Already the UFC light heavyweight champion and considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, Jones comes from a wrestling background. He was an All-American wrestler at Iowa Central Community College. He is also an outstanding striker, and he embraces many Muay Thai techniques, winning several of his fights with knee and elbow strikes.
Jones has said for a while that he needs more work on his jiu-jitsu, and admitted last year that he doesn’t practice it daily. He signed up to train at the Gracie Barra school in Albuquerque to address it.
He tweeted about his experience Wednesday: