Tag: Jon Jones

Arguably the greatest mixed martial artist of all time, Jon Jones has been the most dominant fighter in UFC’s history with 26 wins, and 11 title defenses.

Jon Jones UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

Born in Rochester, New York, Jon Jones started his combat sports journey early in his life with wrestling. Jones won the 2006 National Championship at Iowa Central Community College. Jones made his MMA debut with a TKO win over Barn Bernard in 2008. After dominating his opponents at multiple organizations, Jones arrived at UFC in the year of 2008.

Jon Jones fought Andre Gusmao on his UFC debut. Jones became the UFC light heavyweight champion by beating Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 128. Jones went on to beat some of the greatest fighters of his generation such as Rashad Evans, Lyoto Machida, Vitor Belfort, Alexander Gustafsson, Daniel Cormier, and many more.

Who has beaten Jon Jones?

Jones has only lost once by disqualification in his long-decorated light heavyweight career. He lost to Matt Hamill after throwing an illegal 12-6 elbow back at elbows) The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights Finale in December 2009.

Jon Jones has had a couple of close fights in his UFC career. Many fans believe that he lost to Thiago Santos and Dominick Reyes, However, in record books, Jon Jones has never officially lost a fight.

Jon Jones controversies

Jon Jones has been a controversial figure outside the octagon. He was forced to vacate the UFC light heavyweight title and suspended for 2 years after testing positive for a turinabol metabolite. He has been charged with serious DUIs. Jones was even arrested in 2020 for using firearms and DUI.

Jon Jones’s net worth and salary

Jon Jones’ net worth as of 2023 is reported to be in the excess of $10 million.

After his move to the heavyweight division, Jon Jones’ agent revealed that the new UFC contract for his heavyweight run in the UFC makes him second only to Conor McGregor in the list of highest paid athlete in the UFC.

Jon Jones Endorsements

Jon Jones was the first UFC fighter to bag a deal with Nike. Jones also endorses big brands such as Reebok, Monster energy drink, boohoo MAN, C.A.R.E PROJECT, PureKana CBD, ELEVE health, K-Swiss, and GAT Sports.

Page 3 of 37 1 2 3 4 37