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Old 10-08-2012, 08:50 PM   #19
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Default Re: Has Jon Jones quite reached his peak yet, or is he still pre-prime?

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Originally Posted by Haggis McJackass View Post
Jones has just turned 25, and he appears noticeably more solid and physically stronger than he did when he started making noise against the likes of Vera and Bader. And his technique is still loose, but it's definitely tighter than it was a couple of years ago.

Every fighter ages differently at every stage of their careers. But most heavier fighters who don't heavily rely on explosive speed and superior reflexes tend to have their best fighting years around the age of 26-32, give or take. Most HW and LHW champions are aroundabout this age, if not a little older.

In your opinion, has Jones fully entered his prime years, or is there enough physical and technical improvement available to him that he can still be considered (slightly) green or pre-prime?

yes slightly pre-prime for sure

now wether wipes out on a motor bike ala Frank Mir or whatever then maybe this is his prime, however, i think he still can get better
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