"He has had an amazing year; he is the only guy that has defended the title since Chuck Liddell. The title has been going back and forth. He continues to prove his dominance and how amazing and talented he is, and who knows. Again, the one thing about Jon Jones, I don't like to pump it up, but he is a young guy. He's got a lot of things to learn in the sport, more than just fighting. You know, but the potential, the potential is unbelievable, if he stays on the right track, does the right things, this guy could go down as the greatest ever. I just don't see anybody beating this guy anytime soon."
-- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White makes the bold proclamation at the UFC 140 press conference that his young light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, may go down as the greatest ever when it's all said and done. That's quite the compliment, considering the promotion has had many great champions in the past, namely Matt Hughes and Chuck Liddell, among others. At the moment, Georges St. Pierre and Anderson Silva are neck-and-neck in the race to lay claim to the title of greatest of all time. However, a new candidate is slowly looking to make it a three man race, as Jones -- who seems unbeatable at his point of his career -- is slowly but surely creeping up behind the two long-time, established champions. "Bones" added to his ever growing legacy and put a ribbon on one of the most successful years in UFC history by defeating Lyoto Machida at UFC 140 last night (Dec. 10, 2011) at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. What do you say Maniacs, is the UFC head honcho jumping the gun, or is he on point with his statements?