Originally Posted by SideWays222
Wow... there is people that cant see the difference in the Mitrione situation and the Jones situation.
In all seriousness.
What is this world coming to 0_0
Not that different.
This fight is to save a main event heavy card, so was that.
Jones had everything to lose and nothing to gain, so does Mitrione or anyone who steps up on short notice for nothing but a few brownie points with completely ungrateful short-memory fans and boss.
Jones hadn't been training for a guy known for his MMA takedowns, neither has Matt. Jones though had only a week to train specifically for Chael, Mitrione would have more than a month.
The main difference is this fight is being offered around to more than one fighter (imagine that!) and Mitrione isn't being scapegoated. Also Cormier doesn't happen to be the best friend of the guy that mysteriously hid his injury for weeks before pulling out, and also a trash talking douche who didn't deserve the shot in the least, but lets overlook that as well.