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Jon Jones: My Foot is Cracking and Crackling

UFC champ Jon Jones on layoff: My foot is ‘cracking and crackling and stuff’
By Mike Bohn, MMA Junkie
"Jones (19-1 MMA, 13-1 UFC) was briefly slated to make his seventh 205-pound title defense against Glover Teixeira (22-2 MMA, 5-0 UFC) in February, and despite separate announcements saying he would headline UFC 169 and then UFC 170, “Bones” said he’s simply not healthy enough for either card.

“The reason why I didn’t take the fight [in February] is because I don’t feel my body is ready for a training camp,” Jones told MMAjunkie. “I wanted to be there for the fans, I wanted to be there for the UFC, but in order for me to do that, I need to listen to my body and come prepared to compete, and that’s being healthy.”

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