UFC Quick Quote: Jon Jones has his sights set on Glover Teixeira

Esther Lin for MMA Fighting

Despite Alexander Gustafsson standing in his way, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones admits he has his eyes set on a future fight against Glover Teixeira.

"I've got a lot to prove still. I'm not looking past the challenge here, but Glover Teixeira is a guy I've got my sights set on."

-- Despite his interest in moving up to Heavyweight, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones still has plenty of work to do at 205 pounds. Sure, he's already line up to face Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165 on Sept. 21, 2013, which goes down from Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, but he revealed during today's (July 31, 2013) "UFC World Tour" press conference, that he has his sights set on another divisional challenge: Glover Teixeira. The red-hot Brazilian is the owner of a ridiculous 19-fight win streak (4-0 UFC) and is considered by some to be the one who can pose the most problems -- perhaps even beat -- Jones. And while Teixeira and Jones are far from rivals, it's interesting to see the champion admit to eying a a different challenge with a towering Swede as talented as "The Mauler" standing in his way, eager to dethrone him. Perhaps "Bones" simply doesn't want to leave any stone unturned before bolting for bigger pastures.

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