VIDEO: Jon Jones Shares a Clip of His Training as He Prepares for His Heavyweight Debut

Published 08/26/2021, 2:28 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JULY 06: Jon Jones of the United States looks on after his after their UFC Light Heavyweight Title bout with Thiago Santos of Brazil at T-Mobile Arena on July 06, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jones defeated Santos by decision. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Jon Jones looks all jacked up in a training video he shared on his Instagram account. The UFC legend will soon make his heavyweight debut.


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The former UFC light heavyweight champion is one of the greatest fighters to grace the octagon. Many consider him the best light heavyweight fighter in the promotion’s history.

‘Bones’ has defeated many big names in the roster throughout his professional MMA career. Furthermore, the American fighter has been the most dominant champion in his division.


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However, ‘Bones’ vacated his 205lbs gold after defeating Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 in 2020. The latter announced his move to the heavyweight division and has not entered the octagon since then.

Meanwhile, the American fighter has been preparing for his heavyweight debut religiously. He recently posted his training video on the internet for his fans and the UFC star looks all jacked.



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In the video bones is throwing heavy body kicks at his trainer. The former light heavyweight champion looks strong and powerful, as he has always been inside the octagon. Here’s a look-back at his amazing UFC career.


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Jon Jones and His Amazing UFC Career

Jon Jones is the greatest MMA fighter of all time. The (26-1) record holder has only one loss on his resume. He was on a six fight win streak before his UFC debut.

‘Bones’ was (3-0) in the UFC before he lost to Matt Hamill in 2009. The American fighter stayed in the win column ever since then.

HOUSTON, TEXAS – FEBRUARY 08: Jon Jones celebrates his victory over Dominick Reyes in their light heavyweight championship bout during the UFC 247 event at Toyota Center on February 08, 2020 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

‘Bones’ became the light heavyweight champion in the year 2011 after knocking out Mauricio Rua. Jones has defeated many prominent names in the UFC like Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson and Dominic Reyes.


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Jon Jones is currently #1 in the UFC man’s pound-for-pound roster. However, he hasn’t entered the octagon since he vacated his light heavyweight gold. He would have faced ‘The Predator’ in a heavyweight title bout. But the fight never happened as both didn’t agree with the money offered by UFC.

Now, ‘Bones’ is expected to make a heavyweight debut in the year 2022, as per UFC president Dana White. The latter will face Ngannou or whoever is holding the heavyweight gold.


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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.