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Jon Jones asks UFC for launch, then deletes Twitter posts
March 29, 2021
Jon Jones doesn’t look like taking UFC president Dana White’s brash criticism all that nicely. Shortly after saying that he was attempting to stay affected person, awaiting a combat provide, Jones tweeted that he needed the UFC to launch him.
Having vacated the UFC gentle heavyweight title in August, Jones determined to pursue a run on the heavyweight championship. With White ceaselessly saying that Jones would get a shot on the winner of the UFC 260 headliner between Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou, it appeared the combat with Ngannou could be made after he gained the belt on Saturday evening.
Proper after that combat, Jones tweeted, “Present me the cash.” That triggered a response from White, mainly questioning whether or not or not Jones actually needed to combat Ngannou, whom White classifies as “scary.” He even went as far as to say the combat to make for Ngannou was Derrick Lewis.
It was a bitter trade that performed out between Jones by way of Twitter and White by way of the UFC 260 press convention.
Although Jones was clearly upset with White’s feedback, he tweeted on Sunday that he was attempting to stay affected person and see what the UFC needed to provide.
“I’m going to attempt to stay devoted. There’s nonetheless time for the UFC to do the suitable factor. I’m imagined to be seeing a combat proposal subsequent week. Fingers are crossed, this is a chance of a lifetime for everybody concerned.”
Jon Jones tweets for the UFC to launch him from his contract
Lower than 24 hours later, Jones returned to the Twittersphere, the place he unleashed a sequence of scathing feedback that included asking for his launch from the combat promotion. The tweets have since been deleted.
“Please simply lower me already,” Jones wrote. However he wasn’t executed there.
“You’ll reasonably have me round and deal with me like s–t. I swear the UFC business has been nothing however miserable for me. I really feel like my wings are being clipped. Simply f—ing let me go. What sort of bizarre s–t is that this, clearly the boss hates me. Let me take my enterprise elsewhere,” he continued.
“I’m not attempting to be nice for different folks anymore, I’m attempting to be nice for myself. There’s nothing nice about being taken benefit of. You guys don’t know how insulted I really feel.”
At this level, there isn’t a telling the place this example is headed. Jones has had a rocky relationship with White for years. Simply when their relationship gave the impression to be on the mend, the divide between Jones and White seems to be higher than ever.