Former UFC gentle heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, has determined to take a brand new path when it comes to administration illustration.
Jon Jones has not stepped foot in an Octagon since February of 2020, wherein he defended his gentle heavyweight title in an in depth choice win in opposition to Dominick Reyes at UFC 247.
For the reason that victory, Jones tried to create a legacy-defining profession path that may see him transfer up in weight to problem for the heavyweight title and try and grow to be a two-division champion. Nonetheless, these talks have passed by the waist-side and have left Jones to carry out and look forward to the largest monetary compensation doable.
Jon Jones employed Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer
In doing so, Jones determined to cut up along with his administration group and go in a distinct path completely. Jones took to Twitter to debate his subsequent steps and the way he sees the remainder of his profession taking part in out.
“I’ve retained Richard Schaefer as my advisor,” Jones wrote. “Richard has been within the fight area for over 20 years and has put collectively a number of the greatest international pay-per-view occasions over that interval. The likes of Mayweather, De La Hoya, Canelo, Hopkins, Barrera, and Marquez have headlined the thrilling occasions that Richard has promoted and produced. His information and expertise of the pay-per-view business [is] second-to-none. I’m excited to embark on this subsequent chapter of my profession as I proceed to cement my place as one of many greats with Richard as my advisor. I can’t wait to provide my followers and the game the fights they wish to see.”
Jones at present sits at 26-1 as knowledgeable and somebody who many MMA media and followers imagine is the best fighter of all time. Will Jones preserve his success shifting ahead with Schaefer on the helm? The world will ultimately discover out.