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Jon Jones Says There's a 'Strong Possibility' He Fights as a Heavyweight in 2020

Jon Jones Says There's a 'Strong Possibility' He Fights as a Heavyweight in 2020

After teasing it a number of times in the past, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is seriously considering jumping up to heavyweight in 2020.

During a press conference Friday (h/t ESPN's Marc Raimondi), Jones called it a "strong possibility" he fights at the 265-pound weight class next year:

Despite having that feeling, Jones told ESPN's Brett Okamoto in June that he had interest in the heavyweight division "but I’m also aware that there’s a lot of work to be done in the light heavyweight division."

Raimondi noted Jones considered fighting current UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic after his win over Santos.

Before Jones makes any concrete decisions about his weight class, he is scheduled to defend the light heavyweight title against Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 on Feb. 8.

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