clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Daniel Cormier: Don't feel sorry for Jon Jones, feel sorry for the pregnant lady he crashed into

New, 92 comments

"I feel bad for his family and the people around him, but he's making these decisions. I think it's time for people to stop feeling sorry for this guy and make him realize that he has to get things done the right way. By feeling sorry for him, it's almost like you enable the guy to continue to do bad things. I mean, I don't feel sorry for him. I feel sorry for the people closest to him. These decisions don't affect just Jon. It affects every body around him. I don't feel sorry for Jon; I feel sorry for the lady he hit in the car that has a baby coming. I feel sorry for his parents who have to wake up every morning and see those types of things in the media. I don't feel sorry for him. He did this."

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier, who replaced Jon Jones in the UFC 187 main event after "Bones" got arrested for hit-and-run last month in Albuquerque, New Mexico, suggests that sympathy from the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe and beyond may be enabling the troubled ex-champ as he tries to battle his demons outside the cage. In fact, "DC" (via MMA Fighting) thinks if anyone should get a should to cry on, it's the victim of the accident, or perhaps the friends and family of Jones as they struggle to deal with his constant slip ups. Perhaps the only silver lining for Cormier is that he now gets another crack at the crown by way of Anthony Johnson this Saturday night (May 23, 2015) in Las Vegas, Nevada (results here). Anyone going to "feel sorry" for "DC" if he loses?