LOS ANGELES – Coach Brandon Gibson is confident Jon Jones will bring a special type of skillset to heavyweight. The former UFC 205-pound king is yet to make his heavyweight debut, but has put in some serious work in the gym to bulk up to a bigger frame. Gibson, the longtime striking coach of Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC), thinks not only will his star student give the heavyweight division fits on the feet, but also on the ground. “I think there’s a lot of areas that Jon could exploit at heavyweight,” Gibson told MMA Junkie. “He has such a wide arsenal of techniques

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