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Jonathan Dwight Jones, known as Jon Jones, is an American professional martial artist. he was born on 19 July 1987 in Rochester, New York. Jon is the third child of his parents, having one elder brother and sister and a younger brother. He studied at the Iowa Central Community College and Morrisville State College.
“I grew up originally in Rochester. It was where I was born and a very tough neighborhood with a lot of violence. I consider myself lucky. When I was aged 11, in 1998, Dad moved us to a suburban area from what was a ghetto area. It gave me a chance of survival.”- Jon Jones
Jon started his career when he was in high school. Although his father never supported him and never wanted him to become a fighter still, he pursued his career in fighting. He played his first UFC match in the year 2008 opposite Andre Gusmão. Jones performed really well and win his first match. His second victory was against Stephen Bonnar in January 2009.
A few months later he played at UFC 100 opposite Jake O’Brien. In December 209, he fought at The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights Finale. This time his opponent was Matt Hamill. In the year 2010, he played matches against Brandon Vera and former IFL Light Heavyweight Champion Vladimir Matyushenko.
In 2011, he defeated Ryan Bader. Jon was the first ever player to defeat Ryan. He was also awarded the Submission of the Night. He has also defeated several other players including Rashad Evans at the UFC 145 and Vitor Belfort at the UFC 152.
Jon Jones Net Worth
According to the latest updates, Jon Jones net worth is around $12 million. he is a remarkable player who played as a Light Heavyweight champion. He is very confident and knows his skills really well. Hence, he played martial arts on a professional level. Today his major source of income is mixed martial arts.
Jon Jones Personal Details
|Real Name||Jonathan Dwight Jones|
|Date of Birth||19 July 1987|
|Place of Birth||Rochester, New York, United States|
|Marital Status||In a Relationship|
|Profession / Occupation||Mixed martial artist|
Jon Jones Body Stats
|Height||6 feet 4 inches|
Jon Jones Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Unmarried|
|Father Name||Arthur Jones Jr.|
|Mother Name||Camille Jones|
|Children||Carmen Nicole Jones, Olivia Haven Jones, and Leah Jones|
|Siblings||Arthur Jones, Chandler Jones, and Carmen Jones|
“I think once you start to think that you’re the man, and you know it all, and your style is unbeatable and stuff like that, that’s when you get caught and clipped and get humbled really fast.”- Jon Jones
“I believe I have the attitude of a champion and a winner, and I’m not apologetic for it.”- Jon Jones
Interesting Facts about Jon Jones
- In the year 2011, Jon was awarded the Spike Guys’ Choice Awards for the Most Dangerous Man.
- His UFC bonus awards include the Knockout of the Night award in 2010, Submission of the Night award in 2011 and 2012, and Fight of the Night award in 2011, 2013, and 2015.
- He also won the Sherdog Fighter of the Year in 2011 and Sherdog Fight of the Year in 2013.