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Jon Bones Jones

Jonathan D. Jones (born July 19, 1987) is an American mixed martial artist. He currently fights as a light heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship and initially trained with Team BombSquad out of Cortland, New York, then briefly with the Tristar Gym in Montreal, Canada and most recently started training at Jackson's Submission Fighting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is described by UFC President Dana White as being one of the top 8 light heavyweight fighters in the world. As of February 2011, Sherdog.com ranks Jones as the #5 light heavyweight fighter in the world. He is noted for having the longest reach in UFC history at 84.5 in (215 cm). Next in line for the light heavy weight title belt Jon 'Bones Jones' debut UFC fight was against Andre Gusmao at UFC 87 on August 9, 2008. Jones took the fight on three weeks notice as a late replacement for Tomasz Drwal. He put on an impressive performance using takedowns and displayed some unorthodox striking, such as spinning elbows.

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Daniel Cormier's Trainer -- We're Pulling for Jon Jones ... Despite the Beef

Daniel Cormier's Trainer
We're Pulling for Jon Jones ... Despite the Beef

Jon Jones just received some well-wishes from a very unlikely place ... Daniel Cormier's trainer -- who tells TMZ Sports they're rooting for the UFC champ to beat his drug problem ... despite the… READ MORE >

UFC Champ Jon 'Bones' Jones -- Goes to Rehab for Cocaine Addiction

UFC Champ Jon Jones
Checks Into Rehab for Cocaine Addiction

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon "Bones" Jones has checked himself into a drug treatment facility after testing positive for cocaine.Jones failed a drug test prior to his decisive victory… READ MORE >

- 55 days ago
Ex-WWE Star -- Welcomes Jon Jones to D-Generation X ... 'Perfect Crotch Chop'

Ex-WWE Star
Welcomes Jon Jones to D-Generation X 'Perfect Crotch Chop'

Shawn Michaels, Triple H ... and now Jon "Bones" Jones is OFFICIALLY a member of the baddest wrestling group of all time D-Generation X -- so says ex-WWE star X-Pac. If you saw Jones fight at… READ MORE >

- 56 days ago
Jon Jones -- I Believe Bill Cosby ... He's Too Classy To Be a Rapist

UFC Champ Jon Jones
I Believe Bill Cosby He's Too Classy To Be a Rapist

UFC champ Jon "Bones" Jones says he doesn't believe the allegations against Bill Cosby -- telling TMZ Sports the actor always seemed way too classy to be a rapist. Jones was at LAX Friday… READ MORE >

- 101 days ago
Jon 'Bones' Jones -- Scratched from UFC 178

Jon 'Bones' Jones
Scratched from UFC 178

Jon "Bones" Jones will not defend his light heavyweight belt at UFC 178  -- he just had to bow out of the fight with an injury he suffered during training.Jones was supposed to take on Daniel… READ MORE >

- 202 days ago
Jon Jones -- My Shotgun SPITS FIRE!!!! [Insane Video]

Jon Jones
My Shotgun SPITS FIRE!!!! [Insane Video]

Talk about packin' heat -- UFC champ Jon "Bones" Jones was blasting away with special shotgun ammunition that actually turns his piece into a frickin' FLAMETHROWER ... and it's all on video. Jones… READ MORE >

- 373 days ago
UFC Champ Cain Velasquez -- Jon Bones Jones Should Beef Up for Superfight

UFC Champ Cain Velasquez
'Bones' Should Beef Up for Superfight

UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez says there's NO REASON why Jon 'Bones' Jones can't put on the extra pounds to face him in a superfight for the title belt, TMZ Sports has learned.We carefully… READ MORE >

- 439 days ago
Jon 'Bones' Jones -- Back Behind the Wheel ... License Restored After DUI

Jon 'Bones' Jones
Back Behind the Wheel License Restored After DUI

UFC champ Jon "Bones" Jones is PSYCHED he got his driver's license back this afternoon ... after losing it for 6 months when he drunkenly crashed his Bentley into a pole, TMZ Sports has learned.We… READ MORE >

- 446 days ago
Jon 'Bones' Jones -- Crutchin' for BBQ ... After Gruesome Toe Injury

Jon 'Bones' Jones
Crutchin' for BBQ After Gruesome Toe Injury

He may have a cracked toe ... a disgusting, bloody, broken toe ... but Jon "Bones" Jones stomached the pain last night and crutched out for some delicious BBQ in NYC. In case you haven't seen the… READ MORE >

- 672 days ago
Jon 'Bones' Jones -- Chael Sonnen Is NOT My Friend

Jon 'Bones' Jones
Chael Sonnen Is NOT My Friend

Make no mistake about it, Jon Jones doesn't consider Chael Sonnen a "friend" -- even though Chael's been showering him with compliments lately ... in fact, Jones says he can't wait to punch Chael… READ MORE >

- 677 days ago

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