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JON JONES Hometown: Ithaca Record: 19-1 || Current
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JON JONES
Hometown: Ithaca
Record: 19-1 || Current promotion: UFC
Next fight: vs. Glover Teixeira, TBA
Career highlights: Became the youngest UFC champion when he won the light heavyweight title with a third-round knockout of Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 128 in March 2011; set the UFC record for most consecutive title defenses at light heavyweight (six); former high school state wrestling champion.(Credit: AP)

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MMA fighters from New York

Professional MMA is still not legal in the state, but that hasn't stopped these New Yorkers from competing. Meet some of the (mostly) native New York mixed martial artists.