What happened to Jon Bones Jones?

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones recently announced that he is retiring from the UFC. He was supposed to fight the winner of Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou. He announced retirement, adding to the surprise of the fans. ‘Bones’ recently explained the reasoning behind his decision.

Why was Jones vs Johnson Cancelled?

Background. The event was expected to be headlined by a UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between then champion Jon Jones and top contender Anthony Johnson. However on April 28, following Jones’ hit-and-run incident (see section below), the UFC decided to strip him of the title and suspend him indefinitely.

How much does Bones Jones make per fight?

Jon Jones’ fixed purse reached $500,000 when he fought and won against Daniel Cormier for the first time at UFC 182. He made the same amount until his last fight in UFC against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 in February last year.

Who is Jon Jones next opponent?

Jones is targeting the Ngannou fight, with the Cameroonian yet to defend his title since winning it back at UFC 260 vs Stipe Miocic. However, UFC president Dana White has told Ngannou his first defence will be against old rival Derrick Lewis – the last man to be beat the 34-year-old in the Octagon.

Is khabib better than Jon Jones?

Khabib Nurmagomedov holds a perfect record of 29-0-0. He is undefeated, and it doesn’t get any better than that. On the other hand, Jon Jones has a record of 26-1-0, with his only loss coming against Matt Hamill in a controversial decision.

Will Jon Jones fight Israel?

In a perfect world, Israel Adesanya would be facing Jon Jones in a Light Heavyweight title fight this Saturday night (March 6, 2021) at UFC 259 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

What is Daniel Cormier record?

Daniel Cormier Record: 22-3-0 (1 NC) Weight: 235 lbs.

When did Jon Jones fight Dan Henderson?

UFC 151

UFC 151: Jones vs. Henderson
Date September 1, 2012 (cancelled)
Venue Mandalay Bay Events Center
City Las Vegas, Nevada
Event chronology

Who is the richest Jones brother?

He grew up with his parents and his three siblings. His father was a pastor at a Pentecostal Church, and his mother was a nurse. Jones has one older brother, Arthur, and a younger brother named Chandler….

Net Worth: $3 Million
Source of Wealth: Professional MMA Fighter
Last Updated: 2021

Who is the richest MMA fighter?

He also had endorsement deals with Reebok and Last Shot, and runs his own gym and an MMA media distribution website.

  • Brock Lesnar – US$25 million.
  • George St-Pierre – US$30 million.
  • Khabib Nurmagomedov – US$40 million.
  • Conor McGregor – US$400 million.

Will Jon Jones ever fight again?

Jon Jones will NOT fight again this year, confirms UFC chief Dana White – with fans forced to wait for the American’s heavyweight debut after negotiations for super-fight with Francis Ngannou stalled. UFC president Dana White has confirmed that Jon Jones will not fight again until 2022.

Who is better GSP or Jon Jones?

GSP has more UFC victories, more title defenses and easily holds the record for most significant strikes landed in the UFC. The consensus among martial arts fans is that Jones is the No. GSP has only six finishes in those 20 fights, but in the fight game, wins are wins.