Simply when it regarded like cooler heads may prevail within the long-running Jones-Cormier rivalry, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion fired a salvo at his two-time opponent — this time over the latter’s commentary fashion throughout Jones’ win in opposition to Ciryl Gane final weekend.
Jones turned in a powerful efficiency in his first struggle in additional than three years, submitting the Frenchman inside the primary spherical of his heavyweight debut to turn out to be the newest fighter in UFC ranks to have received titles in two separate weight courses — emulating an analogous feat achieved by Cormier within the course of.
However regardless of Jones saying within the lead-in that he has no animosity in the direction of Cormier, he did take a shot at DC’s work on the mic on Saturday evening in Las Vegas.
My man couldn’t even fake to smile, it was fairly humorous. Asking what occurred, an expertise former champion and analyst immediately not with the ability to establish a guillotine. 😌 https://t.co/dgqcqdCO34
— BONY (@JonnyBones) March 9, 2023
“My man couldn’t even fake to smile, it was fairly humorous,” wrote Jones on Twitter in response to a fan, whereas additionally suggesting that Cormier couldn’t establish the approach he used to completed the struggle. “Asking what occurred, an expertise[d] former champion and analyst immediately not with the ability to establish a guillotine.”
The 2 rivals fought twice within the Octagon, with Jones profitable the primary in January 2015 by unanimous resolution and by knockout within the second — although this end result was later modified to a no-contest attributable to irregularities in a drug take a look at pattern submitted by Jones.