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WATCH: Dana White Delivers The Damning News To Cormier About Jones Pull Out

WATCH: Dana White Delivers The Damning News To Cormier About Jones Pull Out

Unless you have been living under a rock, you'll be well aware of yet another UFC 200 main-event switcheroo following a potential anti-doping violation committed by Jon Jones subsequently seeing him pulled from the blockbuster event.

Daniel Cormier was slated to rematch Jones for the unified light-heavyweight championship until the former kingpin was flagged by USADA. From the latest episode of UFC Embedded, footage has emerged of UFC president Dana White delivering the unfortunate news to Cormier.

Here's the video below (Skip to 4:11 for the moment):

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The 37-year-old, visibly shattered and in tears, was even willing to sign a release in order to keep the fight in tact.

The current light-heavyweight champion is now scheduled to fight Anderson Silva, who steps up on just two-days notice, in a 3-round light-heavyweight contest. The GOAT confessed he hasn't been training after coming of gall bladder surgery. This is going to be an interesting fight to say the least.

UFC 200 goes down this weekend in the early hours of Sunday 10th July.

Topics: UFC 200, UFC

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.