Anthony Smith: ‘I know I can beat Jon Jones’ in a rematch

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    Anthony Smith was beaten soundly by reigning UFC light heavyweight champion and pound-for-pound No. 1 Jon Jones at UFC 235, but ‘Bones’ has hardly looked impressive in follow-up fights against Thiago Santos and Dominick Reyes.

    Smith, on the other hand, rebounded from the Jones loss with a submission win over former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson at UFC Fight Night 153 and ‘Lionheart’ couldn’t be any more confident about his chances against Jones in a rematch.

    Speaking of his upcoming light heavyweight bout with Glover Teixeira at UFC Lincoln, which is likely to be postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19, Smith believes a win ought…


    Anthony Smith: ‘I know I can beat Jon Jones’ in a rematch
     
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    I think he could beat Jones as well, but got lulled into watching Jon in the first fight and let himself get pick apart. Gotta go after him if he gets another shot.
     
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    I'm glad he is angling for a rematch but after the beating he took there wouldnt be much interest. UFC needs to throw a truckload of cash at JJ and DC to fight at HW.
     
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    That’s what everyone says...

    The ones who had 2nd opportunities failed miserably
     
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    true
    and it is also true that both rematches included picograms and positive tests

    an enigma inside of an enigma
     
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    What in the fuck is he rambling about?

    In the 4th round Herb Dean was all like "Hey, Smith. You want this belt?" and the fucking guy said no. Dude was more concerned about placating his ego than he was anything else, he doesn't deserve another shot at Jones.
     
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    Please everybody get back to Corona thread.
    Thank you for your cooperation.
     
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    it would have been a win but not a belt
    at least that is what I heard
    of course I could be wrong about that so take my words with grain o salt
     
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    What, are they running WWE rules? If they are, that'd be fucking hilarious.
     
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    You've given me a thought @Inside Job@Inside Job

    If the champion can't lose the belt on DQ, maybe JBJ keeps cheating because there's no chance of losing his belt, like the Honky Tonk Man.
     
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    good point
    @MMAHAWK@MMAHAWK can you confirm
     
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    I wonder how many ridiculous talents MMA has lost just because they're too smart to have the typical, delusional mindset fighters like Smith have.
     
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    The belt can change on a DQ
    If the fouls ruled intentional then a DQ is ruled
    If foul is ruled accidental that far into a fight it goes to the cards.
     
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    Reyes should be fighting Jones.
     
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    winner gets rematch
     
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    Then who is fighting Jones?
     
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    I say we put Reyes vs santos- winner gets Jones rematch


    Anthony Smith can fight someone else
     
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