UFC 285: Gane Breaks Silence on Jon Jones’ Heavyweight Transformation and Admits He ‘Prefers’ to Win Title Against Great
The UFC 285 card is set to be one of the most highly anticipated events of the year, with the main event featuring a heavyweight title fight between champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Francis Ngannou. But the fight that has been generating the most buzz is the light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Dominick Reyes.
Jones, who is widely considered to be one of the greatest fighters of all time, has decided to move up to the heavyweight division in order to challenge for the title. This has been met with a mixed reaction from fans and fighters alike, with some questioning whether Jones is ready for the challenge of facing the bigger and stronger fighters in the division.
One fighter who has been vocal about his opinion on Jones’ move is former heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou. Ngannou has been critical of Jones’ decision to move up, claiming that he is not ready for the challenge of facing the bigger and stronger fighters in the division.
However, one fighter who has remained relatively quiet on the matter is current heavyweight champion Ciryl Gane. Gane, who is set to face Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 285, has finally broken his silence on Jones’ move to the heavyweight division.
In an interview with MMA Fighting, Gane admitted that he “prefers” to win the title against a great fighter like Jones, rather than a lesser-known fighter. He also said that he believes Jones is ready for the challenge of facing the bigger and stronger fighters in the division.
Gane also said that he is looking forward to the fight between Jones and Reyes, and believes that it will be a great fight. He also said that he is confident that Jones will be able to make the necessary adjustments to be successful in the heavyweight division.
Overall, Gane’s comments show that he is confident in Jones’ ability to make the necessary adjustments to be successful in the heavyweight division. It also shows that he is looking forward to the fight between Jones and Reyes, and believes that it will be a great fight. With UFC 285 just around the corner, it will be interesting to see how Jones fares in his heavyweight debut.