Years Ago, Daniel Cormier Insisted He Wouldn’t Get Caught By Jon Jones’ ‘High Left Kick’: Guess How He Lost Saturday? (VIDEOS)

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Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones have quite a history together, and when two guys have been scrapping for as long as they have, a look back is bound to turn up some interesting things.

For instance, when they were trash-talking prior to their first fight back in 2014, Daniel Cormier insisted that he was working on the holes in his game.

Specifically, he told Jones and the audience that he knows he’s been susceptible for high left leg kicks, and he was doing his part to change that. His exact words during the press conference were, “…That will be figured out by September 27th, so don’t think you’re gonna kick me in the head with your left leg.”

Here it is:

It looks like he could have used some more practice because, on Saturday at UFC 214, this is how their fight ended:

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It’s never to late to keep working on your game! Don’t be discouraged, Daniel!

Hat Tip – [Uproxx]

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