Former UFC “champ-champ” Daniel Cormier has no fascination in seeing Jon Jones consider on Mike Tyson.
Jones is the reigning UFC gentle heavyweight winner. He’s at the moment in his next operate with the 205-pound gold, while he was in no way overwhelmed for the title all through his first reign. Jones is one particular of the most dominant champions the sport of MMA has ever noticed. More than on the boxing aspect, Tyson is regarded as one of the most terrifying heavyweights in boxing heritage and he also snagged gold through his prime.
Cormier Not Sold On Jones vs. Tyson
Throughout an on the internet chat, Tyson not long ago stated that in get for Jones to get a substantial payday, he’ll want to share the boxing ring with him. Jones responded by stating he’d gladly fight Tyson in a boxing match as very long as he agrees to a UFC bout as effectively. Talking to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Cormier manufactured it obvious that he has no curiosity in observing this bout in any kind.
“Really? That’s crazy. It is odd. Even hearing that it’s kinda odd. Like even hearing the total conversation between the two is odd, so I’m just gonna ignore it. No offer. You know how they say you no-marketed something? I’m no-providing this factor. I’m no-marketing this matter right into the garbage can [laughs].”
Cormier did go on to say that he understands why Jones would leap at the possibility to fight Tyson but he continue to doesn’t like the notion.
“I feel Mike was just speaking. Mike’s just talking. Look male, I feel when you’re in front of a digicam like that and you are just performing these items, like sometimes you just discuss. And you are just speaking and talking and talking. And I assume that is a single of those periods exactly where Mike was just talking. The truth is while, in order for Jones to make people styles of pounds he’s gonna have to go battle a dude like that in boxing and get a boxing sort of deal. So it is not mistaken, you know what I’m stating? He’s not wrong, so yeah, even now not intrigued in it.”
Jones has been airing out his challenges with the UFC. The light heavyweight kingpin was none as well delighted with the UFC’s unwillingness to bump up his pay out for a likely shift to heavyweight. This led to a war of phrases with UFC president Dana White. It bought heated ample to the position wherever Jones threatened to vacate the UFC light heavyweight title and sit at dwelling until a satisfactory present is presented.