Jon Jones had a pretty vicious go at Daniel Cormier earlier today, something that saw DC come out swinging with an even more barbed response.
Jones didn’t hold back as he reminded the reigning double-champ about his UFC 214 TKO victory over him – cutting at the former-Olympian for what he perceived to be him running from the truth.
Of course, Jones is a figure that has been shrouded in a constant state of controversy for the last few years and despite it never truly being clear whether he is being fully genuine, when it comes to his feud with Daniel Cormier, I think it’s fair to say that the grudge is genuine.
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@dc_mma You mad, Bro? USADA keeps calling but you’re not going to pick up the phone because the second you hear them say I’m innocent is the instant the illusion you’ve created shatters. Then it’s all real AGAIN and that’s not a step you’re willing to take. Instead you wrap yourself in your fake belt and keep telling yourself the shin that slammed into your face and the performance that buried you once again was enhanced. The fact you can’t beat me kills you and it stops you from picking up that phone. If you answer it then the nightmare becomes reality. Then again, maybe you do pick up, accept the truth that you were defeated by a superior fighter and that gives you peace. Or it goes another way and you get motivated to try a third time and that will save me the hassle of having to dig you up before I bury you. So now that the illusion you’ve built is crumbling and the “violation was not intended nor could it have enhanced the athlete’s performance” you still have to tell yourself something yeah? And while there was “absolutely no intention to use prohibited substances,” it was my intention to kick your ass once again. Mission accomplished. Pick up the phone #letstalkaboutit
DC wasn’t about to take this one on the chin, however, firing back at the troubled former-champion with a lengthy assault of his own – citing Bones’ troubled history as the only thing worth focussing on, as far as his career is concerned.
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So here we go again Jonny boy. First off, if you did nothing wrong and were “innocent“ then you’d have never been suspended. You’ve had to stand before these people and arbitrators so many times it’s insane. So you slipped again, how many times can one man slip? I’ve been tested 70 times and I haven’t slipped once. How do you explain that? And on top of all the cheating you’ve done around UFC 182, UFC 200 and UFC 214 that’s not even the straw that broke the camel’s back. You are actually a SNITCH! You think you’re the only one that’s been offered this deal? No, you’re just the only scumbag low enough to take it! Which one of your teammates did you tell on to get this joke of a punishment from USADA! I thought there was nothing lower than a cheater but it’s not surprising that you show me a whole new level. You’re a cheater and a SNITCH! Get off my page and go do some coke, or steroids or whatever you losers do in your spare time. #doublechamp
A third fight between these two would certainly have all of the ingredients necessary to be a classic and while DC has seemingly put a date on his retirement, do not expect him to pass up on an opportunity to face this man one more time.
Cillian Cunningham, Pundit Arena