It seems as though we’ve been seeing the”will they, will not they” saga of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for an eternity. The rivals first met at UFC 182. Since then, this rematch was scheduled on two different occasions, in UFC 197 and UFC 200, but materialized. Here we are waiting to see if Jones vs Cormier II happens but this time it is advised for UFC 214.
Jones was a favored with Cormier, when these two met at UFC 182 back to the golden. “Bones” was tabbed as a -340 fave in UFC 197 and around the -270 range for fights using”DC”. Jones is a -260 favored for its UFC 214 bout according Bovada.
Jones had the third-longest streak of title defenses prior to being stripped with Bones protecting his belt on eight consecutive occasions. Despite being only 29 years old, with the 1 loss coming from disqualification against Matt Hamill at 2010 he has a career record of 22-1. Jones still has a claim to being the best fighter to enter the Octagon, though his recent victory over Ovince Saint Preux was fairly lackluster.
Cormier has parlayed his size and phenomenal wrestling pedigree into a 19-1 record that was specialist. Since dropping down to light heavyweight, DC is 6-1 with three of the wins.
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