Things haven’t cooled down between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones a week removed from reigniting their feud ahead of April 23 at UFC 197.
The pair have enjoyed taunting each other online with memes but the UFC light heavyweight champ took it up a notch in an appearance on Fox Sports Live.
Jones immortalized Cormier in the glorious visage of Carl Winslow, but “DC” went a little dark by attacking Jones’ past substance abuse.
“Do you want your kids to try to be Carl Winslow? Or do you want your kids to be Tyrone Biggums making crack sandwiches?” Cormier asked. “He said, ‘Another drug joke?’ Well, yea Jon. Another drug joke. There’s plenty of them.”
Asked if he truly “hated” Jones, Cormier took some not-so-subtle jabs at the former champ’s rocky past.
“I don’t hate him. I don’t wish bad on him. I don’t wish that he crashes into people. I don’t wish that he does all the stupid things that he does. I wish that his family didn’t have to go through all the things surrounding him, but for him, aside from all that other stuff? I can’t stand the guy.”
Cormier and Jones will both attend Friday’s “Unstoppable” UFC press conference event in Las Vegas, Nevada, putting the pair face-to-face for the first time in a while.
“I’m going to look at Jon and say, ‘Jon, you said you were moving to New Mexico to grown up. To me, it seems you went to the only place that will allow you to just be reckless and have no recourse for your actions.’ He didn’t go to grow up. He’s driving 75 in a 30. The guy’s using a damn passport as a driver’s license. It’s very clear, the difference. He told the cop he didn’t know he needed insurance to drive. ….View full article
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