62 Facts About Jon Jones

1. Jon Jones won the UFC Light Heavyweight title for the first time in 2011 and since then has gone on to set several records, such as becoming the youngest ever champion in UFC history along with most consecutive title defenses and longest win streak in the Light Heavyweight division.

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2. Jon Jones got engaged to Jessie in 2015 and by April 1, 2015, he broadcast the news on his Twitter account.

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3. Jon Jones was randomly tested on December 3, 2014, and results came back on December 23, 2014.

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4. Jon Jones tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the primary metabolite of cocaine.

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5. Jon Jones pleaded guilty to DUI charges and ended up paying a $1,000 fine, installing ignition interlocks on all of his vehicles, had to complete a victims impact class, and had his drivers license suspended for six months.

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6. Jon Jones is the first fighter in MMA history to have his own shoe line.

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7. Jon Jones was accompanied by his coaches Mike Winkeljohn and Greg Jackson.

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8. Jon Jones trained as a power-lifter during his suspension from the UFC.

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9. Jon Jones became the first person to take Cormier down, scoring three takedowns in total.

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10. Jon Jones won the fight via TKO in the second round.

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11. Jon Jones would additionally bring in $550,000 for his January 2015 fight with Daniel Cormier.

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12. Jon Jones has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

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13. Jon Jones started his professional mixed martial arts profession in April 2008.

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14. Jon Jones is a mixed martial artist that was born in Rochester, NY, on July 19, 1987.

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15. Jon Jones tested positive for two banned substances, clomiphene and letrozole (an aromatase inhibitor).

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16. Jon Jones was born in Rochester, New York where while growing up, he was a high school wrestler and state champion at Union-Endicott High School.

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17. Jon Jones put on one of the best performances of his career Saturday when he returned from a 15-month layoff to reclaim the light heavyweight title from Daniel Cormier in the UFC 214 headliner.

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18. Jon Jones pleaded guilty in June 2012 and had his license suspended.

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19. Jon Jones is widely recognized as one of the all-time greatest Mixed Martial Artists especially when it comes to the Light Heavyweight division.

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20. Jon Jones gives credit to Moses for helping him in his career.

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21. Jon Jones splits his time between Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he trains, and Ithaca, New York, where Moses and his three daughters live.

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22. In 2011, at 23 year-old, Jon Bones Jon Jones defeated Mauricio Rua to become the youngest UFC champion in history.

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23. At the age of 23, Jon Jones earned the title of youngest UFC champion in history—and it's a record that will be very difficult to break.

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24. Jon Jones will possess an incredible 13.5" reach advantage at UFC 151.

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25. Jon Jones has two siblings who took to sports of a lesser combat nature.

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26. Ohio State defensive lineman Dre'Mont Jon Jones made the first team for the second straight year.

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27. Jon Jones has not officially declared for the draft As for his pro profile, The Draft Network's Jon Ledyard writes that Brown possesses "[e]xcellent size, length and strength for a receiver prospect", though he notes more critically that the Ole.

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28. Jon Jones would not go so far as to say the Cowboys are going after Kingsbury.

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29. Jon Jones believes he should be fighting Anthony Smith instead of Alexander Gustafsson.

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30. Jon Jones has one last hurdle to clear before fighting again for the UFC title he never lost in the Octagon.

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31. Jon Jones will be facing Alexander Gustaffson in a rematch of their classic 2015 bout in which Gustafsson gave the then-light heavyweight champion all he could handle.

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32. Jon Jones is eligible to fight again as of October 28, 2018.

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33. On September 18, 2018, USADA announced Jon Jones would get a 15-month suspension from the retroactive date of July 28, 2017, plus three months community service.

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34. On July 8, 2016, a urine sample from Jon Jones tested positive for two banned substances, prior to his scheduled championship bout with Daniel Cormier at UFC 200.

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35. On September 29, 2015, Jon Jones pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident and was sentenced to up to 18 months of supervised probation.

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36. Jon Jones apologized to his fans on Twitter by saying, "Got a lot of soul searching to do.

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37. On January 19, 2015, Jon Jones was interviewed for the first time since the failed drug test and said: ".

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38. On January 6, 2015, it was announced that Jon Jones failed a drug test prior to UFC 182.

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39. On March 19, 2011, Jon Jones was en route to Great Falls Historic Park in Paterson, New Jersey, where he planned to meditate several hours ahead of his fight against Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC 128.

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40. Jon Jones won the fight and re-captured the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship via knockout in the third round after a head kick and a barrage of strikes on the ground.

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41. Jon Jones was expected to defend his title against Anthony Johnson on May 23, 2015, at UFC 187.

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42. Jon Jones won the fight by unanimous decision, losing only one round to Cormier.

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43. Jon Jones was then expected to take on replacement Daniel Cormier at UFC 178.

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44. Jon Jones was expected to take on Glover Teixeira on February 1, 2014, at UFC 169.

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45. Jon Jones was chosen to coach opposite Chael Sonnen on Season 17 of the Ultimate Fighter.

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46. Jon Jones won a $65,000 Submission of the Night bonus for his fourth-round finish of Belfort.

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47. Jon Jones opened as a massive favorite coming into the bout.

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48. Jon Jones defeated his archrival and former teammate Rashad Evans via unanimous decision on April 21, 2012, at UFC 145.

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49. Jon Jones defeated Jackson via submission at 1:14 in the 4th round.

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50. Jon Jones was told by Joe Rogan that right after his bout had ended, he would replace Evans in the fight for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.

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51. Jon Jones mentioned in an interview with Inside MMA that he would be facing the winner of Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs Ryan Bader.

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52. On December 5, 2009, Jon Jones faced off against fellow light heavyweight prospect Matt Hamill at The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights Finale.

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53. In September 2009, Jon Jones was rewarded for his victories by signing a new four-fight contract with the UFC.

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54. Jon Jones eventually secured a modified guillotine choke, causing O'Brien to tap out.

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55. Jon Jones controlled the majority of the match by stuffing takedown attempts from his opponent.

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56. Jon Jones accepted the deal on two weeks' notice as a late replacement for Tomasz Drwal.

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57. In July 2008, Jon Jones accepted a fight in the UFC as a late replacement with only two weeks notice.

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58. Jon Jones won his first UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in March 2011 at the age of 23, becoming the youngest champion since the UFC instituted weight classes.

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59. Jon Jones is widely regarded as one of the greatest professional fighters of all-time.

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60. Jon Jones has always been one of the most dominant fighters in the UFC.

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61. Jon Jones calmly dissects Alexander Gustafsson, blasts Daniel Cormier as sparks fly at UFC 232 press conference.

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62. Jon Jones is obviously fired up and ready to reclaim his light heavyweight title because it appeared he was prepared to fight on Friday after facing off with Alexander Gustafsson.

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