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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones details intentions to retire by 30

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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was entirely serious when he recently stated his desire to leave the sport of MMA behind by 30 years old.

Jones (19-1 MMA, 13-1 UFC), 26, believes he will be able to accomplish all of his career goals within the next four years, at which point he will make his exit from active competition.



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Post #1   11/23/13 10:12:14PM   

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Jon you owe it to the UFC to fight until you die. The nerve of some people

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Post #2   11/23/13 10:19:36PM   

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Yeah we'll see

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Post #3   11/23/13 10:57:24PM   

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More power to Jones with whatever decision he makes, but I have my doubts here. When did Anderson say he was going to retire? 36?

Post #4   11/24/13 12:21:15AM   

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We'll see what happens after he gets his first loss.

Post #5   11/24/13 1:45:10AM   

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Retire now then. Sick of hearing this crap. It's played out.

Post #6   11/24/13 6:40:29AM   

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Posted by Goatenstein

Retire now then. Sick of hearing this crap. It's played out.


Me too

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Post #7   11/24/13 9:51:20AM   

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Must be nice. The way things are looking for me I won't be able to retire til I'm 130

Post #8   11/24/13 9:59:33AM   

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Poor Jon Jones
Look forward to seeing him lose!

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Posted by shaneTpain

Must be nice. The way things are looking for me I won't be able to retire til I'm 130



me too

Post #10   11/24/13 12:15:16PM   

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when you start your career you should just announce when your retiring right there and not waste my time with all this bs

Post #11   11/24/13 1:08:26PM   

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Certainly not a fan of Jon, but I can't blame him. Learn from the mistakes of Liddell and Pulver (although he had to fight for money), go out on top instead.

That's still a pretty long career, roughly 9 years (2008-2017).

If he actually sticks to it though, we shall see.

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Jones is one fighter I want to see carried out on his shield. Damn.

Post #13   11/24/13 10:00:24PM