Jon Jones explains why he dropped the light heavyweight title


If he wanted to, Jon Jones could’ve kept the light heavyweight title, gone for heavyweight gold, and possibly become the UFC’s fifth “double-champ.” Instead, the 33-year-old “Bones” decided to give up the 205-pound belt before moving up to chase after a bigger, heavier competition.

Looking through his ever-interesting Twitter feed, Jones never really explained why he came up with this decision, until Thursday evening.

Seeing how Jones didn’t want to hold up divisions as other ex-champions resonated well among his contemporaries. According to UFC president Dana White, Jones could be looking at an immediate title shot for his first fight at heavyweight.


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