Jon Jones recovers light heavyweight title with a third-round blockage of Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 in Anaheim
Jon Jones had actually hardly recovered his UFC title when he called out Brock Lesnar to be his next challenger.
And Lesnar was listening.
Right after Jones stopped Daniel Cormier in the 3rd round at UFC 214 on Saturday, he reignited his growing competition with Lesnar, the previous UFC heavyweight champ.
Brock Lesnar, if you wish to know exactly what it seems like to obtain your ass kicked by a man who weighs 40 pounds less than you, satisfy me in the octagon, Jones stated on the pay-per-view broadcast.
The Associated Press reached Lesnar soon after he enjoyed the champion battle then heard Jones call him out.
Be mindful exactly what you long for, boy, Lesnar responded.
A heavyweight superfight in between Jones and Lesnar would be among the most significant occasions in UFC history. Lesnar is a remarkable pay-per-view draw as most likely the most popular fighter in combined martial arts, while Jones triumph over Cormier is anticipated to put him back atop many pound-for-pound lists as the worlds finest fighter.
Lesnar went back to MMA in 2015 with a success, however he is under agreement to the WWE as an expert wrestler till next spring.
Jones and Lesnar traded spoken jabs previously in the week. After Jones stated he questioned Lesnar would ever accept a battle with him, Lesnar informed the AP that he would satisfy Jones anytime, anywhere.
Lesnar is at least thinking about a go back to the sport where he won a UFC title in simply his 4th expert battle.
UFC president Dana White remained in the cage when Jones called out Lesnar, and the promo understands the growing buzz surrounding the match. White is likewise familiar with the challenges in its method, consisting of the rest of Lesnars suspension for stopping working a doping test in 2015.
Its enjoyable to discuss, however the truth of it taking place anytime quickly, its not a truth, White stated. If Lesnar chooses to resume training for MMA, #peeee
But its absolutely a rewarding possibility. Jones is the light heavyweight champ, however has actually long considered a go up to heavyweight and his post-fight remarks make it clear that hes interested.
Lesnar beat Mark Hunt at UFC 200 in a consentaneous choice that was altered to a no-contest after the unsuccessful test. He got a 1 year suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission, however might go back to MMA after finishing the last months of the restriction.