Jon Jones- Profile
Jon Jones, also known as ‘Bones’ is a professional mixed martial artist from the United States of America. His career started over a decade ago in 2008 when he beat Brad Bernard with a TKO. He joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in August 2008 and beat his opponent Andre Gusmao at UFC 87.
He has only lost once in his UFC career and the decision still remains controversial. Jones was disqualified from his fight against Matt Hamill back in December 2009.
He slowly started rising to the top and picked up his first title win in 2011. He has won UFC-record 14 title fights, and he hasn't lost any fight since 2009 but he hasn’t been a perfect angel as he picked up two doping violations, meaning he has only fought six times in just over five years.
He has been in a bout of words with Israel Adesanya for a while now but no fight seems to be happening anytime soon between the two. UFC president Dana White spoke out recently when discussing the American’s next fight as he revealed that Jones will face the winner of the March 27 heavyweight title fight between champion Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou at UFC 260.
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Jon Jones record:
Jon Jones vs Maurico “Shogun” Rua
Win by TKO- New Jersey, United States of America, March 19th 2011.
Jon Jones vs Lyoto Machida
Win by submission- Toronto, Canada, 11 December 2011
Jon Jones vs Vitor Belfort
Win by submission- Toronto, Canada, 23rd September 2012
Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson first fight
Win by unanimous decision- Toronto, Canada, 22nd September 2013
Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier
Win by unanimous decision- Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America, 3rd January 2015
Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson second fight
Win by knockout- Los Angeles United States of America, 30th December 2018
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