Do u guys think when Jones comes back, will he ever reach Ronda/Conors popularity??

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  1. CereserBr

    CereserBr Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Imho Jones is the best fighter to ever graced this short 22 years of MMA, and the guy is popular, but he really didn't explode like Conor or Ronda. When he comes back, maybe with a modified persona, will he reach this insane level of popularity? I think the guy deserves, hes so damn good... But Jose Aldo is damn good also, and pretty impopular. Maybe the casuals (and even the hardcores) cant see true greatnes yet, who knows!
     
  2. Hank30

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    He will never reach Ronda levels.... get the fuck out.

    Jones is also not the best fighter to grace the sport.
     
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    He will be more infamous than famous.
     
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    He will never reach GOATs level. He is a great fighter. But that's where it ends for him.
     
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    He needs to turn evil.
     
  6. Herb 1101

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    Conor's probably not as well known as JBJ.

    Ronda might be right now.
     
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    It's possible. American's love a good redemption story. If his attitude changes and he avoids more legal trouble while resuming his winning ways - then yes.
     
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    Jones is a heel, he just doesn't want to accept it yet.

    He needs to take a PR lesson from Floyd.
     
  9. Hank30

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    You are insane if you think JBJ is more popular than Conor. Ronda and Conor easily the two biggest names in the sport currently.
     
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    Don't remind me.
     
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    Why not? Who is? An argument could certainly be made for Jones. He's the GOAT lhw, without question.

    It's Fedor, Anderson, GSP and Jones in the mix. Anderson is somewhat out, really, because of the ped thingy, which leaves Fedor, GSP and Jones.
     
  12. Th3Sav4ge

    Th3Sav4ge "What the fuck is happening!?"

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    who do you think is better.?

    i have fedor
     
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    Jones bring the X-Pac heat.
     
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    Depends on the particulars I suppose. I think Jones has shown that he's a guy who will need the right matchup to hit those bigger numbers. I think DC vs Jones II or Gus vs Jones II with the story as it is right now could certainly get bigger numbers.
     
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    Yes, America loves a comeback story
     
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    I'm predicting he comes back focused and fired up and gets back to finishing fights again like he did in the earlier half of his championship. Some highlights like the unforgettable moment of him walking away from Machida's lifeless body will reignite his popularity in a big way. He'll never be as popular as Ronda (she's only going to get bigger and will be the most recognized martial artist in the world before long), but he might rival Conor's popularity.
     
  17. Tooth and Nail

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    Possibly as a heel.
     
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    He better come back, and no I don't think he ever become as popular as Ronda is in the USA or as popular as Conor is in Ireland

    He kind was accepting that role in the build up to the Cormier fight.
     
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    Conor and Ronda are far more well known than Jones.
     

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