Prelude To Cormier-Jones UFC Fight Ends in Actual Fight During Press Confrence (Video)
The Daniel Cormier–Jon Jones fight build-up has been at a rolling boil for a while. A few weeks ago, we saw Jon Jones talking smack to Daniel Cormier through his little girl via Twitter. Not exactly the most macho way to antagonize, but things took a markedly heated turn yesterday as the two came to blows during a pre-fight press conference at the MGM Grand.
Things were looking okay, if not a little homoerotic, during the staredown pose:
Oh here’s the staredown DC& Jones pic.twitter.com/dLfswAVBgq
— Heidi Fang (@HeidiFang) August 4, 2014
However, lest you think this was a scathing personal vendetta, they were back to talking shit on Twitter seemingly in minutes. How tough.
I won’t let another man get in my face and put his forehead against mine. I will react every time. @JonnyBones next time I will slap you.
— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) August 4, 2014
And finally, here’s the video, so it all can (sort of) make sense: