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Dana White: 'Jon Jones is the greatest of all time'


When asked about the greatest of all time, UFC CEO Dana White didn’t hesitate to answer.  Jon Jones, said White.  In an interview with Lex Fridman, White discussed what made Jones the UFC GOAT, and why there’s no doubt about it.  

“He’s never lost a fight.”  He dominated the light heavyweight weight class, at the time the hardest in the business and the sport.  Then, he went up to heavyweight.  White said, “He won easily at Heavyweight.”  “There’s no debate.  There’s no debate about who the greatest ever is.  It’s absolutely, positively Jon Jones.  He’s won every fight.  He has never lost.

Jones, who is 23 years old, became the youngest UFC champ.  He defeated Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 128 in March 2011 to win the 205-pound championship at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.  His fights since then have all been championship matches.  

Jones’ light-heavyweight dominance was rewarded with three times stripped of his title.  The first time was in 2015 after defeating Daniel Cormier at UFC 182.  Jones was forced by the UFC Athlete Conduct Policy to vacate his championship for being involved with a hit-and-run incident which caused injuries.  

Jones won…

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