The war of words brewing between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier has started to spill over into other fighters taking up the cause of putting the bout together in the near future.
Cormier recently sent a message to Jones via FOX Sports asking for a title shot, to which the champion responded by saying, "I have no interest in fighting you right now only because you really haven’t fought anyone that I can consider a top level fighter."
Hearing that statement fueled Cormier’s teammate and former UFC fighter Tyson Griffin to take to Twitter to go after Jones’ statements that the two-time Olympian hasn’t fought any top caliber competition.
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This 26 year old @JonnyBones thinks the names on @dc_mma record aren't top level? That is just disrespectful if you ask me.