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Jon Jones, Ciryl Gane respond to Tom Aspinall callout after impressive UFC London win: ‘Careful what you wish for’

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Tom Aspinall has laid out his plans for the rest of the year.

Aspinall was victorious in his return to action last night at UFC London (Sat., July 22, 2023), slicing through Marcin Tybura and finishing him in less than two minutes via technical knockout inside The O2 in London, England (watch highlights). He also received a $50,000 “Performance of the Night” bonus for the impressive finish.

After his dominant win, Aspinall discussed his fight future during his in-cage interview with Michael Bisping. And here it is: The English Heavyweight wants to attend UFC Paris in Sept. 2023 to watch Ciryl Gane vs. Sergei Spivak fight and then fight the winner for the chance to possibly fight UFC Heavyweight champion, Jon Jones.

Gane issued a warning to Aspinall via social media shortly after the callout.

“Great performance Tom, careful what you wish for,” Gane wrote. See you in Paris.”

Jones — who claims he will retire for real this time after he fights Stipe Miocic at UFC 295 later this year — also hopped on Twitter after hearing Aspinall say he would beat him if they ever fought.

Good luck, Tom.

Nevertheless, the only other name that Aspinall didn’t mention was current No. 1 contender, Sergei Pavlovich. However, during UFC London’s post-show with Karen Bryant, Laura Sanko and Din Thomas, Aspinall said he would have no problem facing the Russian knockout artist, especially because they have been scheduled twice before.

For complete UFC London results, coverage and highlights click HERE.

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