Jon Jones fought Chael Sonnen at UFC 159

Jon Jones fought Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (April 27, 2013) Photo Credit: Newsday/Mario Gonzalez

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones is from Endicott, N.Y., and was a state wrestling champion.

UFC fighter Jon Jones checks his photo before
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UFC fighter Jon Jones checks his photo before the Toronto Blue Jays play the Yankees. (Sept. 18, 2013)

UFC fighter Jon Jones throws out the first
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UFC fighter Jon Jones throws out the first pitch before the Yankees play against the Toronto Blue Jays. (Sept. 18, 2013)

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones celebrates after beating
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Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones celebrates after beating Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 in Newark, N.J. (April 27, 2013)

Jon Jones fought Chael Sonnen at UFC 159
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Jon Jones fought Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (April 27, 2013)

Champion Jon Jones, top, elbows Chael Sonnen during
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Champion Jon Jones, top, elbows Chael Sonnen during their UFC 159 Mixed Martial Arts light heavyweight title bout in Newark, N.J., Saturday, April 27,2013. Jones retained his title via first round TKO. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

Jon Jones fought Chael Sonnen at UFC 159
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Jon Jones fought Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, on April 27, 2013.

Jon Jones fought Chael Sonnen at UFC 159
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Jon Jones fought Chael Sonnen at UFC 159 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (April 27, 2013)�Photo by Mario Gonzalez

Holly Holm, right, trains with UFC light heavyweight

Holly Holm, right, trains with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones.

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM - APRIL 08: UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is interviewed during a Jon Jones / UFC media event at Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness Academy on APRIL 8, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Steve Snowden/Getty Images)

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM - APRIL 08: UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones poses during a media event at Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness Academy on April 8, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Steve Snowden/Getty Images)

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM - APRIL 08: UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pauses during a UFC media event at Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness Academy on April 8, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Steve Snowden/Getty Images)

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ALBUQUERQUE, NM - APRIL 08: UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones shadow boxes during a media event at Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts & Fitness Academy on April 8, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (Photo by Steve Snowden/Getty Images)

Jon Jones waits for the fight to start
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Jon Jones waits for the fight to start against Vitor Belfort during the light heavyweight championship title bout at UFC 152 in Toronto. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, right, kicks Vitor
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Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, right, kicks Vitor Belfort in the face en route to a fourth-round submission at UFC 152 in Toronto. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Jon Jones, background, is caught in an armbar
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Jon Jones, background, is caught in an armbar that nearly forced him to tap out against Vitor Belfort. Jones managed to fight through and win by a fourth-round submission to defend his UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 152 in Toronto. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Jon Jones speaks during the UFC 152 pre-fight
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Jon Jones speaks during the UFC 152 pre-fight press conference at the Real Sports Bar and Grill in Toronto. (Sept. 20, 2012)

Jon Jones in attendance during UFC 148 at
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Jon Jones in attendance during UFC 148 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (July 7, 2012)

UFC Fighters Jon Jones and Anderson Silva arrive
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UFC Fighters Jon Jones and Anderson Silva arrive at the 2012 ESPY Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. (July 11, 2012)

Jon Jones kicks Rashad Evans during a light
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Jon Jones kicks Rashad Evans during a light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena in Atlanta. (April 21, 2012)

Jon Jones elbows Rashad Evans during a light
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Jon Jones elbows Rashad Evans during a light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena in Atlanta. (April 21, 2012)

Jon Jones knees Rashad Evans during a light
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Jon Jones knees Rashad Evans during a light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena in Atlanta. (April 21, 2012)

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 21: Jon Jones celebrates
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ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 21: Jon Jones celebrates defeating Rashad Evans by unanimous decision in their light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena on April 21, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

In this file photo taken Dec. 7, 2011,
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In this file photo taken Dec. 7, 2011, light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones answers questions in Toronto. Jones was arrested for DUI. His management confirmed in a statement that the 24-year-old mixed martial arts fighter was arrested Saturday, May 19, 2012, in upstate New York. Jones was charged with DWI after the car he was driving struck a utility pole, police said. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Neil Davidson, file)

Jon Jones arrives for his light heavyweight title
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Jon Jones arrives for his light heavyweight title bout against Rashad Evans at UFC 145 at Philips Arena in Atlanta. (April 21, 2012)

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 21: Jon Jones (L)
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ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 21: Jon Jones (L) punches Rashad Evans during their light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena on April 21, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 21: Jon Jones celebrates
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ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 21: Jon Jones celebrates defeating Rashad Evans by unanimous decision in their light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena on April 21, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 21: Jon Jones celebrates
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ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 21: Jon Jones celebrates defeating Rashad Evans by unanimous decision in their light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena on April 21, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Jon Jones celebrates defeating Rashad Evans by unanimous
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Jon Jones celebrates defeating Rashad Evans by unanimous decision in their light heavyweight title bout at UFC 145 at Philips Arena in Atlanta. (April 21, 2012)

Jon Jones punches Rashad Evans during a light
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Jon Jones punches Rashad Evans during a light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena in Atlanta. (April 21, 2012)

Jon Jones, right, punches as he jumps on
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Jon Jones, right, punches as he jumps on Rashad Evans during a light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena in Atlanta. (April 21, 2012)

Jon Jones, right, punches Rashad Evans during a
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Jon Jones, right, punches Rashad Evans during a light heavyweight title bout for UFC 145 at Philips Arena in Atlanta. (April 21, 2012)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Jon Jones poses during
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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Jon Jones poses during his weigh-in in Toronto on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011. Jones is scheduled to face Lyoto Machida at UFC 140 on Saturday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Pawel Dwulit)

UFC fighter Jon Jones listens to questions at
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UFC fighter Jon Jones listens to questions at a news conference in Toronto on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. Jones is scheduled to defend his title on Saturday at UFC 140 against Lyoto Machida. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Pawel Dwulit)

UFC fighter Jon Jones addresses the media at
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UFC fighter Jon Jones addresses the media at a news conference in Toronto on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011. Jones is scheduled to defend his title on Saturday at UFC 140 against Lyoto Machida. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Pawel Dwulit)

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 26: UFC fighter Jon Jones poses with musician Lenny Kravitz during the driver's meeting prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 26, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 26: UFC fighter Jon Jones speaks to the media prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 26, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for NASCAR)

From left, actor Jane Lynch and model Kate
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From left, actor Jane Lynch and model Kate Upton and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones during the driver's meeting prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. (Feb. 26, 2012)

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones speaks during
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones speaks during a press conference promoting April 21's UFC 145: Jones vs. Rashad Evans at Philips Arena in Atlanta. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Fighter Jon Jones speaks during a press conference
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Fighter Jon Jones speaks during a press conference promoting UFC 145: Jones v Evans at Philips Arena. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Jon Jones poses after a press conference promoting
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Jon Jones poses after a press conference promoting UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Ga. (Feb. 16, 2012)

Fighters Jon Jones, left, and Rashad Evans pose
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Fighters Jon Jones, left, and Rashad Evans pose after a press conference promoting UFC 145. (Feb. 16, 2012)

ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 16: Fighter Jon Jones
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ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 16: Fighter Jon Jones signs autographs after a press conference promoting UFC 145: Jones v Evans at Philips Arena on February 16, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

The UFC Light Heavyweight champion belt is displayed
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The UFC Light Heavyweight champion belt is displayed in front of fighter Jon Jones as he addresses the media at a news conference in Toronto. Jones is scheduled to defend his title on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at UFC 140 against Lyoto Machida. (Dec. 8, 2011)

Jon Jones, left, of the United States, lands
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Jon Jones, left, of the United States, lands a kick on Brazil's Lyoto Machida during their World Light Heavyweight Championship bout during UFC 140 in Toronto, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Jon Jones walks away from a prone Lyoto
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Jon Jones walks away from a prone Lyoto Machida, background, of Brazil during their World Light Heavyweight Championship bout during UFC 140 in Toronto, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)

Jon Jones, right, of the United States, lands
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Jon Jones, right, of the United States, lands a punch on Brazil's Lyoto Machida during their World Light Heavyweight Championship bout during UFC 140. (Dec. 10, 2011)

Jon Jones, left, of the United States, lands
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Jon Jones, left, of the United States, lands a kick on Brazil's Lyoto Machida during their World Light Heavyweight Championship bout during UFC 140 in Toronto. (Dec. 10, 2011)

Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Jon Jones, left, and
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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters Jon Jones, left, and Lyoto Machida pose for a photo following their weigh-in in Toronto. (Dec. 9, 2011)

UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones waves to the
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UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones waves to the crowd during his weigh-in in Toronto. Jones will attempt to defend his light heavyweight title against Lyoto Machida in UFC 140 on Saturday, Dec. 10. (Dec. 9, 2011)

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones arrives at
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones arrives at the Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2011 at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. (Nov. 30, 2011)

Mixed martial artist Jon Jones holds the Fighter
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Mixed martial artist Jon Jones holds the Fighter of the Year award at the Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2011 at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. (Nov. 30, 2011)

Mixed martial artist Jon Jones kisses his Fighter
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Mixed martial artist Jon Jones kisses his Fighter of the Year award at the Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards 2011 at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. (Nov. 30, 2011)

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, left, stares
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, left, stares down contender Quinton "Rampage" Jackson following the UFC 135 weigh-ins. (Sept. 23, 2011)

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, from Endicott,
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, from Endicott, N.Y., flexes on the scale at the UFC 135 weigh-ins. He defends his title against Quinton "Rampage" Jackson on Saturday at the Pepsi Center in Denver. (Sept. 23, 2011)

Jones beats Rampage
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Jones beats Rampage

Jon Jones, left, kneels in the center of
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Jon Jones, left, kneels in the center of the cage after defeating Rampage Jackson, right, and successfully defending his light heavyweight title at UFC 135 in Denver. Jones won via submission in the fourth round. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Referee Josh Rosenthal, right, looks on as Jon
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Referee Josh Rosenthal, right, looks on as Jon Jones, top, pins Rampage Jackson to the mat during the fourth round of their light heavyweight title bout at UFC 135 in Denver. Jones won via submission in the fourth round. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Jon Jones, right, is congratulated by Rampage Jackson
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Jon Jones, right, is congratulated by Rampage Jackson after Jones won via submission in the fourth round and retained his light heavyweight title at UFC 135 in Denver. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Jon Jones, left, of Endicott, N.Y., and Rampage
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Jon Jones, left, of Endicott, N.Y., and Rampage Jackson, of Irvine, Calif., fight during the second round of their UFC Light Heavyweight title bout, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, in Denver. (AP Photo/ Jack Dempsey )

Jon Jones, right, of Endicott, N.Y., and Rampage
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Jon Jones, right, of Endicott, N.Y., and Rampage Jackson, of Irvine, Calif., battle during the first round of their UFC Light Heavyweight title bout, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011, in Denver. (AP Photo/ Jack Dempsey )

Jon Jones celebrates after beating Rampage Jackson to
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Jon Jones celebrates after beating Rampage Jackson to retain his light heavyweight title at UFC 135 in Denver. Jones won via submission in the fourth round. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Mixed martial artist Jon Jones accepts the Most
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Mixed martial artist Jon Jones accepts the Most Dangerous Man award during Spike TV's 5th annual 2011 "Guys Choice" Awards at Sony Pictures Studios. (June 4, 2011)

Mixed martial artist Jon Jones accepts the Most
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Mixed martial artist Jon Jones accepts the Most Dangerous Man award during Spike TV's 5th annual 2011 "Guys Choice" Awards at Sony Pictures Studios. (June 4, 2011)

Mixed martial artist Jon Jones accepts the Most
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Mixed martial artist Jon Jones accepts the Most Dangerous Man award onstage during Spike TV's 5th annual 2011 "Guys Choice" Awards at Sony Pictures Studios. (June 4, 2011)

From left. UFC champions Cain Velasquez (heayweight), Frankie
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From left. UFC champions Cain Velasquez (heayweight), Frankie Edgar (lightweight), Jon Jones (light heavyweight), Anderson Silva (middleweight) and Dominick Cruz (bantamweight) pose for a photo during a news conference for UFC 129 in Toronto. (April 29, 2011)

Jon Jones, left, hits Mauricio Rua with an
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Jon Jones, left, hits Mauricio Rua with an elbow during their mixed martial arts match at UFC 128 in Newark, N.J. Jones won by TKO. (Mar. 19, 2011)

Jon Jones, second right, stands with others wearing
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Jon Jones, second right, stands with others wearing a light heavyweight belt after defeating Mauricio Rua in their mixed martial arts match at UFC 128. (March 19, 2011)

Mauricio Rua, right, kicks Jon Jones during their
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Mauricio Rua, right, kicks Jon Jones during their mixed martial arts match at UFC 128. (March 19, 2011)

Jon Jones, left, hits Mauricio Rua during their
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Jon Jones, left, hits Mauricio Rua during their mixed martial arts match at UFC 128. (March 19, 2011)

Jon Jones, left, hits Mauricio Rua during their
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Jon Jones, left, hits Mauricio Rua during their mixed martial arts match at UFC 128. (March 19, 2011)

Jon Jones, right, kicks Mauricio Rua during their
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Jon Jones, right, kicks Mauricio Rua during their mixed martial arts match at UFC 128. (March 19, 2011)

Jon Jones, right, lands a kick on Vladimir
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Jon Jones, right, lands a kick on Vladimir Matyushenko, left, during their UFC on Versus mixed martial arts match at the San Diego Sports Arena. Jones won by first-round TKO. (Aug. 1, 2010)

Jon Jones takes down Vladimir Matyushenko during the
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Jon Jones takes down Vladimir Matyushenko during the main event at UFC on Versus 2 at the San Diego Sports Arena. Jones won by first-round TKO. (Aug. 1, 2010)

Jon Jones takes down Vladimir Matyushenko during their
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Jon Jones takes down Vladimir Matyushenko during their light heavyweight bout at UFC on Versus 2 at the San Diego Sports Arena. Jones won by first-round TKO. (Aug. 1, 2010)

Jon Jones, center, celebrates after beating Vladimir Matyushenko,
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Jon Jones, center, celebrates after beating Vladimir Matyushenko, right, by first-round TKO at UFC on Versus at the San Diego Sports Arena. (Aug. 1, 2010)

Jon Jones reacts as he comes into the
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Jon Jones reacts as he comes into the ring before his match against Vladimir Matyushenko at UFC on Versus 2 in San Diego. Jones won by first-round TKO. (Aug. 1, 2010)

Jon Jones throws an elbow to the head
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Jon Jones throws an elbow to the head against Vladimir Matyushenko during their fight on UFC on Versus at the San Diego Sports Arena. Jones won by first-round TKO. (Aug. 1, 2010)

Top light heavyweight contender Jon
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Top light heavyweight contender Jon "Bones" Jones at UFC 111 in Newark. (March 27, 2010)

Jon Jones knocks out Brandon Vera in the
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Jon Jones knocks out Brandon Vera in the first round at UFC Live on Versus. (March 21, 2010)

Jon
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Jon "Bones" Jones destroyed Matt Hamill at The Ultimate Finale on Dec. 5, 2009, but referee Steve Mazzagatti disqualified him for an illegal 12-6 elbow.

Jon
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Jon "Bones" Jones destroyed Matt Hamill at The Ultimate Finale on Dec. 5, 2009, but referee Steve Mazzagatti disqualified him for an illegal 12-6 elbow.

Jon
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Jon "Bones" Jones lands a 12-to-6 elbow to the face of Matt Hamill at The Ultimate Finale on Dec. 5, 2009. Referee Steve Mazzagatti deducted a point from Jones then eventually disqualified him, giving Hamill the victory.

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