Jon Jones has apparently officially vacated the UFC light heavyweight title, marking the end of an era in the sport.
Jones (25-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) announced on Monday that after a conversation with the UFC brass, he’s made the choice to relinquish the gold. What the future holds for Jones remains to be seen, but he said he’d like to fight at heavyweight down the line if he can get the money he’s looking for from UFC.
For now, though, there appears to be a new chapter in store for both Jones in the 205-pound division. It’s big news, and you can check the top Twitter reactions to it below.
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