BlogsThe Real Jon Jones
Jon 'Bones' Jones recounts his rise from drop-out to MMA star.
Jon "Bones" Jones has already distinguished himself as a force to be reckoned with in MMA. On Saturday, April 21, he'll have to put his fists where his mouth is when he defends his light heavyweight title against Rashad Evans. But before the two meet in the Octagon, Heavy.com got to know Jones outside of the cage. In their documentary, The Real Jon Jones, Fight Day Live host Dave Farra digs into the past that took Jones from drop-out to MMA champ. Also, check out the full pre-fight show Fight Day Live on April 21 starting at 6 PM ET/3 PM PT.From Heavy: Jon Jones discusses his road to success and his journey as a son, brother, and fighter.
An introduction to the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion of the world Jon "Bones" Jones. We take a journey to Jon's hometown of Binghamton, New York where we learn about his upbringing, early life and family values.
Jon talks about a family tragedy and how the event has shaped him as a person and as a fighter. Jon openly discusses religion and how it affects his outlook on life. We take a peek into his early career and the events that led up to his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
A look into the career of Jon "Bones" Jones and the criticism that follows him..."Is Jon Jones cocky"? Jon answers with confidence about himself as a person and as an athlete. Is Jon the greatest fighter of all time and what would it take for that to become a reality?