Henry Cejudo believes Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou could still happen
For two years UFC matchmakers tried to book john jones Vs Francis Nganu Heavyweight title bout but could not seal the deal with Ngannu. Ngannou left promoting the fight leaving most people, including himself, believing he would never fight for the UFC again.
former two-division champion henry cejudo Not one of those people. ‘Triple C’ doesn’t think a fight between Jones and Nagano is completely off the table.
Cejudo said, “I don’t believe the Francis fight is off the table.” his youtube channel, “I think Francis is going to get his big pay (in boxing).”
Ngannu wants one of the top names in boxing. His UFC talks were at a standstill due to him being able to take boxing matches. That’s what he’s been focusing on since he defeated Cyrille Gane in the final fight of his contract in January 2022. Cejudo doesn’t think Nganou would do well against a top heavyweight boxer.
“Francis is likely to be beaten hard with a striker that understands movement and all that – unless it’s an MMA glove. I’ll give him a shot. But if it’s just boxing I’ll go with Francis.” I don’t see KO beating these guys. It’s just two different sports,” Cejudo said.
“I think once Francis fights, he gets that exposure, or whatever fight he has, I think the UFC will want to make that fight. I really do. I think The UFC would like to make that fight between Francis Nganoua and Jon Jones.
“I think the UFC can still get this fight done. Remember, this is all business.