Posted March 20, 2011 by DJ Enuff in Sports

Jon Jones rocks Shogun

UFC 128: A new champion has been crowned… Jon “Bones” Jones, 23, has become the youngest light heavyweight in the history of MMA, destroying Mauricio “Shogun” Rua  2:37 into the third round on a technical KO, last night. The arena was the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. On his way over to the ring, Jones even helped catch a car thief, read more below.

Final Punch Numbers

Jones outstrikes Rua by a landslide

Stats Jones Rua
Strikes Landed 102 11
Strikes Attempted 142 42
Strike Accuracy 72% 26%
Source: FightMetric

(stats, chart from full article courtesy espn.com)


Jon “Bones” Jones was even a good samaritan on his way to the fight, yesterday. Jones and his coaches were walking around in Jersey, when a car thief was breaking in a car for the GPS system. Jones and the crew dropped everything and chased down this evil villian. Here is the excerpt, courtesy yardbarker.com:

Here’s “Bones’” account of the situation via his Twitter page:

So while we were at the park today a crack head smashed this old ladys car window and took off running with her gps just as we were pulling up

Right away….Coach Wink goes after this guy. Without hesitation, Coach Jackson went after him…I was shocked and stood there for a second

then I threw my phone down and went with my coaches. Before you know it, we’re sprinting up a steep hill chasing after him.

I turned the jets on….we caught the guy. We got the lady’s gps back

(excerpt from full article courtesy yardbarker.com)

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