UFC LHW Champ Daniel Cormier + Former Champ Jon Jones Nearly Get Into Another Fight Backstage

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Prior to today’s UFC Summer Kickoff press conference in Dallas, Texas, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier and former champ Jon Jones nearly got into a fight backstage and it was all captured by Michael Chiesa. Cormier vs Jones is booked for UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California and Dana White intends to book Jimi Manuwa on the card in case something happens to Jones.

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1,115 Comments on "UFC LHW Champ Daniel Cormier + Former Champ Jon Jones Nearly Get Into Another Fight Backstage"

  1. DC is a good fighter. But this guy Jon Jones to me is a great fighter. DC behavior and action is due to Jealousy, fear and frustration. The thought of facing a tactician and fierce competitor like Jon Jones again, must be terrifying. He must act this way, to build up the courage and inner anger in order to get pass his fears. Jones will go down as one of the UFC very best, if he don't self destruct and get his personal affairs together. If DC lost again to Jones, he might go into a long self-destruct mental break down. But only time will tell. I wish both fighter good-luck. I am amaze what people put their body thru for fame and money. Or maybe it is just to feed and take care of their family. Well, with that said. I hope both fighter to have a safe injure free and a good fight and may the best man win.

  2. jus an FYI for those who dont kno…Jones never insulted DC kid. He jus said "have fun explaining to your kid why you never beat me" pretty much.

    He is in his head in a bad way.

    their last fight was not close. At all. DC is an elite fighter, dont get me wrong. And Jones behavior and dumb choices as a human are questionable

    But his talent and skill are amazing to watch. And I am just glad I am here to witness it as a fan
    🙂

  3. why is everyone pro d.c.? He's a great fighter but he's always been fake. He shows himself off as humble but is super cocky all the time and wants to be seen as the tough guys but comes off whiny. I like Jones hes been one of the best always and he has his demons but dont we all? He at least puts it out there

  4. Daniel is a smart man. He knows that there are cameras everywhere. Jon could have made an innocuous quip that indirectly references Dan's family. Daniel, knowing the reputation Jon already has, could easily take advantage of this by over reacting and specifically verbalizing "don't talk about my family" over and over in front of the cameras, acting outraged and needing to be restrained. The audience watches this and then gets angry at Jon because of Daniels reaction, not because of anything Jon actually said. Daniel seems to be hungry for a soundbite here, and it helps that this clip is on the "UFC ON FOX" channel. (Dan's employer) I could be wrong here, but I know how easy it is to manipulate a situation like this when the sound recording devices are inconsistent and far away, with both people not being able to be heard. People often repeat things when they want to drown out the other persons rebuttal. It is easier when you spend nearly every day in a broadcasting room in front of cameras. Who knows what actually happened here and I will suspend judgement until I know for sure. When you attack someone under the argument that the person seems like the type to do it, then you are just adding to a warped form of a positive feedback loop.

  5. Daniel is a smart man. He knows that there are cameras everywhere. Jon could have made an innocuous quip that indirectly references Dan's family. Daniel, knowing the reputation Jon already has, could easily take advantage of this by over reacting and specifically verbalizing "don't talk about my family" over and over in front of the cameras, acting outraged and needing to be restrained. The audience watches this and then gets angry at Jon because of Daniels reaction, not because of anything Jon actually said. Daniel seems to be hungry for a soundbite here, and it helps that this clip is on the "UFC ON FOX" channel. (Dan's employer) I could be wrong here, but I know how easy it is to manipulate a situation like this when the sound recording devices are inconsistent and far away, with both people not being able to be heard. People often repeat things when they want to drown out the other persons rebuttal. It is easier when you spend nearly every day in a broadcasting room in front of cameras. Who knows what actually happened here and I will suspend judgement until I know for sure. When you attack someone under the argument that the person seems like the type to do it, then you are just adding to a warped form of a positive feedback loop.

  6. I cant believe people think old man cormier has a shot hes only getting worse and jon is getting better.. the man was held back by a 70 year old so obviously he doesnt actually want to fight jon hahaha

  7. I cant believe people think old man cormier has a shot hes only getting worse and jon is getting better.. the man was held back by a 70 year old so obviously he doesnt actually want to fight jon hahaha

  8. Daniel is one emotional guy who can't handle his anger that well then hey? Lol jon always looks calm. He has my respect, he cleaned out the division without a doubt..you can't take that away from him. I'm expecting fireworks for this fight

  9. Daniel is one emotional guy who can't handle his anger that well then hey? Lol jon always looks calm. He has my respect, he cleaned out the division without a doubt..you can't take that away from him. I'm expecting fireworks for this fight

  10. I don't believe for one second that Jon Jones said anything or mention DC's kids. I think DC is just trying to Hype up the fight and he's using anything possible to do so and try to get into John Jones.. With that said, DC will lose to Jon Jones again.

  11. I don't believe for one second that Jon Jones said anything or mention DC's kids. I think DC is just trying to Hype up the fight and he's using anything possible to do so and try to get into John Jones.. With that said, DC will lose to Jon Jones again.

  12. That not cool of Jones mentioning DC's kids it's unprofessional, Conor McGregor sometimes insults he's opponent's family leading up to a fight but he mentions it to a funny and almost like a joke way but he knows where he stand , DC already lost a daughter so its not of cool Jones mentioning his kid like that

  13. That not cool of Jones mentioning DC's kids it's unprofessional, Conor McGregor sometimes insults he's opponent's family leading up to a fight but he mentions it to a funny and almost like a joke way but he knows where he stand , DC already lost a daughter so its not of cool Jones mentioning his kid like that

  14. My first assumption after DC started to say dont mention my kids was that Jones was talking about his child that passed away. Pretty sure Jones would of got banned for life if he went that far.

  15. My first assumption after DC started to say dont mention my kids was that Jones was talking about his child that passed away. Pretty sure Jones would of got banned for life if he went that far.

  16. Will black D.C. be fined a really ridiculous amount of money for throwing a water bottle like white Conor McGregor……..absolutely not! Fine him & it will be considered racist, the UFC or athletic commission doesn't want to touch that!

  17. Will black D.C. be fined a really ridiculous amount of money for throwing a water bottle like white Conor McGregor……..absolutely not! Fine him & it will be considered racist, the UFC or athletic commission doesn't want to touch that!

  18. I dont think daniel should be ever underestimated. The dude is no joke. Jon is the "goat", but Dan might be hungrier and is right there in the mix. It sucks rumble threw his fight though. Yes rumble gave up that fight. He knew if he flopped and retired that it would only vbe a sub and not a brutal beating. Eitherway, Daniel is a real beast too

  19. I dont think daniel should be ever underestimated. The dude is no joke. Jon is the "goat", but Dan might be hungrier and is right there in the mix. It sucks rumble threw his fight though. Yes rumble gave up that fight. He knew if he flopped and retired that it would only vbe a sub and not a brutal beating. Eitherway, Daniel is a real beast too

  20. Potentially, DC is now emotionally unfit. I see him injuring himself in training going too hard. I don't see this fight coming to fruition. Hopefully both play this right and stay focused. But there's always hope.

  21. Potentially, DC is now emotionally unfit. I see him injuring himself in training going too hard. I don't see this fight coming to fruition. Hopefully both play this right and stay focused. But there's always hope.