Daily Debate results: Who should Jon Jones defend his UFC title against next?

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is looking to return to the octagon in December. But against who?

After defending his title in a split decision against Thiago Santos (21-7 MMA, 13-6 UFC) in the UFC 239 headliner this past weekend, Jones (25-1 MMA, 19-1 UFC) said he wants to fight one more time this year.

There was once again talk about whether Jones would finally move up to the heavyweight division after the latest win. He said he would “absolutely” be wiling to challenge the Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic winner for the belt, but only for the right price.

If the jump in weight class fails to materialize, “Bones” is left looking at a 205-pound division absent of a clear-cut challenger. So who stands out as the most intriguing matchup?

That was the question in the latest MMA Junkie Radio Daily Debate, where the options included Corey Anderson, Jan Blachowicz, a rematch with Santos (who has since been ruled out until mid-2020) or Johnny Walker.

The poll results (via Twitter):

To hear MMA Junkie Radio hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” weigh in on the topic, watch the video above.

For more on UFC 239, check out the UFC schedule.

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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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