Jon Jones responds to ‘nice’ words from Khameza Shemayev at UFC 273

UFC 273 propelled Khamzat Chimaev to MMA stardom. His unanimous decision to beat the second-seeded welterweight, Gilbert Burns, is the talk of the town. Even lightweight legend, Jon Jones, responded on Twitter with praise for Shemayev.


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Jones responded to one of Chemayev’s earlier tweets, referring to Jones as the number one fighter.


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A UFC fan on Twitter tweeted “How quickly people forgot. As Shemayev said, no one else can be No. 1 if the bones are still fighting.”

Jones responded to the fan’s tweet, saying, “Nice of him to say so, excited to prove his point.”

It is clear that the “bones” [26-1-0 (1 NC)] He eagerly awaits his return to confirm his sovereignty. He has fought elite fighters of all generations in the UFC and is yet to be decisively defeated.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – OCTOBER 30: Swede Khames Shimayev reacts after defeating China’s Li Jingliang in welterweight during the UFC 267 event at Etihad Arena on October 30, 2021 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zova LLC.

It is amazing to know that, although he was not defeated, Shemayev sincerely respects the efforts of other fighters. In the past, he has stated that Conor McGregor motivated him to enter the UFC.

Read more: “F**k What You Heard” – UFC Fighters Highlight Khamzat Chimaev vs Gilbert Burns Score

Even UFC President Dana White predicted Chimaev’s meteoric rise in the UFC.

Khamzat Chimaev is expected to be the next rising star in the UFC

Boers vs. Dorinho was a bloodshed that lasted for three tough rounds. The last round witnessed a heavy exchange of fatal blows between the two.

However, the fight resulted in a unanimous victory for Shemayev while Gilbert Burns received a win bonus for his performance.

At the UFC 273 post-fight press conference, Dana White compared Chemayev’s rise to Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey.

Colby Covington, the former interim welterweight champion, is suggested to be the next potential competitor for the Bowers. But Shemayev earlier called up welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.
Bowers launched his passion for creating history in the UFC by becoming the first three-weight world champion. In reference to this, UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya challenged.


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Chimayev will attempt to emulate Jones’ success in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. While Jones waits for his UFC fight card, he enjoys a Borz performance.


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Who do you think will be Bones’ opponent in his fight back? Comment on your answer below.

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