Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 9/20/13
  This Saturday for his fight at UFC 168 vs. Alexander Gustaffson, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones, will be wearing the Gatorade logo, but he won’t be paid for it.  It appears Gatorade will be testing the waters as far as sponsoring fighters.  Jones will be compensated, just not financially.  If things go well, he may be making good money from Gatorade for his future fights. Despite reports that Jon Jones has signed a Gatorade deal, Gatorade official says there is no contract, no $ changing hands. — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) September 20, 2013 Gatorade official says company has sent product to Jon Jones, will allow him to wear logo, but not paying him $ — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) September 20, 2013 Jon Jones will be representing Gatorade for 1 fight. Not considered contract in standard sports world, but in UFC world it counts. — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) September 20, 2013 Jon Jones’ 1-fight deal with Gatorade does involve some compensation. He is not wearing their logo for free. — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) September 20, 2013 This is a trial run that may be worth it. H/T: MMA Mania
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