UFC President Dana White recently revealed that the promotion was attempting to put together a super fight between UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, but then Jones failed a USADA issued drug test.
The heavyweight champion Miocic is claiming that he had no idea such a super fight was planned by the promotion.
“I had no idea they wanted me to fight him,” Miocic told MMA Junkie Radio. “True story. I read it in an article. (UFC President Dana White) said that, so apparently that’s what they wanted or were thinking about.”
If the fight had been put together, it would have been the first time that Miocic had fought since defeated Junior Dos Santos at UFC 211.
Either way, the champion doesn’t want to talk about any super fights until he speaks to the UFC about a new contract.
“There’s a reason why I’m in this position, because I didn’t have a team with me at the time, so that’s what they’re taking care of,” he said. “We had a good conversation before the JDS fight, so I hope they come through.”
Miocic did not reveal a timetable for when he expects to meet with the UFC or to return to the Octagon.