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Video: Jon Jones and Dan Cormier Wreck Press Event With Violence

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As seen in this media footage the Jon Jones (the current UFC Light Heavy Weight Champion) and Daniel Cormier (the contender who will face off against Jones at UFC 178) come to blows at the UFC media event today. What started as a shove turned into an all out brawl that wrecked the entire stage.

After the incident the two appeared on ESPN Sports Center to discuss the aftermath.  Their tone, as you can see from this video, was far more subdued but there’s no doubt many hard feeling between these two fighters.

How will these events affect the outcome of their upcoming bout at UFC 178?  Will the UFC impose any sort of sanctions against the fighters for their apparently unprofessional conduct?  Or was this merely a stunt geared at generating more interest in the fight?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments and through our social media channels!

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Autumn Ziemba
Autumn’s interest in Martial Arts began in her early teens through her father and brother. They trained together for several years. During those years she was also active in Sports. Autumn took a break from Martial Arts and athletics to pursue her education. She completed her Undergraduate Degree at Oneonta State College in Sociology with a concentration in Pre-professional Human Services. She then studied Social Sciences at Binghamton University receiving her Masters in Social Science in 2009. Her passion lies in Gender equality for sports and facets of Mixed Martial Arts. She currently works as a Criminal Justice Professional. Writing is a passion of hers and she enjoys engaging with people of various backgrounds to gain an understanding of different perspectives in the world of MMA.