Preceding Conor McGregor assuming control over the blended combative techniques (MMA) world, Jon Jones was the most youthful, brightest star in the diversion, and one of its greatest film industry draws, as well.
However, after a few all through the confine episodes sidelined "Bones," McGregor steered of the game of MMA and commanded it without hardly lifting a finger, enabling him to make ready for a multi-million dollar fight against Floyd Mayweather, which is set to go down on Aug. 26, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
For Jones, he wasn't desirous of sitting and watch "Infamous" do his thing while at the same time giggling his way to the bank. Despite what might be expected, "Bones" drew motivation from the red hot Irishman.
"A person like Conor McGregor, he has been a colossal motivation to me," Jones said amid the post-battle presser. "He has indicated me, who has been at the more elite class of this game for a long time now, he has demonstrated to me that these gigantic paydays are conceivable. I never thought in my opportunity as champion, contender, that we would have the capacity to see warriors making $70 million, $100 million or whatever he's making for this Mayweather battle," said Jones, who crushed Daniel Cormier by means of knockout finally night's (Sat., July 29, 2017) UFC 214 occasion.
Since McGregor laid the blue print on the best way to get the most buck(s) for your blast, Jones would like to take advantage of his own multi-million dollar paydays, beginning with a potential battle against Brock Lesnar.
"It's a motivation that you can do it. It resembles, the main person to go to the moon, now everybody needs to go to the moon. Or, then again run the five moment mile, now they see it's conceivable. I consider it to be conceivable, and that is the thing that McGregor-Mayweather has accomplished for me," he said.
"So no doubt, confronting a person like Lesnar, getting the world amped up for a MMA battle and at last making some of those "M's." That's what were here for, correct? I discover motivation in these folks, Demetrious has been a motivation, and my sister Holly Holm has been a motivation," finished up Jones.