Jon Jones will get instant title shot following transfer to UFC Heavyweight division. The previous UFC Gentle heavyweight Champion is but to be defeated.
Jon Jones has accomplished sufficient to warrant a spot within the UFC’s corridor of fame. At 33 nonetheless, he’s nonetheless going robust and searching so as to add extra accolades. The previous UFC gentle heavyweight champion relinquished his title to maneuver to the heavyweight division in an try and develop into a two-division champion.
Jones has by no means fought within the heavyweight division. Nevertheless, UFC president Dana White has urged that his very first match within the division might see him pursue his title ambition proper off the bat. He pointed in the direction of his unbeaten profession as far as a purpose why he was afforded the privilege.
Jon Jones will get instant title shot following transfer to UFC Heavyweight division
“After all,” White mentioned when requested. “I imply realistically, Jon Jones is undefeated. He’s by no means been beat. Mazzagatti’s been out of the sport for years. I don’t imply to maintain beating this man up, however you understand. Jon Jones is undefeated.”
Stipe Miocic, who retained his title after going via 5 rounds with the now retired Daniel Cormier will nearly definitely face Francis Ngannou first. The 2 will go face to face first whereas Bone prepares himself for the division.
“Final time we talked to Jon Jones, Jon Jones mentioned he was going to take a while and do his issues he’s into proper now and take a while, and when there’s a proper battle, he’ll give us a name,” White mentioned.
Jones’ final match within the UFC was in February when he controversially beat Dominick Reyes at UFC 247. Whereas Jones units his sights on the Heavyweight Championship, Reyes will go face to face with Jan Blachowicz for the vacant Gentle Heavyweight title at UFC 253 on September 26.
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