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Jon Jones declares date for UFC return towards Stipe Miocic: “It’s actually occurring”

UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones will fight Stipe Miocic in November at Madison Square Garden. ‘Bones’ hasn’t competed since his return at UFC 285 last March. The bout was Jon Jones’ first in over three years, and it was his first up at heavyweight as well. Despite the long lay-off, the former light-heavyweight champion made

Jon Jones declares date for UFC return towards Stipe Miocic: “It’s actually occurring”

UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones will struggle Stipe Miocic in November at Madison Sq. Backyard. Jon Jones, Stipe Miocic

‘Bones’ hasn’t competed since his return at UFC 285 final March. The bout was Jon Jones’ first in over three years, and it was his first up at heavyweight as effectively. Regardless of the lengthy lay-off, the previous light-heavyweight champion made fast work of Ciryl Gane. Jones submitted ‘Bon Gamin’ within the first spherical, profitable UFC heavyweight gold within the course of.

Following the victory, Jon Jones known as to face former champion Stipe Miocic. The 2 shortly booked a struggle for UFC 295 in November, in the primary occasion of the promotion’s journey again to New York Metropolis. Nonetheless, just some weeks earlier than struggle day, Jones suffered an harm and was pulled from the competition.

Virtually a yr faraway from Jon Jones’ harm, he’ll wind up preventing at Madison Sq. Backyard in spite of everything. Earlier this week, ‘Bones’ was requested by a fan on Instagram when he would return to the cage. There, Jones revealed plans to struggle on November ninth in New York Metropolis. The heavyweight champion added that the prospect to struggle on the historic venue is “like a dream”.

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🚨 Jon Jones says he’s going to be preventing on November ninth at Madison Sq. Backyard 👀

“I do know it looks as if a dream nevertheless it’s actually occurring.”

(through. IG / @JonnyBones) #UFC #MMA pic.twitter.com/3GbIpagSyq

— Championship Rounds (@ChampRDS) July 4, 2024

Jon Jones declares UFC return towards Stipe Miocic for November in New York Metropolis

Clearly, Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic nonetheless must be made official by the UFC. Nonetheless, ‘Bones’ has been again in coaching for some time now. Moreover, Dana White revealed final month that they have been starting to work on plans for Jones’ return, however failed to present specifics.

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Regardless, plainly followers will lastly get to see Jon Jones struggle this fall. Whereas the UFC heavyweight champion shall be ending an extended hiatus along with his return, the identical will be mentioned for Stipe Miocic. By the point the 2 struggle, the previous champion shall be 42 years outdated.

Moreover, Stipe Miocic hasn’t competed since a second-round knockout loss to Francis Ngannou in March 2021. That defeat marked the tip of his title reign, however he’ll now get the prospect to win the gold again from Jon Jones in November.

What do you make of this UFC struggle information? Who do you might have profitable on this one? Jon Jones or Stipe Miocic?

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