Jon Jones Hints At Jump Up To Heavyweight, Teases Fight With Francis Ngannou

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UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones last competed in the main event of UFC 247, defeating Dominick Reyes by unanimous decision.

Jones has been teasing a move up a weight class to heavyweight and he may even have an opponent for that move in the form of Francis Ngannou.

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The light heavyweight champion and Ngannou had the following exchange through Twitter:

 

 

Ibrahim Kawa, who is Jones’ manager, tweeted that the fighter is serious up the move up to the heavyweight division:

 

If Jones were to move up to heavyweight, it would mark the first time in his professional MMA career that Jones didn’t compete at light heavyweight.

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