Jon Jones Biography
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Jon Jones is an American professional MMA fighter who also became the youngest UFC champion. Read the full article to know his net worth, wife, salary, and height.

Jones’ fights are a treat to watch for his fans. He is unique in his style, with his swirling back elbows, unorthodox kicking, and fierce punches.“Bones” belongs to a family of athletes. His older brother Arthur was a star football player and wrestling champion in his school days. His younger brother Chandler is also a player of the Arizona Cardinals.

The Rochester native started his MMA career in 2008. Though he had no formal submission or striking training, he started his MMA career with a bang. Straightaway he won his first fight against Brad Bernard in April 2008. He is a two-time winner of the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. In 2016, Jones also held the title of the interim UFC Light Heavyweight Championship.

The 34-year-old is currently ranking 6th position in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound fights. He has made plenty of records in the UFC light heavyweight division. His records include the most title defenses, most number of wins, lengthiest win streak, and most submission victories.

Overall, Jones is an exceptional fighter. He has those fighting skills that are seldom found in other fighters. Though he has also faced some controversies and lost three of his titles due to disciplinary actions.

 Jon Jones’s details

Full Name Jonathan Dwight Jones
Nickname Bones
Born July 19, 1987

Rochester, New York, U.S.

Debut 2008
Height 193 cm
Weight 93 kg
Age 34
Birthplace Rochester, New York, U.S.
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Net Worth $3 million
Marital Status Unmarried
Father name Arthur Jones Jr.
Mother name Camille Jones
Salary $500,000
Twitter Handle @JonnyBones
Instagram Handle @jonnybones


Jon Jones is 34. He is in good shape and is performing well in his fights. 

Jon Jones’s Net worth and Salary

The American MMA fighter has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He earns a massive salary of about $500,000 per fight.


Jones is a tall fighter. With an impressive height of 193 cm, he gets an edge over his opponents in his fights.


Before becoming a popular name in MMA, Jones was a splendid performer in high school wrestling. He also played football in his school as a defensive lineman. His school coach was the one who nicknamed him “Bones”, due to his slight frame.

Recent News about Jon Jones

After facing allegations, the American fighter has resigned from his previous gym. He has recently joined a new training home. His fans will be delighted to hear that he will be working with several familiar faces.

The former UFC light heavyweight champion has announced his affiliation with Jackson’s MMA Acoma gym. He seemed quite delighted to join the new team as he wrote on Instagram,

“I want to sincerely thank Gym owner/coach Nick Urso and everyone at the original Jackson’s MMA program for allowing me to call their dojo my new home base. I was so proud to see the condition of the gym, it was so well taken care of and the energy felt amazing exactly the way it was before.”

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