UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took some heat from fans earlier this week when he said he had no interest in a rematch with Lyoto Machida because his first fight with him generated low Pay-Per-View sales and called the match-up “high risk and low reward”. Now Jones explains his position and why he remains unapologetic on the issue.
On Sept. 1, 2012, 25-year-old Jonny “Bones” Jones (16-1) will put his UFC light heavyweight title on the line against 41-year-old legend Dan Henderson (29-8) in the UFC 151 main event at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with Nike, the first of its kind between the sports apparel giant and a mixed martial artist. Nike has begun to carve out a name in the sport of MMA with regional sponsorship of fighters like Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva; however, the scope of the Jones deal is, thus far, unprecedented.
If there is one super fight in mixed martial arts that has been talked about as much as Fedor Emelianenko vs. Randy Couture once was, it is Jon Jones vs. Anderson Silva. Both fighters have been extremely dominant, especially Silva, who recently defended his UFC middleweight title for a record tenth time.
UFC President Dana White spoke to ProMMAnow.com and a group of reporters following the UFC on FX 3 post-fight press conference about UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ DWI arrest and what he makes of the situation.
Dave Farra hosts this documentary about UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his rise from a college drop-out to reaching the pinnacle of the mixed martial arts world.
“Countdown to UFC 145” gives fans one final look into the feud that split former teammates Jon Jones and Rashad Evans apart. Hear from the fighters and their coaches and relive the interviews that started it all.