Daniel Cormier Says Jon Jones Should Be Out Of G.O.A.T. Debate


Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier lost the belt to Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 214.

Jones has since been notified of a potential second drug test violation by USADA and according to DC, the multiple drug test failures should be enough to have Jones removed from the G.O.A.T. discussion.

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"I think enough is enough now honestly, if I've got to be honest with you. I think it's very difficult to consider someone the greatest of all time when there are these types of allegations tied to them. I think that’s probably the easiest and the best way I could say it right now without going too far in one direction, just because I don't know. I've said it before that he's the greatest of all time. I've been in there with him twice and I know that he's a tremendous fighter, and I do believe he would have had a ton of success without doing anything wrong. But when you start tying those negative things to your name and your legacy, it's kind of hard to say this guy is the best fighter of all time,” Cormier said on Fight Society.

The punishment for Jones has yet to be announced because the fighter and USADA are awaiting the results of the B sample test.

DC admits the whole situation is very upsetting, but he wants everybody to be patient until the B sample results come back.

"I think people owe that to Jon and his team and everybody else, USADA, to give them time to get all this stuff done. Get that B sample in, make sure everything is tested thoroughly, and then we can all start to move forward. I think people want resolution to it faster than it can be had. I'm just kind of sitting here taking it for what it is because right now what he has done has not been confirmed. Will it be confirmed? Maybe. But as of right now, he still is entitled to the process. Now, is it upsetting? It's very upsetting. It's still very upsetting that we're going through this again. It's upsetting that anything like this could even happen and the more you learn about the thing that he was caught for, it makes it even more disappointing. But all you can do is wait for that B sample and see what happens,” says Cormier.

It was just before UFC 200 when Jones failed his first drug test, that event was originally scheduled to be Jones facing Cormier in the main event.

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