How many times did Cormier and Jones fight?

How many times did Cormier and Jones fight?

Jones and Cormier have fought twice, with Jones taking the first fight at UFC 182 in a unanimous decision victory. The second fight happened at UFC 214 in 2017. This time the contest ended in a split decision.

Who won between Cormier and Jon Jones?

The two met in a rematch at UFC 214 in July 2017 and Jones defeated Cormier by knockout after landing a devastating head kick midway through the third round to reclaim the light heavyweight championship.

What happened to Jones vs Cormier?

The five-round match saw Jones knockout Daniel Cormier in the third round after a vicious head kick and a flurry of punches. This was the first time Cormier was ever knocked out in his career. Jones thereby won the light-heavyweight championship, and DC’s title defense was breached.

Has Cormier beaten Jones?

Of course, Jones did knockout Cormier at UFC 214, but that win was eventually overturned to a “No Contest” after “Bones” failed a post-fight drug test. Despite the win getting overturned, Cormier went on to say that the way he lost to Jones that night haunts him to this day.

Has DC beat Jon Jones?

Jones landed a potent kick to Daniel Cormier’s head, which stunned him. Unable to defend himself from Jones’ strikes, Cormier was knocked out in the third round. The decision has since been overturned to a no-contest after Jones tested positive for a turinabol metabolite and Daniel Cormier was reinstalled as champion.

When was Daniel Cormier supposed to fight Jon Jones?

Cormier was expected to face UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 178 on September 27, 2014, after Alexander Gustafsson was forced to withdraw due to a torn meniscus.

Who is the winner of UFC 214 Cormier vs Jones?

Brian Ortega handed Renato Moicano his professional loss when “T-City” sank in a guillotine choke at 2:59 of the third round to secure the submission win after a firefight on the feet for almost three full rounds. The win gives Ortega four wins now in the UFC as he improves to 12-0 in his MMA career.

How did Daniel Cormier win the UFC title?

Daniel Cormier was rocked and Jones pushed forward and erupted with the finishing sequence of ground and pound to win back his light heavyweight title by TKO at 3:01 of the third round. Jones out-struck Cormier 94-57 in significant strikes and neither fighter landed a takedown.

Who was moved from UFC 177 to UFC 178?

As a result, a Flyweight Title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso was moved from UFC 177 to headline this card.