My issue with Jones wasn't that he didn't want to fight sonnen. It was his incessant whining afterwards. I never placed the bulk of the blame on him, it was was profound mismanagement by Zuffa on several points leading up to the debacle.
But Jones' spoiled brat tweets were more than enough to earn him the raw deal he got.
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