Jon Jones is out of UFC 295: Jon Jones is ruled out of the upcoming UFC 295 due to an injury. Due to this, the much-anticipated title bout between him and the heavyweight great Stipe Miocic is canceled and hopefully will be rescheduled for 2024. The injury is severe and Jones will be out of the competition for at least eight months.
Jon Jones is out of UFC 295: What Happened?
Jon Jones tore his tendon that connects his pectoral muscle during the training. He will have to undergo surgery and will be out for a long long time.
Jiri Prochazka vs Alex Pereira Will be the Main Event
The co-main event has shifted into the main event and Jiri Prochazka will fight Alex Pereira for the vacant light-heavyweight title. Sergei Pavlovich vs Tom Aspinall is planned for the Interim Heavyweight Championship.
Will Jones vs Stipe Happen?
It is tough to tell at this point as it’s Jon Jones and he has cemented his unreliability over years. But again, he spoke after the injury saying that he would come back stronger and the fight with Stipe would happen.
Stipe Miocic Responds to the Fight Cancellation
Stipe in his OnlyFans account, opened up about how he feels about the fight cancellation.
“How did I feel when I woke up today? Like I got kicked in the nuts. In the morning, I woke up to my phone vibrating. It was dark, I had my son on top of me, trying to move and get my phone. I finally got my phone and had a text message from my manager saying my fight was off.”