After knocking out Corey Anderson again in February, Jan Blachowicz felt prefer it was solely a matter of time earlier than he had a contract with Jon Jones’ identify on the opposite finish of it.

Now 4 months later, the Polish contender remains to be ready on phrase about his subsequent battle with the previous couple of days spent watching Jones have interaction in a public spat with the UFC concerning cash and his general worth to the corporate.

The heated exchanges between Jones and UFC President Dana White ultimately led to the reigning mild heavyweight champion declaring that he would vacate his title and stroll away from the game. Jones even went so far as to counsel that Blachowicz and Dominick Reyes compete for a vacant title in his absence.

For all of the anger and rancor shared between Jones and the UFC in latest days, Blachowicz isn’t satisfied that it’s going to really result in a brand new champion being topped.

“I’m just a bit bit bored with this example,” Blachowicz instructed MMA Preventing on Tuesday. “I’m simply ready. He’s not quitting. He’s not going to retire. I believe that is his recreation to make more cash and that is it. However we’ll see what the UFC will do. I’m simply ready for the UFC strikes and that’s it. We are going to see.

“If he quits, then I hope my subsequent battle might be for the title in opposition to Dominick Reyes. That is my subsequent situation if he quits however I don’t consider that. I’m nonetheless ready for him.”

Blachowicz gained’t fault Jones for attempting to attain an even bigger payday for a possible battle in opposition to heavyweight boogeyman Francis Ngannou, however he’s additionally conscious that this complete mud up is probably going a negotiating tactic.

“All people desires massive cash,” Blachowicz stated. “I perceive that. We do that for cash and for enjoyable, additionally. It’s a job however all people who’s doing this loves doing this. However you additionally need to make massive cash on this enterprise. I perceive the whole lot that they do.

“I believe he’s simply taking part in video games. He desires to enlarge cash and I don’t consider he’ll stop. But when he quits, Dominick Reyes can be an ideal opponent for me.”

Whereas he would a lot somewhat grow to be the primary individual handy Jones a authentic loss, Blachowicz isn’t going to scoff at a battle with Reyes as long as there may be gold on the road.

“After all. If the battle goes to be for the title, I’m open for this,” Blachowicz stated about combating Reyes. “It’s additionally going to be a great battle. My subsequent battle might be for the title. I don’t know in opposition to who. I don’t know when, however my subsequent battle might be for the title.

“It’s a multitude. I’m simply ready to see what the UFC goes to do about this entire state of affairs. I’ve gotten all my emails, my subsequent battle might be for the title and I’m simply ready for the date when the federal government opens the borders and I might be within the U.S. the following day after they open the borders. So I’m simply ready for what’s going to occur subsequent.”

The one factor Blachowicz feels certain of is {that a} UFC mild heavyweight championship battle is in his instant future. He really believes Jones might be his opponent but when the title is really vacated, then Blachowicz will transfer onto the following challenger in line.

“I’m bored with the entire state of affairs,” Blachowicz stated. “I’m bored with ready but when I’ve to attend slightly bit longer, then OK. I understand how to outlive this couple of months of ready.

“However I consider they won’t make the rematch between [Jones and Reyes]. I consider I’m going to be the following opponent for Jon Jones or Dominick for the title.”



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