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More to Jon Jones than just innate skills

Updated: July 28, 2010, 7:26 AM ET
By Franklin McNeil | For ESPN.com

Throughout his relatively brief UFC career, light heavyweight Jon Jones has excited fans with spectacular performances.

His unorthodox striking, superior quickness and eye-opening takedowns have many in mixed martial arts circles predicting Jones will become UFC's 205-pound champion in the not-too-distant future.

Jones' physical skills have played a key role in his rapid rise, but they are not the foundation of his success.

It's his Christian upbringing ...

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