Friday was a kind of days when UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones randomly decides to go on X and reply to followers. As has been the case quite a bit currently, the subject du joir – the one that basically fires individuals up – is Jones’ continued insistence that defending his title towards former champ Stipe Miocic somewhat than unify with interim champ Tom Aspinall is the way in which to go at this stage of his profession.

To Jones, Miocic represents the legacy struggle that cements himself because the undisputed MMA GOAT when, in actuality, it doesn’t as a result of Miocic, at 42, is effectively previous his prime and has been inactive since a knockout loss greater than three years in the past. A win merely will fall flat in a approach that Jones both doesn’t notice or doesn’t care to.

However Jones is steadfast in his perception in any other case and at any time when sufficient individuals name for him to struggle an precise risk in 31-year-old Aspinall and unify the belts, which is the appropriate factor to do anyway, Jones can’t assist however defend himself on X.

On Friday, Jones made a curious alternative to check himself to seven-time Tremendous Bowl successful quarterback Tom Brady after somebody prompt he struggle each Miocic and Aspinall.

“Hey Tom Brady, you continue to look wholesome, give us two extra Tremendous Bowls and I’ll personally be extra impressed by your profession!”

Yeah, that comparability doesn’t fairly hit the way in which Jones thinks it does, particularly since Brady, 46, is not an energetic participant after retiring following the 2022 NFL season. There are different causes it’s ridiculous, and followers roasted Jones on X for even going there.

‘Obligation and duty to struggle the perfect’

‘Brady beat Mahomes within the Tremendous Bowl’

Retirement or not?

‘A steroid cheat and overtly ducking’

‘Wasted your total prime’

A special Brady comparability

‘A real GOAT turns down no competitors’

Michael Jordan enters the dialog

One other correct Brady comparability

Straight to the purpose about Brady

‘In what world …’