Jon Jones has threshed out his differences with the UFC. That is if the recent update from the promotion’s top brass, Dana White, is it be taken seriously.

White gave a huge update on the status of Jon Jones when he appeared on The Jim Rome Show, revealing that “Bones” is good to go. Being out for about two years, it will be interesting how the 34-year-old fighter will fare against a yet-to-be-named opponent.

The last time Jones fought was in February 2020. He faces Dominick Reyes and won via unanimous decision at UFC 247 to retain the UFC Light Heavyweight title.

However, Jones vacated the championship in August of the same year due to a conflict over pay.

But with the recent update, all that appears to be settled. With Jones ready to go, White is facing a new problem – an opponent.

Two names have been mentioned in Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou.

Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou
Stipe Miocic and Francis Ngannou Getty Images | Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Miocic last fought on March 2021, losing to Ngannou via KO in the second round at UFC 260. He also lost the UFC Heavyweight title to the Cameroonian.

As far as Ngannou is concerned, his future is not certain as well. The 35-year-old appears to prefer a clash with boxer Tyson Fury but UFC management is against it. But at the same time, White and company are careful since they do not want Ngannou to leave the promotion.

As far as health, Ngannou is coming off knee surgery since defending his title against Ciryl Gane. He is months away from being able to grapple again.

An update on who Jones may face should be known in the coming weeks. But one thing that White is wary of is ring rust. Most of the fighters are coming off long layoffs. Hence, he is hoping that he is proven wrong once the colossal clash is finally set.

UFC fighter Jon Jones
UFC fighter Jon Jones Getty Images | Sean M. Haffey

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