“Hey Dum Dum!”- Chael Sonnen Trolls Jon Jones on ‘60 Day Sober’ Tweet

Published 11/24/2021, 6:12 AM EST
LAS VEGAS, NV – JULY 06: Jon Jones waits in his corner prior to his UFC light heavyweight championship fight during the UFC 239 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 6, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC)


Jon Jones is one of the most iconic fighters that the UFC has ever witnessed. The former light heavyweight champion has demolished every single opponent that he has faced in his career. As of November 2021, Jones stands sixth in the UFC men’s pound for pound rankings. 

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Even though he has been such a force in the UFC, Jones has been receiving a lot of hate outside the octagon. Throughout his career, the fighter has been battling his demons outside the octagon.

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Recently, Jon Jones had an unfortunate incident in Las Vegas. This caused him to receive a lot of hate from the MMA world. After this incident, he promised his fans to go sober and quit alcohol. Recently Chael Sonnen took a hit at Jon Jones on his official Twitter account. 

Sonnen mocked Jones for being sober. The former UFC fighter said this in reference to a tweet that ‘Bones’ had posted earlier this week.

There have been a lot of instances where Jon Jones has promised his fans some things. Unfortunately, he has been unable to carry out those promises. While he successfully carried out this one, it remains to be seen how he responds to Chael Sonnen’s jibe.

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Jon Jones training for his heavyweight return

Even though Jones has been away from the cage, he is still putting in the work at the gym. Jones has been training for his comeback to the UFC as a heavyweight fighter. Recently, he was spotted training his wrestling skills with former champion Henry Cejudo. 

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Last week, Jones took to his social media to announce his return to fighting. He mentioned that he would be taking on the Bellator fighter, Jake Hager, in a wrestling match in December. However, Hager took to his Instagram to dismiss Jones and told fans that the fight had not even been confirmed. 

Do you think we will see Jon ‘Bones’ Jones back in action next month? When will he make his UFC return? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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Pranit Punjabi

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Pranit Punjabi is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. A third-year psychology major, this Khabib Nurmagomedov fan merged his interest in psychology with his deep passion for MMA and was intrigued by this new angle to help him get closer to the action. Pranit aims to look through the violence and chaos, into what makes MMA truly beautiful, the deep and rich psychological aspect of the game.

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