Jon Jones Makes a Startling Confession That Proves UFC Experts Were Wrong About Him for Years

Published 02/24/2023, 9:58 AM EST

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Jon Jones is undoubtedly one of the greatest fighters in the history of the UFC. With a career record of 26-1 (1 NC), he has dominated the light heavyweight division for years, leaving his opponents in awe of his incredible skills and fighting style. After a two-year hiatus, Jones is making a comeback, and this time, he’s moving up to the heavyweight division.

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For years, experts have speculated that Jones can make the move to heavyweight with no major difficulty. Fans have also wanted to see Jones in this division, but the 35-year-old MMA fighter delayed this move until now.

Jon Jones About His Move To The Heavyweight Division

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Jon Jones recently appeared in an interview with RMC Sport, in the build-up to his fight against Ciryl Gane. Here, Jones opened up about his move to the heavyweight division.

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“I’ve had a lot of success at the light heavyweight division and now I’m ready to compete at the heavyweight division and challenge myself against some of the biggest toughest athletes that the sport has ever seen”, said Jones.

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Also, he shed some light on why he did not make this move earlier. “I wasn’t ready before, I had more work to do. I like heavyweight but this time it feels great. The time is now and I’m glad that I finally made the move”, Jones said.

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Jon ‘Bones’ Jones also thinks that the heavyweight division is at an all-time high at the moment, and consists of excellent talents like Ciryl Gane.

Jon Jones’ Return Fight Against Ciryl Gane

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At first, rumors led fans to believe that Jon Jones was going to fight Francis Ngannou. But Ngannou parted ways with UFC and vacated the heavyweight title. Shortly after he left, UFC announced Jon Jones‘ fight against Ciryl Gane for the vacant heavyweight title.

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The bout has since generated a lot of buzz in the UFC community. Gane, a notable star in the heavyweight division, is known for his impressive striking and grappling skills. However, Jones is a different breed of fighter, and his experience and skillset will make for an exciting matchup.

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The fight between Jones and Gane will undoubtedly be a clash of the titans. Both fighters are at the top of their game and hungry for victory. UFC fans can expect a thrilling bout that will showcase the best of what both fighters have to offer.

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Sushant Sharma

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Sushant is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. He has been actively contributing to the field of writing for over 2 years. He is a huge UFC fan and has been following it since 2016.
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