Israel Adesanya GOES OFF – Describes what he will do to Jon Jones
The feud between UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya and light heavyweight champ Jon Jones continues. The two have had a contentious relation since Adesanya captured the middleweight title. The newly crowned champ set his sights on Jones, who in turn was not particularly impressed with Adesanya’s accomplishments so far.
Despite a clear feud and ill will between them, no serious talk has been made off the bout. Adesanya has not yet defended his middleweight title, though he will do so at UFC 248. That title defence, taking place in Las Vegas, March 7th, will be against two-time title challenger Yoel Romoero.
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Now, in an interview on The Rich Eisen Show, Adesanya detailed how he sees a title bout with Jones going down.
“I want to choke him out, I think that’d be fun… He goes out limp from being choked unconscious. Herb Dean stops me and then I drag my nuts across his face as I slide off.”
On the other hand, Jones makes yet another title defence tomorrow night in the main event of UFC 247. There he faces undefeated phenom Dominick Reyes, who has lined up six straight wins in the UFC, most via finish. As of now, Jones has cleaned out much of the division, having already beaten the top three fighters in the division.
Jones is one of the UFC’s biggest draws at the moment. With Adesanya becoming a bigger star with much mainstream potential, a fight between these two champs could be huge for the UFC. UFC president Dana White has been positive in regards to the superfight, though. When asked what he thought of a potential match up between them, White simply answered “I like it.” With the way their rivalry has been building up as of late, this grudge match may end up being settled sooner rather than later.