While Jones was the reigning light heavyweight champion, it seemed inevitable that he would eventually face Adesanya, who held the middleweight title during Jones’ second reign at 205lbs.In the main event of UFC 287 held in April, Adesanya won his second Octagon title by defeating Brazilian striker Alex Pereira with a knockout in the second round, thus reclaiming his middleweight championship. This event took place in Miami, Florida.Jon Jones expressed that although the person in question has achieved remarkable feats and is considered a shining star, he believes that their career paths are vastly different and cannot be compared. Therefore, he does not feel the need to engage in a fight with them.
Jon Jones has no desire to engage in a personal feud with Israel Adesanya at any point in the future.
Jon Jones expressed to Fox Sports Australia that he believes his career has surpassed that of Israel Adesanya. While they may have a similar following on Instagram, Jones believes that his body of work speaks for itself and there is no need for him to compare himself to Adesanya.Jon Jones, the current UFC heavyweight champion, has announced that he plans to retire from mixed martial arts after his end-of-year title defense against Stipe Miocic. He has declined the possibility of a feud with Israel Adesanya, who is the middleweight champion.
Jones and Adesanya were unable to come to an agreement to fight in the highly anticipated Octagon match. Jones, who plans to retire after defending his title against Miocic, dismissed any comparisons between his career and Adesanya’s.In March, Jones secured his second Octagon title in a dominant fashion by defeating Ciryl Gane with a guillotine choke in the first round. He is now the undisputed heavyweight champion under the UFC banner.