Israel Adesanya Burns Jon Jones on Twitter Over a Video With His Wife on Instagram

Published 10/06/2021, 7:39 AM EDT
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – FEBRUARY 10: Israel Adesanya of New Zealand stands in his corner prior to his middleweight bout against Anderson Silva of Brazil during the UFC 234 at Rod Laver Arena on February 10, 2019 in the Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Israel Adesanya took to Twitter recently to take a shot at Jon Jones. Jones was the subject of some controversy lately with his fiance involved. Later ‘Bones’ posted a video alongside his fiance and seemingly sent a message to the fans signaling everything is alright between them.

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That hasn’t stopped Adesanya from taking a shot at the former light-heavyweight champion. Adesanya is not the only one in the MMA community to be skeptical of Jones’s message after the recent saga. However, ‘Stylebender’ kept up his familiar troll behavior in what was a shot at Jones.

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He posted a meme and a screenshot of a conversation with his friend. Judging by the reaction of fans, they were certainly amused by Adesanya’s antics.

Israel Adesanya vs Jon Jones: a fight that never happened

In his short stint in the organization, Adesanya has managed to establish his status as one of the top fighters in the entire roster of the UFC. His stardom has been prominent lately.

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ATLANTA, GA – APRIL 13: (L-R) UFC President Dana White places the interim middleweight championship belt on Israel Adesanya after defeating Kelvin Gastelum by unanimous decision in their interim middleweight championship bout during the UFC 236 event at State Farm Arena on April 13, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Jones, on the other hand, is considered the greatest fighter ever in the UFC by many. Also, they used to fight one weight class apart. So, a potential clash looked imminent at one point in time.

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HOUSTON, TEXAS – FEBRUARY 08: Jon Jones celebrates his victory over Dominick Reyes in their light heavyweight championship bout during the UFC 247 event at Toyota Center on February 08, 2020 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

But, Jones has been looking to move up to the heavyweight division for a while. And he has added a significant amount of weight for doing so. Any future possibility of these two men colliding is slim to none. Also, it will be interesting to see if the recent saga has any sort of impact on Jones’s heavyweight debut.

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Apratim Banerjee

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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