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Jon Jones: I’ll rematch Dominick Reyes if the UFC ‘treat it like a super fight’

“Unless the organization treat it like a super fight, I might as well stay on schedule fighting the next guy in line.”

UFC 247: Press Conference Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Jon Jones isn’t afraid of Dominick Reyes.

Jones beat Reyes via controversial unanimous decision to retain his light heavyweight title at UFC 247, but some fans and pundits had Reyes winning the fight, leading to calls for an immediate rematch.

‘Bones’ is willing to rematch Reyes, but under one condition: The UFC treats it like a superfight and makes the reward worth the risk.

“I’d love to fight him again. I’m just waiting for the UFC to make the reward worth the risk. Unless the organization treat it like a super fight, I might as well stay on schedule fighting the next guy in line,” Jones posted on Twitter.

Jones has been accused of ‘ducking’ Reyes by calling out Jan Blachowicz, but the reigning UFC light heavyweight champion believes Blachowicz could be an even tougher matchup.

“I’ve never dodged anyone, did you see what Jan did to the last brotha he faced?” Jones responded to a critic.

Jones has been criticized for his lack of stoppage victories over the last year, with some fans claiming the JacksonWink product is no longer the dominant champ he once was.

Jones responded to those comments with the a series of Tweets on Tuesday afternoon.

“My last three fights may not have been finishes but at least they were exciting,” Jones said. “Never have I just stood around out there scared to engage. I think people easily forget the type of roll Anthony [Smith], Dominick and Thiago was on before they met me. These guys were the scariest guys out there but I was just a tad bit better.

“It’s my fault. Over the last decade, I’ve spoiled the fight fans. Dominated Anthony for 25 minutes and that wasn’t exciting. Went back and forth with Thiago and Dominick for 25 minutes and that wasn’t exciting. Now victory isn’t enough, if I’m not finishing, I can’t be the best. Good problems to have I guess.”

Jones has also flirted with a move up to heavyweight, teasing of a 220-pound ‘exhibition fight’ to test the waters.

Jones, 32, is virtually undefeated and currently ranked #1 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings.

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