UFC gentle heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz admitted that he is never any longer pursuing a battle towards frail divisional kingpin Jon Jones.
Blachowicz knocked out Corey Anderson closing February at UFC Rio Rancho, and Jones himself used to be in attendance for that battle. At the time, Jones used to be the reigning and defending UFC gentle heavyweight champion, and it used to be extensively anticipated that he would battle Blachowicz for the belt. Then again, Jones determined to as an different vacate his belt and snort that he used to be transferring as a lot as the UFC heavyweight division, as an different. That left the belt vacant and Blachowicz won it when he knocked out Dominick Reyes closing year at UFC 253.
Blachowicz has stayed busy since turning into the UFC gentle heavyweight champion, first successfully defending his title towards Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 lend a hand in March, and now he’s determined to steal on No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira at UFC 267 in October. Whereas it may perhaps beget sense for Blachowicz to pursue the Jones battle towards may quiet he uncover by Teixeira, at this level, with Jones no longer even combating, Blachowicz says he has moved on from the battle.
“I assume Jon Jones, this dialog is over. It’s no longer making sense to focus on about him anymore. I don’t know. Per chance he don’t battle anymore, wherever at heavyweight or gentle heavyweight, I don’t assume so. I don’t know what he’ll plot. I forgot about him. You ring a bell in me about Jon Jones correct now,” Blachowicz told MMAFighting.com.
“A half of year prior to now, it may perhaps be a various arrangement — ‘I undoubtedly must beat him, I’ll get him somewhere and beat him.’ Address I said earlier than nonetheless correct now I don’t care about him. If he comes lend a hand, OK. If no longer, who cares.”
Fabricate you specialize in we are able to ever watch Jan Blachowicz battle Jon Jones in the UFC, or has the ship sailed on this battle?
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