It seems as though we have been watching the”will they, won’t 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 different occasions, in UFC 197 and UFC 200, but neither materialized. So, here we are , waiting to see if Jones vs Cormier II happens but this time it’s scheduled for UFC 214.
Whenever these two met in UFC 182 back to the gold, Jones was a favorite with Cormier. “Bones” was tabbed as a -340 fave at UFC 197 and around the -270 range for fights using”DC”. Jones is a favored for its UFC 214 bout according Bovada.
Jones had the streak of title defenses in UFC history with Bones defending his belt on eight consecutive occasions, before being stripped of his title. Despite being 29 years old, with the 1 loss coming by disqualification against Matt Hamill in 2010, he has a career record of 22-1. Jones has a legitimate claim to being the best fighter to enter the Octagon though his victory over Ovince Saint Preux was lackluster.
Cormier has parlayed his size and wrestling pedigree into a 19-1 specialist record. Specifically DC is 6-1 with three of the wins coming from entry.
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