Jon Jones is aware of there’s a very actual probability Francis Ngannou knocks him out in the event that they find yourself combating. However, the sunshine heavyweight champion is assured in his talent set that he would have the ability to get the job achieved in opposition to ‘The Predator’.
Following Ngannou’s large UFC 249 win over Jairzinho Rozenstruik, Jones talked about shifting as much as heavyweight to combat him. It instantly caught the followers’ consideration. Jones’ coach in Mike Winkeljohn stated it was time for “Bones” to go to heavyweight.
The UFC then began to barter with Jones however these discussions ended shortly. ‘Bones’ has since gone on social media to complain about UFC fighter pay. He additionally added it might be a number of years earlier than he fights once more however hopes a showdown with Ngannou can occur.
But, if a combat with Ngannou does occur, Jones is aware of there’s a doubtless probability he will get knocked out.
“With Francis Ngannou, it is extremely easy. Get snug with the worst-case state of affairs. The worst-case state of affairs he knocks you the f**okay out, he presumably fractures a bone in your face. That’s the worst-case state of affairs, you get actual snug with that concept, after which it turns into straightforward,” Jones stated on Steve-O’s podcast. “If he doesn’t knock you out and break your face, you’re good, quick, you might have a chin, you might have nice head motion, you possibly can wrestle. There are a variety of methods issues can play out. So, I simply take into consideration the worst-case state of affairs. [Just] get your self mentally to a spot the place you’re strolling into that. Like, okay, I’m on the brink of go on the market and this man might presumably harm me tonight.”
In the end, although, Jon Jones is assured that he would have the ability to keep away from the facility and safe a win. Bones additionally believes if he will get out of the primary bout, he wins the combat it doesn’t matter what.
“Francis Ngannou is harmful, sure, and I consider he has an opportunity to knock me the f**okay out. Let’s say that out loud,” he defined. “However, if I don’t get knocked out, I consider I win that combat. I simply should get via bout one and I win that combat.”
A combat between Jon Jones and Francis Ngannou would little question be attention-grabbing and one thing many followers would need to see. So, hopefully, the UFC and Bones work out the pay so the combat can occur later this 12 months or early 2021.
Who do you assume would win, Jon Jones or Francis Ngannou?