Earlier this year, UFC President Dana White and former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones I was in conflict.
The two guys were very engaged
Public dispute Regarding negotiations for a potential heavyweight clash between Jones and Jones Francis NgannouWhite claims that “Bones” demanded something close to $ 25 to $ 30 million to accept the match. Jones responded by calling White an “f-ing liar” on social media, but UFC bosses said the fighter’s personal problems outside the cage hampered his potential income. Suggested.
As 2020 nears the end, White and Jones seem to have made up for it. Jones officially vacated the £ 205 throne in August with plans to move to heavyweight, and things seem to be little tense between the Jacksons-Wink MMA prominence and the Las Vegas-based promotion. is.
“I think he’s in a much better place than before,” White said. “Shout!” Podcast.. “Mentally and emotionally, whatever it is, I think he’s in a much better place. We had a really good phone conversation. He’s resting a bit.”
Jones is working hard to move to the big man’s department with a target weight of 245 pounds towards his first heavyweight camp. The date of his debut in the new weight class is currently unknown. In recent months, Jones hasn’t disguised the fact that potential options in the light heavyweight division didn’t excite him. It seems that this pending move has changed.
“He’s excited to come back,” White said. “He’s excited to fight again. This is one of the sports that you have to participate 100% in every way to want to do this. I think he’s there. I’m there. I think he’s where he is now …. The guy was literally undefeated and defeated who he was. Now he’s going to move to the heavyweight division. He keeps winning the heavyweight division. Then it’s hard to deny Jon Jones.. “
– MMA Sports
“He is in a much better place”
https://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Dana-White-on-Positive-Conversation-with-Jon-Jones-Hes-In-a-Much-Better-Place-176995 “He is in a much better place”