Jones was a mixed martial arts payperview event held by the ultimate. Jon jones boxer, wife, net worth, salary, height, record. Jon jones was 23 years old and three years removed from his professional mma debut when he stepped into the octagon at prudential center in newark, new jersey to meet ufc light heavyweight. Ufc 128 march 19, 2011 jon jones lands elbows from the guard of shogun rua at ufc 128 esther linmma fighting. Jon jones and amanda nunes top ufc 239 salary list 411mania.
Ufc legend jon jones will return to action on saturday when he defends the. Jonathan dwight jones born july 19, 1987 is an american professional mixed martial artist. Ufc fight night 128 has comeandgone and it was quite the event. The guaranteed ufc 239 fighter salaries were revealed just moments ago by mmajunkies john morgan according to the report, jon jones is. Jon jones would break prestigious record with ufc 247 win. Jon jones has had a meteoric rise to the top of the ufc. Interim light heavyweight champion jon jones has been relatively. Jon jones was going to pay ufc 151 fighters salaries but. Jul 05, 2016 daniel cormier on ufc 200 bout with jon jones. Daniel cormier earns double that of jon jones in defeat cormier joined some elite company even in defeat on saturday night. Jons a beast, holm said before an afternoon run in the punishing hills above albuquerque, where long. He has been champion since december 29, 2018, and previously held the title from march 20, 2011, to april. For other people with the same name, see jon jones disambiguation. Jon jones, second from the right, stands with others while wearing a light heavyweight belt after defeating mauricio rua.
The following people won their fights at ufc 128 a. Four years ago when he purchased this house at the cost of. Jon jones ufc career earnings have been revealed online. Jan 20, 2020 in settlement of 2020 jon jones net worth together extra earnings and ufc per fight or even salary from the mma paid else to make for an existing year. Jon jones net worth 2020 earnings ufc salary per fight money. Take a trip down memory lane and watch jon jones ufc debut during mmas hiatus. Ufc bonus awards are three separate cash bonuses usually awarded to four fighters after each ufc event, based on internal decisions by ufc management. But thats exactly what jon jones was doing on saturday night. Jon jones reportedly stripped of title after failing ufc 214. Jon jones confirms himself as greatest ufc fighter of all. Jon jones career might be over, heavyweight match was discussed the ufc president admitted jon jones was talking about fighting stipe miocic at ufc 218. Conor mcgregor stealing thunder from jon jones, ufc.
Quinton jackson was originally offered the fight before jon jones. Jan 05, 2015 jon jones not only took the victory over daniel cormier at ufc 182 on saturday night, he took the largest chunk of the fighter payroll as well. Jon jones stood victorious in the octagon and became the youngest champion in ufc history. If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of jon jones s short biographywiki, career, professional life, personal life, todays net. Anderson silva replaces jon jones for ufc 200 bout against. View complete tapology profile, bio, rankings, photos, news and record. Jon jones pleads guilty to dwi, says he has unhealthy relationship.
The ufc light heavyweight champion has received his legal punishment. He won the ufc light heavyweight title in 2010, among other accomplishments. Ufc light heavyweight champion jon jones has once again failed a usada drug test, this time reportedly for the anabolic steroid turinabol. Jon jones batters shogun to become youngest champ in ufc history ufc march 19, 2020 4. Jones was the only one of those three to claim victory. Ufc fight night 128 performance of the night bonus winners. Former ufc lightweight champion, frankie edgar, remembers his days of reign in the 155pound division and what it was. Jon jones vs mauricio shogun rua full fight video ufc. All of jon jones ufc fights up until 300420 plus 4 nonufc fights 1 2008. Jonathan dwight jones born july 19, 1987 is an american professional mixed martial artist, who is signed with the ultimate fighting championship ufc. Morefewer bonuses have been awarded at some events, especially when no knockouts or submissions occurred. The difference is it is the ufcs job to put mma events on. Jon jones has been pulled from the ufc 200 main event against daniel cormier after a potential usada violation, making brock lesnar vs.
Daniel cormier takes high road with thoughts on devastated. Lakers to ask senior staff for salary reductions amid coronavirus work stoppage. As always, these figures do not represent a fighters total earnings, as certain sponsorship incomes, payperview earnings or discretionary bonuses are not publicly disclosed. Since ufc 128, jones had defended his championship twice against former. As expected, ufc light heavyweight champion jon jones and ufc womens bantamweight and featherweight champion amanda nunes took home the. Leading ufc fighters by total earnings as of 2019 statista.
Jon jones says im gonna make him my wife towards cormier. The 30yearold, widely regarded as the no1 poundforpound fighter in mixed martial arts. Nov 07, 2016 usada announced today that an independent threemember arbitration panel from mclaren global sports solutions, inc. A complete list of the ufc 232 salaries can be seen below. Oct 09, 2017 if that sounds like a harsh thing for the president of the ufc to say about one of his greatest champs, its worth noting that dana and jon havent gotten along for a while now, with jones. Ufc president dana white implied that he believes former champion jon jones couldnt handle the pressure of life as a champion. News corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.
Jon jones failed a drug test following his comeback victory over daniel cormier last month at ufc 214. Jon jones was 23 years old and three years removed from his professional mma debut when he stepped into the octagon at prudential center in. This weekend, at ufc 197 in las vegas, jon jones will step inside the octagon for the first time in 15 months. Professional mma fighter jones rises and falls during his career, still, he maintains a significant net worth. The reason ufc 151 was cancelled was because these two parties, jones and the ufc, each acted in their own interest which resulted in a situation that was not in the customers best interest i. Dana white claims fame and fortune defeated jon jones.
Dana white talks about jon bones jones big day leading up to the fight, ufc 128 big winners,the rashad evans jon jones title fight, mirco crocops future in the ufc, and more share on facebook share on twitter. Widely regarded as one of the greatest mixed martial artists, he is the current and twotime undisputed ufc light. Jon jones rips light heavyweights in epic twitter rant. Jon jones fails ufc 214 incompetition usada drug test. Jon jones had steroids in his system prior to his ufc 214 grudge match against daniel cormier. The troubled 29year old this time played a big role in the ufc 200 fight week drama that ended with his removal from. Jon jones showed off another part of his sick arsenal in taking out unbeaten ryan bader at ufc 126. The event saw kevin lee dominate edson barboza, aside from one scary moment from a hook kick, en route to a. Jon jones rips light heavyweights in epic twitter rant fox. Get the latest fight results and fight history and record for jon jones on espn. Dana white thinks jon jones couldnt handle the pressure.
Widely regarded as one of the greatest mixed martial artists, he is the current and twotime undisputed ufc light heavyweight champion. Hear ufc light heavyweight champion jon jones talk about what it felt like to win the title for the very first time when he beat mauricio shogun rua back at ufc 128. A new champion, a new generation of fighters and a new crop of stars emerged at ufc 128. Machida beat henderson by split decision to earn a lightheavyweight title shot with the winner of aprils ufc 159 headliner between champion jon jones and challenger chael sonnen. Win, lose or draw, light heavyweight champion jon jones will leave ufc 239 with the biggest guaranteed payday for any fighter on the card. He holds the longest active winning streak in the ufc, and is a. Ufc 239 is currently underway in las vegas, but we already know what the official payroll is for all 24 competitors on saturday evenings card. Aug 08, 2016 former undisputed lightheavyweight champion jon jones is in the dog house. He holds the longest active winning streak in the ufc, and is a two time light heavyweight champion.
John makdessi weighed in two pounds over the lightweight limit. The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the georgia athletic. On march 19, 2011, at ufc 128, jones defeated rua by tko at 2. Posted below are jones career earnings from mma fights. Compare the latest ufcmma fight odds and betting lines from the top online sportsbooks. No matter if people love him or hate him, he continues to win consistently. Jul 08, 2016 anderson silva will replace jon jones in saturdays light heavyweight fight against daniel cormier at ufc 200 after the interim champion, jones, was withdrawn due to a potential doping violation. Details of jones career earnings in the ufc can be found below. A timeline of the rise and fall of ufc superstar jon jones. The top 5 highest ufc fighter salaries revealed mma imports.
Recently deposed ufc light heavyweight champion daniel cormier earned the biggest payout of saturdays ufc 214 despite losing his title to jon jones. Current ufc light heavyweight champion, jon jones, is in his 12th year with the ufc. Facebook0 twitter00sharesufc 128 post fight video with dana white. Aug 03, 2017 jon bones jones completed his triumphant return at ufc 214. Daniel cormier loses half of his base salary after jon jones removal jon jones just cost dc a pretty hefty payday. On tuesday evening, jones manager malki kawa and his. Jones vs rua is valid for the ufc light heavyweight title ruas first defense. Maybe you know about jon jones very well but do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2020. Jon jones net worth express sport gives you the lowdown on the former ufc lightheavy champions financial worth. Jones, 32, is widely regarded as the greatest mixed martial arts mma fighter of all time. Jon jones taunts ufc rival smith over home breakin in deleted tweet ufc. Watch ufc light heavyweight champion jon jones promotional debut video. For the first time in what feels like eons, a huge ufc event went down without a hitch. Despite youth, jon jones quest to become greatest begins.
Jul 31, 2017 jon jones confirms himself as greatest ufc fighter of alltime with devastating knockout win over daniel cormier and calls out wwe star brock lesnar. Jon jones vs andre gusmao fight result ufc 87 seek and destroy. There has also naturally been a torrent of schadenfreude against a. All the fighters at ufc 214 made weight despite strict new rules in california that could have been a disaster. Former lightheavyweight champion jon jones is currently awaiting. Jon jones has tested positive for steroids and will be stripped of his ufc light heavyweight title, a report says. Daniel cormier, right, kicks jon jones during their light heavyweight title bout at ufc 182 last year. The fighter competed once in 2017, facing daniel cormier for the light heavyweight title of the ufc. Sources told tmz that the mma fighter failed the drug test he took before. Evans was a mixed martial arts event held by the ultimate fighting. Jon jones stripped of title, daniel cormier reinstated. Getty jon jones talks to joe rogan after defeating thiago santos during ufc 239. Jon jones needs to mend some fences with ufc president dana white after this week is over. Jon jones net worth express sport reveals the full extent of the ufc lightheavy champions financial worth.
Jon jones entered the fight with a record of 1210 while mauricio shogun rua had a record of 1940. Ufcs jon jones pleads guilty to dwi, per report yahoo. Ufc athlete jon jones receives doping sanction usada. Sep 14, 2017 and still although it took a circuitous rout to return to his waist daniel cormier remains the ufc light heavyweight champion after jon joness positive steroid test was confirmed on. On february 8 at ufc 247, light heavyweight champion jon bones jones will defend his belt against the. Jon jones 251 has already proved himself against the other top contenders in the ufc light heavyweight ranks, so dominick reyes 120 gets the next crack. This is jon jones next fight and andre gusmao next fight. Aug 24, 2017 youd expect daniel cormier to be angry after it was revealed tuesday that jon jones failed a drug test ahead of their ufc 214 bout, but the light heavyweight fighter is holding back for now. Jon jones net worth express sport reveals the full extent of the ufc light heavyweight. As expected, jon jones will be paid handsomely for his ufc 239 title fight with thiago santos this evening. The lanky 23yearold light heavyweight phenom overpowered bader for 6of9 minutes on the ground and finished the fight with a guillotine choke. Santos was a mixed martial arts event produced by the ultimate fighting championship that was held on july 6, 2019 at tmobile arena in paradise, nevada, part of the las vegas metropolitan area. Jon jones remains part of usada testing pool, even after. Jon jones career earnings in the ufc are quite impressive.
The ufc has stripped its light heavyweight title from jon jones for a third time and reinstated daniel cormier as the 205pound champion after jones latest failed doping test. Jon jones recounts how he took down thief on fight day. Reigning ufc lightheavyweight champion and headliner jon jones earned the top disclosed payday at this past weekends ufc 182 event. Jon jones all the latest ufc news and gossip the sun. Jon jones took a shot at the entire ufc light heavyweight division. Highest total earnings of ultimate fighting championship ufc. Jon jones and the real winners and losers 0 of ufc 128 is in the books, and jon jones has forever left his imprint on the sport, as. Apr 22, 2016 conor mcgregor saga stealing thunder from jon jones, ufc 197. Jones was yanked from ufc 200 on wednesday night due to a doping violation stemming from an outof. The united states antidoping agency usada confirmed this after the b sample from his most. Post fight ufc 128 dana white video mma full contact. Jonathan dwight jones was born on 19 july 1987, in rochester, new york state, usa, and is a professional mixed martial arts fighter, best known as a part of the ultimate fighting championship ufc. Jon jones won the ufc light heavyweight championship def. Once a pariah and disgraced champion, jones climbed out of the abyss to reclaim the light heavyweight championship on saturday.898 350 122 625 18 1352 236 1044 1007 32 1139 1247 552 645 1021 702 918 421 990 958 428 920 1166 615 812 1217 177 42 214 814 1188 917 1313 580 1106 1182 811 854 1393 828 607 271