In all seriousness, is there a fight that made it out of the first round in which Jones did not poke someone in the eye or do some other 'dirty' move?
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I don't hate Jon Jones. He disappoints me repeatedly.
To explain, he has the natural talents, body type, coaching, and the benefit of reaping all of these while just entering his physical prime. That's an amazing mixture at a time where MMA is finally embraced for the multitude of skills its fighters possess.
HOWEVER, Jones CHOOSES to utilize tactics which are questionable. He acts like a 16 year-old child on social media. He says ridiculously arrogant things in interviews which cannot be mistaken for confidence. His whole persona is a caricature of what he THINKS is saying/doing the right things. It's not him. It's contrived and you can see it when he's asked a question that derails him or he gets into a real argument.
I hope this young man is actually challenged and becomes the champion he is capable of being. That moniker has very little to do with wins and title defenses and everything to do with how he carries himself and reacts to the daily stresses of the position his physical talents have elevated him to.
It's funny that I compare JBJ to Roy Jones Jr. in the way they have dominated opponents and are/were so far ahead of their competition but it's true. Hell, both suffered their first "defeat" due to a "foul" where they threw an illegal strike to a downed opponent.
Jones is a beast! I dont like his duck lips he does in his pics and I dont always like the things he says in interviews or his posts but I dont have a single problem with the way he fights.
Intentional eye gouging is dirty (which he doesnt do)
Nut shots are dirty (which he doesnt do)
Holding on to subs too long is dirty (which he doesnt do)
Biting, scratching, finger/toe locks are dirty (which he doesnt do)
Late shots to a clearly ko'd opponent ala Dan Henderson, is dirty (which Jones doesnt do)
I clearly remember Wandy putting his hand over Jardines throat as he punched him into the next lifetime and not one person said one thing about it, I think it was joked about as the rape choke.
They way I look at it, fans have double standards and the people on this forum are no exception (myself included).
p.s. Whoever called that a headbutt against Shogun needs to get their eyes checked. He hit him with his chin on his sternum... if you think that is dirty you should probably just stop watching fighting altogether.
I'll just chalk that up to yet ANOTHER double standard around here.
Just to correct a great deal of your attempt at revisionist history:
A. Nearly everyone took offense to Rampage's additional blows.
B. Anderson was DQ'ed for the upkick.
C. Nearly everyone save some huggers thought Anderson's knee was illegal anyway.