It feels like we’ve been watching the»will they, will not they» saga of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for a lifetime. The rivals met on January 3, 2015 at UFC 182. Ever since that time, this rematch has been scheduled on two separate occasions, at UFC 200 and UFC 197, but materialized. So, here we are waiting to see whether Jones vs Cormier II happens but this time it is scheduled for UFC 214.
Whenever these two met to the gold back Jones was a -210 favored with Cormier. «Bones» was tabbed as a -340 fave in UFC 197 and then around the -270 range for battles with»DC». Jones is currently a -260 favored for the UFC 214 bout based on Bovada.
Jones had the series of title defenses with Bones defending his belt eight consecutive occasions before being stripped of his name. Despite being just 29 years old, with the 1 loss coming by disqualification from Matt Hamill in 2010 he has a career record of 22-1. Jones still has a claim to being the best fighter to enter the Octagon, though his recent success over Ovince Saint Preux was lackluster.
Cormier has parlayed his size and phenomenal wrestling pedigree into a 19-1 professional record. Especially DC is 6-1 with three of the wins coming from entry.
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