Originally Posted by SideWays222
The person i saw talk to the crowd after he got his first loss on a bullsht reason isnt the same person that we hear speak today. That was the one time i heard Jones talk and i thought to myself that this is a young good guy trying to be a positive role model and showing maturity for his age. says.
My whole view is this is exactly it. He IS the same person. But words end somewhere. He tries to smooth talk fans and media and portray himself as a near perfect man of the sport. He has always tried WAY too hard to look good. I don't know anyone else in the sport that is as worried about his image as much as Jones. No one else tries to convince people they are a GREAT person. Guys like Wandy, Munoz, Roy, Big Nog, JDS, Chris Lytle are just great people. They don't need to tell everyone they are.
But words can't fool people forever. They fooled many. But actions speak louder than words.
Like how Jackson told him to go check on Machida. That camp and Jones have always wanted to portray such a great person. They go out of their way to portray it. Yet, in real life situations he has never been the person he says he is.
Not sure how anyone can take what he says seriously. He has always been the same person. His talk just isn't going to fool everyone anymore.