The relationship between Jon Jones (26–1) and UFC He’s not at his best right now, so fans of Mixed Martial Arts don’t know what will happen. This is so, to the point that last month Dana White He commented that he does not know if the current World Semi-Complete Weight Champion will return to the octagon. The uncertainty about the future of “Bones” has made many wonder if the company is going to strip it of the title. Dominick Reyes (12–1) even demanded that it be so. But, now the president confirms to Barstool Sports that this is not going to happen yet. “Not yet,” he said.
“I hope so, but it depends on him. Whether he decides not to fight again is never up to him. Jon Jones has not retired. We know where it is. Henry Cejudo and Conor McGregor are retired. Listen, at the end of the day, Jon Jones you have enough money to retire. You can leave now. The whole Jon thing has been a roller coaster for a long, long time. Nothing surprises me with Jones. They know as much as I do. Last time he said he is not going to fight so he is not going to fight. When it’s time for him to fight, we’ll see, “he said White.
UFC will not strip Jones, so it could be thought that, if the champion still does not compete, the company will launch an Interim Championship to unify it with the World Championship when he returns. Jon showed his anger after declaring White that the duel with Ngannou was not going to take place because he had asked for an exorbitant amount to climb the octagon. He himself criticized Dana for her words. “Just go ahead and release me from my UFC contract entirely. I am sure that some promoter somewhere will be more than happy to pick me up, “said Jones, leaving the mouth of many open.
Jones showed his anger after declaring White that the duel with Ngannou was not going to take place because Jon he had asked for an exorbitant amount to climb the octagon. In this way, through social networks, he criticized Dana for his words: ‘Don’t be a liar, my reputation has already been hit hard enough. I don’t need that nonsense, Dana. I never asked for Deontay Wilder’s numbers [30 millones de dólares por su pelea revancha con Tyson Fury de febrero]. And what if Wilder makes 30 million, we settle for half of that.
“If he is not going to fight, he is finished. It is finished, it has to be stripped, because it is removed. I guess they haven’t stripped him, he’s just retired. He said he was leaving … I don’t know, maybe he’s doing this to get more fans. You should have fought me. I can’t sit two years as champion. You quit, ”said Dominick Reyes. In this way, it requires that it be stripped of the title, but that does not mean that this is the decision that the company is going to make. We will have to wait to see what happens in the coming months.