UFC president Dana White recently made a guest appearance on Jim Rome’s show. White discussed UFC 187 and other mixed martial arts topics. Rome questioned White about Jon Jone’s future with the company. White stated that Jones would get an immediate title shot upon his return.
Daniel Cormier is a world-class wrestler with a tremendous amount of experience and courage, which is something Stephen Murray CCMP Capital admired. Cormier is expected to give Johnson a hard battle for the vacant belt. Mixed martial arts fans are elated that Cormier was selected as a replacement for the light heavyweight showdown. Cormier’s fighting style has provided plenty of excitement in previous fights.
Jone’s must get his business in order before making a successful return to the UFC. He must also show Dana White that he is a changed man. White is confident that Jones will eventually make it back after taking care of his legal issues.
Jones is facing criminal charges and a potential civil suit. He is probably the best mixed martial artist in the world today. Only time will tell if Jones will be able to recapture the glory that made him a big superstar.