‘Now, it’s undeniable’: UFC commentator on Jon Jones' recognition as GOAT

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Jon Jones became lone the eighth UFC combatant to person won titles successful 2 antithetic value categories aft helium lifted the heavyweight crown with a triumph implicit Ciryl Gane successful UFC 285 successful the archetypal week of March, this year. Earlier, Jones had go the airy heavyweight champion aft surpassing Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.

Jon Jones(AFP) Jon Jones(AFP)

The emphatic triumph for heavyweight rubric came aft Jones' instrumentality from a three-year hiatus and successful his debut combat successful the value division. Jones took simply 2 minutes and 4 seconds to unit Gane to taxable and determination couldn't person been a much ascendant mode to stamp his authorization arsenic a GOAT successful UFC.

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UFC commentator Joe Rogan who has called Jones’ vocation from the commencement successful August 2008 astatine UFC 87, has reflected connected his historical triumph successful UFC 285. Rogan emphasised that Jones is so the GOAT

“Jon Jones is the GOAT,” Rogan said connected the Joe Rogan Experience.

“Now, it’s undeniable. There was each this statement until helium submitted Ciryl Gane and became the heavyweight champion. No 1 tin f*** with that," helium added.

Meanwhile, Jones has started preparations for his rubric defence against erstwhile heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. There is immoderate authoritative confirmation but it's precise apt that Jones and Miocic volition instrumentality connected each different astatine UFC 290, which is scheduled to instrumentality spot during the promotion’s International Fight Week successful Las Vegas connected July 8.

Recently, Jones and Miocic engaged successful a warfare of words connected Twitter successful which 'Bones' accused the American combatant of trying to evade the upcoming fight. However, 40-years-old Miocic refuted the rumours astir him trying to dodge the combat against Jones and tweeted "See you successful July".

Jones had earlier threatened Miocic during the UFC 285 post-fight property conference. He had said “I accidental this respectfully to Stipe — I would instrumentality clip disconnected from being a firefighter close now. And I mean that with each owed respect.”

“My full satellite is going to beryllium focused connected him. This is the biggest accidental successful my beingness to bushed the heavyweight GOAT and I’m going springiness it everything I’ve got, perfectly everything I’ve got," Jones had added.

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