Werdum accepts Jones superfight: “I would fight him for sure”

November 21, 2014 1:16 pm by BJPENN.COM News

Fabricio Werdum

Earlier this week, following the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, Jon Jones sparred Anderson Silva at the UFC gym (See that HERE).

Following the sparring session, Jones stated that if he defeats Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, and Anthony Johnson, he believes the light heavyweight division has been cleared out, and that he would entertain the idea of superfights, but not against Silva (See that HERE).

One person Jones said he would be interested in fighting is interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum.

Werdum responded in an interview with Globo which was translated by MMAMania.

“I don’t know why didn’t he said that before I become a champion. He said it now but I would fight him for sure without any problem. He has to go up or make it a catchweight bout. But my biggest goal is to fight Cain Velasquez [undisputed champion] to unify the belts. Dana White even spoke to the media it is going to happen in June. It has even a schedule and he would like this fight to happen in Mexico, so no way we will do it.”

“He (Jones) said it just to say, I don’t know why he did it, but he also stated he would fight me every day, so he means that he wants to train with me. To fight everyday he has to train, right? The academy is over at Kings MMA, where we train hard everyday. If he wants to pay us a visit or train with us and is ashamed of saying it, that’s fine. Welcome, when he wants, we are in Huntington Beach, at Kings MMA. He can train with us everyday (laughs).”

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