Tom Aspinall Makes Plea To Jon Jones
Through the UFC 295 post-fight press convention, Tom Aspinall responded to Jones’ congratulatory put up on X. The newly minted interim heavyweight champion urged “Bones” to battle him in a title unification bout (by way of MMAJunkie).
“I’ve seen Jon speaking good stuff about me on a podcast, as effectively. It’s very nice,” Aspinall mentioned. “Clearly it’s at all times good to listen to good issues about you, however from somebody like that, who I massively look as much as, much more so.
“Yeah, thanks, Jon. Simply give me the chance, Jon. Let me do it. Give me my dream battle. Why not? I’ve simply achieved my dream now. Give me my dream battle. Let me battle for my legacy now please.”
Previous to struggling a torn pectoral tendon, placing his deliberate title protection in opposition to Stipe Miocic on ice for now, Jon Jones hinted at retiring after the Miocic battle. Time will inform what the longer term holds for Jones and when he’ll be healed to ensure that the Miocic battle to get rebooked.
As for Aspinall, he’ll possible stay affected person to see how Jones’ restoration course of performs out, and the way the Miocic battle unfolds. Whereas Aspinall initially mentioned he didn’t wish to look forward to a 12 months, he admitted the downtime could be price it if he can battle Jones.
Do you assume Aspinall will get his “dream battle?”