Like many mixed martial arts followers, Joe Rogan wants he obtained to see Jon Jones share the Octagon with Anthony Johnson.
Jones was set to defend the Ultimate Combating Championship (UFC) mild heavyweight gold in opposition to Johnson once more in Might 2015. Jones was stripped of his title and suspended by the UFC following a hit-and-run incident. “Rumble” ended up coping with Daniel Cormier for the vacant 205-pound gold, and Cormier acquired the title by means of submission.
Rogan Talks Battle Followers Missing Out On Jones vs. Johnson
All through a present model of his “JRE MMA Show,” Rogan talked about that he had extreme hopes for “Bones” vs. “Rumble” (by means of BJPenn.com):
“I used to be actually wanting ahead to that combat, Jon Jones versus Rumble. I used to be actually wanting ahead to that. I want that combat happened. However for no matter cause, Rumble couldn’t beat one of the best of one of the best. He mentioned after he retired, within the combat when he misplaced to [Daniel Cormier], he goes ‘I’m simply good at this.’ He goes ‘I’m probably not a fighter,’ he’s like ‘I’m an athlete.’ He goes ‘I’m simply actually good at this.’ I’m like ‘how the f**okay are you not a fighter? You smash folks.’ He’s a terrifying fighter, that’s simply not his factor.”
Johnson was recognized for his punching power. He could thwart takedown makes an try with ease inside the mild heavyweight division when he wasn’t matched up with Cormier. Many felt he’d be a threat to Jones’ title, nonetheless we would under no circumstances know merely how the battle would play out.
What do you assume would’ve occurred had Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson taken place as scheduled?