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.
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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.
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