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Daniel Cormier nixes Jon Jones title defense in New York: Why should I allow him to fight where he’s comfortable?

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“DC” doesn’t plan on giving “Bones” home-field advantage if and when the two eventually meet inside the Octagon. Daniel Cormier wants a rematch with embattled former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) superstar Jon Jones, but don’t expect him to do “Bones” any favors.
“DC” defended his light heavyweight title last night (Oct. 3, 2015) at the UFC 192 pay-per-view (PPV) in Houston, Texas via split decision against Alexander Gustafsson (highlights here) in what was a five-round, bloody battle. The winner of the headliner was expected to draw Jones, who awaits UFC’s decision to reinstate him after escaping jail time (video) with a sentence of 18 months of supervised probation for his role in a hit-and-run incident last April.
UFC has booked an event in “The Big Apple’s” Madison Square Garden next April and with Jones — who made a name for himself on the regional mixed martial arts (MMA) scene on the east coast — being born in Rochester, New York, a title clash between both men could do huge numbers.
“Why should I allow this guy to go and fight where he’s comfortable?” Cormier said at the post-fight press conference (via MMAFighting). “No, he has to go somewhere where he has to ….View original article