Alex Gustafsson had as a lot at stake as his opponent Jon Jones, within the wake of Cormier vacating his title to be able to concentrate on his Heavyweight aspirations, particularly a dream battle with WWE phenom Brock Lesnar. But on the evening of UFC 232, it was Jon Jones shining the brightest of the three males, his TKO stoppage of Gustaffson shaping the long run route of the Light Heavy division.
It all went down within the third spherical when Jones pinned Gustafsson to the mat along with his again turned, rendering him defenseless to a barrage of swipes to the pinnacle. Although Jones accepted his prize like a real sportsman, you would sense he was ready to get his palms on a microphone. When he did, his message was clear: he wished to name out Daniel Cormier within the hopes of finishing their trilogy.
“I do know there is a man who’s been calling himself ‘champ champ,'” Jones mentioned in his post-fight interview. “I imply, what man simply offers up his belt as a result of anyone else made it residence? Although Daniel Cormier was not in attendance to reply Jones’ taunts mano a mano, he did, nonetheless, muster a phrase or two on Twitter – Cormier’s assumption that Jon Jones profited from “a head begin” to realize necessary floor towards Gustaffson. What have been your ideas on the battle?