In diesem Jahr ist es soweit: Jon Jones wird erstmalig im Schwergewicht antreten. Der Amerikaner dominierte jahrelang das. Jon Jones ist nicht länger UFC-Champion. Der langjährige Titelträger im Halbschwergewicht kündigte auf Twitter an, dass er den Titel ablegen. Die Leistungen von Jon Jones in diesem Jahr lassen sich nur mit Superlativen beschreiben, so souverän kämpfte der Weltmeister im Halbschwergewicht.
Jon Jones (Kampfsportler)Jon Jones ist nicht länger UFC-Champion. Der langjährige Titelträger im Halbschwergewicht kündigte auf Twitter an, dass er den Titel ablegen. Jon Jones ist der Name folgender Personen: Jon Jones (Kampfsportler) (* ), US-amerikanischer Mixed-Martial-Arts-Kämpfer; Jon Jones (Regisseur). Jon "Bones" Jones, Ithaca (City, New York). Gefällt 2,4 Mio. Mal · Personen sprechen darüber. Youngest world Champion in UFC history, Fighting.
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The Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts prohibited downward elbow strikes, and Jones was initially only penalized a point from the round. Consequently, the replay simulation was reviewed, and showed that Jones's elbows further damaged Hamill's already bloody and lacerated nose.
Jones fought Brandon Vera on March 21, , at UFC Live: Vera vs. Jones defeated former IFL Light Heavyweight Champion Vladimir Matyushenko by TKO with elbows in of the first round on August 1, , at UFC Live: Jones vs.
Jones is the real deal and he just catapulted himself tonight into the top eight in the world. Tonight solidified it. He's got to keep his head together, stay focused and keep doing all the right things in training.
He's smart, good looking and bad-ass. He's going to make a lot of money -- this kid is going to do very well.
After defeating Matyushenko, Jones stated that he wanted a "top-three opponent" for his next fight. Ryan Bader.
White soon confirmed that Jones would face the undefeated Ultimate Fighter winner Ryan Bader, on February 5, , at UFC Jones was awarded the "Submission of the Night" bonus.
Jones was told by Joe Rogan in the post-fight interview that he would replace Evans in the fight for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
After an early flying knee that badly hurt the champion, Shogun was dominated throughout the three rounds. A body shot and knee to the head dropped the champion to his knees, causing the referee to step in and halt the match.
Jones's first title defense was expected to be on August 6, , at UFC against Rashad Evans ,  his former friend and teammate,  but Jones was sidelined with a hand injury.
Jones defeated Jackson via submission rear-naked choke at in the 4th round. In , Jones said that this was his favorite fight up to that point. Jones vs.
Evans was in the works for a second time, and a bout was targeted for December 10, , at UFC Jones finally faced his arch rival and former teammate Rashad Evans on April 21, , at UFC , and won via unanimous decision 49—46, 49—46, and 50— It was later reported that Henderson was injured three weeks prior to the announcement, but kept the injury under wraps as he was still hoping to compete.
However, he had to withdraw following a final sparring session to evaluate his condition. Jones decision to decline the fight against Sonnen was criticized.
In the year history of the UFC, it was the first card to ever be canceled. UFC president Dana White went on record saying, "this is one of the most selfish, disgusting decisions that doesn't just affect you.
This is affecting 16 other lives, their families, kids are going back to school. The list goes on and on of all the things, the money that was spent for fighters to train and the list goes on and on.
Like I said, I don't think this is going to make Jon Jones popular with the fans, sponsors, cable distributors, television network executives or other fighters.
A rematch with Lyoto Machida was then announced for September 22, , at UFC Despite almost being submitted via armbar in round one, Jones successfully defended the belt against Belfort via americana submission in round four,   and equaled Chuck Liddell 's number of title defenses.
Jones was chosen to coach opposite Chael Sonnen on Season 17 of the Ultimate Fighter. With a bout between the coaches taking place on April 27, , at UFC In an interview, Sonnen did his best to garner interest in the bout, but Jones gave him the " silent treatment ", and refused to make eye contact.
However, he dislocated a phalanx big toe on his left foot during the fight. Jones faced Alexander Gustafsson on September 21, , at UFC After the match, Jones said Gustafsson gave him the toughest fight of his career, and both were sent to the hospital for their injuries.
Jones was expected to take on Glover Teixeira on February 1, , at UFC Jones and Teixeira finally fought on April 26, , at UFC On April 27, , UFC President Dana White confirmed that Jones would next have a rematch against Gustafsson, and stated the possibility of the match taking place in a stadium in Sweden on pay-per-view.
On June 5, , the UFC confirmed that the Jones vs. Gustafsson rematch would take place on September 27, , at UFC Jones was then expected to take on replacement Daniel Cormier at UFC The bout was rescheduled, and eventually took place on January 3, , at UFC The win also earned Jones his fourth Fight of the Night bonus award.
Jones was expected to defend his title against Anthony Johnson on May 23, , at UFC On October 23, , the UFC announced that Jones had been reinstated to the active roster, nearly six months after his suspension was announced.
The rematch with Cormier was rescheduled and expected to take place on July 9, , at UFC Two days later, it was announced that Jones had been stripped of his interim title, making him the first fighter in UFC history to be stripped of a title twice.
On December 15, Jones was also suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission NSAC for one year. While on the sidelines, Jones fought retired UFC fighter Dan Henderson in a grappling match for the Submission Underground 2 tournament on December For the first minutes of the match, both fighters jockeyed for position against the cage.
Jones submitted Henderson via an arm-triangle choke at minutes. Following the fight, Jones expressed his interest in grappling with Chael Sonnen. The rematch with Daniel Cormier took place on July 29, , at UFC at the Honda Center in Anaheim , California.
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.
He then challenged Brock Lesnar to a fight. On August 22, it was announced that Jones had been flagged for a potential doping violation by USADA , stemming from his sample that was collected after weigh-ins July He tested positive for Turinabol , an anabolic steroid.
Jones was placed on a provisional suspension as a result. Subsequently, UFC President Dana White made the decision to strip him of the Light Heavyweight championship, and return it to Daniel Cormier.
In September it was announced by USADA that Jones would serve a suspension of 15 months. From a potential suspension of 48 months USADA applied a reduction of 30 months for Jones's co-operation in identifying other anti-doping offences, and a further 3 months was applied by arbitrators McLaren in relation to Jones's degree of fault.
On October 10, , it was announced that Jones would return at UFC on December 29, , in a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson for the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
In the first defense of his second championship reign, Jones faced Anthony Smith on March 2, , in the main event at UFC He won the fight via unanimous decision with all three judges submitting 48—44 scorecards for Jones.
Jones faced Thiago Santos on July 6, , in the main event at UFC Jones faced Dominick Reyes on February 8, in the main event of UFC After a spat with UFC President Dana White over pay in May , Jones claimed to have vacated the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.
Jones has trained with Team BombSquad out of Cortland, New York , then briefly with the Tristar Gym in Montreal, Canada and most recently at Jackson's MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Jones stands out by his high adaptability and flawless technique in the cage and has been described as "one of the most dynamic, innovative, and constantly evolving fighters in the history of MMA"  and "perhaps the greatest martial artist ever to step into an Octagon".
He employs a diverse kicking technique, favoring front kicks to the body and head, roundhouse kicks to the legs and upper body, and his most known technique, the "oblique kick", a controversial move that targets his opponent's knee.
On the ground, he has excellent positional control and an ability to find openings for punches and elbow strikes. In an interview with Joe Rogan on December 1, , Jones stated that he has four daughters aged 9, 8, 6 and 3 , indicating a daughter born before Leah.
Jones is a Christian,  and has " Philippians " tattooed on the right side of his chest. He was accompanied by his coaches Mike Winkeljohn and Greg Jackson.
As their driver prepared to drop them off, Jones observed an elderly couple screaming for help. The woman informed Winkeljohn that a man had smashed her car window and had run off with her GPS.
Jones, along with his two coaches, chased after the robber, caught and tripped him, and held him down until the police arrived. On August 8, , Jones became the first mixed martial artist to be sponsored by Nike on an international scale.
Jones has been criticized for repeatedly poking his opponents in the eyes. In response to the criticism, Jones released a video on Instagram in April in which he mocked fans by simulating crying and saying "Jones put his finger in his eye.
Dirtiest fighter in MMA. When asked about the controversy, UFC president Dana White stated, "we've got to stop that stuff. The openings of the hands and putting the hands on the face are something bad, but it happens with guys who have reach.
They do that a lot. Jones has that range and he can do it, but lots of guys do it because that's how you block punches.
So you keep your hands open and you slap punches down. Then guys are rushing in and you're doing whatever, and guys get poked in the eyes.
Jones later said in an interview, "I realize that I do it. I realize the criticism that I got from it.
It's not on purpose. If you watch my fights, it's me extending my arm in a reactionary way. I do put a hand on people's foreheads to maintain distance.
That's what you saw [against] Teixeira, but to say I am purposely poking people in the eye, it's just inaccurate. During a promotional event for UFC , on August 4, , Jones and Daniel Cormier briefly scuffled during an on-stage staredown, initiated by Jones pressing his forehead against Cormier's forehead, prompting Cormier to shove Jones by the throat, to which Jones responded by throwing a punch.
UFC chief legal officer Kirk Hendrick said "there are going to be ramifications". In addition, the Nevada State Athletic Commission requested a video copy of the altercation.
On April 27, , Albuquerque, New Mexico police stated that Jones was sought in connection with a hit and run early the previous morning.
Jones was alleged to have run a red light and crashed his rental car in a collision involving two other vehicles.
Jones allegedly fled the scene of the crash on foot, leaving an injured pregnant woman behind in another vehicle. The incident was witnessed by an off-duty police officer who identified the suspect as an African-American man, wearing a white shirt and dark pants, which he believed was Jones.
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Reach: 84" STANCE: Orthodox DOB: Jul 19, Career statistics: SLpM: 4. Em sua segunda luta, Jones lutou contra o veterano Stephan Bonnar no UFC 94 em 31 de janeiro de Jones mostrou habilidades superiores de wrestling e socos poderosos.
A terceira luta de Jones foi contra Jake O'Brien no UFC em 11 de julho de Jones controlou a maior parte da luta negando muitas tentativas de takedown do seu oponente.
Assim, Jones iria o substituir neste combate. Com a recusa da luta, o UFC foi cancelado. Jones enfrentou Alexander Gustafsson no dia 21 de Setembro de , no UFC Jon Jones e Alexander Gustafsson bateram o recorde de uma luta dos meio-pesados e a segundo marca entre todas as categorias no quesito golpes significativos aplicados.
Somados, foram no UFC A luta enfim aconteceu em 26 de Abril de no UFC Jones lesionou o tornozelo durante os treinos para o combate entre os dois, marcado para o UFC , em 27 de setembro, e a luta foi retirada do evento.
O duelo foi transferido para 3 de janeiro de , data do UFC , em Vegas. Preux em todos os rounds. O movimento, chamado de chave de ombro defensiva, causou uma ruptura do labrum do ombro direito do brasileiro, [ 29 ] que fez com que seu oponente perdesse em grande parte o seu poder de fogo e a possibilidade de ganhar a luta por nocaute.