Jon Jones Wants UFC Mega-Fight Versus Brock Lesnar

Mega fight alert.

The UFC has welcomed back ex-light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones who returns to the famed Octagon at UFC 232 on December 29th.

He faces former foe Alexander Gustafsson in a tasty, tasty rematch following their epic championship bout in 2013.

Despite the towering-Swede on his cross-hairs, Jones is eyeing up a mega fight in 2019.

He's hoping to tangle with Brock Lesnar who himself is returning to the UFC after a stint in the WWE.

At Friday's UFC 232 pre-fight press conference, Jones expressed his desire to fight the wrestling juggernaut.

"I would like to fight Brock Lesnar still," Jones said. "Yeah, I'm definitely looking forward to the opportunity to compete against Brock Lesnar."

Earlier in the year, company president Dana White claimed both Jones and Lesnar were 'very interested' in fighting each other.

Meanwhile, before a potential bout versus Jones, the former UFC heavyweight champion is expected to face the winner of Daniel Cormier vs. Derrick Lewis.

Cormier vs. Lewis headlines UFC 230 from Madison Square Garden with UFC gold on line.

Lesnar is set to fight the winner in a blockbuster match in 2019. He's been out of cage since UFC 200 where he outpointed Mark Hunt, though the bout was ultimately overturned after he tested positive for a banned substance.

But Lesnar did enter the Octagon following Cormier's victory against Stipe Miocic at UFC 226.

Cormier vs. Lesnar? And.. Jones vs. Lesnar? UFC in 2019 could be big. Very big in more ways than one.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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