Vitor Belfort challenged Jon Jones to a rematch after his January win over Michel Bisping. The challenge still stands as Belfort picked up another win by beating Luke Rockhold on Saturday.
“The challenge for Jon Jones still stands, it just depends,” said Belfort at the UFC on FX 8 post-fight press conference.
In September, Belfort accepted the spot opposite light heavyweight champion Jones. Several other names had declined the fight, leading to Belfort getting the title shot. Jones escaped an early round one armbar to take the submission win in the fourth round.
Jones has stated he plans to remain as light heavyweight until he at least breaks the record for most title defenses. He’s tied the record of five with Tito Ortiz.
Since Belfort returned to the UFC, he’s only lost to champions Anderson Silva and Jones.