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UFC Superfights? Jon Jones willing to face Fabricio Werdum and other heavyweights, Not Anderson Silva

Jon Jones spoke about his willingness to take on UFC superfights in the future, just not if it's against Anderson Silva.

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Jon Jones has beaten most of the top light heavyweights the UFC has had for the past few years, and according to the dominant champ, he would be willing to look towards having super fights after a couple more wins. Jones walks around at 230 lbs, and if all goes according to plan, he would conceivably bulk up a bit to 240 lbs and look for heavyweight bouts in the future.

MMA Fighting has the quotes from Media Day:

"After those two fights (against Cormier and Gustafsson/Johnson winner), I would consider the division clear, and that's when I would start to entertain superfights," Jones said. "Superfights I would go for. I've been training with heavyweights for years now. I know what it feels like, and I think I would do really good against them. So that would be the next chapter."

"There are definitely a lot of heavyweights that I know I would beat," Jones said. "A lot of heavyweights that could give me a hell of a run or possibly beat me. I keep it real. I'm smaller than these guys."

"A guy like Werdum, I would fight him every day, all day," Jones continued. "Why? Because he's not the biggest guy. But the heavyweights I believe would give me the hardest time are the big ones. Not necessarily the better skilled ones -- just the bigger ones. You shoot in and they sprawl out on you, that's going to take a lot of energy to finish that shot, you know what I mean?"

While Jones is willing to take on the likes of interim heavyweight champ, Fabricio Werdum and others on that division, he did reiterate that any contest against a Anderson Silva is out of the question:

"I would never want to fight Anderson. Never. Ever."

"I just look up to him so much," Jones said. "And he's just...I don't have many people that I've looked up to in my lifetime and think, ‘wow, how cool would it be to be that guy.' Look at what he's done. Jordan, LeBron, Anderson, Kobe, I consider them all in the same type of class. The Jeters. Athletes of that caliber don't come around that often. I don't want to be the guy to beat him. Even though that's happened already, I wouldn't want to lose to him and I don't want to beat him."

Following the media day festivities, Jones and Silva also trained together and had a '2 hour sparring session' at the TUF gym:

Just finished a two hour sparring session with the #goat @spideranderson

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