Jon Jones not only failed to impress Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White and Chael Sonnen during his “garbage-like” performance against Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 last Saturday (April 23, 2016) in Las Vegas, Nevada — see it here — but he also failed to wow Daniel Cormier.
In fact, “DC” was quick to point out that if the “Bones” who showed up in “Sin City” is the new-and-improved version, then he will have nothing to worry about when they tango for the second time inside the Octagon.
During a recent stop at “The MMA Hour,” Cormier further talked about Jones’ performance and put ice on his theory that a late switch in foes was the cause for his lackluster performance by saying that “OSP” actually fought in a traditional stance instead of his usual southpaw.
As Cormier see it — and has all along — if Jones is wondering why he failed to put on a good fight, he has to look no further than his new training habits, which include a lot of weight lifting.
“Seeing this new guy in there on Saturday, who I truly believe is who he is now; he went home on Saturday questioning, ‘Why did I fight like that? Why did I look like that? I didn’t look like the guy I thought I was going to be’ We saw videos of him jumping high, he jumped so high once off a box that I thought he could dunk a basketball. I was like, ‘This dude is working, he’s getting better.’ Then I see him and I say, ‘Okay, this guy is not better.’ The game has changed a lot since Jon last fought and under these new rules, it is tough. That IV really does make a ….View full article
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