Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is now set to make his massive return to the octagon. With that in mind reigning two-division UFC champion and longtime rival to Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier has now come forward with his official prediction for Jones’s big return to the sport.
Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have quite the history. Jones dealt D.C. the only loss of his mixed martial arts career back at UFC 182.
The two were set to rematch at UFC 200. However, Jones was removed from the fight on short notice after failing a drug test.
Following a one-year suspension, Jones finally faced Cormier in the main event of UFC 214. Jones knocked out D.C., but the result was ultimately overturned to a no contest following another failed drug test from Jones.
Now returning from a 15-month suspension for the failed drug test, Jon Jones is set to fight Alexander Gustafsson in a rematch for the UFC light heavyweight belt at UFC 232 on Dec. 29. Cormier is set to be tripped of his light heavyweight title at the beginning of the bout.
Speaking to MMANytt, Daniel Cormier has now come forward to reveal that he believes Jon Jones will likely earn a victory over Alexander Gustafsson in their rematch at UFC 232. Check out D.C.’s full thoughts within the video provided below.