Jones doesn't think Cormier 'has the balls' to drop down to 205 for fight
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Jon Jones' next UFC fight will be a title defense against Thiago Santos on July 6. Should he best "Marreta," the possibilities appear endless.

One potential matchup would be a third go-round with current heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Cormier, who weighed in at 251 pounds for his last heavyweight bout, said recently he would consider dropping down to 205 to challenge Jones, but "Bones" is calling his rival's bluff.

"He won't do it," Jones said Monday on "Ariel Helwani's MMA Show."

"I think it takes a lot out of him to make that weight cut. I haven't seen him in person but I hear that he's bigger than ever. And to lose all that weight and to come up short a third time, it just takes a lot of courage, I would imagine.

"I don't think he has the balls to do it. I think he knows what to say to the people to appear not afraid of me, but I think, deep down inside, he knows what it's like after losing to me twice. ... I just doubt he's going to do that to himself again."

Jones said he's heard whispers from the UFC that Luke Rockhold, who will be fighting at light heavyweight on the July 6 card, could be his next opponent following the Santos fight.

"For me, I don't really care who's next," Jones added.

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Jones doesn't think Cormier 'has the balls' to drop down to 205 for fight
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