Tyron Woodley is at a loss for words by Israel Adesanya’s resolution to pass as a lot as 205lbs straight away after Jon Jones left the division.
Final summer season it looked that a possible showdown between Jones and Adesanya modified into once an valid possibility. On the replacement hand, the capacity trim-fight modified into once shutdown after ‘Stylebender’ stated that he intended on clearing out the promotions middleweight division earlier than making a pass as a lot as light heavyweight.
Following that news, Jon Jones introduced that he would be spirited up to heavyweight in hopes of changing into the “Baddest man in the sphere” by dethroning Stipe Miocic.
Weeks later UFC President Dana White made the pleasing announcement that Israel Adesanya would be spirited as a lot as 205lbs to arena newly crowned light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259.
That news simply bewildered used welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, who shared his confusion in a most up-to-date interview with Helen Yee.
“I idea he had some alternate to operate in the middleweight division and he modified into once going to support, and the second Jon Jones moved as a lot as heavyweight, he moved as a lot as 205,” Woodley stated (by MMAJunkie).
“I couldn’t even acquire past the truth that he entirely stated he modified into once now not going to head as a lot as 205 and face Jon Jones. If you’re the correct – if somebody asked me to head up and fight (Michael) Bisping, I’m doing it. If you are desperate to claim you’re the correct, now you’re going to head as a lot as fight Jan? You wouldn’t operate it to fight Jon?” Tyron Woodley puzzled. “That makes no sense. The pay day is formulation hundreds of, and when somebody talks and says they’re this and that, and then they acquire the replacement to head against the ideally suited of all time and you wished to support two years? I don’t acquire it.”
The used welterweight kingpin, Woodley (19-6-1 MMA), persevered:
“I acquire he must aloof operate no topic he wants to operate, nonetheless don’t crawl round talking crap about Jon, and to Jon, and now Jon stated, ‘All correct, let’s crawl,’ and now you’re deal with, ‘No, I’ll acquire you in two years,’” Tyron Woodley stated. “Nonetheless one one year later, Jon goes up, and now you (crawl) up. Every person are desperate to be double-belted after Conor (McGregor) did, and I acquire it. Nonetheless Jan ain’t somebody you are going to secure a method to play with. That dude obtained (expletive) energy, and I acquire it’s one thing relating to the underdog that each person’s wanting past.”
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