Corey Anderson Dismisses Anthony Smith as Title Shot Contender, Challenges Jon Jones

After UFC 232, Anthony Smith was quick to call for a bout with Jon Jones, and now Corey Anderson has made sure the light-heavyweight champ’s thinking about throwing hands with him as well.

Following Jones’ stoppage win over Alexander Gustafsson at the recent event, Smith began his campaign for a fight with the champ on the post-fight broadcast. Since then, Smith has also let Jones know that he’s down to fight him whenever and wherever.

Well, Anderson also competed at UFC 232 and he earned a decision win over top contender, Ilir Latifi. The victory was Anderson’s third straight and it has moved him into the #6 ranking at 205.

More recently, Anderson dismissed Smith as a rightful challenger and outlined his case for a title shot via the tweet below.

Then, the two had this brief exchange:

So, could Anderson get a title shot? It would be kind of surprising if he did. While it is true that he has a more extensive resume at 205 than Smith, the latter is coming off a series of stoppages and is ranked higher.

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