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The fight was for the UFC light-heavyweight title with Jon Jones defending. The fight was Dan Cormier's first loss.


The first round began. Jones tried a rear-leg axe kick, kneed the body. Cormier landed a big right, blocked a high kick. Jones kneed the body. Jones landed a left elbow and ate an uppercut, landed a right uppercut, caught a body kick, got a trip, had the back. Cormier standing. Jones keeping the back. Cormier turning. Jones kneed the leg twice. Another. 4:00. Cormier turned to the clinch. They broke. That was the first takedown given up by Cormier ever in MMA. Jones landed an oblique kick. Jones landed a left, tried a trip, Cormier stuffed it, sprawled with a headlock. Jones stood, they broke. Jones landed a high kick, ate an uppercut and a right. Crowd chanting DC. 3:00. Jones landed a big straight left. Another eliptical kick to the thigh. Clinch, Jones kneed the body after an elbow. Cormier landed a right on the break. Jones kneed the body. Cormier landed a jab. 2:00. Jones landed a left to the body. Cormier landed an inside kick. And another. Jones landed a spinning back kick, missed actually. Stream's inevitably messing up. Jones landed a left to the body. 1:00. Jones has twelve inches of reach on him. Jones landed a jab and a left. Cormier just can't reach him. Cormier landed an uppercut and a jab. 30. Jones landed a left. Cormier landed an uppercut and a left. 15. Jones landed a body kick and a flying knee. Cormier landed a right and a right uppercut, R1 ends, 10-9 Jones but good round. "Let's find our waterfall my friend," Jackson soothed Jones. "I need you to fight like you did finishing that round," they told Cormier. Cormier repeated back to them that he needed angles and leg kicks.


R2 began. Jones landed a hard body kick. Jones landed a leg kick and a body kick. That hurt. Cormier landed a jab. Jones blocked a high kick. Cormier landed an inside kick, caught a body kick working a single, Jones stuffed it working a standing guillotine, Cormier escaped. Jones landed a left. Cormier landed a right. They clinched, 4:00. Slowing the pace. Cormier went for a standing guillotine, lost it as well. They broke. Cormier landed a body kick. Cormier blocked a high kick. Cormier landed a jab. Cormier landed a right to the body. 3:00. Cormier landed a hard right and a left and a right. Cormier landed a body kick. They clinched. Jones landed a left elbow and another. Jones kneed the body. They broke. Cormier landed a right uppercut. They broke. Jones landed an inside kick and another. Jones landed a straight left. 2:00, they clinched. Jones landed a left uppercut. Cormier ate an elbow, landed a right uppercut. Cormier kneed the body, hard right to the body. Cormier ducked a elft elbow, they broke, Jones landed a high kick, two left elbows. Cormier landed a leg kick, right uppercut. They clinched. 1:00. Cormier threw Jones aside, they clinched. 35. Cormier landed two right uppercuts, right to the body. They broke. Cormier landed a right and a body kick. Stream's failing. 15. Jones landed a left, ate a right uppercut and two rights, Jones tried a flying knee, R2 ends, very very close, 10-9 Cormier IMO but close! "I need you to keep moving your fucking head," they told Cormier.


R3 began. Jones missed a high kick. Jones landed a sidekick, Cormier replied. Jones landed a jab. Cormier landed a hard body kick. Jones responded. Jones landed a leg kick. And an inside kick. Cormier landed a right uppercut, big right and right uppercut. Jones landed an inside kick. Sidekicked the neck. 4:00. Jones landed a left to the body. Jones landed a left. Cormier landed a jab, reacted to an eyepoke. "Ah, the first eyepoke," Rogan said. Cormier asked for the doctor to come in. Herb told Jones if the hand would be open, the fingers must be pointed up. Jones landed a big body kick. Jones tried a double, Cormier stuffed it, worked a single hard. Tried a trip, Jones stuffed it. Cormier kneed the body. 3:00. Clinch. Jones landed a left elbow. They broke. Jones landed an inverted left elbow. They clinched. They traded knees to the legs. Cormier landed a right elbow and a right uppercut. 2:00. Jones stuffed a single. Jones landed a right uppercut. Cormier blocked a high kick. Cormier landed a right uppercut. And a few to the body. Jones with a few shoulder strikes. Jones kneed the body. Jones right uppercut. And another knee. 1:00. A left elbow. Cormier with a right uppercut, they broke. Cormier landed a big right, ate a counter left and a knee. Cormier landed a right and a right uppercut. 35. Jones left elbow. Cormier right hand. Jones flying knee. Cormier landed a right and another. Another. Clinch. Jones pulled flying guard, Cormier was all over him, R3 ends, 10-9 Cormier but incredibly close, could go either way. "Circle crack crack crack," Jackson advised Jones.


R4 began, Jones seems tired. Cormier landed a leg kick. Jones landed a left to the body. "Light on the feet!" Another left to the body. Stream's crapping out. Cormier ate a high kick. Crowd oohed. Cormier blocked another. Clinch, short left elbow, knee to body. Cormier must get busy. 4:00. Jones slammed Cormier, rights under. Cormier stood to the clinch. Sidekicked the thigh in the clinch, Jones did, got a double to half-guard. Shit. Jones working for a guillotine. Come on Daniel! Cormier's like a beached whale. Jones working for a choke. Cormier fighting it. Jones landed a left. Cormier stood eating a knee and a left elbow. 3:00. Clinch. Jones thinking double leg maybe, nope. "Big knee!" Boos. Cormier stuffed a double. Cormier's tired. 2:00. Jones landed a right and a left. Sidekicked the thigh. Jones broke with a left elbow. Jones landed a body kick. Oblique kick and a jab. Cormier landed a jab and a hard leg kick. Clinch. 1:00. Jones kneed the leg. Cormier replied. 35 as Cormier landed a right on the break. Clinch. 15. Stream crapping out. Jones tripped him down disdainfully at the bell, R4 ends, 10-9 Jones, sigh.. Cormier's exhausted in his corner. His corner told him he must get an early takedown and asked him if he wanted it, held his head up.


R5 began and they touched gloves. Cormier blocked a high kick. Jones landed a left and ate a big right uppercut, clinch. Jones stuffed a takedown. Shoulder strike. Short knees to the legs. 4:00. Jones kneed the body. Right to the body, left hook. Jones worked a double. Oh well. I already give up. It's over. Boos. Jones kneeing the legs. 3:00. Jones taking the back. Got it. Cormier exploding out and did. Rogan thinks Cormier needs a finish.. Clinched. Boos. 2:00. Jones stuffed a trip. Tried another but couldn't get that either, Cormier couldn't. Jones kneed the body. Boos. Cormier working a single. Jones landed a left elbow to the body, then head, then body. 1:00. Cormier lifted Jones and slammed him. Jones stood to the clinch. Boos. 35. Jones landed a spinning back elbow and a left elbow. Jones smiled. What a douche. Cormier working for a double. 15. Then single. Jones working a choke standing. Jones raising his hand before the fight ended, landed a left, Cormier landed a right and a left after the bell,  R5 ends, 10-9 Jones. 48-47 Jones, oh well. Brett scored it 48-47 Cormier giving him R5. Wishful thinking. Hopefully we all at least get a split decision. UD 49-46.. for Jones.