Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will be returning to his competition days, but it won’t be inside the Octagon. ‘Bones’ is set to participate in the upcoming “Fury Professional Grappling” event that will take place on December9th in New Jersey, US.
Jones’ opponent will be Bellator heavyweight contender Jack Hager.
Hager was a Division 1 All-American wrestler at the University of Oklahoma before he ventured into professional wrestling. Also, he has a 3-0 professional MMA record – having claimed all of his wins in Bellator.
Jones hasn’t fought in UFC since February 2020 when he defended his light heavyweight belt for the last time.