Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson doesn’t seem to mind that Jon Jones was pulled from their title fight.
Johnson has been training for Jones but is now scheduled to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 187 because of Jones legal issues (and the whole getting stripped of title and suspended indefinitely thing). Johnson talked to TMZ about the change in opponent and what he thinks about a fight with Jones down the road.
“I’m excited either way. I’m still fighting for a title and I’m still getting paid so I’m good.”
“Yea, of course [he would be willing to fight Jones]. Why wouldn’t I be? He’s the pound-for-pound king. He’ll definitely be motivated and try to destroy everybody like he was before.
“He’ll come back bigger, faster, stronger, better than ever.”
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