UFC Jon Jones News Preview
After seeing Jon Jones’ pre-training camp picture, it’s risk-free to state the UFC light abundant champ has a bunch of job to do in preparation for Alexander Gustafsson when they satisfy in the Octagon Sept. 21 in Toronto.
Jones, that is understood for stuffing on pounds between camps, tweeted an image of himself on Monday positioning with a large part of flab on his waistline and a huge grin on his face. The photo has actually generated some rather entertaining responses from Jones’ fans, consisting of UFC middleweight Derek Brunson.
In 2 months, Jones will certainly be protecting the light heavyweight title against Gustafsson at UFC 165, and the MMA world is already on edge after Anderson Silva’s surprising loss– his very first in the UFC– to Chris Weidman at UFC 162 earlier this month.
Jones’ tweet will likely raise eyebrows and draw inquiries of whether he’s taking Gustafsson seriously.
Given that his reduction to Phil Davis back in April 2010, Gustafsson has actually rebounded to take the UFC light abundant department by storm. He is presently using a six-fight gain touch, going over an uneven consentaneous decision victory over former UFC champ Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.
Jones being so unfit could have something to do with remaining issues from the gruesome toe trauma he endured in his UFC 159 draw Chael Sonnen. Throughout a press conference for UFC 165, Jones admitted that his toe wasn’t totally recovered, and he still should use a boxing boot while training to limit any sort of chances of a drawback.
But will Jones remain real to his word?
The young champ still has a few months to get everything in order, but whether that will be enough time stays to be seen.