Israel Adesanya is one of the new promises of the UFC at this time. “Stylebender” will face Kelvin Gastelum for the interim middleweight belt in the UFC 236 co-star. In conversation with Submission Radio, the Nigerian striker asked about the possibility of a fight against Jon Jones.
For a long time, the fight between Jon Jones and Anderson Silva was discussed but it never happened, Adesanya believes a fight between him and Bones if it could be realized.
“Jones and Silva talked about fighting for years and well, it never materialized,” Adesanya said. “This I feel different. So I’m waiting for this challenge. ”
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In the week of UFC 235 before his belt defense against Anthony Smith, Jones acknowledged that one day he could face Adesanya. “Stylebender” believes that Jones is smart when he realizes his great rise in UFC.
“That shows you that he is taking me seriously, the intelligent, those who know that I am a threat, how serious they are taking me .”
“As you mentioned in the UFC 235 week or whatever, I went back to the messages two weeks earlier with Eugene when I asked him the question. When are we going to beat Jon Jones? He was interested, but he only replied: Let’s focus on Gastélum. “
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