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(04-17-2012 07:12 AM)Eli8024 Wrote: Jon Jones has never done anything wrong in his life. He's a victim of being so damn perfect.
Personally I'm getting tired of hearing about him.
(04-17-2012 03:46 PM)mrhurtado17 Wrote: i love jones and hate evans! BUT i have to admit im tired of the talk and hype. lets jsut fight already!
(04-17-2012 09:16 AM)Eli8024 Wrote: I think its well-documented that in Evans mind they had an AKA-type bond where they wouldn't fight, and Jones didn't see it that way. Where I don't respect Jones' is where he states in his recent UFC Mag interview that he has "too much respect" for Anderson Silva to ever fight him. If that isn't a double standard. Like him or not, Rashad was his mentor coming up. He helped Jones advance to where he is today, and I can always vividly recall Rashad being Jones biggest cheerleader over the years. So you have so much respect for Anderson Silva, who might very well make a complete ***** out of you in the octagon, and you want to "keep your options open" by not fighting him. But Rashad? Who cares...fight him...he only mentored you. Jones clearly only likes fights that suit him...with no true loyalties. So seeing him puss out when simply asked about Silva was stomach-turning. I respect Jones a lot as a fighter and a person...he is talented, and genuinely a good person. But the ego and double standards I am really getting tired of.
(04-17-2012 05:34 PM)Eli8024 Wrote: I think it the other way around. Jones is still an MMA novice fighting mostly on sheer athleticism. In Silva, he'd meet his match athletically, but where Silva wipes the mat with him is in striking and sheer instincts. He's proven against LHW's as well...I think its a disrespect to Silva to say a guy like Jones would beat him. Since....no one has legitimately longer than I can remember.