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In every sport there are athletes who elevate to a level of greatness that us fans call: phenomenal. The UFC officially has its new phenom with its Light Heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones. For a 24-year old, Jones is considered a kid in this sport of men, but his age has yet to prove to be a weakness. Jon Jones is the real deal, and all fans should fully expect him to dominate...
Jones is poised to be MMA’s biggest crossover star yet.
On Wednesday, the Georgia State Athletic and Entertainment Commission released the official salaries for all of the contests who competed in Saturday’s “UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans” extravaganza.
As expected, the show’s two featured fighters left the ATL with the lion’s share of the event’s total payroll. Light heavyweight champ Jon Jones (Pictured) pocketed a flat $400...
“It was a bittersweet night. I’m glad Jon won, but I’m just sad about the whole situation. It’s nice to just kind of move on and be done with the whole thing. …. I went up after the fight and shook [Rashad Evans'] hand, and we kind of patted each other on the shoulder. That’s kind of where we’re at right now. There’s no animosity or hard feelings on my end at...
There was some debate over whether or not the Jon Jones-Rashad Evans was so overplayed and shoved down fans' throats that UFC 145 wouldn't sell as many pay-per-views as the company hoped. Those fears appear to be unfounded. And Jon Jones appears to be a legitimate star. The early estimates are that UFC 145 sold north of 700,000 PPVs.This is great news for the UFC, who...
It's good to be the champ. UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones went home with his belt plus the fattest pockets after UFC 145. Jones's reported purse of $400,000 was the largest for the 24 fighters on the card. But don't feel too badly for the man Jones bested on Saturday night, Rashad Evans. Evans is still the top-earning fighter in all of mixed martial...
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The Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission released the payroll for UFC 145 today and Jon Jones and Rashad Evans were the top earners.
UFC 145 took place April 21, 2012 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The event was headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between UFC lightweight champion Jon Jones and former champion Rashad Evans.
UFC 145 Payroll: