Former UFC Fighter Chail Sonnen Claims He Was Informed stipe miosicThe mother of that former UFC Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones could face off when he next enters the Octagon.
In a video uploaded to his YouTube channel, ‘The American Gangster’ talks about a conversation he had with Miocic’s mother, where he reveals that he sees ‘Bones’ as the Ohio native’s next rival. .
“When I talked to the old lady at Stipe, she said ‘We’re listening to Jon Jones and we’re good with it’. Then you had Derrick [Lewis] and Francis [Ngannou]… but there was still little dialogue on the John vs. Stipe business, like, that existed. Chel Sonnen said.
You can watch Chail Sonnen’s full video below:
Miocic’s last appearance in the Octagon was in March 2021 when he took over. Francis Ngannou In UFC 260. The fight did not go down well for the 38-year-old as he crashed out in the second round of the fight and lost the heavyweight title.
Following Nganou’s victory over Miocic at UFC 260, there was talk of a super-fight between ‘The Predator’ and former 205-pound champion Jon Jones.
But the UFC President dana white Derrick Lewis was in line for a title shot against Nganou after talks with Jones reached an impasse.
Things took another turn when an interim title fight between Lewis and Cyril Gain was announced for UFC 265 in August.
Later, in an interview with TheMacLife, White outlined his plans for the UFC’s heaviest weight category.
“I’ve got two of the best heavyweights in the world. I’ve got a [Derrick Lewis] The one who defeated Francis, who has already won over Francis, and the other [Ciryl Gane] is undefeated. So, these two will fight, we will see who will win and who will be victorious will fight Francis. And then, the winner of that [fight] will probably fight stipe [Miocic]”
You can watch the interview below:
Chail Sonnen and Jon Jones Don’t Have the Most Friendly Relationships
Chail Sonnen fought ‘Bones’ at UFC 159, but the feud between the two didn’t end there. The pair have been going back and forth on Twitter for a long time.
In November 2020, Jones called ‘The American Gangster’ a “known steroid user”.
Chail Sonnen responded by bringing the former light heavyweight champion’s multiple run-ins into an argument with Law.