Jon Jones Net Worth:$3 Million
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 19, 1987|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)|
|Profession:||Mixed Martial Artist|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Jon Jones Net Worth is around $3 million. Jon “Bones” Jones is a famous American mixed martial artist. Jon Jones is one of the most famous fighters signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Jon Jones is a former two-time UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, holding the title from March 2011 to April 2015 and from December 2018 to August 2020. Jon Jones also held the interim UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in 2016. As of July 4, 2022, Jana Jones is #11 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.
Many observers consider Jones one of the greatest fighters to ever set foot in the octagon, and he is the current and two-time light heavyweight champion. In 2019, he was ranked as the number one fighter in the UFC pound for pound.
Over the course of his career, Jon Jones has broken many records. Jon was never been knocked out and he always wins fights that go to the judges till 2020. Jon Jonesonly loss came when he was controversially disqualified against Matt Hamill. While Jon has had plenty of winning moments during his career as a professional fighter, controversial moments have had hamper his reputation. After a number of legal issues and failed drug tests, Jon Jones came to be seen as a somewhat unsavory character within the sport of mixed martial arts.
Jon Jones Brand Endorsements:
Jon Jones was the first MMA fighter to be sponsored by Nike internationally. Jon Jones now has his own shoe line and an additional sponsorship deal with Gatorade. He was once sponsored by Reebok and MuscleTech, although the brand cut ties with Jon after a hit-and-run incident in 2015.
Jon Jones Biography:
|Born||Jonathan Dwight Jones|
July 19, 1987 (age 35)
Rochester, New York, U.S.
|Residence||Albuquerque, New Mexico|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)|
|Reach||84+1⁄2 in (215 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.|
|Team||Team Bombsquad (2008–2009)|
Jackson Wink MMA Academy (2009–2021)
Jackson’s MMA Acoma (2021–present)
Fight Ready (2021–present)
|Rank||Black belt in Gaidojutsu under Greg Jackson|
Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Roberto Alencar
|Years active||2008–present (MMA)|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|University||Iowa Central Community College|
|Notable relatives||Arthur Jones (older brother)|
Chandler Jones (younger brother)
|Notable school(s)||Union-Endicott High School|
Jonathan Dwight Jones was born on 19th July, 1987 in Rochester, New York. His father Arthur is a pastor at Mount Sinai Church of God in Christ in Binghamton, New York.
He was raised alongside three siblings by his parents. Jon’s mother, Camille, died in 2017 at the age of 55, after a long battle with diabetes.Arthur discouraged Jon’s fighting career. All of his brothers went on to become professional football players.
His elder 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.
Jon Jones became an active member of the high school wrestling team and became state champion.
Jon Jones Career:
Jon Jones’ first fight in the UFC was in 2008. Controversy came in 2009 when Jon Jones was disqualified for using downward elbow strikes against Matt Hamill. Dana White and various other observers stated that the decision should have been a “no contest” instead of a loss for Jones.
In 2011, Jon Jones defeated Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and became the youngest-ever UFC champion at age 24. In 2012, Jon Jones controversially refused to fight Chael Sonnen, who had stepped in at the last minute to replace the injured Dan Henderson. As a result, UFC 145 was canceled and White criticized Jones for causing everyone involved to lose serious amounts of money.
After a classic match against Alexander Gustaffson, Jon Jones was scheduled to fight Daniel Cormier but was suspended due to a failed drug test. Jon Jones eventually returned to beat Daniel Cormier, but was stripped of his victory and suspended once again after another drug testing violation. Jana Jones eventually returned to the UFC in 2018 and continued to show excellent form.
Jon Jones faced Thiago Santos on July 6, 2019, in the main event at UFC 239. Jones won the back-and-forth match via split decision, defending his title for the second time.
Jon Jones faced Dominick Reyes on February 8, 2020 in the main event of UFC 247. Jon won the fight via controversial unanimous decision
Jon Jones Age, Height, Weight:
Jonathan Dwight Jones was born on 19th July, 1987 in Rochester, New York. Jon jones age is 35 years. Jon jones height is 6 ft 4 in (193 cm). Jon jones weight is 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st).
Jon Jones girlfriend, childrens:
Jon Jones’ longtime girlfriend and fiancee is Jessie Moses. Together, they have three daughters. In some interviews, Jones has alluded to a fourth child that he had prior to his relationship with Moses.
Jon Jones Interesting facts:
Jon Jones earned his now-famous nickname after joining the school football team. Due to his skinny physique, his football coach called him “bones,” and the name stuck. After graduating from high school, Jon Jones attended Iowa Central Community College but quickly dropped out to pursue a career in MMA.
Criticism of Fighting Style:
Jones has been criticized for poking people in the eye during his many fights. On many occasions, Jon Jones seems to have deliberately poked his opponents in the eyes by extending his open hand outwards in order to block incoming punches.
Slow-motion footage have suggested that the moves are deliberate, although Jones and other observers have claimed that it’s a purely instinctual, reactionary reflex. Nevertheless, Dana White has referenced incidents involving Jon and while he didn’t accuse him of wrongdoing, the UFC president did say that “it needs to stop.”
Daniel Cormier Incident:
During an on-stage staredown, Jon Jones leaned in and touched his forehead to Daniel Cormier, sparking a brief scuffle that resulted in shoves and punches. The two fighters were quickly separated, but Jon Jones was fined $50,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission. Jon Jones was also sentenced to 40 hours of community service.