Cormier sends warning to Jon Jones at UFC 210

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones have both commented on Cormier's near-weight miss today for his fight against Anthony Johnson at UFC 210.

It's been an interesting day for mixed martial arts fans thanks to the drama surrounding the UFC 210 weigh-ins, but now there is some sense of normalcy with the latest episode of UFC Embedded being released.

Cormier went on to submit Johnson for Jones' vacant title two years ago.

Gegard Mousasi usually walks into the weigh-ins with a scruffy haircut looking as if he's just rolled out of bed, but there's no questioning the Dutch middleweight's dominance in the Octagon when fight night arrives. "He's not welcome in there". This is the division that brought the UFC to prominence, with a procession of stars like Tito Ortiz, Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell keeping the promotion afloat in the early 2000s.

There was also some question about whether Cormier grabbed the towel during the weigh-in which could have thrown things off.

Cormier accused Jones of grand-standing by showing up to Buffalo when he's not fighting.

"DC" has since made a successful defence against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 and then won a non-title match against the legendary Anderson Silva at UFC 200.

Cormier weighed in naked behind a towel at 206.2 pounds, 1.2 pounds above the championship limit.

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"Rumble" Johnson stands in the way as spoiler.

While Jones managed to sidestep a two-year ban, the longest available for someone how tested positive for a performance-enhancer for the first time, Cormier believes Jones was trying to cheat and got away with one.

UFC 210 won't be the first time that Cormier and Johnson trade punches in the Octagon, with the pair having already faced each other at UFC 187 back in 2015.

"I feel like I am more confident than ever right now", Weidman said.

"It can be nerve wracking but I know what I have to do to win", Johnson said. Rumble can come out and make this a slug fest and not allow Cormier to grapple. The fighters had two scheduled rematches called off, once because Cormier was injured, and the second when Jones' personal woes caught up to him.

Oddly though, it didn't take two hours. The United States Anti-Doping Agency would suspend Jones, but clear him of wrongdoing.

Cormier tried to dismiss the Jones Factor this week - but knows he has to beat the fighter known as "Bones" to claim he's the best. For a fighter like Jones who likely earns more than $1 million on fight night, they would fall in the highest income tax bracket.

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