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Tom Aspinall shuts down UFC title fights with Jon Jones, Stipe Miocic: ‘I’m too dangerous, man’


Tom Aspinall shuts down title fights with Jon Jones or Stipe Miocic I'm too dangerous

Tom Aspinall is the interim UFC heavyweight champ. He believes there’s a reason why he won’t be fighting either Jon Jones, or Stipe Micic. 

Following his phenomenal first round knockout over then No.1 ranked Sergei Pavlovich, Aspinall cemented himself the division’s top contender. The UFC decided instead to rebook Miocic vs. Jones following the injury of the latter, leaving Tom Aspinall stranded. 

Tom Aspinall claims he’s “too dangerous” for Jones – Miocic

Aspinall tried to get a fight between Jones and Miocic, but neither man was willing to take on Aspinall. Aspinall, who appeared on The MMA Hour said that he thinks it’s because he’s too dangerous, but he also expressed deep respect for Miocic and Jones.

“I’m too dangerous, man,” he said. “Simple. I’m too risky for these guys. Who knows, one day maybe when the shoe’s on the other foot, and I’m on the back end of my career, I get put in a situation like that, I’ll do the same thing. I’m not blaming anybody.

“I want to say how much respect I have for both guys. These guys are friggin’ heroes of mine. This is why I would like to have the chance to…

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