Originally posted on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 1/31/13
Chandler Jones tries on his brother's UFC belt New England Patriots defensive rookie Chandler Jones appeared on Felger and Mazz on Wednesday to discuss his first year in the NFL (see video above). When asked about his offseason training plans, Chandler revealed that he planned to do some cross training in MMA with his brother, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones. Chandler will head to Albuquerque, NM to work out with his brother at Greg Jackson's gym, known for training MMA stars such as UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre, former WEC champions Carlos Condit and Donald Cerrone, and many more elite fighters. How will training MMA help Chandler on the football field? Chandler detailed that he wanted to improve his upper body strength this off-season and work on his hand speed: "That definitely helps you," Jones said. "[Jon] has a boxing coach, a Muay Thai coach and a Jiu-Jitsu coach. That helps a lot when you're tugging, playing in the trenches. My biggest ...
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