Not long after UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier collided in a UFC 178 media day melee on Monday, the two rivals appeared on ESPN's SportsCenter. But the beef continued well after the cameras were off, and now footage has surfaced of Jones and Cormier trading heated words. A transcription of the conversation can be seen below:
JJ: "Hey pu**y, are you still there?"
DC: "I'm here, I'm here. You are just the fakest person. I actually admire that you can actually be this fake, and like, when the TV comes on, how you can just change. It's like you're a chameleon. It's awesome."
JJ: "Hey, listen. I'm a professional. That fact that you're a pu**y --
DC: "It's unbelievable. It's unbelievable."
JJ: "The fact that you're a pu**y hasn't changed, but I am a professional."
DC: "It's unbelievable how fake you can really be. Like, you are just such a f**king pussy. My god, it is amazing. It is amazing. But, you know, hats off to you. You've got a great P.R. person, they do a great job with training you because you are just terrible. You're the f**king scum of the earth. You are a terrible human being, but you can sure turn it on, huh?"
JJ: "Thank you."
DC: "God, you f**king ---
DC: "I wish they would let me next door so I could spit in your f**king face."
JJ: "You know I would absolutely kill you if you ever did something like that, right?"
DC: "You could never kill me."
JJ: "Oh, I bet you I could."
DC: "Then you should try, Jon. You really should try, Jon."
JJ: "I would literally kill you if you spit in my face."
DC: "Yeah, let's try that, Jon."
JJ: "Literally kill you."
DC: "Let's try that, Jon."
JJ: "I'm not saying I would fight you. I said I would kill you if you did some silly s**t like that."
DC: "Jon, do you think I'm just going to sit there and let you kill me, Jon? I mean really?"