To those who don't watch WWE or pro wrestling John Cena is their biggest face and is the ultimate good guy, and does everything right that you could possibly do right, and there are people who still dislike him. Granted he plays a character sort of, John maintains he's just being himself out there it reminds me a lot of Jon Jones and what it means for him.
John Cena goes out every week and just does what a guy should do and gets the love and admiration of some for his ethics and hard work. There's also a large portion of the audience who hates Cena for just doing what he does and acting like himself. These same fans claim the only way they can see themselves rooting for Cena is become the bad guy, embrace the hate and do all the bad things that a heel in pro wrestling should do. What does this have to do with Jon Jones? I see similarities.
Jon Jones is loved by some for his hard work and talents and his highlight reel which is seemingly every time he steps in the cage. Jones does everything he can to seem like a good guy and some fans appreciate him for it, but an equal or even larger part of the audience see's this as an act or him being "fake". These fans want Jones to go full heel just like wrestling fans feel John Cena should do.
Ultimately no matter what these guys do both are gonna have guys who hate them no matter what choice they make and will say there's something they can do to change it. Realistically these guys just can't please these guys, John Cena's character has seemed to realize this and try's to cater to his fans and thats it which is what I think Jones should do, don't worry about the people who hate you Jon Jones, they will probably hate you no matter what choice you make. And I'll admit im not the biggest fan of either man, but I can respect their talent and the hard work they put in.
Thoughts on this? Do you see a resemblance in their fan bases and hate bases.(i guess that's what you call it) Or do you just hate me and want to say that?