Jon Jones celebrates his win against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247, a controversial decision win. Photos: AFP Jon Jones celebrates his win against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247, a controversial decision win. Photos: AFP
Jon Jones celebrates his win against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247, a controversial decision win. Photos: AFP
Andrew McNicol
Opinion

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The Takedown by Andrew McNicol

UFC: Jon Jones blew his last shot at being a role model – it’s time to become the pantomime villain

  • Light heavyweight champion Jones’ out-of-Octagon antics are getting tiresome for MMA fans
  • ‘Bones’ has used up all his second chances – UFC president Dana White should just position him as the promotion’s ultimate heel

Jon Jones celebrates his win against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247, a controversial decision win. Photos: AFP Jon Jones celebrates his win against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247, a controversial decision win. Photos: AFP
Jon Jones celebrates his win against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247, a controversial decision win. Photos: AFP
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Andrew McNicol

Andrew McNicol

Andrew McNicol is a sports writer with a particular interest in football, rugby and mixed martial arts. He also enjoys covering local athletes and niche sports in the region. He has a master's degree in Media and Communications Governance from the London School of Economics and Political Science.