Jon Jones net worth
Jon Jones net worth in 2022 is around $12 million. Jon Jones is an American professional MMA fighter and former UFC light heavyweight champion who has made the most of his net worth by earning money from fighting in MMA & by brand endorsement.
|Fighter Name||Jon Jones|
|Jon Jones Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Date of Birth||Jul 19, 1987|
|Next Fight||Francis Ngannou, Heavyweight Championship (Rumored)|
Career earnings of jon jones
Jon Jones estimated career earnings are estimated to be around $14,300,000. His second fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 awarded him the highest payday of his career ($1,830,000).
At UFC 247, Jon Jones defeated Dominick Reyes by unanimous decision in five rounds of war. For this fight, he earned $940,000, including his basic salary of $500,000 and $400,000 as a PPV sales bonus.
UFC 239: Jon Jones Vs. Thiago Santos, Jones defeated Santos by split decision, which earned him a total of $940,000, Including a base salary of $500,000 and $400,000 as a PPV sales bonus.
At UFC 235, Jones defeated Anthony Smith unanimously in a title fight. For this fight, he was paid $590,000, Including a base salary of $500,00 and a 50k performance bonus along with $40,000 as a sponsorship payout.
At UFC 232, Jones fought the most formidable opponent of his career. Alexander Gustaffson is the fighter who comes close to defeating Jones.
For this fight, UFC paid him $1,380,000, Including base salary and performance bonus.
Jones defeated his former rival Daniel Cormier at UFC 214, But the decision was overturned due to Jones failing the drug test.
Jones made $1,830,000 for this fight, Including his base salary of $500,000 and $1,250,000 as an PPV sale bonus pay.
At UFC 197, Jones fought Ovince Saint Preux, where he defeated him by unanimous decision in a five-round fight.
For this fight, Jones was paid $830,000, Including $500,000 as a base salary and $300,000 as a PPV sales bonus.
UFC 182 Jones Vs. Cormier – Jon Jones defeated Cormier by unanimous decision in five rounds of war. For this fight, Jones was paid a whopping $1,650,000, Including $500,000 as a base salary and $1,100,000 as a PPV sale bonus.
UFC 172: Jones fought current light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira, Where he earned unanimous decision victory over him. For this fight Jones made $560,000, Including $400,000 as a base salary and $110,000 as a PPV bonus.
Jon Jones early fight earnings
At UFC 165, Jones fought Gustafsson, where he pulled out an extremely close victory by unanimous decision. He made $560,000 for this fight, Including $400,000 as a base salary and $110,000 as a PPV sales bonus.
On Apr 27, 2013, Jon Jones defeated Chael Sonnen by TKO in round number one. He made $900,000 for this fight, which included his $400,000 as a base salary and $500,000 as a PPV sales bonus.
At UFC 152, Jones submitted Vitor Belfort by keylock submission in round number four. For this fight, He was paid $550,000. Including $400,000 as a base salary and $150,000 as a PPV sales bonus.
UFC 145 Jones Vs. Evans – Jones defeated Rashad Evans by unanimous decision to defend his title for the third time in his career.
UFC paid him $1,250,000, Including the base salary of $400,000 and $850,000 as a PPV sales bonus.
At UFC 140, Jon Jones defeated Lyoto Machida by standing Guillotine Choke. He made $845,000 for this fight.
Jones fought monster Rampage Jackson on his first title defense, and he defeated him by the rear-naked choke submission. He made a total of $715,000 for this fight.
Jon Jones title fight earnings
At UFC 128, Jon Jones fought Mauricio Rua on Mar 19, 2011 to become youngest UFC champion ever. Jones defeated Shogun Mauricio Rua by TKO in round number two.
For this fight UFC paid him $215,000, Including his base salary of $70,000 and $75,000 as performance bonus.
Other fight earnings
Jon Jones Vs. Ryan Bader – At UFC 126 Jones defeated Ryan Bader by rear naked choke in round number two. He was paid $46,000 for this fight.
Jon Jones Vs. Vladimir Matyushenko – Jones fought Vladimir in his early days of career where he finished him by TKO in round number one.
Jon Jones Vs. Brandon Vera – Jones won this fight by KO in round number one. Jones made $90,000 for this fight.
Jon Jones early life
Jones was born on the 19th of July 1987 in Rochester, New York. His father is Arthur Jones. he was a pastor at the Mount Sinai Church of God in Christ in Binghamton, New York.
Jon’s mom, Camille, died in 2017 at age 55 after a long struggle with diabetic complications. Jon was the fourth of four kids. His elder brother, Arthur was a famous American football linebacker who was a part of his team the Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts and Washington Redskins, while his younger brother, Chandler, is an outside linebacker with Arizona Cardinals. Arizona Cardinals.
Early career of Jon Jones
Before beginning his MMA career, Jones was a stand-out high school wrestler and state champion at Union-Endicott High School in upstate New York.
He also played football as a defensive lineman; his coach nicknamed him “Bones” due to his slight frame.
He won a national JUCO championship at Iowa Central Community College. After transferring to Morrisville State College to study Criminal Justice, he dropped out of college to begin his MMA career.
Jon Jones Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Jon Jones made his UFC debut against Andre Gusmao at UFC 87 on August 9 in 2008. Jones took this on short notice of two weeks to replace Tomasz Drwal. Where he defeated Andre by unanimous decision (30-27 29, 28 30-27, 29-28, and 30-27).
In his 2nd UFC fight, Jones took on veteran Stephan Bonnar at UFC 94, Where he defeated him by unanimous decision.
Jones’s third fight took place on July 11 in 2009, against Jake O’Brien. Jones secured a guillotine choke to earn victory.
Jones disqualification match in ultimate fighter finale
On December 5, 2009, Jones fought Matt Hamill at The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights Finale. Jones dominated most of the fight until he was disqualified for using illegal elbows.
The Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts prohibited downward elbow strikes, and Jones has initially penalized a point from the round.
However, Hamill was unable to continue due to his dislocated shoulder. Consequently, the replay simulation was reviewed and showed that Jones’s elbows further damaged Hamill’s already bloody and lacerated nose.
Jon Jones personal life
Jones have 3 daughters with fiancée Jessie. Leah, Carmen, Olivia are the names of three daughter of Jon Jones.
On December 1, 2016, Jones revealed that he has 4 daughters (aged 9 8 and 6, and 3), and a third daughter was born prior to Leah.
Jon Jones Accomplishments and Awards
- Longest Light Heavyweight champion reign in UFC history (1501 days)
- Eleven successful title defenses
- Longest unbeaten streak in UFC history (18)
- USKBA Light Heavyweight Champion
- 2011 Fighter of the Year – Sherdog
- 2010 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year – World MMA Awards
- 2013 Fight of the Year – MMA Fighting
- 2013 Fight of the Year – Fox Sports
Jon Jones is an American professional MMA fighter and former UFC light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones net worth in 2022 is around $12 million.
Jon Jones is currently preparing for his heavyweight debut, He has said to be unofficially scheduled to take on the Francis Ngannou or Ciryl Gane. Whoever wins at UFC 279.
26-1-0 is the current MMA record of Jon Jones.
Jessie Moses is the fiancée of Jon Jones.
As of 2021, Jones is having four daughters.