But he didn't stop there, as the former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion had some interesting things to say about Colby Covington when broached on the subject.
Particularly about his lying abilities.
“Man, he is such an interesting character,” Jones said. “One thing I’ll say about him [is] that I wish people realized is how severe of a liar he is. He is an extraordinary liar. He reminds me a lot of Chael Sonnen, how he could just say one thing and tell the fans a bold-faced lie."
“He lies about things that aren’t even really important. I can see you lying if it’s life or death, or if it’s really going to be a detriment to your career or something, but he just makes up lies. I really feel sorry for him to be that type of person. I really feel sorry for him. I don’t know if that is fixable. That’s what I think of him," added "Bones."
As far as what he thinks of Colby as a fighter, Jon says he won't deny his skills. He simply wants him to be a better person.
“His fighting skills and all that, he’s OK. He’s doing well. I just want to see him be better, and I’m sure a lot of people could say the same thing about me, but I just want to see him be better. Work on being better."
Still, despite their obvious disdain for one another, Jon says he has nothing to say to Colby, and doesn't expect the two of them to speak if they cross paths.
“I don’t think I’d say something to him, he really isn’t… I don’t want to say that, I was going to say he’s not worth my time, but that could be a little arrogant," he said.
For Jones, Colby has to accomplish more than winning an interim title to warrant a sit down with him.
"I have nothing to say to him. He has a lot more to prove in this sport. He’s got a lot more work to do to sit at the table with me. In the game right now – he is a child and I am a man, when you really think about it. Just when it comes to the things I’ve proven. He is not close to be on my level.”
Still, Jones will give Colby props for fulfilling his promise of visiting the White House.
“I was happy for him that he got to meet the president. I’m a big fan of the law of attraction where people say, ‘Hey, I’m going to do this,’ and they actually do it. Him saying that ‘I’m going to meet Donald Trump and I’m going to the White House’ and it actually happening! I love that type of stuff.”
Well, at least it's not all negative.