People in the comments saying he’s scared of Sergei. I don’t think that’s the case. But god damn to wait 3 years for his HW debut just to beat Gane in 2 minutes and 5 seconds or whatever it was then beat up old man stipe then retire would be anticlimactic
As for Francis, he’ll never be in the ufc again. He was scared to lost to JBJ cause he knew it would ruin the value he thought h he had to go into some boxing super fight. Dana petty White will never have him in the ufc again
That’s always been his plan at HW.
Wait until the best possible time for a couple legacy fights.
Hopefully Stipe ruins his plan.
John Jones has pretty much ruined MMA.
He’s a blight on the sport.
No chance. He’s old as fuck and his chin has been cracked twice now by DC & Francis. And he’s been inactive for a long time now
I think JBJ will plow through him… if the fight happens
Jones isn’t really a chin tester though… at least not with punches.
He can’t retire before we see him get ktfo
Blah blah blah “I want none of Pavolvich”
I doubt jon is scared of any heavyweights or anyone on earth. Ufc champ at 23. Only loss was from beating the absolute fuck out of hamill.
He beat dc decidedly who was an absolute force at hw.
He came to hw for a warm up and to beat another old goat like what made up his entire title run. Then he is entertaining the idea of fighting the hardest puncher there is because he knows we’ll all tune in to watch him possibly get KOd. Someone with his ego and his record isn’t scared to fight someone
I cannot wait to bet this fight! I’m sure Stipe will be a large underdog and he’s too good to not take a shot on long odds.
Stipe will be 41 and coming off a devastating KO loss. Even with great odds, he’s very ripe for Jones to pick.
They need to sign the Stipe fight or force Bones hand with Sergei.
Possibly, but name a better fighter who has gotten 3/1 odds in a title fight?
He might not be scared.
But I do 100% believe he is careful with his legacy.
He could have moved up years ago when there were killers at HW.
If he was truly confident he could have run the table, he would have tried.
As long as he doesn’t try and say he’s the GOAT heavyweight then who cares?