Jon Jones

Jon Jones is known as an American professional mixed martial artist, signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is most famous for being the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.

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Background and Age

Jonathan Dwight Jones was born on July 19, 1987 in Rochester, New York. He was raised in a Christian family headed by Arthur Jones Jr., a minister at the Pentecostal church in Endicott, New York, and his better half Camille Jones who was a medical attendant. Tragically, Camille lost her life in a fight with diabetes in June 2017.

Growing up, Jon Jones played American football, much the same as his siblings did however wrestling took up his main concentration in his professional life. He developed into a state wrestling champion at Union Endicott high school in upstate New York. After high school, Jon won the national JUCO title at Lowa Central Community College, hinting at obvious how great a competitor he was.

Career and Net Worth

After a series of personal issues, Jon made a rebound to MMA at UFC 214 on July 29, 2017, where he won a fight against former Olympian Daniel Cormier to recover his once-cherished UFC Light Heavyweight Championship belt. It was a bitter rivalry and Jon was happy to defeat his foe.

In July 2019, Jon Jones defended his title against Thiago Santos. He ended up winning the fight with a split decision. It was the first time ever that another fighter had won a judge's scorecard against Jon Jones. Many people felt that Thiago won the fight because he was putting on more damage against Jon even though he suffered an injury in the early rounds of the fight. Jon Jones had to be helped out of the cage because he also suffered considerable damage.

Marriage, Wife and Kids

Jon Jones has stayed with the lady who was there supporting his career from the very start. He met Jessie Moses while in high school and they started dating quickly and kept their relationship in spite of being at different universities. While Jon was at Iowa Central Community College, Moses went to Broome Community College in New York.

Their relationship has seen the introduction of 3 little girls. Leah born in 2008, Carmen born in 2009 and Olivia Haven was born in 2013. In an interview he did on December 1, 2016, Jon Jones uncovered that he has another little girl with another woman who is older than his first girl. Jon got engaged to Jessie in 2015 and by April 1, 2015, he broadcast the news on his Twitter account.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 19 Jul, 1987
Age: 33 yrs
Occupations: Mixed martial artist
Thai boxer
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Rochester
Education: Morrisville State College
Gender: Male
Description: American mixed martial artist
Net Worth 2021: 3 million
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Last Modified: Feb 19 2023
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