Jon Jones: “Derrick Lewis can have next title shot”

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UFC 260: Miocic vs Ngannou 2 took place on Saturday, March 27 from UFC APEX in Las Vegas. The entire event streamed live on ESPN+.

The entire world and of course Jon Jones watched Francis Ngannou win the Heavyweight title at UFC 260. Less than two hours later Jones tweeted that Derrick Lewis can get the first shot at Ngannou.

Jones been saying for a while now that he needs to get paid more by the UFC.

White responded at the post-fight news conference to Jones’ tweet “Show me the money.”

White said he didn’t know what that meant. White did say that if Jones wants the fight Ngannou he should reach out to the UFC to make it happen. White stated: “If I’m Jon Jones and I’m home watching this fight, I start moving to 185,” White told MMA Junkie. “… Sure. Listen, I could sit here all day and (ask) you, ‘What’s “Show me the money” mean?’ I tell you guys this all the time: You can say you want to fight somebody, but do you really want to?”

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Jones later tweeted about his pay again and how he fears no man.

During the press conference, Ngannou didn’t shy away from fighting Jones later this year. There is the possibility of a third fight against Miocic but Ngannou did say he wasn’t interested in or one with Lewis. Stay tuned to FightBook MMA to see who the next possible matchup will be for the new UFC Heavyeweight champ.


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