Everlast Worldwide, THE LEADING MANUFACTURER OF BOXING & MMA EQUIPMENT TODAY SIGNED MMA SUPERSTAR JON “BONES” JONES TO TEAM EVERLAST.
In November 2015, Everlast announced the formation of Team Everlast which consisted of 20 new and current athletes as part of the #TeamEverlast initiative and media platform.
Today, Everlast announced the signing of Jon “Bones” Jones to the legendary #TeamEverlast roster. Jones, who most consider to be the best pound for pound athlete in MMA, trains out of Albuquerque, NM with famed fight gym JacksonWink. Jones will be joining an already stacked roster of athletes which includes top contenders like TJ Dillashaw, Rory MacDonald along with current WBC World Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder and WBC World Middleweight Champion Canelo Alvarez.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the Everlast family” said Jones “Everlast has a rich history associated with the greatest fighters of all time and I am proud to be a part of that tradition, alongside icons like Randy Couture, Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson.”
Under the agreement, Jones will exclusively train with Everlast equipment & act as a brand ambassador.
“We partnered with Jon because he represents greatness,” says Neil Morton, President & CEO of Everlast. “He’s widely considered the best pound for pound fighter in the world & he’s evolving as an athlete and a person, which is something we strongly believe in”
Jones shares the same sentiment with the new Everlast Partnership, “I’m excited to be back with the top equipment brand In the world. Everlast has been a part of my career since the beginning and I’m glad I get to continue this relationship going into UFC 200 and beyond.”
Jon Jones will be headlining UFC 200 on July, 9th and will look to regain his UFC Light Heavyweight title from Daniel Cormier.
Everlast doesn’t seem to be slowing down with its #TeamEverlast initiative and have hinted that they plan to keep evolving. To learn more about Team Everlast visit www.everlast.com/teameverlast
About Everlast Worldwide Inc.:
The preeminent brand in boxing since 1910, Everlast is the world’s leading manufacturer, marketer and licensor of boxing, MMA and fitness equipment. From legendary champions Jack Dempsey and Sugar Ray Robinson to current superstars Miguel Cotto, Canelo Alvarez and Reggie Bush, Everlast is the brand of choice for generations of world champion professional athletes. Built on a brand heritage of strength, dedication, individuality and authenticity, Everlast is a necessary part of the lives of countless champions. Based in Manhattan, Everlast’s products are sold across more than 75 countries and 6 continents. For more information, visithttp://www.everlast.com.