By Oli Gamp For Mailonline
Published: 23:57 BST, 9 October 2020 | Updated: 00:00 BST, 10 October 2020
UFC star Israel Adesanya has launched another attack on rival Jon Jones - calling him a 'piece of s***' who 'doesn't learn from his mistakes' after he brought up his father during their ongoing feud.
The pair have been in a back-and-forth spat since Adesanya's second-round TKO victory over Paulo Costa at UFC 253. The middleweight champion had credited his father with giving him some pre-fight advice, to which Jones responded on Twitter: 'I'm curious to hear what his father tells him when he asks about fighting me.'
Adesanya hit out at Jones for bringing up family and claimed his mother - who died in 2017 - would be 'disappointed at who he has become', leading to widespread criticism. But he has hit back and claimed it was 'open season' after Jones' initial comments.
Israel Adesanya has slammed Jon Jones in their ongoing feud, calling him a 'piece of s***'
He hit back at criticism after he mentioned Jones' later mother, claiming it was 'open season' after he initially brought up his father during their war of words
'People are faulting me like "you don't talk about a man's dead mother",' he told MMA Fighting. 'I'm like, "You don't talk about a man's father". I don't give a f*** if your mom is dead or alive. Don't bring my father or my family into