Miocic reclaimed the heavyweight belt from Cormier a yr after dropping it to the previous gentle heavyweight champion, preventing DC within the fourth spherical after a succession of painful frame pictures.
Cormier were profitable the struggle prior to Miocic’s trade in technique and Jones was once looking at the fights spread from afar.
DC has led the UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings since beating Miocic remaining yr, however Jones ridiculed the rankings and declared the brand new champion the most productive heavyweight ever.
‘Stipe is hands down the greatest heavyweight of all time. I have nothing else to say,’ he mentioned.
‘Now can we stop playing games with these pound-for-pound rankings already.’
Now are we able to forestall enjoying video games with those pound for pound rankings already
— Jon Bones Jones (@Jonthe big appleBones) August 18, 2019
— UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) August 18, 2019
Miocic celebrated his redemption win with a dance after refusing to go back to the octagon till he was once granted a rematch with Cormier.
The defeat, the second one of Cormier’s profession, may well be his ultimate struggle look, even though the 40-year-old refused to substantiate if he meant to retire.
‘You know, you don’t make choices in line with feelings,’ Cormier mentioned.
‘But, this is a tricky tablet to swallow. And uh, at 40 years outdated, you recognize, with such a lot of different alternatives.
‘I need to speak to my wife and we need to make an educated decision as to what we are going to do.’