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Jon Jones Net Worth: $3M
Who is Jon Jones?
Jon Jones is an American mixed martial artist and has a net worth of $3M.
He is one of the most famous and well known fighters in the UFC. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest of all time (GOAT).
Jones is a two-time light heavyweight UFC champion and was ranked the number 1 pound-for-pound fighter in 2019.
The Early Years
Jon Jones was born on July 19th, 1987 in Rochester, New York. He has 3 brothers by their father who was a pastor.
Despites Jones’ fame in mixed martial arts, all three of his brothers went on to become professional football players.
At high school, Jones joined the wrestling team and ended up becoming the state champion.
He earned his now widely recongised nickname Jon Bones Jones when he joined the school football team.
At the time, he was a skinny kid and his football coach called him Bones, a name that has stuck throughout his UFC career.
Jones went to Iowa Central Community College after he graduated but quickly gave it up to pursue his career in MMA.
Jon Jones first entered the UFC Octogon in 2008, beating Andre Gusmao by a 3 round decision.
Things went wrong the following year when Jones was disqualified for using downward elbow strikes on Matt Hamill.
To this day this is the only blip on Jones’ UFC record, allthough company boss Dana White has said the decision should have been a ‘no contest’, instead of a loss.
In 3 quick years since his first fight he became UFC ligh heavyweight champion in 2011 by beating Mauricio Rua, and also earned the title of the youngest ever UFC champion at 24 years old.
In 2012 he refused to fight Chael Sonnen at short notice, something Jones was criticized for as it resulted in lost revenue for the UFC.
Controversy struck again when Jones was due to fight Cormier as he failed a drugs test.
Jones did return and beat Cormier, however, he was later stripped of his title and suspended again because he had failed another drugs test.
After time out, he returned to the UFC in 2018 and swiftly won back his UFC light heavyweight title.
He holds lots of records in the UFC light heavyweight division, some include; most title defenses, most submission victories, and longest win streak.
He has since vacated the belt as he plans an attack on the heavyweight championship title.
His current MMA record stands at 26 wins and 1 loss.
Jones was the first MMA fighter to be sponsored globally by Nike. He has also been sponsored by Reebok and MuscleTech throughout his career. Although the later stopped after Jones was involved in a hit and run in 2015.
He now has his own shoe brand and a sponsorship deal with supplement company Grenade.
Jones vs Gustafsson (2013)
Jones vs Cormier (2015)
Jones vs Evans (2012)
Jones vs Belfort (2012)
Jones vs Shogan (2011)
Highest Grossing PPV Fights:
Jones vs Cormier 2 (860,000 PPV)
Jones vs Cormier (800,000)
Jones vs Evans (700,00)
Jones vs Gustafsson 2 (700,000)
Jones vs Smith (650,000)
Top 5 Jon Jones Quotes
“Failure is what you may need to eventually succeed.” – Jon Jones
“I think it’s important to be an absolute believer and have that confidence.” – Jon Jones
“Success is more a part of who you are than anything outside of you.” – Jon Jones
“When you are down and out, find something or someone to love.” – Jon Jones
“Everything is a possibility. I believe we’re put on this earth to think big and dream big.” – Jon Jones
Jon Jones is an internationally renowned MMA star and UFC champion, whose net worth stands at $3M.
He is the youngest ever UFC champion and his most famous fights are the first Gustafsson fight and the two Daniel Cormier bouts.
His fighting style has been criticized by some observers due to consistent eye-poking. Although he has never been penalized for it, it is something that Dana White has referenced multiple times.
As of 2021, Jon Jones’ net worth is $3M.
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