“As a professional athlete, as a champion, as a Christian, and also as a person who’s not close to being perfect, I try to be a professional, and that’s why I have some great endorsements. But me, when I’m with my friends and family, I’m a real dude. I am just me. And for me to tell Daniel I would kill him, for me to swear … and for people to see that side of me, it was kind of a relief.
“Because it’s like, you know what, I am a Christian, and I do try to carry my image in a certain light, but at the same time, this is who I am. I will swear. I will tell a guy who told me he would spit in my face that I’d kill him. I will call him the names I called him. It was a bad hit in a way, but also relieving for people to see, ‘Whoa, Jones has a little bit of ratchetness in him
During yesterday’s UFC media day, the champ, Jon “Bones” Jones discussed his evolving character outside the cage, and how he’s handling the public’s opinion.
(Transcription taken from MMAJunkie.com)