Jon Jones has responded after former two-division UFC champion Conor McGregor ranked him at quantity 4 on the present MMA GOAT listing.

McGregor had taken to Twitter earlier this afternoon the place he proclaimed that Anderson Silva nonetheless holds the title of MMA GOAT, whereas including that he would quickly dethrone ‘The Spider’ for that title.

Based on the brash Irishman, he himself at present holds the quantity two spot, with Georges St-Pierre coming in at third, and Jon Jones carefully behind at quantity 4.

“Jon is 4. Perhaps tied 3. Extra array of finishes than Three and nonetheless lively, however champion standing in simply 1. Causes = A number of lacklustre choice performances + questionable choice win. Making an attempt to protected play HW entry/avoiding its champion.”

‘Bones’ responded to Conor McGregor’s MMA GOAT listing this afternoon with the next messages.


“Strive that one first lad.”

Clearly Jon Jones was referencing the truth that he nonetheless carries a UFC title, whereas Conor McGregor misplaced his light-weight belt to Khabib Nurmagomedov by the use of submission at UFC 229.

‘Bones’ ended the dialogue by stating that he wouldn’t interact within the MMA GOAT debate and as an alternative would let battle followers do this for him.

“I’m not going to debate on who’s the goat, I’ll let the followers do this for me.”

Jon Jones was most just lately seen in motion at February’s UFC 247 occasion in Houston, the place he scored a unanimous choice victory over Dominick Reyes.

In the meantime, Conor McGregor returned to the Octagon for the primary time since his submission loss to ‘The Eagle’ at January’s UFC 246 occasion, the place he wanted solely 40-seconds to get rid of Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone.

Jon Jones had just lately expressed curiosity in a heavyweight battle with Francis Ngannou. Nevertheless, negotiations for the potential super-fight ended up falling via with the UFC and so ‘Bones’ has now turned his consideration again to high gentle heavyweight contender Jan Blachowicz.

This text first appeared on on Might 23, 2020