Through 12 fights and four title defenses, Jon Jones has made a pretty strong case that he’s close to cleaning out the list of contenders at 205.
However, Strikeforce heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier has hinted around at dropping down to 205 once his final bout is finished with Zuffa’s sister promotion. His target would be none other than Jon Jones.
The fight is anything but official and at this stage of the game only a fantasy bout for fans to theorize about, but UFC President Dana White gets a big smile on his face whenever this potential powder keg title fight comes up.
“That’d be interesting,” White said with a smirk when asked about a potential Jones vs. Cormier fight. “I like it."
White has stated that he will never pressure a fighter to move weight classes outside of stating an opinion, but he knows if Daniel Cormier could make the move down to light heavyweight, he would be a force immediately.
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