Jon Jones Dismisses Francis Ngannou Fight After Financial Demands Aren't Met

Jones: UFC 'unwilling to pay more' for Ngannou superfight at heavyweight

Jon Jones walking away from fight with Francis Ngannou, UFC after 'unbelievable' negotiations

Jon Jones appears to have given up hope for a future bout with Francis Ngannou.

Jon Jones does not like what the UFC has to offer to go up to the heavyweight to fight Francis Ngannou, so he is now negotiating through Twitter.

There has been no comment from either Ngannou or the UFC as to the negotiations with Jones for the potential super fight. Following his latest win, Blachowicz seemed to be next for Jones, but he recently took to social media to stay in the title discussion. So, he's walking away.

However, it appears Jones' initial negotiation with Dana White and Co. didn't go well.

The 33-year-old heavyweight has won all four of his previous UFC fights in the first round and is continuing to build on his reputation as one of the hardest-hitting fighters in combat sports.

In recent years, Jones has made it clear he wants to jump up a weight class to bolster his legacy - but only for the right price.

Ngannou was also disgruntled, but not quite as sharply as Jones. He even hinted at doing so for a fight against Spite Miocic past year, but that never came to fruition.

Ngannou is fresh off a win against Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 249 earlier this month, which he secured just 20 seconds into the bout with an early KO. The win marked his fourth-straight. This has led to discontent with latest title challenger Dominick Reyes, who pushed Jones for five rounds, and lost a close, controversial decision.

A fight between the two would be entertaining, to say the least.

Apparently, though, negotiations have gone south.

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