Vitor Belfort Clarifies Training Plans With Jon Jones
By FCF Staff
After Jon Jones relayed in Brazil recently that he and Vitor Belfort have plans to train together, the latter has clarified the possible arrangement on Twitter. The news comes when it was announced on Wednesday, that the UFC hopes to have Belfort fight Chael Sonnen at UFC 175.
Jones recently informed the Brazilian publication Combate that Belfort had expressed an interest in training with the light-heavyweight champ. In a follow up tweet from Belfort, the middleweight contender clarified his intention:
I want to clear the air that on the rumor of me training with Jon Jones. The office that represent me wanted to use Jon for a commericial in brazil so I called Malki. He was with Jon at the time and Jon got on the phone to talk with me. We had a friendly talk and he said let’s train one day and I said sure one day let’s train. It wasn’t a serious talk about training. I am a Blackzilian and I am not training with Jon. He is a great guy and I admire him but the media taking to far.
Jones and Belfort fought in September, 2012, and “Bones” defended his title with a fourth round, submission win.