Couture, who is a former two division UFC champion, believes that Jones should win heavyweight gold and become a two division champion himself to ensure his spot as the best fighter in UFC history.
“I think Jon Jones is right there. I think if Jon really wants to solidify himself as pound-for-pound, he needs to go up to heavyweight and he needs to take a shot at winning that title. And, then that erases any argument that anybody could have. He’s a two-division champ. He’s been dominant in the light heavyweight division for a long time now,” Couture said to TMZ Sports. “I think that’s something that Jones needs to look at, and really solidly his legacy in the sport by going up and winning the heavyweight division, and showing just how technically proficient and athletic he is.”
Jones, who is arguably the greatest light heavyweight in UFC history, is planning on moving up to heavyweight in the future, but no divisional debut date has been revealed at this time.