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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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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 >

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 >

- 803 days ago
UFC Champ Jon Jones -- My Brother's PLAYING In the Super Bowl!

UFC Champ Jon Jones
My Brother's PLAYING In the Super Bowl!

UFC wrecking machine Jon Jones isn't the only professional athlete in his family -- in fact, his older brother is a stud in the NFL ... and will be starting in the SUPER BOWL!!! Jones -- the… READ MORE >

- 893 days ago
Jon 'Bones' Jones -- I'm Gonna Beat the Crap Out of Chael Sonnen

Jon 'Bones' Jones
I'm Gonna Beat the Crap Out of Chael Sonnen

It took long enough ... but UFC champ Jon "Bones" Jones will finally do battle with his longtime verbal tormentor Chael Sonnen ... both in the ring AND as opposing coaches on "The Ultimate… READ MORE >

- 994 days ago
Chael Sonnen -- TEARS APART Jon Jones with Pizza Poster

Chael Sonnen
TEARS APART Jon Jones with Pizza Poster

Chael Sonnen is still taking shots at UFC star Jon Jones, but now he's doing it with a flier for his pizza joint in Oregon ... and it's pretty obvious what he's trying to say. Sonnen is still… READ MORE >

- 1046 days ago
Chael Sonnen -- Jon Jones is an 'Entitled, Bratty Kid'

Chael Sonnen
Jon Jones is an 'Entitled, Bratty Kid'

Chael Sonnen is TEARING into Jon Jones ... calling the UFC champ an "entitled bratty kid" for refusing to fight him at UFC 151. Chael was hangin' out in front of his pizza joint in Oregon ... not… READ MORE >

- 1047 days ago
WWE Star C.M. Punk BLASTS Nike -- Signing Bones Jones is Wrong ... He's a TERRIBLE Role Model

WWE Star BLASTS Nike
for Signing Jon Jones .... He's a BAD Role Model

WWE superstar C.M. Punk is furious with Nike ... claiming the sportswear giant is sending a HORRIBLE message to kids by signing UFC champ Jon "Bones" Jones ... who happens to be a convicted drunk… READ MORE >

- 1062 days ago
Jon 'Bones' Jones -- License REVOKED in Drunk Driving Case

Jon 'Bones' Jones
License Revoked In Drunk Driving Case

UFC champ Jon "Bones" Jones will not be allowed to drive for the next 6 months ... after a judge REVOKED his license as part of his sentence for drunk driving back in May. Bones appeared in… READ MORE >

- 1071 days ago
UFC Champ Jon 'Bones' Jones -- The DUI Mug Shot

Jon 'Bones' Jones
The DUI Mug Shot

TMZ has obtained the mug shot for UFC Light Heavyweight champ Jon "Bones" Jones -- snapped moments after the fighter was arrested for DUI last week in upstate New York.TMZ broke the story,… READ MORE >

- 1132 days ago
UFC Champ Jon 'Bones' Jones Pleads Guilty to DUI

Jon 'Bones' Jones
Pleads Guilty to DUI

UFC Light Heavyweight champ Jon "Bones" Jones just pled guilty to DUI -- after his boozy arrest last week in upstate New York.TMZ broke the story, the 24-year-old was popped in Binghamton May 19th… READ MORE >

- 1134 days ago

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