Jon Jones celebrates after defeating Anthony Smith in their light heavyweight title bout during UFC 235. Photo: AFPJon Jones celebrates after defeating Anthony Smith in their light heavyweight title bout during UFC 235. Photo: AFP
Jon Jones celebrates after defeating Anthony Smith in their light heavyweight title bout during UFC 235. Photo: AFP
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

The Takedown by Patrick Blennerhassett

Jon Jones deserves a UFC heavyweight title shot vs Stipe Miocic out of the gate – sorry, Francis Ngannou

  • ‘Bones’ wants the heavyweight title, and the ‘GOAT’ should get a shot, no questions asked
  • Dana White says he has to wait behind Francis Ngannou, but hasn’t Jones earned the right to jump the queue?

Jon Jones celebrates after defeating Anthony Smith in their light heavyweight title bout during UFC 235. Photo: AFPJon Jones celebrates after defeating Anthony Smith in their light heavyweight title bout during UFC 235. Photo: AFP
Jon Jones celebrates after defeating Anthony Smith in their light heavyweight title bout during UFC 235. Photo: AFP
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