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Jon Jones teams up with Daniel Cormier to make fun of Alexander Gustafsson and his ‘tough guy s—t’

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) two-time title contender, Alexander Gustafsson, recently signed a “lucrative” new contract with the world’s largest mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, promising a future world championship while poking fun at reigning 205-pound kingpin Daniel Cormier, who recently teased retirement.

Cormier, who defeated Gustafsson by narrow split decision at UFC 192 back in late 2015, wasn’t about to let “The Mauler” get away with his little jab about hanging up the gloves and used social media to respond in kind.

Cormier found an ally in the unlikeliest of places. Longtime rival Jon Jones, who also topped Gustafsson at UFC 165 in late 2013 in what might be the closest fight of “Bones’” career, added his two cents.

Jones defeated Cormier as well, but was unable to prevail over United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) — as well as California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) — and therefore will have to do his talking from the gun range until his license is reinstated.

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