Tag: Dana White

The cautionary tale of UFC’s Jon Jones

Jones’ highly publicized downfall has been just as rapid as his hard-fought rise. He isn’t exactly a poster boy as far as sports idols go. Jones’ weaknesses don’t lie in the technical areas of the sport itself, but rather his recklessness and lack of discipline. To see an athlete so technically gifted hindered by poor choices is truly disheartening for all fans of the sport. Jones has had numerous chances to redeem himself, but has failed to do so on all occasions. It could be argued that given his various incidents–including a hit and run in 2015–Jones shouldn’t even be allowed in the octagon.

From the cheap seats: UFC open day

Ifind it strange being in a room with multiple people who can easily beat me up. Especially when some of those people are only 5’3.” And that is the position I was in for two hours at the Bell Centre on Feb. 25 for the UFC 186 open media session.[Read More…]

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