UFC Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones wishes to fight against WWE star Brock Lesnar
Every champion wishes to lock horns with another champion. In sports, nothing can be bigger than a clash between two superstars of the game. And reigning heavyweight champion Jones is no different. Recently, Jones was gave an interview to “The Sporting News” Journalist Karisa Maxwell who questioned him about his ultimate fantasy fight opponent. In reply, Jones picked WWE superstar Brock Lesnar.
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“I think fighting Brock Lesnar would have been really cool. Brock isn’t the most technical guy but he has a massive fanbase. He’s a lot bigger than me and it would have been one of those really cool David vs. Goliath situations… I think we both would have done great things for our family and for our team financially that would have been massive… Never say never. Brock, if you’re out there,” said Jones.
Interestingly, WWE superstar Brock was a UFC Heavyweight Champion in 2008 during his career in mixed martial arts. Brock had won the heavyweight title by surpassing legendary MMA fighter Randy Couture in UFC 91 in 2008. Brock last appeared in UFC 200 in a fight against MMA star Mark Hunt. The current WWE superstar emerged victorious in the bout but the decision was overturned to a no-contest after he failed a post-fight drug test and tested positive for banned substances.
However, Lesnar has earlier made it clear that he had no plans to return to UFC any longer as now he considers himself too old for Mixed Martial Arts.