Daniel Cormier: Jon Jones is serious about giving up his light heavyweight title | DC & Helwani

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Former UFC heavyweight champion and ESPN MMA analyst Daniel Cormier chats with Ariel Helwani about Jon Jones' recent public feud with UFC president Dana White. Cormier says he thinks Jones is serious about giving up his light heavyweight title because he's learned how to live without being the titleholder.
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Erick Socgfack
Erick Socgfack Hace 3 días
Oh DC dropping jewels the other guy is like 😱
steve m
steve m Hace 6 días
DC well said, Bring the PPV is the key however the fighters should have some basic SOP on how to rise through the ranks of the UFC, There has to be a standard paychart or bad things will happen
Better Know It
Better Know It Hace 6 días
300,000 can be lost in a blink of an eye👊🏼
MacDonaldOutdoors
MacDonaldOutdoors Hace 10 días
I can't believe I used to dislike DC. Perhaps it was because I was such a Jones fan at the time. But whatever.. DC is the man and is the best ambassador MMA has. Also, I think he is feeding Stipe some BS saying single leg all day. He's going for the KO with that big overhand right. 🤜💥🥇
Travis Carr
Travis Carr Hace 17 días
It's the UFCs job to promote the fighters... if they arent getting numbers it's their fault. If you cant sale Jones v Nganno then it's your marketing... not the fighters.
SabrinaLoveXoXo1993
SabrinaLoveXoXo1993 Hace 20 días
Dc needs to get a 3rd fight with jones and beat him wither submission tko or whatever and then retire and ride off in the sunset
Josue Polanco
Josue Polanco Hace 21 un día
We all know what type of bump he wants ;-)
Sean Mombourquette
Sean Mombourquette Hace 21 un día
I concede Jones did say 15 million
Jim Ross
Jim Ross Hace 21 un día
I think DC is an amazing person, someone that you could easily get along with plus he's a awesome broadcaster and fighter...
Sub Zero
Sub Zero Hace 22 días
Who cares if he vacates the title, give someone else a shot. Money is the route of all evil, it’s so ugly. There’s only one winner, the UFC. They’ll be around long after Jones retires.
Blurrface 34
Blurrface 34 Hace 22 días
helwany nose is SO BIG.
Luis Sanchez
Luis Sanchez Hace 22 días
Hey Cormier if I push you next time I see you will you throw your shoe at me LOL
Luis Sanchez
Luis Sanchez Hace 22 días
Cormier is good he has paper towels during the pandemic a microwave to heat up pizza rolls!
Jbyrd Texas
Jbyrd Texas Hace 23 días
All these fighters fighting for more money. That's their job.
garykurthaas
garykurthaas Hace 23 días
If the belt doesn't matter to you anymore than give it up! Go take up a new hobby like maybe bird watching!
Billy Bob
Billy Bob Hace 23 días
Wah! If Jones gets millions, Dana (Don King) White won't get billions. The bald headed Don King should run Amway, not a major sports promotion.
1991Abz
1991Abz Hace 24 días
Deontay wilder was getting paid peanuts prior to Tyson Fury fights...just saying.
Linten Kolly
Linten Kolly Hace 24 días
Jones would do better in One FC and Bellator. Not essentially better fights but he could really bring more exposure to OneFC and Bellator. Those two promoters have fighters with wider skill sets and I feel that it could be a challenge for Jones.
HITHARD GAMEFARM
HITHARD GAMEFARM Hace 24 días
Jon bones jones undefeated undisputed 🐐
ShekiBrix
ShekiBrix Hace 24 días
how can you not like DC!
Michael Yavorsky
Michael Yavorsky Hace 24 días
DC is just sneakier than Jones, but he's the same kind of guy. Here he is doing his best to get rid of an opponent he COULDN'T BEAT. Last we saw him, he was poking Stipe Miocic in the eye and whining about him having to take the time to get it fixed. DC is slimier than Jones ever was, because he's in disguise, playing a role. But he has zero integrity.
Utku Mert
Utku Mert Hace 24 días
We ignore the fact that Reyes was robbed ?
Jesse Reddragon
Jesse Reddragon Hace 24 días
Dc doing the the show from no other then the kitchen
Vkthao
Vkthao Hace 25 días
DC: It's like lighting in a bottle... Peele: But i already got that.... what about the App though?
Tony Flores
Tony Flores Hace 25 días
I like the way he’s pouring his drink🤣..rs I do
AntiSocial214TEXAS
AntiSocial214TEXAS Hace 25 días
Dc hurting rn after finding out how much Jones makes per fight . Lol plus you know dc was never a big draw that’s just facts until he fought Jones . Dc ain’t got that Juice.
Blafard666
Blafard666 Hace 25 días
Remember that DC is an employee of the UFC. Dana literally pays him to comment fights and promote the UFC.
Aries Diaz
Aries Diaz Hace 25 días
DCs a beast Nomatter What .Him n Cain will always show What leadership n heart is❤️🤝😤
Ant Bro
Ant Bro Hace 25 días
Why wouldn't he be this way,look at how McGregor did it. Regardless his situations at the end of the day is he is money for the company point blank period and the Champion!!! Stay out of the guys pocket that's between him and management.
Gautam Ramsuchit
Gautam Ramsuchit Hace 25 días
Jones should make in the millions now?
Gautam Ramsuchit
Gautam Ramsuchit Hace 25 días
Jon Jones ,gone to beat him 1oo time more?
Nick Murphy
Nick Murphy Hace 25 días
Jones is just afraid of losing his bely and forever further tainting his legacy. Anyone with a shred of common sense would realize his PED use removes him from the GOAT discussion, but the clean Jones we have seen since his return is hardly a dominant champion. The judges didn't wanna take the record from him for such a close loss, but Reyes won. Arguably Santos won. I dont think he wants to fight too much more realizing that if he goes against a Stipe, Ngannou, Reyes he realizes losing is a very real possibility. Even a guy like Jan, even though he has been beaten by people Jones beat, has the potential to KO anyone in any fight. I think this is a convenient out to save face before he has to truly prove his dominance as a clean athlete. Maybe he can, but I think it is a very realistic possibility that is not the case. Jones is realizing that. Guys like Ngannou and Jan may be less skilled, but they always have a chance with those punches. Guys like Stipe, DC and Reyes would be even worse for him. They have the power and the skill to convincingly defeat Jones and show everyone the reality of his athletic mortality.
ziggy 2311
ziggy 2311 Hace 25 días
DC will go down as one of the greatest fighters ever but he's an even better human! God bless DC!!! Much love!!!👏👏👏👏👏
Machete Yo
Machete Yo Hace 25 días
Jones is cancer for anything he is associated with.
Mark Williams
Mark Williams Hace 25 días
If I was him I would just retire, he can only go down from here he has nothing else left to prove.
Alex Bazz
Alex Bazz Hace 26 días
Dc made a great career living in jones shadow
El Guapo
El Guapo Hace 26 días
In a world where people are hoping for a stimulus check to pay rent and feed there families these guys are upset because 5 million is not enough
cole simons
cole simons Hace 26 días
Only way for dc to get the belt is for Jones to vacate 🤣🤣🤣
Jeremy Bailey
Jeremy Bailey Hace 26 días
Who made this graphic of a shitty wooden picture frame on a blue brick wall lol?
Melissa Luna
Melissa Luna Hace 26 días
DC gonna always be a #2 guy and a company man so it gets old trying to believe him.
Big Country
Big Country Hace 26 días
Why don’t fighters both MMA and boxing approach contracts in a percentage mindset. Whatever the total profit from the fight , you negotiate a percentage of that profit instead of a dollar figure. That way both the federation, promoters and the fighters have a vested interest in the fights success.
Jason E
Jason E Hace 26 días
Maybe they should start giving people large one-time bonuses for moving up in weight and guarantee a certain amount of pay kind of like a steady half a million dollars a year or $1000000 a year plus bonuses and whatever else offered for people who carry the about. That would give everyone incentive to want the bell and I understand that already kind of is the incentive because when you become Champion you make more money but it's not guaranteed money it's just extra money because you are Champion so you getting more publicity they should guarantee the money and guarantee certain things that way people know for sure if they get that they're going to be living on Easy Street. That will give everybody a large incentive to try to get that belt which will also convince people to fight for less money because then they'll get a chance to get the belt which is Big Money. You should also give bonuses for everyone who decides to fight on one day notice or who decides to fight after having a year off or things like that. There's so many different ways he could take care of his Fighters and make them happy and he's choosing not to and that's what makes me sort of not respect Dana White in some ways.
Jason E
Jason E Hace 26 días
Hopefully Jones don't get shot the shot that Dorian guy who's to say they wouldn't shoot Jones to get the clout?
SalmoTheFirst
SalmoTheFirst Hace 26 días
"life doesn''t seem that different" is what we should take away from this interview. we spend so much time on certain things but without it, life would be the same. whether we can convince gsp is the goat and not jones or vice versa or something trivial...DOES NOT MATTER. lebron or Kobe or mj or shaq....it doesnt matter. use that energy on something good. you believe blm or alm ( if genuine because alm at times is misused and sort of veiled racism) , fight for that. that will make a difference. it's not entertainemnt.
Wrarrior Class
Wrarrior Class Hace 26 días
Jon jone know the competition is catching up. He can't take drugs.
Bes_ Bas_
Bes_ Bas_ Hace 27 días
Jon Jones, fight the easiest opponent out of the the 3 offered per year. Never fight top 2 contendors until you have a new contract. Check mate!
Ty
Ty Hace 27 días
DC FOR PRESIDENT
TM3aT T’s
TM3aT T’s Hace 27 días
WHAT YOU ALL DO NO UNDERSTAND....Jboogie BROTHERS is much less than DEM TREE(3) TRUE KINGS and he handled them the right WAY:....HOOOORAYYYYY
Oyean Rhodes
Oyean Rhodes Hace 27 días
Wow totally respect for DC no trash talk just good clean professional interview.💯🎯
therealbyrdman86 diego
therealbyrdman86 diego Hace 27 días
DC is just a good person once a champion always a champion 🤙🏾
saul Guerrero
saul Guerrero Hace 27 días
DC FOR PRESIDENT
Lemontarts01
Lemontarts01 Hace 27 días
I like how my alternate plan i should have followed in life was to be a UFC fighter but seeing these fuckers make 5 mil and still want more - I'd rather be poor hoping for 1 good pay day still. How denegrated must you be that 1 event yielding 5 milion is not enough. I would rather not stain myself with that greed
TopMmaWear TMW
TopMmaWear TMW Hace 27 días
Those interviews in the build up to first Jones VS D.C fight were insane.
Wrarrior Class
Wrarrior Class Hace 27 días
The competition has caught up . The next fight he's know he's going to loose that belt.
Kshitij Dobriyal
Kshitij Dobriyal Hace 27 días
Jones is the goat but dc is a good guy
Cesar Gomringer
Cesar Gomringer Hace 27 días
Here u go great Daniel Cormier giving ufc 101 to Ariel Heiewani hahahahahaahahahahaahahaaah
Cesar Gomringer
Cesar Gomringer Hace 27 días
Here is classic CORMIER SCHOOLING !!!! BIG NOSE NERDY ARIEL JEURIANI
Bo Jackson
Bo Jackson Hace 27 días
3:33 of course jones wants a bump
Jaheed Daniels
Jaheed Daniels Hace 27 días
UFC is always disrespecting their best fighter jon jones
jay ty. vaughn
jay ty. vaughn Hace 27 días
DC very insightful
Edrian Cunanan
Edrian Cunanan Hace 27 días
They’re going to end up like Tyson and Holyfield when they get older. Friends.
tee jay
tee jay Hace 28 días
Jones last fight though.. He didn't deserve that victory
fred wilk
fred wilk Hace 28 días
Ngannou jones would be a massive fight at this time, they seemed to have underrated how big it could be??
Raymond Dam
Raymond Dam Hace 28 días
Wow, loving DC in this interview.
Fil Fil
Fil Fil Hace 28 días
I think if you sign a contract you honor that contract no matter what. He makes $5 million a fight and is set for life. People are losing there jobs.
053002J
053002J Hace 28 días
We all know Jon is the goat, but let’s not forget that he almost lost his last fight to Dominick Reyes. And some have argued that he did lose that fight
Rafael Teran
Rafael Teran Hace 28 días
He is not, just bluffing his way out! Jones Jones playing games. Throwing a tantrum!
Renegade Aotearoa
Renegade Aotearoa Hace 28 días
DC needs his own show bro
Justin Ryan
Justin Ryan Hace 28 días
Who are the 2 highest paid fighters? Mcgregor and who? Crazy to think Jones would be any lower than 3rd
EB SSCAMAROG6
EB SSCAMAROG6 Hace 28 días
😭 - DC
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