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Coach: Jon Jones’Fight IQ’will make a heavyweight difference – MMA Sports

According to Bones’ coaches Brandon Gibson and Mike Winkel John, the IQ of the Jon Jones fight alone is a nightmare match for almost everyone in the UFC heavyweight division.

Jones recently vacated the UFC Light Heavyweight title and will be promoted to heavyweight next year. Then the 33-year-old will be as heavyweight and dominant as light heavyweight.

Gibson and Winkel John say it’s his high IQ that makes the difference.

“Heavyweight is another animal, but John spent much of his career training with some of the best heavyweights in the world,” said Jones coach Brandon Gibson. MMA Fighting Damon Martin In a recent interview. “I’ve seen John make hundreds of rounds with people like this: [Alistair] With Overeem [Andrei] With Arlovski Travis Browne.. Lots of great heavyweights came from Jackson, and John was John Jones with them all.

“John’s skill level is so high and his combat IQ is so high that I don’t think anyone with a £ 20 advantage over John will make that much difference. He’s exactly that. A skilled martial artist like this. I think the weight class will be intrigued by John. “

“John is always doing very well [against heavyweights]”Winkel John added. “He always has the ability to change things, and as long as he fights IQ, John is that guy. If he’s fighting a guy like this: Andrei Arlovski With a big overhand, he knows how to disable it.If he is fighting a man like Alistair OvereemThrow a big hook on the knees of the body, he knows how to avoid it.

“He’s very good at reading fighters and knowing what they’re trying to do. Sometimes before the fighters know themselves. It makes sense because he wiped out the division. Is [to go to heavyweight].. I spent money on John becoming heavyweight and dominating there. “

Jones’ first heavyweight fight isn’t booked, but Pound for Pound 2nd place is expected to fight for the title in his HW debut. ESPN’s Ariel Herwani reports it The UFC wants Jones to play against the winner of Steve Miocchi vs Francis Ngannou., Those who are planning a rematch in the new year.

– MMA Sports

Coach: Jon Jones’Fight IQ’will make a heavyweight difference

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