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Matt Hughes to Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier: 'What you've done is bad for the sport'

Matt Hughes, the UFC VP of Athlete Development, says Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier's brawl was 'bad for the sport'.


Some UFC officials seemed to have been okay with the brawl between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier that would certainly drive up interest on their upcoming UFC 178 bout. Count Matt Hughes as one of those who were disappointed in the whole situation.

The current Vice President of Athlete Development, is also tasked with overseeing fighter conduct and when he saw both Jones and Cormier still going at it on social media following their infamous brawl, he decided to flex some of that VP muscle:

Related: Video: Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier at Sports Center following Brawl | Photos: Conor McGregor calmly taking selfies with fans during brawl

The UFC has also released an official statement on the issue, with Chief Legal Officer, Kirk Hendrick saying that there will be ramifications for their brawl.

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