UFC lightweight title to Benson Henderson in February, Frankie Edgar (Toms River, N.J.) receives his second chance on Saturday, August 11 at UFC 150 in Denver.

Jason Pierre-Paul: ‘I’m At About 50 Percent’

Jason Pierre-Paul says he has a long way to go before reaching his full potential

Anderson Silva's co-Manager: Potential Weidman Fight 'A Joke'

Anderson Silva's camp is apparently not receptive to a title defense against Chris Weidman. In an interview with Brazilian website Tatame, Silva's co-manager, Jorge Guimaraes, called potential fights against Chris Weidman, Alan Belcher and Tim Boetsc

Victor Cruz: The Chip Remains On Giants' Shoulder

Tom Coughlin's mantra last season was "Finish." This year it's "Sustain." And that applies to Victor Cruz and the rest of his Giants teammates.

UFC 153: Alan Belcher to Meet Vitor Belfort

A roadblock to Chris Weidman’s shot at middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been removed. Alan Belcher, who has also lobbied for a match with the Spider, has verbally agreed to fight Vitor Belfort on the main card of UFC 153 on October 13, accord

Sorting out the UFC Middleweight Title Picture

One person's blueprint for the middleweight title picture, with Chris Weidman getting the shot at champion Anderson Silva.

Dana White Non-Committal on UFC Middleweight Title Picture

An angry Dana White declined to reveal his plans for the 185-pound division, instead teasing a future announcement of multiple fights to eventually decide Anderson Silva's next challenger. This leaves Chris Weidman's title shot aspirations in limbo f

UFC 149: High Stakes for Middleweights

Hector Lombard and Tim Boetsch will determine the immediate course of a crowded middleweight division Saturday at UFC 149.

Harlem's Lyman Good to Compete in Bellator's Season 7 welterweight tournament at Ceasars Atlantic City

Former Bellator welterweight champion Lyman Good (12-2) will have his chance at regaining the title he lost to current king Ben Askren in October of 2010. Bellator announced on Monday that Good will compete in the opening round of its Season 7 tourna

Chris Weidman to Appear on Sports Extra in NY Next Sunday

The Chris Weidman media tour continued on Sunday when he visited the studios of FOX 5 sports in New York City to tape an interview with host Duke Castiglione, which will air on WYNW Channel 5 in the New York metropolitan area next Sunday night at 10:

Chris Weidman Steps Up Campaign to Fight Anderson Silva

Chris Weidman has taken to radio and social media to step up his campaign to challenge Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight championship.

The Case for Chris Weidman vs. Anderson Silva

It's Chris Weidman's time for a shot at Anderson Silva. Here's why:

Chris Weidman TKOs Mark Munoz, Wants Anderson Silva Next

Chris Weidman was looking for a statement win. He got it by destroying Mark Munoz with a perfectly-placed elbow followed by a series of unanswered blows before referee Josh Rosenthal finally halted the contest at 1:37 into the second round.

UFC on FUEL 4: Chris Weidman Fighting for Potential Title Shot and New York MMA

UFC on FUEL 4 headliners Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman each successfully made weight at 186 pounds for their five-round main event. Speaking to SBNation New York last week, Weidman had no doubts...

Chris Weidman Wants Title Shot If He Beats Mark Munoz

If Chris Weidman makes a big statement against Mark Munoz, he wants a shot at the UFC middleweight championship.

Chris Weidman Looking to Cash In on 'No-Lose Situation'

The Chris Weidman-Mark Munoz UFC on FUEL 4 main event has important ramifications on the middleweight title picture.

Long Island's Constantinos Philippou wins fifth straight fight at UFC 148

Constantinos Philippou earns UFC 148 win, but nearly pays a big price.

UFC: This Week in New York MMA

This Saturday and next Wednesday, two Serra-Longo fighters will compete for the Ultimate Fighting championship in middleweight bouts, with unbeaten Chris Weidman headlining UFC on FUEL 4.

UFC On FX 4 Enjoys Friday Night Demos Wins

With help from a superhero, UFC on FX 4 enjoyed a ratings bump in two important demographics. Here's the release from the network: LOS ANGELES – UFC Fight Night on FX 4 saw ratings increases...

Gray Maynard Defeats Clay Guida, Wants Frankie Edgar IV

All was eventually forgiven, but Gray Maynard was mad as hell Friday night at Clay Guida’s game-plan en route to working his way back into the lightweight title picture. Guida used his footwork...

UFC on FX 4 Primer and Predictions

What: UFC on FX 4Where: Revel Casino, Atlantic City, New JerseyWhen: Friday, the eight-fight FUEL card starts at 6 p.m. ET and the four-fight FX card starts at 9.Main Event: Gray Maynard vs. Clay...

UFC on FX 4 Headliner a Must-Win for Both Maynard, Guida

Normally loquacious, Clay Guida refused to bite. Bombastic inside the Octagon, "The Carpenter" sounded bothered by "Hairgate" when discussing UFC on FX 4 Friday night at the Revel in Atlantic City,...

Hairgate Begins UFC on FX 4 Hype

A five-round bout between lightweight contenders Gray Maynard and Clay Guida headlines UFC on FX 4, where the top storyline to date is 'Hairgate.'

Chris Camozzi on Nick Catone: ‘I Expect Him To Be As Strong Mentally As I Am’

Chris Camozzi on Nick Catone: ‘I expect him to be as strong mentally as I am’

Al Iaquinta Falls In TUF Finale, Earns $50K In Bonuses

Al Iaquinta earned respective $25,000 bonuses when fans bestowed him best knockout and fight honors of TUF Live.

TUF Live Finale A Golden Opportunity for Al Iaquinta, Long Island MMA

Al Iaquinta’s run to next Friday’s Ultimate Finale has already made him a marquee name in the Long Island MMA community. A victory over Mike Chiesa will rank him among the best in the region,...

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