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Jon Jones references ‘decent’ comments made about him by Daniel Cormier following his recent arrest

Jones said on Twitter that he had no interest in criticising Daniel Cormier following comments made by ‘DC” following Jones’ arrest last month.

By John Balfe - 13 Apr 2020

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have for years been embroiled in one of the most antagonistic rivalries that has ever been seen in mixed martial arts but the animosity between the two was confined somewhat after Cormier refused to dig the knife in further upon Jones’ recent arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Jones was arrested last month in Albuquerque, New Mexico but instead of celebrating the light heavyweight champion’s most recent indiscretion with the law, Cormier sounded a rather different bell.

“Seeing him get into trouble again, a lot of people in my circle text me almost celebratory, but that’s not me,” Cormier said to ESPN last week. “I didn’t celebrate the kid getting into trouble again. I don’t think you should celebrate or dance on someone’s grave in their darkest moments. Because you don’t do that to people.”

It seems as though these comments were seen — and appreciated — by Jones, at least temporarily.

Responding to the above question in a since-deleted tweet, Jones wrote: “I won’t comment, he was decent in his last comments regarding me.”

It seems as if the final chapter in the Jones-Cormier rivalry may well have been written. Cormier has said that he is no longer chasing a third fight with Jones and is instead focused on a rubber match with current heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic.

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