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UFC’s gentle heavyweight king Jon Jones is clearly protecting himself in good condition throughout his time away from the Octagon.

Jones, 32, has not fought since he efficiently defended his Mild Heavyweight Championship towards Dominick Reyes in UFC 247’s controversial most important occasion again in February. Ever since then, “Bones” has been embroiled in a feud with the UFC and Dana White relating to fighter pay.

Although he isn’t prone to be competing any time quickly, Jones has nonetheless been ensuring that he’s in nice form as he prepares to show 33 in only a matter of days.

There are many challengers within the 205-pound division proper now for Jones to battle, but when he’s critical about holding out for extra money, then it may very well be fairly a while earlier than we see him compete once more.

UFC president Dana White not too long ago spoke in regards to the points he’s having with Jon throughout an interview with TMZ Sports activities.

“Jon Jones didn’t retire. We all know the place Jon Jones is at. Henry Cejudo and Conor McGregor are retired. I feel all people is doubting Conor as a result of he did it earlier than. There weren’t any points with extra money. He wasn’t attempting to get extra money or do any of these things. He’s retired,” White stated

“Pay attention, on the finish of the day, Jon Jones has sufficient cash to retire. he can retire. The entire Jon Jones factor has been a rollercoaster trip for a lot of, a few years. Nothing surprises me with Jon Jones,” White added

“We’ve provided Jon Jones to come back out and stroll Jon Jones via the numbers and Jon Jones was like, “I don’t give a f*ck what the numbers are, I don’t care. That is what I would like and that’s that.”

If White is being truthful, then Jones definitely seems to be sticking to his weapons — even with nice strain from followers for him to combat once more.

There are much more necessary issues happening on the earth proper now that we should be regarding ourselves with, however even with that being the case, it does appear as if this stand-off goes to proceed lengthy into 2020 and doubtlessly even past.

If that occurs, don’t be stunned to see a brand new champion being topped with Jones doubtlessly being stripped.