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Thursday, 02/16/2012, 08:50 am

UFC Champ Jon Jones Misses His Friend Rashad Evans


“We trained together and we had good times, but this competition has come between our friendship, which sucks. I do miss being friends with the guy. But it’s business, and he’s coming after my championship. I’ve gotta do what I’ve gotta do. It might be a little awkward punching him in the face, but I’m sure the first time he swings at me, it will get reactionary. I’d like to get to a point of being cordial, but to be friends again is not necessary. There’s thousands of wonderful people in the world I can meet. After all that’s been said, we can just live our lives. Respect is all that’s necessary for me.”

UFC champion, Jon Jones recently told Laurence Holmes (via Yahoo! Sports) that he misses his friend and former training partner Rashad Evans.

The two are documented to have one of the biggest rivalries in MMA today, yet Jones now comes out and offers kind words towards his upcoming opponent.

Genuine? Or a bit of verbal warfare going on here? Sound of BJPENN.COM!

 

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