Dana White and the UFC have decided to not only strip Jon “Bones” Jones of his championship, but suspend him while he takes care of his legal issues. As a result of this, Daniel Cormier has stepped in as Anthony “Rumble” Johnson’s opponent at UFC 187 and they will be fighting for the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Check out how the fighters reacted to the news on Twitter!
— Erik Jon Koch (@NEWBREED04) April 29, 2015
— khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) April 29, 2015
— Joe Rogan (@joerogan) April 29, 2015
Holy #%^+ !!!!!! https://t.co/Bp9TCQ4uDJ
— Nik Lentz (@NikLentz) April 29, 2015
@JonnyBones best of luck with everything bro.
Regardless of everything you are still the greatest light heavyweight champion of all time!
— Anthony Johnson (@Anthony_Rumble) April 29, 2015
— Rampage Jackson (@Rampage4real) April 29, 2015
Proud the @ufc took a stand and did what's right
— Scott jorgensen (@Scottjorgensen) April 29, 2015
Not enormously surprised at the title being stripped but I am at the timing. Strong statement from UFC.
— Brian Stann (@BrianStann) April 29, 2015
Sad day for everyone involved in the @ufc the best fighter in the world is no longer a champion and won't be fighting ANY time soon
— Brendan Schaub (@BrendanSchaub) April 29, 2015
Stripped and suspended! Damn! That will make you fix shit!
— tim means (@MeansTim) April 29, 2015
— Amanda Nunes (@Amanda_Leoa) April 29, 2015
— Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) April 29, 2015
What do you think this whole situation?
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