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Daniel Cormier: I was ‘under the influence’ during Twitter tirade against Jon Jones

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Media training is no match for hospital-grade anesthesia.

Early last week, reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier blew a gasket on Twitter, lashing out at longtime nemesis Jon Jones after “Bones” called him a coward.

While they have a long history of trash talk, this most recent outburst was uncharacteristic of “DC.”

“Jones you can’t hurt me, you lunch like a bitch,” Cormier wrote on Twitter. “Ur not winning decision next time. Just don’t get ur dumb ass arrested again. Loser junkie. Jon ur dumb! Like really dumb. Get off ur high horse and stop riding the white horse. Junkie, I’m gonna rip ur head off!”

Jones has a history of auto wrecks and positive drug tests.

While Cormier admits his disdain for Jones, he blames last week’s meltdown on anesthesia, which left him “loopy” after getting some work done to address the injury that booted him from their UFC 197 showdown later this month in Las Vegas, Nevada.

From FOX Sports:

“I generally don’t say stuff like that. The reality is for his issues, I’m not a guy that’s going to make fun of him as much as I could. Those are pretty much layups. If I wanted to insult him, those things are easy to insult him about. A little bit of honesty juice, a little bit of truth serum inside of me. I was actually just getting out of the procedure so I was still under the influence of the stuff. That played a part in that, too. I had the honesty juice in. So all of my media training went out the window because I was still a little loopy on the stuff that they gave me to put me under. It’s the little frustrations, Jon ….View full article

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