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Jon Jones fires again at Dana White doubting want to combat Ngannou


Francis Ngannou wowed the blended martial arts group with an unbelievable efficiency at UFC 260, knocking out Stipe Miocic to seize the UFC heavyweight championship. However as Ngannou shined in the primary occasion Saturday night time, a superfight with Jon Jones looms.

“Bones” relinquished the sunshine heavyweight championship in 2020 with intentions to maneuver as much as heavyweight and problem for the UFC heavyweight championship.

UFC president Dana White mentioned a number of instances that Jones would face the winner of Ngannou vs. Miocic and now {that a} victor has emerged, the excitement surrounding this potential superfight is palpable.

Jones virtually instantly reacted to Ngannou’s knockout victory by encouraging the UFC to provide him a hefty paycheck to combat for the heavyweight belt.

Dana White rapidly responded to Jones’ Twitter name on the UFC 260 post-fight press convention.

“If I’m Jon Jones and I’m sitting at dwelling watching this combat, I begin [thinking of] shifting to 185,” White mentioned.

White additionally gave his tackle what Jones meant by his tweet.

“I can sit right here all day and let you know what ‘present me the cash’ means,” White mentioned. “You’ll be able to say you wish to combat any person, however do you actually wish to?”

Jones then answered White’s seemingly facetious advice to drop all the way down to the middleweight division.

White was then made conscious of the beforehand talked about tweet on the post-fight press convention and responded once more to Jones.

“I prefer it, that sounds severe then Jon,” he mentioned. White then doubled down.

“Name Hunter [Campbell] proper now,” he mentioned. “We will make that combat tonight, Jon. Name Hunter proper now.”

White then claimed Derrick Lewis is the combat to make, showing to not consider Jones is really prepared to step into the octagon with the brand new heavyweight king.

“Derrick Lewis is the combat to make. But when Jon Jones actually desires that combat? Pay attention, it’s one factor to exit and tweet and say you need it,” White mentioned. “Would you like the combat? I promise you, we will name Derrick Lewis or one in every of these different heavyweights they usually need the combat. If Jon Jones actually desires the combat, Jon Jones is aware of he can get the combat. All he’s gotta do is name and do it. Like I mentioned, it’s straightforward to say you need the combat.”

Jones then fired off a collection of tweets, taking exception to White’s feedback and asserting that he does need the title shot towards Ngannou.

With all of this transpiring simply minutes after Ngannou’s coronation as the brand new king of the heavyweight division, the developments at heavyweight inside the subsequent few days or perhaps weeks ought to be very fascinating.

UFC 260 outcomes: Francis Ngannou KO’s Stipe Miocic, turns into new baddest man on the planet

UFC 260 Scrum: Dana questions whether or not Jon Jones actually desires to combat Francis Ngannou

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