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Sport Jon Jones says he's 'revoking' UFC light heavyweight title

09:01  01 june  2020
09:01  01 june  2020 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Jon Jones said Sunday he will "revoke" his UFC light heavyweight championship, in another escalation of his feud with UFC president Dana White.

Jones posted tweets Sunday indicating that he was done as a titleholder and, perhaps, as a UFC fighter. 

His comments followed his latest plea to White to release him from his contract, after the UFC boss hit back at the champion over supposed contract demands.

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News: - Jon Jones announces he is vacating his light heavyweight title and claims Dana White has underpaid him and all athletes for years. - Gilbert Burns speaks on his victory over Tyron Woodley at UFC Vegas. - Israel Adesanya speaks on Jon Jones wanting to fight Francis Ngannou.

White suggested Jones asked for $30 million for a "superfight" with Francis Ngannou, matching a figure heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder reportedly received for his last fight with Tyson Fury. Jones denied making such demands, but White told reporters in Las Vegas he would have no reason to lie.

Yet Jones later took to social media to fire back at White, urging him to put his money where his mouth is.

White earlier cut a frustrated figure after he was again asked about Jones.

"[Jones] had a great talk yesterday with Hunter, my lawyer, who's really close to Jon Jones and likes him. They have a good relationship. They had a good talk yesterday" White said Saturday night. "It is what it is. I really don't care. I couldn't care less, to be honest with you.

"He can do whatever he wants to do. He can sit out. He can fight. He can do whatever.

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"Being the greatest of all time doesn't mean you get $30 million. Being able to sell does. Jon Jones has done a lot of things to himself. In one of his tweets, he was saying I tarnished him. I tarnished you? You've done a very good job of tarnishing you. I haven't done that."

White added: "Hunter told him, 'You can come in and walk through the numbers. I'll walk you through the numbers.' And he says, 'I don’t give a f— what the numbers are. I want what I want, and that's it.' That's not how life works."

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