Jon Jones urges Daniel Cormier to commentate his UFC 285 return: ‘I trust that you would be non-Biased’

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Former two-time light heavyweight, Jon Jones has welcomed the possibility of past opponent and former two-weight titleholder, Daniel Cormier commentating his return to the Octagon at UFC 285 on March 4. – insisting that the former titleholder would hold a “non-biased” despite their infamous rivalry.

Slated to headline UFC 285 on March 4., Jones will face former interim heavyweight champion, Ciryl Gane for the vacant division title – in what will come as the former’s first outing at the heavyweight limit in professional mixed martial arts.

The T-Mobile Arena date will also mark Rochester look-see-do fighter, Jones’ first Octagon walk since February 2020, where he successfully defended his light heavyweight crown with a close, unanimous decision win over Dominick Reyes – before eventually vacating his crown in August of that year.

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Set to make his Octagon comeback in just over three weeks’ time in Las Vegas, Nevada – Jones extended an olive branch to Cormier ahead of his return against Gane, claiming he was proud to see the Louisiana native turn a successful mixed martial arts career to a spot in the UFC’s commentary booth.

“I’m not competing against Daniel Cormier,” Jon Jones said. “I’ve already beat him twice (sic). I’m really happy for Daniel Cormier. I love what he’s done in his life with his wrestling and broadcasting.”

“I think it’s awesome when a fighter can retire and use his voice and intelligence to do something that he loves, so I’ve got nothing but respect for Daniel Cormier,” Jon Jones explained.

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Jon Jones invites Daniel Cormier to commentate his return at UFC 285 on March 4.

And in a tweet posted from his official Twitter account late last night, the former Jackson-Wink MMA staple welcomed Cormier potentially commentating at UFC 285.

“DC (Daniel Cormier) you are more than welcome to commentate at my fight, I think you are really good at what you do,” Jon Jones tweeted. “I trust that you would be non-biased. All the best brother.”