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Jon Jones: Daniel Cormier a ‘mental midget’ and ‘coward’ who’s thankful he isn’t fighting at UFC 197

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And this didn’t help “DC’s” case at all.

Jon Jones was already eager to prove that he is truly the best light heavyweight on the planet following a year-long layoff heading into his title fight against Daniel Cormier at UFC 197 in April 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

But following his recent 48-hour jail stint in Albuquerque, New Mexico, “Bones” says he has a new appreciation for freedom, his family, and the opportunity to fight for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

That said, he feels he is now more humble than ever and grateful to be able to do what he does best, which is knock heads in an eight-walled cage. So come fight night, fans and his opponents can expect a much more focused and appreciative “Bones.”

He broke it down on The MMA Hour:

“It was an opportunity to be re-humbled. It honestly made me think about some of the things I earned. My home, my bed mattress, my beautiful fiance, my kids. It made me really think of how blessed I am. It made me more grateful than ever to have freedom, be famous, all this stuff; things I take for granted. I was sitting there in a jail cell eating Ramen noodles, worst food ever, 23-hour lock down. It was like man, what a different way to live. To go from having so much, I remember a guy gave me pen and paper and I felt so grateful for such a simple thing. It was for a reason. I think God has a plan for me and maybe I needed more humbling. It made me more humble than ever. I have the opportunity to compete in the UFC in front of the whole world and how much of a special thing that really is and ….View full article

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