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BSO Interview: Jon ‘Bones’ Jones, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion

by Patrick Sicher | Posted on Friday, September 16th, 2011
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When Jon ‘Bones’ Jones defeated Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in March, he became the youngest fighter to win a UFC Title. Next Saturday tSeptember 24th at UFC 135 he defends his Title for the first time against Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. This historic fight marks the first time two African-Americans have fought for a UFC Title.

BlackSportsOnline.com MMA Insider Alex Donno talked with the champ about facing Rampage, stopping a criminal and winning the title the same day and he dispels a rumor regarding his interactions with fans.

This interview will be the first of many here on the site as part of our expanded coverage of Mixed Martial Arts which includes a weekly column by Donno that will get you ready for the big MMA events of the week.

Here is the official preview for UFC 135: Jones vs Jackson

Alex Donno is a rising star in the world of Mixed Martial Arts reporting. His show, “Fighter’s Fury: Inside the Heart of a Champion” can be heard every Sunday at 10 AM on 790 The Ticket out of Miami. He is also the update anchor on the #1 Rated “Dan LeBatard Show with Stugotz” and the TV Play by Play voice for Fight Time Promotions.

Follow him on twitter @AlexDonno790

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Senior Writer and Staff Editor for BlackSportsOnline. Enjoy the stories sports tell and enjoy telling the story of sports. Follow me on twitter @psicher or Email Me


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