Jon Jones shocked many when he took to Twitter to announce he could be strolling away from MMA following failed negotiations with the UFC.

Jones had been vocal about going as much as heavyweight and combating Francis Ngannou his subsequent trip. He then tweeted negotiations have been ongoing however it didn’t take lengthy after that for “Bones” to go on a Twitter rant saying the UFC didn’t give him what he needed and we’d not be seeing him for a 12 months or two.

Instantly, many fighters and followers had blended reactions as some thought it was actual whereas others thought it was to get extra money like his final opponent, Dominick Reyes. But, for fighters like Cris Cyborg, she will perceive precisely what Jon Jones goes by way of proper now.

It’s nonetheless early on in so maybe the UFC might come again and provides Jon Jones what he’s taking care of. However, Bones does seem indignant and has made sufficient cash in his profession that he positively might stroll away from a few years.

What this implies for Francis Ngannou is unknown. He advised he doubted the combat would occur as he didn’t assume Jones would transfer up. But, with the Jon Jones combat off the desk, he’ll almost definitely have to attend and combat the winner of Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier three and be out of the Octagon for an additional 12 months.

There isn’t a query Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou is an enormous combat and one many followers needed to see. However, at the moment, it looks as if the combat is off, regardless that some execs assume Jones was by no means severe about combating Ngannou anyway.

What do you make of Jon Jones saying he could stroll away from MMA for a 12 months or two? Hold forth within the remark part, PENN Nation!

This text first appeared on on 5/21/2020