2) Capturing history
When Jones defeated light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC 128, he became the youngest champion in UFC history.
Jones battered, bruised, and bewildered the MMA legend to the tune of a third-round TKO victory. He capped off the finish with what now is remembered as an iconic knee to Rua’s face.
It remains one of Jones’ most complete performances to date, and one that sparked an unfiltered UFC reign of terror over the following five years. If you enjoyed this story, please share it on social media!