Previous UFC heavyweight winner Fabricio Werdum suggests he would post Jon Jones on the floor in a opportunity cross-advertising superfight.
Werdum, who will get portion in PFL’s approaching 3rd year, was the former UFC heavyweight winner, a title that Jones is hoping to soon earn. In Werdum’s closing fight in the UFC, he picked up a significant upset win when he tapped out Jones’ previous rival Alexander Gustafsson. Werdum then signed with PFL, in which he hopes to gain the $1-mllion greenback grand prize. When winning the PFL title is his present goal, he nevertheless has Jones on his intellect for a foreseeable future struggle sometime among the PFL and UFC champions.
Talking to Sherdog’s Marcelo Alonso, the Brazilian received fired up when questioned about Jones. Werdum reported he will gain the PFL Heavyweight Grand Prix and he predicted Jon Jones wins the UFC heavyweight belt. His aim is to then have the two fulfill in a PFL vs. UFC cross-advertising superfight. The 43-year-aged promised that if he confirmed up in the exact form as in the Gustafsson struggle, there’s “no doubt” he beats Jones.
“I imagine Jones will be the long run UFC heavyweight winner. If I gain the PFL Heavyweight Grand Prix, it would be excellent to last but not least fight him in a cross-advertising superfight. I have no doubt that if I experience Jones in the exact shape I fought Gustafsson, I would submit him on the ground,” Werdum explained.
Even though a superfight with Jones may possibly be Werdum’s final target, it won’t be going on whenever soon, even if it is a enjoyable battle to think about on paper. Jones is at present bulking up in anticipation for his UFC heavyweight debut sometime this summer time, as UFC president Dana White has promised he will get the winner of the UFC 260 principal function amongst Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou. As for Werdum, he is having ready to phase into the PFL cage in April and get on the rapid-track to the million-dollar prize.
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