UFC light-weight heavyweight winner Jon Jones has sensationally ignited discuss that he could entice heavyweight legend Mike Tyson out of retirement.
Tyson, who is on the comeback path at the age of 53, was criticising the pay back in UFC when he lifted the probability of combating Jones.
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Iron Mike had claimed during an Instagram live: “A UFC (fighter) will hardly ever be richer than a to start with class (boxer).
“To make a hundred million dollars, Conor (McGregor) had to battle Floyd (Mayweather)!
“Even if he fights Jon Jones, he’s not heading to get that.
“Jon Jones gotta battle me to make some super income.”
And it appeared to have pricked the ears of the 32-12 months-outdated, who is regarded as a person of the biggest mixed martial artists.
Responding to the invite, Jones claimed he would stand toe-to-toe with Tyson only if he stepped inside in the octagon with him following.
Taking to Twitter, he wrote: “I’m listening Mike Tyson.
“I’ll box you in the ring if you promise to give me a true battle in the Octagon afterward.
“And for the reason that I regard you so a lot, I promise I will not break anything on you.”
Jones has lost just after in his 27 bouts — when he was disqualified for an unlawful downward elbow against Matt Hamill in 2009.
Like Conor McGregor, Jones has currently threatened to wander away from UFC more than an rising pay back row.
He recently took to Twitter to create: “Advice to you Youthful fighters, if you’re hot proper now. Get paid out.
“As a lot as the UFC is constructing your brand, you are constructing theirs.
“If you imagine your greatest paydays will occur following staying with the corporation for a whilst. You are wrong.”
This story initially appeared on The Sun.