Jon Jones Compares His Career to Mike Tyson

_
Jon Jones‘ career, putting it mildly, has been rocky.

Admittedly, the majority of Jones’ hardships have been self-created. As he rocketed up the ranks at a young age, toppling top contenders and champions alike, Jones skidded into drugs, alcohol, and self destruction.

It’s not a new phenomenon in sports. In fact, it’s not a new phenomenon in combat sports. 

TRENDING > Emotional Jon Jones Admires Daniel Cormier, Calls Out Brock Lesnar (video)

As Jones himself recounted at the UFC 214 post-fight press conference after he regained the UFC light heavyweight championship from longtime rival Daniel Cormier, his career has followed a similar path to that of one of the most dominant boxer’s of all time, Mike Tyson

Follow MMAWeekly.com on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram