Jon Jones wasn't going to let the opportunity to weigh in on Israel Adesanya's loss to Alex Pereira slide without making a comment. Not after all their contentious exchanges over the years.
So, after Pereira rocked Adesanya with a fifth-round TKO to become the new middleweight world champion at UFC 281 on Saturday night in New York City, "Bones" had plenty to say.
Jones led the charge talking about about Pereira's explosive power. Here's his reaction and the best of the rest about Pereira's electric power display.
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It’s already yours Champ, Congratulations! Incredibly happy for you and your team. 🙏🏾 🇧🇷 https://t.co/GGk1kOCsvx— BONY (@JonnyBones) November 13, 2022
Now why would I go and do something like that? https://t.co/3bKsKaOAFu— BONY (@JonnyBones) November 13, 2022
I appreciate the kind words Champ pic.twitter.com/aUxY2x0YwC— BONY (@JonnyBones) November 13, 2022
Brazil has one more champ tonight! Congrats to pereira. 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼— Amanda Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) November 13, 2022
This sport man #UFC281— Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) November 13, 2022
This sport. #UFC281— Jon Anik (@Jon_Anik) November 13, 2022
Unbelievable #UFC281— Vince Morales (@vandetta135) November 13, 2022
Wowwwww!!!!!— Melissa Gatto (@melissagattoufc) November 13, 2022
As we said u can’t let Pereira be set to punch. This time Foreman won. #UFC281— Teddy Atlas (@TeddyAtlasReal) November 13, 2022
live by the sword die by the sword, did your nations proud Izzy 🇳🇿🇳🇬 win or lose still my’guy ❤️ @stylebender #UFC281 pic.twitter.com/pOJ7QqIcKO— ræ (@keepraelowkey) November 13, 2022