Cain Velasquez vs. Jon Jones Super Fight: Rockhold Says Jones Doesn’t Stand A Chance

0

When Jon Jones expressed interest in taking part in future MMA “super fights” under the UFC banner, talk immediately spread like wildfire throughout the MMA community.

While Fabricio Werdum, current interim UFC Heavyweight Champion, immediately accepted such a challenge, it was talk of a potential Jones vs. Cain Velasquez fight that garnered the biggest reaction among fans of the sport.

During a recent interview, Velasquez’s American Kickboxing Academy (A.K.A.) teammate, Luke Rockhold, was quick to point out his belief that if Jones and Velasquez were to fight one day, Jones “wouldn’t stand a chance.”

“Cain, just the storm that he can put on you, you can’t stop it,” said Rockhold. “I’ve trained with the guy. I’ve sparred with him so many times and when he wants to get after you, he’s going to get after you. You can only run away so long.”

Rockhold concluded, “Jon Jones doesn’t have the style to keep him off him. Cain is just a beast. He’ll bull his way right through him.”

Before any Jones-Velasquez super fight can take place, “Bones” must first get past another A.K.A. standout, as he defends his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Velasquez’s A.K.A. teammate, undefeated, top-ranked UFC Heavyweight contender, Daniel Cormier.

Jonens vs. Cormier headlines UFC 182, which takes place on January 3, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

What do you think about a potential Jon Jones vs. Cain Velasquez super fight? Who would you pick to win? Let us know by posting your feedback in the “Comments” section below.

You can also talk about it on our official FACEBOOK page, or on our official TWITTER page. If you’re more of a discussion forum type person, chat with thousands of other die-hard MMA fans about this topic in our popular FORUMS.

LATEST NEWS

BAMMA 28 Results

BAMMA 28 Results: Norman Parke Wins, But Lightweight Title Remains Vacant

The BAMMA 28 results are in. The main event featured a lightweight bout for the vacant BAMMA 155-pound title. The title was not on the...
Cody Garbrandt

Cody Garbrandt: ‘T.J. Dillashaw is Kind of a Generic Version of Dominick Cruz’

Cody Garbrandt doesn't seem to be impressed by T.J. Dillashaw. "No Love" will be coaching opposite Dillashaw on season 25 of The Ultimate Fighter. Garbrandt...
Tom Lawlor

UFC Light Heavyweight Tom Lawlor Handed Two-Year Suspension From USADA

Following a positive drug test, Tom Lawlor has received a two-year suspension from the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). USADA announced that Lawlor has accepted the...
Ovince Saint Preux

Ovince Saint Preux vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima Added to UFC Nashville

Ovince Saint Preux is fighting in his home away from home. The University of Tennessee graduate has been booked to face Marcos Rogerio de Lima...
UFC Anaheim

UFC 214 Moved to July 29, Location Remains in Anaheim

The movers and shakers of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) never rest. A change has been made to a future card in Anaheim. Today (Feb....