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Jon Jones

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Win Rate
93 %
Finish Rate
58 %
Decision Win %
100 %
#6 p4p (UFC)

Jon Jones

Age
34
Height
6' 4 (193 cm)
Reach
85 in. (7' 1/215 cm)
Ape-Index
1.114
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
United States
Main Division
Light Heavyweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Roberto Alencar
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
purple_belt
Biography
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 Approach
Jones 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
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. Jones, along with his two coaches, chased after the robber, caught and tripped him, and held him down until the police arrived.

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)
  • UFC: Interim UFC Light Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • UFC: Fight of the Night (four times) vs. Quinton Jackson, Lyoto Machida, Alexander Gustafsson and Daniel Cormier
  • UFC: Knockout of the Night (one time) vs. Brandon Vera
  • UFC: Submission of the Night (two times) vs. Ryan Bader and Vitor Belfort
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (one time) vs. Daniel Cormier
  • UFC: Longest unbeaten streak in UFC history (18)
  • UFC: Most consecutive wins in the UFC light heavyweight division (13)
  • UFC: Most consecutive title defenses in the UFC light heavyweight division (8)
  • UFC: Most successful title defenses in the UFC light heavyweight division (11)
  • UFC: Tied for most successful title defenses in UFC history (11) (w. Demetrious Johnson)
  • UFC: Most wins in UFC title fights (14)
  • UFC: Most UFC light heavyweight title fights (15)
  • UFC: Most wins in UFC light heavyweight title fights (14)
  • UFC: Most wins in UFC light heavyweight division (20)
  • UFC: Fourth most consecutive title defenses in UFC history (8)
  • UFC: Tied (with Glover Teixeira, Ovince Saint Preux, Paul Craig and Misha Cirkunov) for most submission victories in UFC light heavyweight division history (five)
  • UFC: Youngest fighter to win a UFC championship (23 years, 242 days)
  • UFC: UFC Hall of Fame (Fight Wing) vs. Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165
  • 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: Eight successful title defenses (first reign)
  • UFC: Three successful title defenses (second reign)
  • United States Kickboxing Association: USKBA Light Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • Sherdog: 2009 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year
  • Sherdog: 2010 All-Violence 1st Team
  • Sherdog: 2011 All-Violence 1st Team
  • Sherdog: 2011 Beatdown of the Year for win over Maurício Rua
  • Sherdog: 2011 Fighter of the Year
  • Sherdog: 2012 All-Violence 1st Team
  • Sherdog: 2013 All-Violence 1st Team
  • Sherdog: 2013 Fight of the Year (vs Alexander Gustafsson) (UFC 165)
  • Sherdog: Mixed Martial Arts Hall of Fame
  • World MMA Awards: 2010 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year
  • World MMA Awards: 2011 Fighter of the Year
  • World MMA Awards: 2012 Fighter of the Year
  • World MMA Awards: 2013 Fight of the Year (vs Alexander Gustafsson) (UFC 165)
  • CombatPress.com: 2018 Biggest Story of the Year (Jon Jones and the Move of UFC 232)
  • MMA Fighting: 2013 Fight of the Year (vs Alexander Gustafsson) (UFC 165)
  • MMAInsider.net: 2013 Fight of the Year (vs Alexander Gustafsson) (UFC 165)
  • FoxSports.com: 2013 Fight of the Year (vs Alexander Gustafsson) (UFC 165)
  • Yahoo! Sports: 2013 Fight of the Year (vs. Alexander Gustafsson) (UFC 165)
  • MMAWeekly.com: 2013 Fight of the Year (vs. Alexander Gustafsson) (UFC 165)
  • MMAWeekly.com: 2018 Comeback Fighter of the Year
  • MMAjunkie.com: 2013 Fight of the Year (vs. Alexander Gustafsson) (UFC 165)
  • MMAjunkie.com: 2015 January Fight of the Month vs. Daniel Cormier
  • ESPN: 2011 Fighter of the Year
  • ESPN: 2013 Fight of the Year (vs. Alexander Gustafsson) (UFC 165)
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter: 2014 Feud of the Year vs. Daniel Cormier
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter: 2011 Most Outstanding Fighter
  • Spike Guys' Choice Awards: 2011 Most Dangerous Man
  • FIGHT! Magazine: 2009 Newcomer of the Year
  • National Junior College Athletic Association: NJCAA 197 lb National Championship out of Iowa Central Community College (2006)
  • National Junior College Athletic Association: NJCAA All-American out of Iowa Central Community College (2006)
  • National High School Coaches Association: NHSCA Senior All-American (2005)
  • New York State Public High School Athletic Association: NYSPHSAA Division I State Championship out of Union-Endicott High School (2005)
  • USA Wrestling: Northeast Junior Greco-Roman Regional Championship (2004)

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Fighter Videos

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

 

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