Ciryl Gane addresses potential fight with Jon Jones

    Ciryl Gane has a lot going on as he heads into his UFC 270 title fight against Francis Ngannou on Saturday. Thereโ€™s a lot of talk about the relationship between both men and somehow, Jon Jones has entered the conversation as well.

    Ciryl Gane prides himself on being authentic no matter what. In a recent interview with CBS Sportsโ€˜ Shakiel Mahjouri, Ciryl Gane discussed the future of his relationship with Francis Ngannou.

    โ€œFor my part, yes, Iโ€™m always going to be like that. Iโ€™m authentic. I want to give respect to anyone on this Earth. This is my mindset,โ€ Gane said. โ€œAfter that โ€” no matter if Francis wants to keep this kind of relationship โ€” when I jump into the cage, Iโ€™m going to do my job for the fans. This is a sport for me. Like a game. This is really like that. No more feelings beyond I want to win. Thatโ€™s it.โ€

    The fight with Jon Jones is also one that is looming after UFC 270. The winner could potentially take on the former UFC light heavyweight champion.

    โ€œEverybody knows Jon Jones wants to jump into this division,โ€ Gane said. โ€œThis is a good fight for the money. Everybody knows that. Iโ€™m authentic. I talk like I think. So yes. Probably when I win against Francis, why not Jon Jones? I know the people want to see that fight because it would be a good match-up. Heโ€™s well-rounded and Iโ€™m well-rounded. It would probably be a very technical fight.โ€

    Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane in the UFC will have to wait as Francis Ngannou is very dangerous and also wants a crack at Jones. Things are going to be very interesting once UFC 270 comes to an end.

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