Daniel Cormier says Jon Jones calling out Francis Ngannou is a gangster transfer.
Ever since Ngannou knocked out Jairzinho Rozenstruik in simply 20 seconds at UFC 249, Jones has talked about transferring as much as struggle him. It instantly caught the eye of the MMA world who has known as for “Bones” to maneuver as much as heavyweight for years.
Though many thought he would solely transfer up for a title shot, Jones’ rival in Cormier has nothing however reward for him calling out Ngannou.
“First off, I’m fast to insult Jones. I’ll insult Jones on any day of the week. However, I may even give him credit score the place credit score is due. I consider this Francis Ngannou factor is among the most gangster issues on the planet,” Cormier mentioned on DC & Helwani. “Why would you be afraid of anybody on the planet? Particularly if you’re a man who has the accomplishments of Jones. Why? That’s the factor that I don’t get when folks say me or Jon Jones that we’re afraid of somebody. It’s the most asinine factor on the planet. We’re not afraid of something. I believe this Jones factor is cool. He’s like okay you need to struggle let’s do it. That’s what any particular person on the planet a real fighter would do. I believe hats off to Jones.”
Jones has not too long ago tweeted telling the UFC to ship over the deal. But, Dana White didn’t assume the struggle would occur as an alternative it’s all discuss.
If Jones does transfer as much as struggle Ngannou someday this yr it may very effectively be probably the most anticipated struggle of 2020. It might even be a primary contender bout if not a struggle for an interim title.
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This text first appeared on BJPENN.com on 5/18/2020.