Jon Jones Looks Past Anthony Johnson, Says He Is Ready To Move To Heavyweight & Fight Cain Velasquez

If you know anything about Jon Jones, you can’t be surprised that the UFC’s light heavyweight champion is already looking past Anthony Johnson.

At the UFC’s recent “Welcome To The Show” event, Jones discussed graduating to the heavyweight class and taking on superfights for his next challenge.

“I don’t know when I’m going to move up in weight,” Jones said. “I’ve entertained the thought of going to heavyweight so many times, and I think right now, with all due respect to Anthony, I believe I’ll win that fight and get into superfights and rematches. But if I do go to heavyweight, and when I do go to heavyweight, I do believe I have the skillset to beat Cain.”

Jones elaborated on his desire to fight the former heavyweight champion.

“Cain’s a magnificent opponent,” he said. “My main reason for believing I’ll beat Cain is his size. He’s not one of these massive heavyweights that is just going to outweigh me and out-power me in every situation. He’s a guy that I can totally compete with; I believe I’m smart enough to compete with him.

“So yeah, when it happens, it will be a good one. Make it happen, Dana. Wanna negotiate?”

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