Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones recently announced that he is retiring from the UFC. He was supposed to fight the winner of Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou. However, the recent tirade on Twitter from Jones has squashed any possibilities of that fight happening anytime soon.Apr 6, 2021
DC was faster, able to exchange first, and change levels faster than most heavyweights, and certainly more so than Stipe was prepared for. But Jon Jones has consistently been faster, stronger, and shown better wrestling than DC in their previous fights.
Jones’ only loss was a disqualification after the GOAT contender used illegal elbow movements. The referee of the fight was Steve Mazzagatti. Although Hamill was already basically defeated, Mazzagatti didn’t stop the bout. Jones tried forcing him to do so by using his elbows.Apr 9, 2021
Jon Jones Jon Jones won both of his fights against Cormier, winning the first via unanimous decision and the second via KO in the third round. Both the fights were also filled with post-fight drug positives. Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine after UFC 182, while traces of oral turinabol were found in his body …
Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier are never going to be friends. That much we can be quite certain of. Six years after the first meeting between the two rivals, the bad blood still runs deep between Jones (26-1 MMA, 20-1 UFC) and Cormier (22-3 MMA, 11-3 UFC).Jan 3, 2021
Despite two defeats, Daniel Cormier still believes Jon Jones — not Stipe Miocic — is his defining rival. Cormier may have captured the UFC title at 205 pounds, but he never beat Jones to get there and came up empty twice against quite possibly the sport’s greatest fighter to enter the Octagon.Aug 12, 2020
Daniel Cormier Record: 22-3-0 (1 NC) W/L Fighter Method loss Daniel Cormier Stipe Miocic U-DEC loss Daniel Cormier Stipe Miocic KO/TKO Punches win Daniel Cormier Derrick Lewis SUB Rear Naked Choke win Daniel Cormier Stipe Miocic KO/TKO Punches
During the NSAC, Jones claimed that DC’s actions caused him to lose his endorsement deal with Nike — then later admitted that Nike did not drop him. So Jones tried to place blame on Cormier for Jones having lost a 6-figure endorsement.
Cormier has never considered Jones anything less than one of the greatest fighters in the history of the sport and he had no problem admitting that in the past much less now as his career is coming to a close. “I do respect him as a competitor. I never said I didn’t,” Cormier said.Aug 4, …
Mixed martial arts Wrestling Kickboxing Freestyle wrestling Daniel Cormier/Martial arts
Jones and Cormier have fought twice, with Jones taking the first fight at UFC 182 in a unanimous decision victory. The second fight happened at UFC 214 in 2017. This time the contest ended in a split decision.Aug 4, 2020