UFC 129 Buzz: Jon Jones Would Be Honored To Fight MMA Legend Fedor Emelianenko

Sal DeRoseCorrespondent IApril 29, 2011

How would a light heavyweight showdown between Jon Jones (13-1) and Fedor Emelianenko (31-3, 1 NC) play out?

UFC color commentator, Joe Rogan, asked Jones about his thoughts on facing a fighter like Fedor at today's UFC Q&A with the seven champions.

Jones quickly let out an "ewww" when asked about the fight. But all in all, Jones said he would be honored to face a fighter of Fedor's caliber and legendary status as one of the best of all time.

Jones also said he would love to have the possibility to face current Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Dan Henderson (27-8).

A Jones versus Fedor fight certainly drew the interest of the crowd who was cheering for Jones who is currently injured and had to withdraw from his upcoming fight with Rashad Evans for his light heavyweight belt.

The champion Q&A aired live on UFC.tv for free and featured all current champions from the UFC.

UPDATE: "That would be the fight that interests me the most," said Jones at the Q&A. "I admire Fedor a lot, and that would be a great gage to see where I'm at in my career."

Jones also mentioned fighting Henderson.

"But as far as fighting Dan Henderson, I would love that fight as well," Jones said. "Not trying to call them out, but I would be honored to fight either one of them."

Q&A video is here.