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Jones Looks to Change MMA's Image

A Face of a Brutal Sport Is Trying to Change Its Image
By Williams Rhodes
"Jon (Bones) Jones, the U.F.C. light heavyweight champion, made the rounds earlier this week in Manhattan, promoting his fight Saturday against Glover Teixeira.

"There was a luncheon in TriBeCa; an early morning spot on “Live with Kelly and Michael”; an afternoon interview with Little Bow Wow at the Ultimate Fighting Championship gym near Wall Street.

"At each stop, Jones made it clear that as an ambassador of mixed martial arts, his mission was to change the image of the rapidly growing sport from modern-day barbarianism to an artful blend of martial arts."

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