Greg Jackson Explains Decision To Corner Jon Jones At UFC 145

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

Jon Jones had hoped to have his coach Greg Jackson alongside him for his UFC 145 Light Heavyweight Title defense against Rashad Evans but the fact Evans was a former student of Jackson's made things awkward for the sought after coach from New Mexico.

After time, Jackson decided to corner Jones in a few weeks when the title in on the line and explained his decision to MMAFighting.com> this week:

“I felt I had kind of a duty to the team,” Jackson said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. “What I mean by that is Jon Jones is on the team, Rashad has left the team and has made it pretty clear he