Jon Jones wouldn’t have accepted a fight vs. Anderson Silva like he did “Shogun”

UFC light heavyweight number one contender, Jon Jones has revealed that he would have turned down a short notice fight against the “pound for pound” best fighter in the world, Anderson Silva, adding it would be a different scenario than facing Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.

Jones, speaking via Sherdog.com, said:

“No. No, because my goal is to be the UFC light heavyweight champ, not to fight superfights. Even though it would be an honor to fight Anderson and I would definitely take a fight against him, no. I would have had to put more thought into training properly and studying because there’s a lot that would go into fighting the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world. With Shogun, he has something I want. I have nothing to lose by fighting Shogun.”

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