Anthony Smith Talking With UFC Over Possible Showdown With Jon Jones


"I'm the only one that's gonna push you", Smith said. I think DC makes integrity moves and fights Miocic in the rematch around March, and it goes much the same way as the first fight.

The UFC's Anthony Smith has been on a tear through the light heavyweight class recently, earning him the No. 3 ranking. It looks like Jones was still in the fighting mood after he defeated Gustafsson.

Jon Jones (left) and Corey Anderson (right)What's the story? The King has returned and no one is sleeping easy but me now that I'm back. As a result, his win over Cormier has been overturned into a no-contest.

"I know there's a guy who's been calling himself "champ champ", he said.

Responding to former UFC bantamweight champion and UFC 232 co-commentator Dominick Cruz, Cormier tweeted, referring to the drug testing situation, hinting that if they did sufficient testing and Jones passed with flying colors, he'd be open to a third fight at 205lbs. Lesnar is reportedly getting paid an ungodly amount of money to remain atop the World Wrestling Entertainment marquee after the company's top star Leati Joe Anoa'i (better known as Roman Reigns) was diagnosed with leukemia and went on hiatus to receive treatment.

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A fight between Cain Velasquez and Jones for the vacant championship is tentatively scheduled for the first quarter of 2020.

After the fight, Jones challenged old adversary Daniel Cormier to "come get your belt back" as he hinted at a potential trilogy fight with his longtime rival and current UFC heavyweight champion.

Based on his post-fight tweet, Cormier is not impressed with the circumstances surrounding Jones' victory, tweeting his displeasure with the hashtag #usadafake.

Jones is one of arguably greatest fighter to ever compete in MMA, and although he's rarely been tested inside the octagon, "Lionheart" believes he has the tools to threaten the pound-for-pound great. Despite everything surrounding him outside of the cage, Jones was his usual, dominant self inside of it as he finished Alexander Gustafsson via third-round TKO.