Jon Jones Calls Out Brock Lesnar After Topping Daniel Cormier

Despite his lengthy absence from the Octagon, Jones showed no signs of ring rust whatsoever as he beat Cormier for the second time in a rematch two-and-a-half years in the making. In April 2015, he was removed of his title after he fled the scene of a vehicle accident which broke the arm of a pregnant woman.

"Brock Lesnar, you want to know what it feels like to get your ass kicked by someone who weighs 40 pounds less than you?"

In the main event the defending light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier faced off Jon Jones.

"My supporters, I would like to thank you, you have been incredible, he added". Lawler won a unanimous decision on judges' scores of 29-28 across the board as he prevailed for the sixth time in his past seven fights.

During his post-fight interview, he grabbed the mic and called out former UFC champ - and current WWE champ - Brock Lesnar.

Jones landed 95 total strikes, compared with 60 for Cormier, in the matchup of 205-pounders that was one of the most-awaited fights of the year. A fight against Lesnar would require Jones to at least temporarily move up to heavyweight. Obviously, there are many factors that will have to be overcome before a Jones-Lesnar showdown can be cemented. He is a model champion, and I aspire to be more like that man. But in the third round, Jon Jones settled any debate as to who is the better of the two fighters. Cormier pressured throughout while eating Jones' kicks.


Jones' victory thrilled a crowd that was deflated after Woodley defended his welterweight belt with a strong technical performance against the 39-year-old Maia, a vaunted jiu-jitsu specialist from Brazil. But my teammates at Jackson-Wink said "Jon you can win that fight".

More likely is former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm, who lost a tough decision to Germaine de Randamie in February for the inaugural featherweight title.

Cris Cyborg finally completed a remarkable career metamorphosis.

"I came out fast in the first round because I thought if I got on top of him, I could stop him", Lawler said.

Meanwhile on the undercard in California, British fighter Jimi Manuwa suffered a shock first-round knock-out defeat to Switzerland's Volkan Oezdemir, while Tyron Woodley defeated Demian Maia by unanimous decision.


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