UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou has responded to Jon Jones, this after ‘Bones’ requested ‘The Predator’ inspire him extra for a probable struggle.
The promotions previous light heavyweight kingpin, Jones (26-1 MMA), was expected to face the winner of UFC 260’s Francis Ngannou and Stipe Miocic rematch.
Having said that, soon after Ngannou emerged victorious by way of 2nd round knockout, negotiations in between Jones and the UFC swiftly strike a snag. According to Dana White, ‘Bones’ was demanding $30 million to struggle ‘The Predator, a declare which Jon Jones has considering the fact that denied.
A lot more a short while ago it was announced that Jones experienced parted techniques with his longtime administration staff. Shortly after that news was built public, ‘Bones’ took to Twitter where he questioned that Francis Ngannou “motivate” him far more for a probable tremendous-struggle.
“Motivate me much more @Francis_Ngannou” – Jones wrote.
Francis Ngannou was fast to reply to Jon Jones, suggesting that the former light-weight heavyweight kingpin has “already lost” with these kinds of an attitude.
I should not have to motivate you Jonny…if it is not in you previously you’ve by now lost. I know my motivation 🌍 https://t.co/YzPZgimlWR
— Francis Ngannou (@francis_ngannou) April 30, 2021
“I shouldn’t have to inspire you Jonny…if it’s not in you currently you’ve presently lost. I know my commitment.” – Ngannou replied.
In accordance to UFC President Dana White, the promotion is presently performing on a rematch with Derrick Lewis for Francis Ngannou’s very first attempted title defense.
Ngannou (16-3 MMA) and Lewis (25-7 MMA) had formerly collided in July of 2018 at UFC 226, in a bout that proved to be an absolute snore fest. ‘The Black Beast’ was eventually awarded a unanimous decision victory, which now serves as Ngannou’s most latest defeat.
As for Jon Jones, ‘Bones’ has not stepped foot inside the Octagon due to the fact defending his mild heavyweight title at UFC 247 with a unanimous selection acquire about Dominick Reyes.
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