Dana White has indicated that the UFC is working toward a fight between Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis for the UFC Heavyweight Championship this summer. White, speaking to Brett Okamoto of ESPN, shut down the chances of Jones fighting for the title and instead suggested that a fight with former champion Stipe Miocic next is more likely.
Watch UFC 266: Volkanovski vs. Ortega
Order now to watch TWO title fights and the return of Nick Diaz live this Saturday night!
So, we finally have some clarity surrounding the UFC heavyweight title picture. But is it the outcome that we want? And is it the outcome that the fighters deserve?
Matthew Wells and Drake Riggs discuss White’s recent comments as well as Jon Jones’ most recent tweet-and-delete spree.
Thanks for watching! Make sure to leave your thoughts in the comments section below.
Jake Nichols is The Body Lock's Editor in Chief. Previously, he was the MMA Editor at RealSport.