It’s no secret that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier don’t like on another. Just today, Jones promised to dominate “DC” in the main of September 27’s UFC 178 from Las Vegas.

But things got taken to an extreme level at a UFC 178 pre-fight press conference. When the two archrivals squared off at the media event, things got a bit heated, resulting in a wild brawl that could set the stage for one of the most bitter rivalries in MMA history:

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With the trashtalk now set to fly to an astrological level, Jones quickly took to Twitter to berate his opponent:

For his part, Cormier responded to “Bones” with conviction, threatening to slap the champ the next time he got up in his face:

“DC” also declared that Jones “hit like a b****,” something that prompted a negative response from former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes:

Wow. Did UFC 178 just become the most pivotal bad blood-fueled main event in UFC history?

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