Thursday, October 28, 2021

Jon Jones Discusses Deal With Nike

By Chris Howie
MMANEWS.COM Staff Writer

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones is the latest in a long listed of athletes to sign sponsorship deals with apparel giant NIKE, and this week he spoke with USA Today about the deal and also touched on the top of his DUI prior to signing the deal:

On The Nike Deal: “The Nike deal means a lot to me. It symbolizes something that I have been picturing forever. I preach about the law of attraction all the time and how if you focus on something and you apply yourself, if you do all the necessary steps and believe in it wholeheartedly, it can come to you. When I first joined this sport, I had a goal to be a UFC champion, and I had a goal to be sponsored by Nike. It's always been a goal of mine.”

On The Deal Getting Done Following His DUI: “Everybody said it wouldn't be possible, especially after me getting into my first controversial situation,” Jones said. “I just kept the faith, and I kept pushing forward. I kept a positive outlook, and it happened.”

On What The Deal Could Mean: “It's definitely a magnificent thing

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