Watch: Heavyweight champ Jon Jones working out in military gear with rifle ahead of bout vs Stipe Miocic at UFC 295

Jon Jones, the UFC heavyweight champion, is the arguable GOAT of MMA. The former long-reigning light heavyweight champion is gearing up for a showdown with former two-time heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic at UFC 295.

Preluding his fight at UFC 295, Jones has been engaging in rigorous training. A new training video shows Jones engaging in an eye-catching workout. The workout is something that has never been seen done by Jones or any other UFC fighter.

Jon Jones special workout

Jon Jones is seen working out in military gear with a rifle in the video. It needs to be noted that military gear has weight and it might be one way of Jones’ does pullups with weights. Jones had fought at light heavyweight for the majority of his career and has fought at heavyweight only once.

A video showcases Jon Jones with a ripped physique while another video shows him in military gear doing pullups and wielding a rifle. This unique approach to his training has captured the attention of the MMA community, especially as he gets ready for his highly-anticipated bout against Stipe Miocic at UFC 295. Jones is known for his unconventional training methods, consistently demonstrating his ability to think outside the box over the years.

Therefore, this latest training approach, though surprising, aligns with his history of innovative techniques. It’s clear that Jones is leaving no stone unturned in his preparation for the upcoming fight. In his last bout at UFC 285, he defeated Ciryl Gane via first-round submission to claim the vacant heavyweight title. UFC 295 will mark his first title defense against the arguable GOAT of heavyweight Mixed Martial Arts, Stipe Miocic.

Jon Jones vs Stipe Miocic bout preview

Jon Jones is slated to face Stipe Miocic next month in New York City, headlining UFC 295. This eagerly awaited clash has fans buzzing. Consequently, Jones, a 36-year-old American, is bracing himself to defend not only his title but also his formidable reputation against Miocic, a fellow American contender.

Widely regarded as one of UFC’s finest, Jones has solidified his standing with an impressive record of 27 wins, 1 loss, and no draws. Moreover, a recent victory against Ciryl Gane adds another feather to his cap. Jones confidently looks forward to retaining his title. On the other hand, Miocic, a two-time champion himself, is driven by a burning desire to reclaim the championship belt.

Jon Jones
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Miocic has not fought since UFC 260 when he lost the title to Francis Ngannou. In addition to this headline-grabbing bout, UFC295 promises more excitement. Notably, another title is up for grabs. Jiri Prochazka and Alex Pereira are set to battle it out for the vacant light heavyweight title. Given the caliber of fighters and the stakes involved, UFC 295 is undoubtedly an event to watch.

Who do you think will win at UFC 295? Jon Jones? Stipe Miocic? Comment below!


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