Jon Jones asked for UFC 232 walkout suggestions; Twitter threw shade

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He had to have known what was coming, right? Right?!

Jon Jones hit up his Twitter followers today and asked what his walkout song should be for UFC 232 this week. That either was a sensational piece of trolling, knowing the responses he was going to get, or … yeah.

Keep in mind, of course, that a drug test results from Jones earlier this month turned up trace amounts of metabolites for turinabol … which led to the state of Nevada not being willing, given the amount of time left on the clock, to give him a license … which led to the UFC packing up the entire fight card to move it from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas to The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. … which meant thousands of fans going to the Vegas show were out of luck, regardless of their travel plans, unless they could score new tickets and change their trip to Southern California … and on and on and on with the domino effect for how it effects fighters and fans and the UFC’s bottom line, not to mention Jones’ reputation.

Jones (22-1 MMA, 16-1 UFC) fights Alexander Gustafsson (18-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) in the main event and the winner will become the new light heavyweight champion. The fight is a rematch from 2013 when Jones was champion and defended his title in a 25-minute war in Toronto.

But Twitter users had plenty of fun with throwing some shade Jones’ way. Check out some of those responses:

UFC 232 takes place Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass.

For more on UFC 232, check out the UFC Rumors section of the site.

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