‘When Was the Last Time’- Francis Ngannou Trolls Jon Jones on Twitter

Published 05/01/2021, 10:10 AM EDT
PHOENIX, ARIZONA – FEBRUARY 17: Francis Ngannou of Cameroon celebrates his KO victory over Cain Velasquez in their heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Talking Stick Resort Arena on February 17, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC Credits Getty Images)


After Francis Ngannou won the UFC Heavyweight title at UFC 260, a fight with Jon Jones became a certainty. However, since the UFC announced the fight, Jones has been very active on Twitter and has been taking jibes at the promotion. Now, he has also targeted the UFC Heavyweight Champion.

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Jones had taken to Twitter to warn Ngannou. “Pray you knock me out because if you don’t I’m going to break you, and that’s a promise.”

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Whether he is inside the Octagon or outside, Francis Ngannou is not someone who takes things lightly. Therefore, it came as no surprise that ‘The Predator’ replied to Jones in his own style.

The Heavyweight champion wrote, “Please don’t make me laugh!, When is the last time that you break somebody out?”

Many people often consider Ngannou as one of the heaviest hitters in UFC history, and even Jones is aware of that fact. However, Bones believes that if the fight goes on for long, he could wear the champion down and win. ‘The Predator’ clearly disagreed and seemed in no mood to take anything from Jones.

Ngannou continued hitting on Jones,You’re a decision fighter, @JonnyBones and you’ve barely won a fight lately. But you’re going to break me out.”

Will a fight between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou actually happen?

Even before the fight between Francis Ngannou and Stipe Miocic took place, the UFC announced that Jon Jones will face the eventual winner of the fight. Although after Ngannou won the title and a fight between Jones and Ngannou was all set to happen, talks between Bones and the UFC fell apart.

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Since Ngannou’s victory, Jones has constantly taken to Twitter to call out the UFC for not paying him enough money for a fight of this magnitude. However, the UFC did not give into Jones’ demand and claimed that they pay every fighter the amount they deserve. As negotiations between the UFC and Jones fell through, the UFC announced a possible rematch between Derrick Lewis and Ngannou.

Whether the two fighters compete in the Octagon, we do not know, therefore, for now, we must enjoy the epic Twitter banter going on between ‘The Predator’ and ‘Bones.’

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What do you think, will a fight between Ngannou and Jones eventually happen? Let us know in the comments below.

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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