The fight promotion veteran is very rich according to Forbes. Jon Bones is estimated to have a net worth of $10 million.
Jon Bones Jones’ net worth is estimated to be around $3 million, which makes him one of the richest mixed-martial-arts fighters in the world.
Jonathan Jones is an American mixed martial artist and light heavyweight champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
After winning his first several fights, he became a household name in the world of MMA when he defeated former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight Champion and future Hall of Famer Frank Shamrock in New Orleans.
On July 4th, 2015, he was banned for 6 months after testing positive for methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) and it is likely that this is the reason that his results have been so disappointing and it is the reason that he has struggled to perform.
Jon Jones is the youngest of five children. Of those five children, his siblings, are brothers Xavier and Brandon, and he has a sister named Angel.
Jones’ mother, Margaret Jones, is a devout Christian and was once a devout member of the (Baptist Church).
Jones grew up believing in Jesus and believed that his sister was the daughter of Jesus. However, he later saw a television presentation that caused a change in his belief.
Jon began training MMA when he found out that his high school girlfriend was pregnant. He realized that if he wanted to be a professional fighter, he needed to quit school.
Jones started his professional MMA career in 2008. In the beginning of his career Jones was the youngest UFC champion, but after some time he lost the belt to Lyoto Machida.
Jones had some issues and the UFC made him postpone two of the fights he had, the fight against Cormier took place on 11 April 2014. His first victory in the UFC was a knockout against Anthony Perosh, Cormier was the first to score a knockdown.
Jones and Moises Gayben fought each other, resulting in Jones defeating him and winning the light heavyweight championship. People expected Jones to defend his title against Anthony Johnson, however, instead of defending it, he lost his belt and got suspended with a hit and run incident.
Before the title fight, Jones was the champion and Cormier was a contender. After the fight, Jones was the champion, and Cormier was a contender.
Jones started his training out of Cortland, New York. Jones returned to his MMA career and won a match against Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197.
During his UFC 232 Media Day Interview, Daniel Cormier confirmed that Jones was stripped of the title. UFC officials are said to be planning to give Daniel a title shot in the near future.
Jones’ net worth is quite extensive, considering his wealth of endorsements and the amount of money he earns from the UFC.
After becoming the UFC light heavyweight champion, Jon Bones Jones’ net worth is closer to $5 Million. He did earn $1 Million in his first title defense against Daniel Cormier, but after that his winnings dropped. However, in two fights and a year Jones has already made $1.5 Million.
At UFC 135, Jones knocked out Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in the first round to claim the light heavyweight title.
Favorite Quotes from Jon Bones Jones
“Thus, men of more enlightened and intrepid spirit must compose themselves to the risk of public disapproval, the contempt of their jealous and ignorant contemporaries, and the ignorant and prejudiced mind, in order to lead ignorant and prejudiced minds into more happy and successful methods”
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I was able to take a jab right on his chin. It was a direct right hand, [and] it came down. It was one punch that really had an effect on him. It was a fight we didn’t want to have, but that’s the beauty of MMA.
The amount of money that he has in the bank will increase the more that he fights.
He has won the Light Heavyweight championship 3 times, the Lightweight championship twice and the UFC Heavyweight title once.