Former UFC fighter Jimi Manuwa has supplied to fulfill UFC mild heavyweight champion Jon Jones within the squared circle if Jones transitions into boxing.

Manuwa retired from MMA final yr following a head kick KO loss to Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Sweden. Manuwa suffered 4 consecutive losses to finish his UFC profession however total had a .500 report contained in the Octagon with a 6-6 mark, together with 5 wins by means of knockout. A few of his notable wins within the UFC embrace victories over Jan Blachowicz, Corey Anderson, and Ovince Saint Preux, the latter two through KO.

Since retiring, Manuwa has hinted at a doable return to fight sports activities. That may very well be in combined martial arts or doubtlessly in boxing. On Sunday, Jones stated he would make extra in boxing than he could be MMA. That obtained Manuwa to let Jones know that he could be prepared to welcome him into the boxing ring, through Twitter.

If Jon desires to field I’d be greater than prepared to

A fan then requested Manuwa why Jones would select to battle him over an precise boxer. Manuwa stated that its as a result of all the highest boxers would “smoke” Jones.

At this level, Jones hasn’t responded to Manuwa and he could not. Although Manuwa was a high mild heavyweight within the UFC for a number of years, he’s now 40 years outdated and hasn’t received a battle in over three years. Whereas this was a battle that made sense within the UFC Octagon just a few years in the past, it’s onerous to say if that is the type of boxing match that will curiosity Jones. Regardless, Manuwa is taking pictures his shot and seeing what the UFC mild heavyweight kingpin says about taking him on within the boxing ring if Jones leaves MMA.

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