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Forget heavyweight, UFC champ Jon Jones says transition to WWE is ‘inevitable’

UFC 128: Shogun vs. Jones Photo by Al Bello/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Reunited! (And it feels so pasty.)

Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, was expected to make the jump to heavyweight after cleaning out the 205-pound weight class, but it appears “Bones” has other plans.

Including his dream of becoming a professional wrestler.

“I think it’s inevitable,” Jones told Sports Illustrated. “I’ve always respected WWE, and I feel like the sports can be so similar. I have the size and athleticism and the following to transition over really well. To get the opportunity to just show up, even as a special guest, would be a dream come true.”

That might be the only way we get this fight.

Despite a reign of terror that lasted well over a decade, Jones (26-1, 1 NC) has looked somewhat mortal in his last couple of fights, including last weekend’s Dusty Finish controversial decision win over Dominick Reyes in the UFC 247 main event.

But if Ronda Rousey can do it, why can’t Jones?

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