Jon Jones Reaches Out to Conor McGregor After Shocking UFC 196 Loss (VIDEO)
This past Saturday, Nate Diaz shocked the world by submitting Conor McGregor at UFC 196. However, former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones reached out to McGregor in the aftermath of his shocking loss.
In this classy Instagram video, Jones commends McGregor for how he handled his defeat. The video, posted on Sunday, sports the caption, “Gained even more respect for @thenotoriousmma last night.” Jones would go on to say, “He really handled it like a champion. You know, he took a gamble, fighting anyone, anywhere. (It was) a gamble he lost, but in a way he won because he really got to show some great character. So, shout out to you.” It’s a show of respect from one champ to another. You can watch the video below:
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