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Jon Jones joins Jake Paul in blasting ‘BORING’ UFC 270 main event just days after Dana White makes U-turn on YouTuber

JON JONES joined Jake Paul in blasting Francis Ngannou’s ‘BORING’ win over Ciryl Gane at UFC 270.

Ngannou retained his heavyweight title over five rounds against interim champion Gane.

Francis Ngannou during his win over Ciryl Gane

The winner was touted as a potential opponent to welcome back UFC legend Jones, planning to return this year.

But the man himself was less than impressed and hinted at continuing to sit on the sidelines.

Jones, 34, tweeted: “Lol S*** I may just enjoy retirement.”

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And YouTube star-turned prizefighter Paul, 25, posted: “Boring fight.”

The 5-0 boxer has built up a bitter feud with UFC president Dana White recently, accusing him of underpaying his stable.

Ngannou, 35, only walked away with a £440,000 payday but will earn more due to his pay-per-view bonuses.


But figures released after UFC 272 revealed only £1.3million was spent on the whole card.

In contrast, WBC heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury, 33, reportedly earned a massive £22m for his trilogy fight against Deontay Wilder, 36.

Paul blasted: “I can’t stress enough how bad this is..

“My next step for helping with this situation will be announced tomorrow. PAY FIGHTERS MORE.”

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Paul has knocked out and beaten two of White’s former fighters, Ben Askren, 37, and Tyron Woodley, 39.

Ex-UFC champion Woodley initially lost on points in August but was KO’d in their December rematch.

Paul’s over two wins came against online rival ‘AnEsonGib’ and ex-NBA point guard Nate Robinson, 37.

As a result, White has mocked the social media sensation for failing to fight an opponent who has boxed professionally before.

But the UFC boss recently talked down a feud with Paul, telling Manouk Akopyan: “He really hasn’t been a thorn in my side.

“I don’t hate the guy like people think I hate him. You know, he’s out there doing his thing.

“He’s a young guy who’s got a fanbase and is trying to make some money. I don’t ever fault anybody for that.”

Francis Ngannou and UFC president Dana White
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