Jones avoids retirement after Miocic and says he has 'crazy options' for the future

Heavyweight champion places next performance as a crucial factor for decisions in the organization

Jon Jones fighting in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/UFCBrasil

Jon Jones fighting in the UFC. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/UFCBrasil

Amid various speculations about the future of Jon Jones In the UFC, the current heavyweight champion (up to 120,2kg) finally went public to talk about possible intentions. The episode occurred after the victory of Alex Poatán No. UFC 303, which ended up generating more expectations among the North American and Brazilian fans. According to Bones, retirement is uncertain amid 'crazy options' ahead.

“Honestly, it's hard to say right now. I'm going to rely a lot on my next performance. The options seem to be crazy at the moment”, declared Jones after being asked by a follower if he was thinking about retiring after a duel against Stipe Miocic.

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Still without an official announcement, Jones has already declared that he will face the Croatian in November, in an event that will be held in New York, at Madson Square Garden. The expectation is that the North American will defend the title he won for the first time in 2023, when he overcame Cyryl Gane No. UFC 285.

Jon Jones is UFC champion. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/@ufc

Jon Jones He is UFC champion. Photo: Reproduction/Twitter/@ufc

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On target Tom aspinall, it is not yet known what the organization's decision will be regarding the possible unification of belts with the Englishman, current interim champion of the category. In a recent statement, Jones stated that confrontation against Alex Poatán it would be one of the biggest to be done in the company's history and raised doubts about who his next choice as king of the division will be.

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