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UFC champ Jon Jones delivers not-so-wonderful farewell for Bellator's Phil Davis

"Jon Jones is short for cookie, okay? He's soft, he's sweet, and when I get my hands on him, he's gonna crumble in the palm of my hand." --Phil Davis

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That's the way the cookie crumbles.

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Phil Davis has packed his bags and headed for Spike TV, signing a new deal with Bellator MMA this week after failing to come to terms on a new contract under the crowded ZUFFA banner.

Good to see Jon Jones has made peace with the "Wonderful" decision.

"Bones" followed that up during a recent Google chat (via MMA Fighting):

"Oh my goodness, 'Mr. JV,' himself. To be honest, I'm happy for him if he's going to make more money over there. Ultimately, it's about providing for our families. It's a job at the end of the day. If he's going to be treated better over there, good for him. I do believe the competition is not as stiff at Bellator as the UFC so I think he'll definitely be a top three guy in the world now. Good for him. Maybe he'll even win it. To be a world champion and to make a little more money, that's a win-win. But good luck 'crumbling me like a cookie' from all the way over there."


Davis had beef with Jones prior to last year's UFC 172 event, promising to crumble him like a cookie. Instead, it was "Mr. Wonderful" who crumbled in a light heavyweight showdown with the resurgent Anthony Johnson, who took over the No. 1 contender spot for next month's Memorial Day Weekend event.

Hear more from Jones in the video replay below.

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