MMA Legend Jon Jones Unsure Of UFC Retirement: “The Options Are Looking Crazy”

MMA Legend Jon Jones Unsure Of UFC Retirement: “The Options Are Looking Crazy”

Will UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones stick around long enough to eventually fight Alex Pereira…
Or will he retire soon enough?

That’s a question many MMA fans have on their minds.
And Jones’ most recent comments sound both promising and not at the same time.

On Monday, Jones took to X (formerly Twitter) to answer a fan question about his retirement plans after his expected title defense in November against Stipe Miocic.
Jones replied:

Honestly, it’s hard to say right now. I’m gonna base a lot of that on my next performance.
The options are looking crazy right now.

These comments follow Saturday’s UFC 303, where Brazilian star Alex Pereira defended his light heavyweight title against Jiri Prochazka with a second-round TKO.
After the fight, Pereira expressed interest in moving up to heavyweight, sparking fan excitement about a potential clash with Jones.

Jones, who’s the greatest champion in UFC light heavyweight division history, is currently recovering from shoulder surgery.
He is expected to return in November to face Miocic.

Additionally, there’s talk not just about his retirement – but also of an eventual title unification bout with Tom Aspinall, who defends his UFC interim heavyweight title against Curtis Blaydes later this month at UFC 304.

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