UFC’s latest recruit Mason Jones: Who is he?

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UFC's latest recruit Mason Jones: Who is he?

The UFC will portray its latest prospect to watch out for this yr in Mason Jones as he makes his debut on January 20. And the world {of professional} mixed martial arts is looking ahead to seeing what Jones has to offer in the massive league.

The 25-year-old Welsh started his career as a fighter in 2017. His amateur debut came about at Cage Warriors Fighting Championship 83. In his first amateur fight, Mason Jones beat David Adonis through submission and quickly became a professional. He then carried on fighting in Cage Warriors.

The noise around his UFC debut is all thanks to the huge amount of credibility that Mason Jones has garnered as a fighter in Cage Warriors. Dubbed ‘The Dragon’, his fighter’s report reflects upon him as a well-rounded athlete.

Three out of his first 4 wins came by way of submission, while the fourth introduced Mason Jones to the joy of winning by KO. He presently boasts of an unbeaten streak, with his MMA report at 10-0-0. Out of the 10 wins, Jones has solely let the destiny of 3 rest in the hands of the judges.

While the luster on his record shines shiny enough to draw the eye of each MMA fanatic, there’s an addition to his report that makes it extra particular. Mason Jones accomplished the feat of being one of many few athletes to carry two Cage Warriors titles at the similar time.

In his last outing with the promotion, he locked horns with Adam Proctor to contest for the vacant Welterweight title. Even though he’s usually a Lightweight fighter, he gained the fight through TKO(Punches) within the first spherical. Within the fight instantly previous to his Welterweight conquest, Mason Jones overcame Joe McColgan through TKO(Knee and Punches) with a purpose to declare the vacant lightweight title. Once more, within the first round.

Mason Jones turned the first fighter after ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor to hold two Cage Warriors titles simultaneously.

Who will Mason Jones encounter in his UFC debut?

Mason Jones will meet his first challenge as part of the UFC in Mike Davis. Davis was inactive for the whole lot of 2020 and can be trying ahead to eliminating that ring rust.

The 2 will contest at 155 lbs within the preliminary card for UFC on Fight Island 8. Davis’ last outing was against Thomas Gifford in October 2019, from which he returned dwelling victorious after ending his opponent. This win helped him stage his 0-1 record within the UFC.

“Beast Boy” Mike Davis stands 2 inches taller than Mason Jones. Nevertheless, each fighter is almost equally matched in terms of reach. Thus, this contest will certainly be one to look out for.

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