Jon Jones Says He's Pleased With His Gatorade Sponsorship
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 09.19.2013
Jon Jones accomplished one of his goals…
UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones spoke this week about his new sponsorship deal with Gatorade. Below are some highlights:
Jones on his Gatorade sponsorship: "It's such a great pleasure to be sponsored by Gatorade. I don't know if you guys realize it or not but I've set my goals to a lot of things, and I've made them public. If you go back and you look it up, you'll see that I mentioned Gatorade years ago. A thing that a lot of people have never realized as well is that at every post-fight conference of the last four years, I've always made sure I had a Gatorade next to whatever drink they had up there on the podium and it was for a reason. I always had a dream to be sponsored by Gatorade, I always had the dream to be sponsored by Nike, and it finally came true."
Jones on setting your goals and striving to make them happen: "To be in line with Nike and Gatorade – they're two of the elite companies for an athlete to be sponsored by and that's what I want for my brand, that's what I want for MMA as a whole to be big sponsors, fortune 500 companies. The companies that endorse the NFL, the NBA – I want them to be in MMA and I want to be the guy to bring them all the table so dues get bigger and brighter for all of us and to break down another wall. I feel like I'm a walking testament of how belief and goal setting and just striving to do everything in your power to make it happen."