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Jon Jones back in full on heel mode, calls out 'pussy' Daniel Cormier

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Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Oh, Jonny. How we missed seeing the true "Bones".

To be fair, it was a fairly spirited exchange on both sides between UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former titleholder Jon Jones, with each pushing the other's buttons.

Jones said yesterday that he wanted his UFC title back so badly that he'd fight Cormier anywhere, even in the Oklahoma State University wrestling room.

Not to be outdone, Cormier said he'd fight in Jones' backyard, agreeing to meet in New Mexico where Jones said he would be for the Jackson Wink's MMA grand opening. But he added a little barb with the statement.

Oh suh-nap!

But Jones wasn't about to be outdone, responding in kind quickly.

If you'll recall, "pussy" is Jones' pet name for Cormier, which he used to get under "DC's" skin in the leadup to UFC 182.

With the two going this hard at each other so soon after the reinstatement of Jones to the UFC, you've got to imagine matchmakers are licking their lips at the opportunity to sell this rematch on a pay-per-view.

And with no love lost in this relationship, chances are this feud is only going to get uglier in the weeks and months to come.

Updated

So, Daniel Cormier says he showed up in Albuquerque with a selfie to prove it. Jones doesn't believe him.