Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has some pretty big goals for the remainder of his 2017 fight campaign — literally — after disposing of current nemesis Daniel Cormier.
That includes a fight against the “massive” Brock Lesnar, which means “Bones” would not only have to defeat “DC,” he would also have to make good on his longstanding promise to jump up to the heavyweight class.
“I would love to fight Brock Lesnar,” Jones told fans during a recent Facebook chat. “He’s a massive dude, it would be a massive draw, really big for the sport. It would be a great challenge. That’s a big old boy. I doubt Brock Lesnar would take that fight, though. I definitely wouldn’t try to wrestle with him the whole time. I can’t tell you what I would do.”
Before Jones can do anything in a different weight class, he must first make his Octagon return at the UFC 214 pay-per-view (PPV) event this Saturday night (July 29, 2017) inside Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
In addition, recent reports that Lesnar was planning a UFC return and had already entered the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) testing pool were recently refuted by promotion executives.
Much ado about nothing?