Jon Jones offers to step in and save UFC 200

April 20, 2016 4:45 pm by bjpenndotcom

The UFC has been actively looking for a replacement opponent for Nate Diaz at UFC 200 after Conor McGregor retired from MMA Tuesday morning.

Jon Jones, who headlines UFC 197 this Saturday against Ovince Saint-Preux in a light heavyweight interim title fight, spoke to Fox Sports and revealed that he would be open to stepping in to save UFC 200’s main event.

Absolutely. I’d totally step in to UFC 200 and fill in that main event slot.”

Jones, likely means he would be open to headlining the event against Daniel Cormier after his fight with OSP on Saturday.


Shouted out after victory to the UFC masses, BJPENN.COM is the home to multiple time champion BJ Penn. After a decade of on-line operation BJPENN.COM has evolved into the most reliable destination for all your fighter interviews, fighter blogs and MMA/UFC news stories.

Advertise with us

For all advertising inquiries click here.

About us

Please contact us for all website inquiries.