Jon Jones fires back at Dana White: “Don’t be a f***ing liar … release those text messages” - TheMacLife

Jon Jones fires back at Dana White: “Don’t be a f***ing liar … release those text messages”

Things are getting heated between UFC president Dana White and Jon Jones over who is telling the truth regarding recent negotiations.

By Oscar Willis - 29 May 2020

Jon Jones is calling Dana White’s bluff.

Earlier today, the UFC president said Jones had asked for the same pay as heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder to move up and meet Francis Ngannou in the Octagon. While there was no exact figure placed on the request, White estimated it was around $30 million.

“It’s fun working out in the gym in the morning seeing tweets from Jon Jones saying I’m lying,” White said. “We have text messages from Jon Jones. It’s not like I can’t prove what I’m saying is true. We have text messages from him.. but I’m not going to do that. I’m not going to put his text messages out in the press. I could do that — If Jon Jones wants to sit down and take a lie detector test about who’s lying and who’s not we can do that too.”

Now, Jones has responded to White’s accusations and is telling his boss to go ahead and do his worst.

“If you’re going to stick to these lies, I’m going to stick to defending myself. Please have your lawyer Hunter Campbell release those text messages,” Jones wrote on social media. “Don’t be a fucking liar, my reputation has already taking enough hits. I don’t need this bullshit Dana. I never asked for Diante(sic) Wilder‘s numbers. And how about since Diante(sic) is making 30 million, we settle for half of that. Since you said I’m the goat and everything.

“I don’t even make half of half of what Diante(sic) Wilder makes. If my reputation causes you to undervalue me this much. Just go ahead and release me from my UFC contract altogether. I’m sure some promoter somewhere will be more than happy to pick me up.

“And if I wanted to compare money to someone else, I would compare money to my brothers. I see firsthand the way the NFL treats their champion athletes, there’s a huge difference. I’ve kept my mouth shut my entire career. Do I make 5+ per fight yes. Should I stick to that number for my super fights? No. If you don’t agree with me you just don’t know business. I certainly didn’t ask for 30, never even threw out a number.”

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