Jon Jones is undoubtedly one of the most popular fighters in the history of the UFC. Last month, Jones reacted to the upcoming title fight between him and Francis Ngannou after Ngannou won the UFC Heavyweight Championship at UFC 260.
Jones previously revealed that he felt undervalued and simply wanted to be paid better. According to UFC President Dana White, Jon Jones demanded $30 million guaranteed in order to fight Francis Ngannou. Now Jon Jones has responded to the claim.
Jon Jones took to Twitter and shut down Dana White’s claim, as Jones stated that he never discussed asking for such an exorbitant amount of money.
“I never discussed wanting 30 million with you or Hunter @danawhite just wondering where you heard that number? Is someone speaking with you on my behalf or…
If what Jon Jones said is true, then perhaps there might still be a chance that he will fight Ngannou in the future. However, nothing is certain as of yet so we will keep you updated on this ongoing story.