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Jon Jones Comments on Potential Match Against Alex Pereira

Jon Jones comments on potential Alex Pereira showdown

UFC light heavyweight champion Alex Pereira successfully defended his title against Jiri Prochazka at UFC 303, achieving a knockout victory in the second round. This performance has sparked discussions in the MMA community about Pereira’s next opponent, with many fans eager to see him face UFC star Jon Jones.

Jones’ Thoughts on Future Matches

Jones, who recently secured a submission victory against Ciryl Gane at UFC 285, has not ruled out a potential match against Pereira. In a recent interview, Jones stated,

“Honestly, it’s hard to say right now (if Jones will retire after the Stipe Miocic fight). The decision will be influenced by my performance. There are so many crazy possibilities right now”.

Pereira’s Reaction to Jones’ Callout

Pereira responded to Jones’ call for a champion vs. champion showdown, expressing surprise and interest in the potential fight.

“I knew it’d catch some eyes eventually. I didn’t expect it to be so fast,” Pereira remarked. He indicated a willingness to move up to heavyweight, provided he has sufficient preparation time.



UFC 303 Results

Main Card:

• Light Heavyweight Title: Alex Pereira defeated Jiri Prochazka via knockout – Round 2, 0:13
• Catchweight: Diego Lopes defeated Dan Ige via unanimous decision (29-28)
• Light Heavyweight: Roman Dolidze defeated Anthony Smith via unanimous decision
• Women’s Bantamweight: Macy Chiasson defeated Mayra Bueno Silva via TKO (doctor stoppage) – Round 2, 1:58
• Welterweight: Ian Garry defeated Michael Page via unanimous decision (29-28)

Preliminary Card:

• Middleweight: Joe Pyfer defeated Marc-Andre Barriault via knockout – Round 1, 1:25
• Featherweight: Andre Fili defeated Cub Swanson via split decision
• Featherweight: Jean Silva defeated Charles Jourdain via knockout – Round 2, 1:22
• Bantamweight: Payton Talbott defeated Yanis Ghemmouri via knockout – Round 1, 0:19

Early Preliminary Card:

• Women’s Strawweight: Gillian Robertson defeated Michelle Waterson-Gomez via unanimous decision
• Heavyweight: Martin Buday defeated Andrei Arlovski via split decision
• Flyweight: Rei Tsuruya defeated Carlos Hernandez via unanimous decision
• Bantamweight: Vinicius Oliveira defeated Ricky Simon via unanimous decision

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