(Photo : Chris Graythen/Getty Images) LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 04: Jon Jones celebrates after profitable through the UFC heavyweight championship battle towards Ciryl Gane of France through the UFC 285 occasion at T-Mobile Arena on March 04, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The UFC 295 showdown between Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic is no extra as the previous has been compelled out of the battle attributable to damage.
Jones is affected by torn pectoral tendon, derailing what would have been his first protection of the title he received towards Francis Ngannou.
For that, Jone feels sorry for the followers who anticipated him to return out on November 11.
“Obviously, very sad situation, very upset,” he stated in an Instagram publish.
“But I’ve been through a lot of things in life, and injuries are a part of being an athlete. I want to thank the UFC for getting me in to one of the best doctors in the country.”
He additionally apologized to his supposed opponent for the ugly growth.
“I wanted to say thank you to Stipe Miocic for all the work that he’s put in. Also, sorry to Stipe and his team. Like I said, this comes with the territory.”
How lengthy will Jones be out?
Jones confirmed that surgical procedure is already scheduled to repair his injured tendon and that he’ll endure remedy for a number of months.
He additionally vowed to get to again to work as quickly as potential.
UFC, however, was fast to discover a alternative for the headline battle.
The battle, which is able to happen on the Madison Square Garden in New York City, will now be headlined by a light-weight heavyweight bout between Jiří Procházka and Alex Pereira.
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