On Saturday, former light heavyweight winner Jon Jones recovered the 205-pound name by defeating Alexander Gustafsson another moment. Jones could be the only fighter to conquer Daniel Cormier, however don’t hold your breath for the two to match for a 3rd time.
Jones predicted out Cormier after his win over Gustafsson at UFC 232. During the event’s Post Show,” Jones said that Cormier wasn’t the lightheavyweight winner.
“DC needs to admit to the individuals who he had been never the light hearted winner or face me at light heavyweight… the only way he could close me up will be to be at my ass,” Jones stated.
Jones and Cormier first fought at UFC 182 in January 2015. Jones conquered Cormier by unanimous decision but has been stripped of this name after a hit-and-run episode in April of that year. Jones came back into act in 2016 and seized the interim title setting up a rematch with Cormier. He studied favorable to clomiphene and letrozole before confronting Cormier in a rematch and has been stripped from this interim belt.
The two finally fought for another period in July 2017. Jones knocked-out Cormier at UFC 2 14 however, the effect was later overturned after he tested positive to turinabol. Cormier was hailed since the 205-pound winner and defended the title against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220. Cormier then relinquished the lightheavyweight title after moving around the heavy weight division and capturing the belt by knocking out Stipe Miocic at UFC 226 in July. He defended the heavyweight name on November 3 by filing Derrick Lewis.
Cormier is forecast to handle brocklesnar in his next outing sometime in 20-19. On Monday, Cormier set a rest to the conversation during a look on The MMA Hour, stating that he’d either face Lesnar or even Miocic next.
“As of now with the Lesnar item, that’s kind of still up in the air,” said Cormier. “If he doesn’t fight afterward I’ll fight Stipe Miocic. ”
“I talked to the boss the other day. He had been conversing with me personally about fighting brocklesnar and Jon Jones and everybody and I said, if Lesnar doesn’t go, I go Stipe must be original. I’t said it by the beginning. If it ain’t Brock I want to fight Stipe Miocic and provide him what’s rightfully his, a rematch because of his title. He’s going to get beat again but he’ll have a chance to fight for this belt ,” he explained.