Jon Jones Net Worth
Who is Jon Jones?
Jonathan Dwight Jones is a famous mixed martial artist originated from America. He won the light-heavyweight championship of the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) for two times. Jones has won the championship title in the year of 2011 and in 2016; he won the additional interim title. He became the youngest champion in the history of UFC. Also, Jones holds many records in the light-heavyweight division, such as the most wins, the most successful and consecutive title defenses etc. He is considered as one of the greatest artists of the mixed martial arts of all times. This famous performer was born on 19th July 1987. Jones grabbed the number one place in the world ranking during the championship reign. At present, he has the longest dynamic winning streak in the UFC.
Jon Jones Net Worth:
Jon Jones owns a net worth of approximately $10 million as of now. He has earned this much money during his current fighting career and from all of his endorsements with Gatorade and Nike. In 2013 and 2014, Jones took part in 3 fights which led him to earn a total of almost $1.25 million. He got a base salary of $400,000 per fight. This extremely talented performer earns huge money for his every single fight.
Jon Jones Life History:
Jon Jones was born in Rochester, New York in the US. He attended the Union-Endicott High School in New York. There he became the standout wrestler at the high-school level and became the state champion. After completing the high school, Jones took the admission in the Iowa Central Community College. There he won the National JUCO Championship. Then he got the transfer to Morrisville State College to pursue criminal justice but he dropped out of the college to start his MMA career.
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Jones has started his professional MMA career in April 2008. After performing really well, he then signed with the UFC and has made an impressive debut on 9th August 2008. Then he won 3 consecutive fights against stronger opponents and made a specific place for him with his unique unorthodox techniques. In September 2009, he got the reward for his winnings by a four-fight agreement with the UFC.
On 19th March 2011, at 128th UFC, Jones became the youngest UFC champion ever when he defeated Rua. On 6th August 2011, Jones was about to appear for his first defense but due to his arm injury, he then decided to take some rest and rehabilitation according to his doctors. In spite of taking rest untill the end of 2011, Jones appeared for his defense match on 24th September 2011 and defeated Quinton Jackson. Later, Jones described this fight as his favorite one.
On 21st September 2013, Jon Jones faced Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165. Though Jones was wounded badly he won the fight and then got admitted to the hospital but got released after a few days without any bad injury.
Jones had to defeat Anthony Johnson on 23rd March 2015 for his defense fight at UFC 187. On 28th April, he was suspended from the UFC due to a controversial hit-and-run accident.
Jon Jones Political/Business Affiliation:
Jon Jones is interested in other ventures except his mixed martial art career. He endorses a number of brands where he became the popular face of their advertisements.