Dana White Wants Jon Jones vs. Stipe Miocic Winner to Face Tom Aspinall

Retirement rumors are swirling around Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic. They’re gearing up for a heavyweight title showdown that’s got everyone talking. But UFC’s head honcho, Dana White, he’s not sold on the idea of them hanging up their gloves just yet.

You see, there was this plan for Jones and Miocic to duke it out at UFC 295 last November. But fate had other plans. Jones ripped his pec muscle and had to bow out. In a twist, Tom Aspinall stepped up and knocked out Sergei Pavlovich, snagging an interim title in a fight that was thrown together last minute.

Jones? He got a chance to fight at UFC 300 in April but said no dice. He was still healing from elbow surgery. With no clear return date for Jones, Aspinall’s been making noise. He wants the title or a fight with Jones or Miocic.

Now, the buzz is that Jones and Miocic might retire after their fight. But Dana White’s got a take. He says the winner’s gotta face Aspinall. It’s about proving you’re the greatest of all time.

“Yeah, this summer it should happen,” White spilled the beans to Maxx Crosby. He’s intrigued by the retirement talk. “Depends on who wins,” he muses. If you win, how do you not take on Aspinall?

It’s like an unwritten rule, a nod of respect. You win, you face Aspinall. It’s your shot to shut everyone up and seal your legacy. No one could argue with that.

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