UFC KING Jon Jones admits it will be a “dream come true” to affix WWE and says a profession swap is “inevitable”.
Gentle heavyweight champ “Bones” was taken the gap however controversially prevailed as all three judges scored his UFC 247 combat towards Dominick Reyes in his favour on Sunday.
Jones’ victory added one other gorgeous file to his long-list of accolades as he now holds the wins in UFC gentle heavyweight historical past, most wins in UFC title combat historical past, and most consecutive UFC gentle heavyweight wins.
The 32-year-old is seemingly operating out of opponents to combat within the Octagon – and he has revealed the considered following fellow UFC legends Brock Lesnar, Ronda Rousey and Cain Velasquez is a tempting one.
Chatting with Sports activities Illustrated, he stated: “I believe it’s inevitable.
“I’ve at all times revered WWE, and I really feel just like the sports activities will be so related.
“I’ve the dimensions and athleticism and the next to transition over very well.
“To get the chance to simply present up, whilst a particular visitor, can be a dream come true.”
Earlier than a possible swap to the squared-circle, Jones appears more likely to face Reyes once more in a title rematch.
UFC president White admitted afterwards he had Reyes profitable 3-1 going into the fifth and feels “The Devastator” deserves one other shot on the belt.
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He stated: “Do I believe he deserves the rematch? Certain, he does however we’ll see what occurs.
“Right here’s the opposite factor. Say what you need about Jon Jones — Jon Jones wins fights. It’s not like there’s this landslide.
“I’ve been listening to this all evening. ‘Jon Jones received the combat, it was a draw, Reyes received the combat.’ It’s all around the map.
“All of it relies on the best way you decide a combat and it doesn’t f*****g — we’re not judges. One factor I do know is each of those guys are powerful as nails, man.
“The pictures that each these guys took tonight to the physique, legs, head. Phenomenal combat between two phenomenal athletes. Say what you need about Jon Jones — Jon Jones wins fights.”