UFC: Luiz Cane Disses Jon Jones

Sal DeRose@@TheSalDeRoseCorrespondent IApril 12, 2011

Just add Luiz Cane to the growing list of fighters who think they see the flaw in Jon Jones that no one else sees.

Since winning the light heavyweight title, Jones has been somewhat of a spectacle in the UFC.

Jones is seen as a symbol of the new version of MMA fighters, a new breed. Luiz Cane knocked out Eliot Marshall at UFC 128, the same night Jones won his title and Cane sees Jones as a beatable opponent.

"I guess it still is too early to say something about that. Jones' young, been evolving, but he still got much to prove. He’s a great athlete, there’re no doubts about that, but it’s too early. There’s no unbeatable guy, so since he’s human, he can be defeated," said Cane in an interview with Tatame.

As for how Cane would beat Jones, he sees the flaws in his game, particularly Jones' creative stand-up game.

"He’s a young guy, he’s been evolving in all aspects of the game, he has a pretty strong wrestling...I believe he has some flaws while standing up, but he’s working on it," Cane said. "Each fight is different and anything can happen."

Cane, unlike some, believes that Jones' opponent, Rashad Evans, can beat Jones when they meet for the light heavyweight title sometime in the beginning of the fall.

"I guess so, Rashad’s an excellent athlete, he has great wrestling skills and he indeed can," Cane said.

Cane wasn't surprised that Jones was able to strip Mauricio "Shogun" Rua of his light heavyweight title though.

"No. I knew he had enough weapons to win, but I was expecting Shogun would win."