Jon Jones readily admits that his career has followed a similar self-destructive path as that of one of the most dominant boxer's of all time, Mike Tyson.

Jon Jones Compares His Career to Mike Tyson

Jon Jones' career, putting it mildly, has been rocky.

Admittedly, the majority of Jones’ hardships have been self-created. As he rocketed up the ranks at a young age, toppling top contenders and champions alike, Jones skidded into drugs, alcohol, and self-destruction.

It’s not a new phenomenon in sports. In fact, it’s not a new phenomenon in combat sports. 

As Jones himself recounted at the UFC 214 post-fight press conference after he regained the UFC light heavyweight championship from longtime rival Daniel Cormier, his career has followed a similar path to that of one of the most dominant boxer’s of all time, Mike Tyson.


via  MMAWeekly.com

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