Daniel Cormier who will be challenging Jon Jones for the UFC Light Heavyweight title at UFC 178 and with the recent media put out by Jones, who suffered a cut over his eye in training recently, Cormier has came out and said he will go after Jones cut.
Cormier posted the following on his Instagram account:
Daniel Cormier (15-0) has six knockouts, four submissions and five decision victories in his MMA career. In his last five fights he has beaten the top names that MMA has to offer. He beat Josh Barnett via unanimous decision at Strikeforce – Barnett vs. Cormier on May / 19 / 2012 and Dion Staring via TKO at Strikeforce – Marquardt vs. Saffiedine on Jan / 12 / 2013. He made his UFC return against Frank Mir and won the fight via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 7 – Henderson vs. Melendez on Apr / 20 / 2013. He then beat Roy Nelson via unanimous decision at UFC 166 – Velasquez vs. dos Santos 3 on Oct / 19 / 2013 and then in his next fight he knocked out Patrick Cummins at UFC 170 – Rousey vs. McMann on Feb / 22 / 2014. He is coming off a win over Dan Henderson at UFC 173 via submission.
Jon Jones shot back with the following video:
“His hands are too fast. His jiu-jitsu’s too good. His wrestling’s too good. He’s too fast. Too experienced. Can’t beat his karate. Can’t beat his timing. I’ve literally heard everything. Everything,” Jones said in the video.
Jon Jones (20-1) has an 11 fight winning streak. He defeated Maurício Rua via TKO to win the title in 2011 and went on to defend his title six times with wins over fighters named: Quinton Jackson, Lyoto Machida, Rashad Evans, Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen and finally back in September against Alexander Gustafsson. He is coming off a win over Glover Teixeira at UFC 172.
The main event will be between Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier. UFC 178 will happen on September 27 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.