Endicott native, Jon Jones has been called the 'G.O.A.T." of the MMA and it would be hard to argue with that...not that I would anyway. Jones joined the UFC as a light heavyweight and  I really hadn't heard much about him lately...until now.

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Jon Jones began eating seven meals a day to move up to the UFC's heavyweight division. Even though he's just starting out in that weight class, he's already sizing up the top dogs in his weight class. He's fighting Ciryl Gane next month but he's already has his eye (along with his hands and feet) on Stipe Miocic.

Miocic is a former champ and many people see him as the greatest UFC heavyweight of all time. Jones feels that a fight against Miocic will "solidify his legacy" because Jones doesn't just want to be the GOAT of the MMA, he wants to be considered as one of the fight game's G.O.A.T.S.

Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane UFC Heavyweight Fight

But before we get ahead of ourselves, the 35 year old Jones has to defeat Gane to get that opportunity. His record is 26-1 and Jones say's that Gane is "one of the best talents the UFC has ever seen." Of course, he's going to say that because you don't want to say he's a bum and then lose to the "bum."

The UFC 285 fight is scheduled for March 4th and if he wins, Miocic looks like he'll give Jones a shot. When the fight was announced, Miocic tweeted out "I got winner in July." If Jones defeats Gane and Miocic, he'll have a great shot to be the fight game's GOAT.

Next step...Induction into the Greater Binghamton Sports Hall of Fame.

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