UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has ruthlessly trolled his longtime rival Jon Jones with a Valentine’s Day put up.
Adesanya (22-1 MMA) efficiently defended his 185lbs title with a unanimous resolution victory over Robert Whittaker (23-6 MMA) in the principle occasion of UFC 271 final night time in Houston, Texas.
Izzy’s second profession victory over Whittaker served as his fourth consecutive title protection and solidified his standing as probably the greatest pound-for-pound fighters on the planet.
Israel Adesanya was clearly in a jovial temper on Sunday afternoon and took a while out of his day to throw shade at his longtime nemesis in Jon Jones.
As seen under, ‘Stylebender’ taunted ‘Bones’ with a Valentine’s Day post mocking the previous mild heavyweight champion’s earlier domestic violence points.
Joyful Valentine’s Day 💖💕
It’s the thought that counts xo pic.twitter.com/ThVvLczAUt
— Israel Adesanya (@stylebender) February 14, 2022
“Joyful Valentine’s Day 💖💕 It’s the thought that counts xo.” – Adesanya captioned a photograph suggesting Jones can be supplying bodily abuse on February 14.
Jon Jones (26-1 MMA) has not competed since UFC 247 in February of 2020, the place he scored a unanimous resolution victory over Dominick Reyes. As a result of his absence from the game, ‘Bones’ just lately slipped to #4 on the official pound-for-pound rankings.
Jon took exception to that call stating the next on Twitter:
“It’s humorous seeing folks have the satisfaction of being ranked over me after I’m not even competing. Simply take me off that foolish checklist.” Jones mentioned, seemingly taking a shot at Izzy. “Once you’re ranked over Jon Jones on a pound for pound checklist however know you possibly can’t defend a takedown.”
Jones has not but responded to Izzy’s troll job, however given their storied previous one can solely anticipate a rebuttal will come swiftly.
As for Israel Adesanya, the reigning UFC middleweight champion is hoping to return to the Octagon this June for a bout with prime contender Jared Cannonier.
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