With Friday’s UFC reinstatement of Jon Jones, the collective attention of the MMA world immediately shifted to when Jones will get the opportunity to fight Daniel Cormier for a chance to regain the light heavyweight championship.
Although Jones was suspended and stripped of the belt after being charged with a felony hit-and-run in Albuquerque, N.M., in April, UFC president Dana White has said that he would get an immediate title shot upon his return. That is also what the current champ expects, saying as much in a statement he issued via Facebook following Jones’ reinstatement.
“Congrats to Jon “Bones” Jones on his reinstatement to the UFC. For MMA fans this is a good day. A guy that has shown to be one of the greatest fighters of all time is back. As a competitor there could be no other outcome and this is the best news I’ve heard in a long time,” said Cormier.
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