In an interview earlier this week with boxingnewsonline.com, Jones Jr. discussed the possibility of facing Silva in the future, quite possibly sooner rather than later:
“If he beats Weidman, then we’ll do a boxing match, which is what he wants to do,” said Jones. “The Gunn fight would give me a tune-up so I’m ready for the fight in case he beats Weidman. So if he beats Weidman, I’ve got to be ready for it because he’s going to be coming for me and I want to be ready when he comes for me. I want to give him what he wants.”
“He said that’s his lifelong dream. We’ve got to make that happen. He’s a great striker and a great defender.”
It’s definitely not set in stone but is something that could happen. If Jone Jr. and Silva were to box, who do you think would take it? Let us know.
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