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Jones First Professional Fight "Unsportsmanlike" and "Cocky"

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  1. rubberlegjim White Belt

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    Posting this in case no one has seen it.

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    [YT]watch?v=QDujwY7grnM[/YT]

    In Jones first professional fight vs. Brad Bernard Jones as part of Full Force Untamed throws a kick to the body of a downed opponent after the finish.

    The commentators observe "Jones was kind of a sore sport her, he needs to learn some cage etiquette... John Jones says his favorite fighter is Anderson Silva. He exhibited some Silva-like traits in the brief minutes we saw him tonight... but definitely not sportsmanship here tonight... I think his cocky behavior, he should leave that outside the ring".

    I am a big fan of Jones as a fighter. And no one is perfect. But I was surprised that the sort of behavior we have seen from Jones in subsequent fights in the UFC doesn't seem to be unprecedented.

    Anyone seen anything similar in his previous fights?

    Edit - Gif courtesy of Loiosh
     
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  2. kflo Steel Belt

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    um, what did he do wrong?
     
  3. Dr Retro White Belt

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    The commentators were biased.
     
  4. Melas Chasma Silver Belt

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    Well, not suprised.
     
  5. Loiosh Detective Platinum Member

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    I think he kept hitting his opponent until the ref told him to stop, something like that.
     
  6. IK00PA Green Belt

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    its his personality bro. You havent figured itout? Hes everything a young champion in his 20's usually are. Brash/Young/cocky/

    But he has a Suit of sorts he puts on his personality when in the public eye(most people do) Jones just cant mask his to save his life everyone sees though the BS.


    Embrace the dark side Young jon

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  7. FootstompShonie Silver Belt

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    But no one will watch the actual video lol.
     
  8. Loiosh Detective Platinum Member

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    I've seen it already, I remember the one announcer moaning about sportsmanship.

    Sounded like the guy who lost was his brother or something.
     
  9. MrCrabs1893 Orange Belt

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    He's always been a prick? Shocker...
     
  10. Bogeyman Electrical Cord Belt

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    What a butthurt commentator. That throw from Jones was beautiful.
     
  11. Striderxdj Black Belt

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    I don't even like Jones and he didn't really do anything wrong...the guy was face down and he kicked him, but the ref hadn't stepped in and stopped it yet. Was it necessary? No, but it wasn't after he was waved off or anything. I think the most comical part was when the commentator said the guy hurting himself was the only reason Jones won.
     
  12. Loiosh Detective Platinum Member

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    Not a Jones fan even, but come on. Dude didn't do anything wrong there at all. He kicked him to the body, the ref hadn't stopped the fight yet.
     
  14. FootstompShonie Silver Belt

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    Yeah does anyone know the story behind the commentators?

    They must have known the guy or trained with him or something. Since its a local show it'd make sense
     
  15. Toco Steel Belt

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    meh, i thought it was worse and i was prepared to bash him to death

    but really, not much at all. you can nitpick it but, eh

    you can say that lyoto wouldnt have done that, but w/e
     
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    Everyone can tell he's a douche bag lol. Even just listening to the guy talk for 10 seconds.
     
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    Sonnen is disrespectful not Jones so go and make a thread about him, You are no fan of Jones just a troll hater.
     
  18. Loiosh Detective Platinum Member

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    Sounds like the announcers confused mma with boxing and thought Jones should have stopped as soon as the guy went down. Instead of after the ref stepped in.
     
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