Jon Jones (left) celebrates beating Anthony Smith. Khabib Nurmagomedov (right) celebrates beating Dustin Poirier. Photos: AFP/AP
Andrew McNicol
Opinion

Opinion

The Takedown by Andrew McNicol

Sorry Khabib, Jon Jones is still UFC’s pound-for-pound No 1 – in rankings and cold, hard reality

  • Nurmagomedov is a one-of-a-kind wrestler, but ‘Bones’ is a one-of-a-kind mixed martial artist
  • Controversial light heavyweight champion has an asterisk next to his name but we’re talking greatest fighter, not greatest human

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Jon Jones (left) celebrates beating Anthony Smith. Khabib Nurmagomedov (right) celebrates beating Dustin Poirier. Photos: AFP/AP
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