Morning Report: Jon Jones is supported by Daniel Cormier in Chael Sonnen feud.


Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones don’t have a friendly history with each other, but that won’t stop the former two-division UFC champion from understanding the position of his most hated rival.

It is impossible to tell the story of Jones’ legacy without mentioning his many encounters with the law. Therefore by default, several stories and opinions have surrounded these instances over the years involving the former two-time UFC light heavyweight kingpin.

Jones’ most recent incident came the morning following his induction into the UFC Hall of Fame in Sept. 2021 when he got into an alleged domestic violence situation involving his then-fiance. Chael Sonnen, Jones’ ex-challenger in the UFC Hall of Fame was among those who reacted to the news.

Sonnen is now involved in his own case, which claims he attacked several people in a Las Vegas hotel hall. Thus opening “The American Gangster” up to some shots back from Jones who has often been the target of critique.

“Fellas, are we adults, or are we children?” Cormier said on his YouTube channel. What happened to the idea of turning the other cheek?” Is it time to take the high road again? They have not taken the high road together in any instance. Here’s the problem: in certain circumstances, it is better to look around.

“In all the times that I had my issues in the rivalry with Jones, we tried not to be personal. At times it got a bit personal and he said he’d go to my house and smack my wife on the ass, and I said nobody wants to smack his wife’s flat ass. We got a bit personal, right? That was it. However, when it came to him and all his problems with the law, and other things, I tried to be kind and say “Hey man.” Get better, do right.’ You don’t wish that type of bad on nobody.”

Cormier and Jones fought on two occasions with the first going in favor of Jones and the second ruled a no contest after Jones failed a drug test for performance-enhancing drugs. The original plan was to have their rematch sooner, but another P.E.D prevented it from happening. related instance for Jones, as well as a Cormier injury, the two battled at UFC 214 in July 2017.

Sonnen made a name for himself as a dominating wrestler who had a better wit than any other MMA fighter. It was what got him the shot against Jones at light heavyweight, after his stint as a middleweight.

“Chael is my boy. He will say what he wants to, and you are open for that rebuttal, if you happen to find yourself in such a position,” Cormier stated. “Unfortunately, Chael finds himself in a situation that I have no knowledge of to speak on.

“Now, the man that sat up there for years, Chael, has allowed himself to be judged by a man that has truly been just the butt of everyone’s jokes for so long. Then I thought, “Guys are we adults?” But in this instance, do I think that Jones would act like one? Absolutely not. Is he wrong for not acting like one? Absolutely not.”

“I’m not surprised that Jones is taking shots at Chael right now because every time that Jones found himself in those issues, and that was a multitude of times, Chael was there to judge,” he added.


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