Why was Jones vs Cormier a no-contest?
In August, it was announced that an ‘A’ sample of Jon Jones collected a day before the fight tested positive for a banned substance called Turinabol. Jones was put on provisional suspension, and once sample ‘B’ came back positive as well, CSAC announced the overturning of the result to a no contest.
Are Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier friends?
Even though Daniel Cormier will never be friends with bitter rival Jon Jones, the former UFC two-division champion is concerned about him and his family following his most recent run-in with the law.
How many times has Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier fought?
Jones and Cormier have fought twice, with Jones taking the first fight at UFC 182 in a unanimous decision victory. The second fight happened at UFC 214 in 2017. This time the contest ended in a split decision.
Who Won Jon Jones vs Cormier 3?
Jon Jones won both of his fights against Cormier, winning the first via unanimous decision and the second via KO in the third round. Both the fights were also filled with post-fight drug positives.
Did Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier make up?
In 2017, Jones and Cormier met in a rematch, and Jones knocked DC out with a head kick. But the result of the bout was overturned to a No Contest after Jones tested positive for PEDs. It’s now 2021 and Jones is moving up to heavyweight while Cormier is retired.
Has Cormier ever beat Jon Jones?
Cormier, who lost via unanimous decision to Jones at UFC 182, admitted that he doesn’t know how to beat the former champion who never lost his belt. “Even if I don’t help Ovince Saint Preux and I can’t help him beat Jon because I don’t know how to beat Jon Jones, I didn’t do it.
How did Jon Jones Cormier beef start?
Jones claimed that he walked up to ‘DC’ to greet him, at which point Cormier took offense to a joke. Cormier, on the other hand, claims that Jones insulted him right from the get-go, laying the foundation for a lengthy feud.
Why did Jones lose to Cormier?
Jones landed a potent kick to Daniel Cormier’s head, which stunned him. Unable to defend himself from Jones’ strikes, Cormier was knocked out in the third round. The decision has since been overturned to a no-contest after Jones tested positive for a turinabol metabolite and Daniel Cormier was reinstalled as champion.
Has anyone beaten Jon Jones?
During much of his championship reign, Jones has been widely considered to be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. Never stopped nor outscored during his career, Jones’s only professional loss is a controversial disqualification against Matt Hamill; a result that Hamill and UFC President Dana White dispute.