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UFC champs Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey sign new sponsorship deals with Reebok

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I think it's safe to say that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones, as well as women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey, won't be a part of the upcoming class-action lawsuit against ZUFFA.

Just a hunch.

That's because "Bones" and "Rowdy" were both added to the list of mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters signed to Reebok, alongside former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and reigning lightweight straphanger Anthony Pettis. What does that mean, exactly?

Jones and Rousey "will be working closely with Reebok to help develop and launch the brand's new range of UFC apparel," according to the press release, "as well as a new collection of footwear and apparel specifically created for the more than 35 million people around the world who participate in combat training to stay fit."

Someone looks excited:

Take that, Nike!

This latest news is sure to go over like a lead balloon for those fighters on the lower end of the food chain. Some of whom are already beginning to wonder how much cash will be leftover in the wake of the promotion's new uniform deal, which goes into effect this July.

For more on UFC's partnership with Reebok click here.

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