DC: Jones is unbeatable at LHW

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  1. OzoneX Green Belt

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    Good of DC to admit inferiority to Jones and acknowledge two, not one, losses to the GOAT.

    Speaking to BT Sport, former UFC dual-champ Cormier, who technically lost to Jones twice (though one result was later overturned to a no contest), said while he still sees a couple more challengers for Jones at 205 pounds, he just doesn’t think any of them have what it takes to beat him.

    “I don’t know who beats Jon Jones,” Cormier admitted. “I really don’t, and obviously you guys know my feelings towards him, but he’s good, man. I think it’s going to take a heavyweight. It’ll be one of those guys – one of those big, big guys that will shut the lights out. I just don’t know if those guys can beat Jones over 25 minutes.”

    When saying “those guys,” Cormier also includes UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya, who has been trading barbs with Jones, drawing interest from the general public and the media on a potential fight between the pair further down the line.

    “He’s a good fighter,” Cormier said of Adesanya. “He has so many weapons and, look at me, I feel I’m one of the greatest fighters of all time, and he (Jones) beat me twice. So, that says a lot about who he is as a competitor. But can Israel fight him? Yes, especially if Jon takes the wrong approach to fighting ‘Izzy.’ You fight Israel Adesanya, you better go get some takedowns because if you stand with him, he’s dangerous for anybody.”

    https://mmajunkie.usatoday.com/2020/01/daniel-cormier-jon-jones-heavyweight-defeat
     
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  4. Zebra Cheeks Thicka Then A Bowl of Oatmeal Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    I think part of this is DC’s own ego playing into it, but I don’t entirely disagree with him.
     
  5. fortheo Titanium Belt

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    I didn't see him saying that jones is unbeatable at all in those quotes, but I'm sure DC would tell himself that in order to accept his losses.
     
  6. mjfan23 Gold Belt

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    Nice how he said beat me twice instead of the one win one no contest statement
     
  7. SeattleFightFan Steel Belt

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    Fair enough, considering Jones admits DC would win at HW.

    “Right now...it would just make no sense to fight a guy who, I think, technically (is) on your level and to give him a size advantage. I’m not doing it.”​
     
  8. GrayArea Brown Belt

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    @Perrichet and @SKITZADACTYL were probably in tears when they read DC said that.
     
  9. RockyLockridge Gold Belt

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    yeah it's very easy to think that. "he beat me twice, so he can't be beaten" is a narrative the D.C benefits from however it could be said by anyone else and you wouldn't bat an eye from that statement.
     
  10. CTE_Fan Green Belt

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    jon jones is too scared to move up to heavyweight which is a shame cause we could have seen some entertaining fights
     
  11. Final Say So Icey Belt

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    Nobody is unbeatable
     
  12. Zebra Cheeks Thicka Then A Bowl of Oatmeal Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    It’s hard to know whether it’s because he’s THAT competitive, or if he’s just a whiney/poor sport. Sometimes the lines blurred. But it is what it is
     
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  16. zxyss25 Brown Belt

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    Rumble beats him if stubborn Jones would try to outstrike him
     
  17. PEDS Help me Post Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    It's hard to call someone unbeatable when they've already been beaten.
     
  18. TheToqueville Banned Banned

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    Jones is an LHW, not an HW.

    We know how desperate you are to see him lose but sadly it wont happen, so keep some Kleenex handy for when the GOAT sleeps Reyes.
     
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  19. qw3rty Silver Belt

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    Yeah it's not like he barely won his last fight against a guy in one leg.
     
  20. d0g Blue Belt

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    Both Jones and DC are overrated. I'm a big Jon Jones fan but Reyes is going to beat him.
     

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