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UFC 210: Jon Jones calls out Daniel Cormier's 'blatant foul play' at weigh-ins

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Saturday’s UFC 210 main event is Daniel Cormier defending the light heavyweight title against Anthony Johnson. But, with the way the fight week has gone down, one would think Cormier was facing Jon Jones.

On Friday morning, Cormier somehow magically lost 1.2 pounds in 144 seconds after weighing in at 206.2 pounds. When he weighed in the second time, Cormier was holding a privacy towel in front of himself.

Jones was asked what his thoughts were on the matter at a UFC media event Friday afternoon. He had no problem blasting Cormier, feeling he used the towel to shift his weight on the digital scale.

“The crazy thing is that it was allowed to happen,” Jones said. “I would imagine there has to be some type of commission or something to go back and see this blatant foul play and address it. Nobody addressed it. They just basically got away with one of the dirtiest things I’ve seen in sports.”

Daniel Cormier
Daniel Cormier was called out by Jon Jones on Friday prior to UFC 210. (Getty Images)

Cormier met with the media before the ceremonial weighs-in and said he didn’t want anyone seeing his “junk.”

The 38-year-old Cormier said earlier this week that Jones was “desperate” for coming to UFC 210 and threatened him if he decided to come into the cage on Saturday.

“He better not come in my cage after I win,” Cormier said. “He’s not welcomed in there, he’s still suspended. When he’s eligible to fight, then he can walk in the cage, but if he dares to step foot in that Octagon, something bad will happen.”

Jones is currently serving a one-year suspension for failing a USADA administered drug test for estrogen blockers clomiphene and letrozole and subsequently was pulled three days before his UFC 200 main event bout against Cormier.

When asked for a rebuttal during Friday’s event, Jones had no issue firing off another verbal attack on Cormier.

“It was just some of the dumbest [expletive] that I’ve ever heard,” Jones said. “I think he’s just really upset that I’m here. And it kind of stole some of his spotlight, which was definitely not my intention.

“He hates me. That’s safe to say. I annoy him a lot and that definitely works to my advantage, to be so deep in this guy’s head.”