Originally Posted by Qwyjibo
Cormier's cardio and physical strength will keep him in the fight. Power as in punching power though? Jones has faced pretty damn good fighters in Vitor and Glover in that regard. I just don't see how Jones lets him get in close enough for the wrestling to matter.
power as in all-around physical power and toughness. i don't think jones has ever seen the like in his division.
i've read interviewers of his training partners, and they talk as if his body is made of cement or something. jones is a huge LHW, but DC can toss even larger men around the cage.
jones can do a little damage at distance against cormier, but just as likely break his own shins or hands. meanwhile, once cormier gets his hands on him, it will be even more decisive.
i think the thing that will keep jones in the fight are his dirty tactics, hellbows, and amazing talent / improvisation. it will be like watching two grandmasters of different styles trying to tip the balance.