UFC celebrity Jon Jones despatched a brutal message to one in every of his greatest rivals on Monday. Jones, 33, posted a video montage of Daniel Cormier getting emotional in his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan after his loss to Jones at UFC 214 in 2017. Additionally within the clip are Cormier’s feedback from this week’s “DC and Helwani” present during which Cormier says Jones doesn’t hit exhausting sufficient to knock folks out within the heavyweight division.
You possibly can watch the video Jones posted beneath. Jones tagged Cormier and mentioned, “hope you want this fast little edit I threw collectively for you…”.
hope you want this fast little edit I threw collectively for you @dc_mma pic.twitter.com/oBAiNLLGo5
— BONY (@JonnyBones) March 2, 2021
So Cormier’s feedback appear to have actually drawn the ire of Jones.
“Jon Jones is not going to knock out anyone [at heavyweight]. He doesn’t hit exhausting sufficient. If he couldn’t knock these dudes out at 205 [pounds], he’s not knocking these heavyweights out,” Cormier mentioned per ESPN.
DC doubts Jones’ knockout energy at heavyweight.
(by way of @dc_mma) pic.twitter.com/4PGxK0SorT
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) March 1, 2021
Jones hasn’t competed since beating Dominick Reyes at UFC 247 in February 2020, and the pound-for-pound king of MMA is predicted to make his heavyweight debut later this yr for the UFC.
In the meantime, Cormier retired from the UFC after shedding the rubbermatch to UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic at UFC 252 in August 2020.
As for the Jones vs. Cormier rivalry, Jones received each of these fights however just one stayed on his report.
Jones beat Cormier by unanimous determination at UFC 182 and received the rematch by knockout. Nonetheless, the knockout at UFC 214 was later overturned after Jones’ drug take a look at got here again constructive for a banned substance, Turinabol, and the struggle was dominated a no contest.
READ NEXT: PFL’s Ray Sefo Is aware of What It Takes [WATCH]
YouTube: Actual Speak with Kelsey and Rachel