UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones had an interesting run-in with bodybuilding legend Kai Greene recently. The two enjoyed some unforgettable moments together. Even though he was never crowned Mr. Olympia, Greene became one of the greatest athletes in sports history.
In the same way, Jones solidified his reputation in mixed martial arts when he won the heavyweight title at UFC 285 by beating Ciryl Gane.
Despite coming in second place at Mr. Olympia several times, Greene has avoided displaying his ripped physique in a competitive setting since 2014.
The two athletes met in person and shared some light-hearted moments together, prompting Greene to take to Instagram and post a photo of himself in a stare-down with Jones. He humorously encouraged fans to imagine a situation in which they squared off.
Greene posted the picture with the caption, “Who wins!?” Jones also shared the same story on his Instagram account.
While Greene is known for his chiseled physique and ability to lift hundreds of pounds with ease, Jones has made a name for himself with his combat skills. His recent move up to the 265 lbs division required him to bulk up. This new, beefed-up physique may pose a challenge for the IFBB pro bodybuilder.
It seems like Jones is no stranger to comparisons. Joe Rogan made some interesting comments recently about how he would fare against WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury recently.
On the JRE podcast, Rogan stated that he believes that Jon Jones would easily defeat Tyson Fury if they had to compete in a room, despite Fury’s stellar boxing abilities. He emphasised that Fury would have “zero chance” of leaving the room against Jones.
Rogan stated: “No one thinks that Tyson Fury beat Jon Jones in a fight. No one thinks that. Tyson doesn’t think that. You want to talk about who’s the baddest man on the planet? If Jon Jones and Tyson Fury are locked into a room, I’m pushing all of my chips on black.”
He then added: “Tyson Fury is an amazing boxer. [But] He doesn’t have a f**king chance in hell of making it out of that room… Zero chance.”
Jon Jones is currently scheduled to defend his title at 265 pounds against Stipe Miocic at an undisclosed event.
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