WATCH: Incredible, chaotic scenes Daniel Cormier takes back-stage run at Jon Jones
Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones II is happening.
The second meeting of the two best light heavyweights in the world was an inevitability but the danger always existed that it would not take place next because of Jones' regular unreliability.
Jones is eligible to compete again this summer when his year suspension for testing positive for banned substances comes to an end, and the UFC have decided to award him an immediate title shot upon his return.
Jones will fight for the belt he never lost in the Octagon in the main event of UFC 214 in Anaheim, California and he came face to face with his fiercest rival on Friday night.
As the UFC gathered some of the stars of their summer shows for a press conference in Dallas, Texas, the genuine hate between Jones and Cormier reared its head in some style.
Before the event even got underway, Jones and Cormier had to be pulled apart by security after the former referenced Cormier's children and found out in no uncertain terms that it was the quickest way to push his foe's buttons.
"Don't mention my kids you fucking junkie," Cormier shouted, as he attempted to get his hands on Jones.
The insults arrived thick and fast once the UFC's cameras switched on, as 'DC' brought up Jones' track record of public indiscretions.
“So, I’m sitting here, and I see him. Like, I see him. He’s over there. But is he really going to be in Anaheim?”
"Is this guy really going to go to the fight? Is this guy going to mess this up again by doing steroids or snorting cocaine or sandblasting prostitutes. What’s this guy going to do to mess this up this time?”
“Prostitutes? I beat you after a weekend of cocaine,” Jones responded.
“And prostitutes,” said Cormier.
“I had two great weekends,” Jones continued. “Back-to-back weekends. Cocaine one, your ass the next. It was great. That’s a month for the ages.”
Fingers crossed Jones does make it to the fight because we've waited long enough to see this rematch.