Jon Jones has made a swift response to Daniel Cormier’s remarks about the latter’s interest in welcoming a trilogy bout with him.
The UFC light heavyweight champion channeled his inner Nick Diaz when responding to a potential trilogy bout with rival Daniel Cormier.
‘DC’ was a guest on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show recently and said he would only be lured into the cage after his rematch with Stipe Miocic at UFC 241 by a potential trilogy bout with Jones.
“If I don’t, trust me, I can be fine. But I’m just fiercely competitive. So when I say if there is another fight after (Miocic), it would have to be that one (Jones).”
‘Bones’ caught wind of Cormier’s remarks and took to social media with the following response.
“Oh and don’t forget your Wolf Tickets!”Jon Jones wrote on Instagram.
The trilogy bout between Jones and Cormier can only happen if and only if the duo is able to defend their respective titles. Jones holds the UFC light heavyweight belt while Cormier is UFC’s heavyweight world champion.
‘Bones’ UFC’s light heavyweight title came at UFC 232, where he defeated 32-year-old Swedish fighter Alexander Gustafsson via the third round knockout.
The 31-year-old who is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship would go on to defeat Anthony Smith as he retained his crown at UFC 235 in the way of a unanimous decision victory.
Jones sets to make a return to the Octagon in July where he is expected to make the headlines as he battles for UFC 239 in a pay-per-view event. The bout will see him face ferocious knockout specialist Thiago Santos.
Meanwhile, 40-year-old Cormier who is yet to compete since dropping Derrick Lewis at UFC 230 will have a rematch against Stipe Miocic in August at UFC 241 pay-per-view event in Anaheim, California.