Jon Jones' candid interview with Joe Rogan


Tonight during the UFC 152 on FX prelims show, the UFC aired a special interview with champion Jon Jones by UFC commentator Joe Rogan.

The interview gave a candid look at how events in the past six months have effected Jon Jones.

" My DUI set me free," Jones said. "It set me free from a lot of expectations. I was trying to be perfect for people. That's why people called me fake. I was trying to be the golden boy of the UFC."

"I believe in some cases that MMA fans, and sports fans in general, have short memories," Jones said. "I was embarrassed for all the people that stand behind me (of the DUI charge). That's who I was embarrassed for."

Jones seemed calm and reflective during the interview with Joe Rogan, showing regret for the actions that led to the DUI and and a honest interest in improving himself personally.

Jones addressed in a 2nd segment the reasons for him not taking the fight with Sonnen at UFC 151, which he mostly pointed to his lack of respect for Chael Sonnen.

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Coranamo site profile image  

9/23/12 9:00 AM by Coranamo

the passion with which you losers hate on jon jones, if it were channeled into anything remotely positive and worthwhile, would be admirableas it stands, it's just fucking pathetic and embarrassingget a grip on your lives and what's really important

ssj site profile image  

9/23/12 6:49 AM by ssj

lol golden boy indeed

Dmoney35 site profile image  

9/23/12 6:15 AM by Dmoney35

but you talk about everything but fighting when it comes to fighters.derp

fryingarmbar site profile image  

9/22/12 10:30 PM by fryingarmbar

LOL and you say I'm mad. Defend ur boyfriend some more and talk about others acting like females.U mad and u gay

tenchu site profile image  

9/22/12 10:04 PM by tenchu

Being a hypocrite sets you free?"You never have to worry about me with a DWI.” - Jones

Stu Cazzo site profile image  

9/22/12 9:59 PM by Stu Cazzo

Dana and Lorenzo? They were watching with troll face grins....

MichaelCollins site profile image  

9/22/12 9:57 PM by MichaelCollins

Who seriously thought this interview would be a good idea?Better still, who thought, after viewing the interview, that it was still a good idea to air it?Fuck me.

Stu Cazzo site profile image  

9/22/12 9:56 PM by Stu Cazzo

Ist interview - I wanted to be the Golden Boy 2nd interview - I never asked to be the Golden Boy

youarewhatiswrong site profile image  

9/22/12 9:55 PM by youarewhatiswrong

Clicked mute after the first exchange, crying "racism"

3 Sided Square site profile image  

9/22/12 9:55 PM by 3 Sided Square

Lol why is he saying he didn't want to be the golden boy, he sure as fuck did.


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