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Corporate Cormier Also Hates ‘Bad Employees’ Like Jones


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UFC CEO Dana White called current heavyweight champion Jon Jones a “scumbag” and a “punk,” while former ZUFFA head cheese Lorenzo Fertitta referred to “Bones” as a “douche” in leaked text messages from 2014, which recently surfaced during an ongoing antitrust lawsuit against UFC.

No big deal.

That’s according to lifelong Jones hater and former two-division champion Daniel Cormier, who claims “bad employees” like Jones will sometimes have business owners hot under the collar. “Bones” has certainly been a promotional headache over the years, thanks to his personal “demons.”

The pictograms!

“Some of his text messages were leaked in regards to Jon Jones. These were some very nasty text messages. Not nice. But I may have a little bit of a different view of this than most,” Cormier told Ben Askren on YouTube (transcribed by MMA News). “You and I both own businesses. We’ve all had bad employees. There’s different levels, right? In our business, it’s being late, maybe not showing up on time, maybe not always being tapped in to the practices. With Jones, it’s about being at the fight, doing the promotion, being easier to…

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