Anderson Silva recalls sparring session with Jon Jones: ‘He taught me a few things I didn't know’
By: Guilherme Cruz, MMA Fighting
"RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- The Anderson Silva vs. Jon Jones super fight will likely never happen inside the Octagon, but they shared a ring for the first time at UFC’s headquarters in Las Vegas in November.
"During a press conference in Rio de Janeiro earlier this month, 'The Spider' recalled his spar session with 'Bones'.
"'I have a good relationship with him, we’re friends for a long time, since he started his career, but we never had the chance to train together before,' Silva said. 'We were both in Las Vegas and it happened.
"'It was a normal training, he did a few things, and I did a few things. It was a tough training for both of us. We learned a lot. He taught me a few things I didn’t know, I gave him a few tips. I like him a lot, and it was cool.'"