UFC 145 Results: Why Jon Jones Is the Prototype for Future MMA Fighters

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UFC 145 Results: Why Jon Jones Is the Prototype for Future MMA Fighters
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In another dominant performance at UFC 145 this past weekend, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones once again showed why he is one of the best fighters in the world.

Ever since he made his Octagon debut, fans and analysts alike have praised the fighter for his unorthodox style and unpredictability while labeling him the future of MMA. But after taking out his fourth straight ex-UFC champion, Jones isn't just the future—he's the present. We are currently living in the Jon Jones era.

As the sport continues to evolve, budding young fighters should look to the champ as a prototype for how to succeed in the future.

Let's break down just what makes Jones so good and what exactly future fighters can take away from his fighting style.

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