Jon Jones calls out Brock Lesnar after UFC 214 win

Jon Jones calls out Brock Lesnar after UFC 214 win

"I'm up for it", Jones said.

"If you want to know what it feels like to get your ass kicked by somebody who weighs 40 pounds less than you, meet me in the Octagon". As UFC's "main draw" Conor McGregor tests water and quadruples his networth by boxing Floyd Mayweather, UFC needed this card as well.

"I want to thank Daniel Cormier for being my biggest rival and motivator". I think MMA fans would be really excited about that fight, but the general public wouldn't care about that fight. After a fan broached the idea of a fight with ex-champ Brock Lesnar, who is now retired after an anti-doping violation at UFC 200, Jones issued a formal callout.

Cormier reigned atop the division for most of Jones' absence, but he realized his glittering title belt was affixed with an enormous asterisk. Jones was loose with kicks early. "To come back after such a huge layoff and especially against a determined and just nasty Daniel Cormier, who was coming after him in the fight and in his face the whole time, what Jon Jones accomplished tonight is incredible". "If you win both fights, there is no rivalry". Jones consistently attacked the body, and Cormier answered with a flurry of strikes.

The crowd let the counter-striker have it after he cautiously worked his way to a unanimous-decision five-round victory over top-ranked Demian Maia.




But it certainly looks like things are trending in the right direction for the super fight.

"Lesnar, it would take six months for him to even go through USADA to fight", he said at the post-fight press-conference. Fan favorite Cris Cyborg did not disappoint in her third-round TKO victory against Tonya Evinger and earned a disclosed $500,000 for her victory.

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.

Meanwhile, Robbie Lawler beat Donald Cerrone via unanimous decision and Volkan Oezdemir needed just 22 seconds to knock out Jimi Manuwa. She finally claimed a UFC belt by methodically breaking down the tough Evinger, a late replacement opponent fighting 10 pounds above her usual weight.

"DC" found his rhythm in the second but in the third, a shuddering head kick changed the entire complexion as Jones' shin connected flush on chin.

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