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Wow. Does anything still think the brawl between the UFC‘s Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier at the UFC 178 media day was stage? These two fighters honestly hate one another.

Jones and Cormier were interview live on ESPN’s SportsCenter, but the two had words to exchange while the cameras were off-air. However, the cameras were still recording the heated words. Take a look at the transcription of the exchange thanks to and watch the entire video (language warning) below:

Jon Jones: “Hey pu**y, are you still there?”

Daniel Cormier: “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?”

Video of off-air exchange

Audio of off-air exchange

The UFC and Nevada State Athletic Commission may still come down on these two fighters, but for now its great publicity and hype for the upcoming title fight at between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier.

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