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Decision Win %
Height6' 4 (193 cm)
Reach85 in. (7' 1/215 cm)
Main DivisionLight Heavyweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu CoachRoberto Alencar
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
Biography(references)His father Arthur is a pastor at Mount Sinai Church of God in Christ in Binghamton, New York. Jon's mother, Camille, died in 2017 at the age of 55, after a long battle with diabetes. His older brother, Arthur, is a former American football defensive lineman who played for the Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts and Washington Redskins, while his younger brother, Chandler, is an outside linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals. His older sister, Carmen, died of a brain tumor before her eighteenth birthday.
Combat ApproachJones capitalizes on his great range and defensive wrestling to land blows in a creative, unorthodox style. Jones also excels in the clinch, where he is skilled at controlling his opponent's arms and scoring elbow and knee strikes. On the ground, he has excellent positional control and an ability to find openings for punches and elbow strikes.
Fighter Trivia(references)In an interview with Joe Rogan on December 1, 2016, Jones stated that he has four daughters , indicating a daughter born before Leah. Jon Jones with Lorenzo Fertitta and Glover Teixeira at a U.S. Senate event in 2014 On March 19, 2011, Jones was en route to Great Falls Historic Park in Paterson, New Jersey, where he planned to meditate several hours ahead of his fight against Maurício "Shogun" Rua at UFC 128. On August 8, 2012, Jones became the first mixed martial artist to be sponsored by Nike on an international scale.
Awards & Accolades
UFC: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship (two times). Eleven successful title defenses (overall). Eight successful title defenses (first reign). Three successful title defenses (second reign)
UFC: Eleven successful title defenses (overall). Eight successful title defenses (first reign). Three successful title defenses (second reign)
UFC: Eight successful title defenses (first reign)
UFC: Three successful title defenses (second reign)
UFC: Longest Light Heavyweight champion reign in UFC history (1501 days)
Free Fight: Jon Jones vs Chael Sonnen | UFC 159, 2013
Free Fight: Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 1 | UFC 165, 2013
UFC Debut: Jon Jones vs Andre Gusmao | Free Fight
UFC 210: Jon Jones Press Conference Highlights
Fight Outcomes - WinsLosses
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