"If it's a no-contest, then the fight didn't happen," Cormier said Wednesday on UFC Tonight (via Raimondi).
Once again, I'm the UFC champion."
As Brett Okamoto noted, it's a fascinating final chapter to Jones vs. Cormier:
Jones "won" both matchups between the pair, though only his first win at UFC 182 in January 2015 will stand.
As for the dubious nature of his earning that belt, Cormier isn't concerned.
Brett Okamoto @bokamotoESPN
Per UFC, "Daniel Cormier will be reinstated as UFC champion." Man. What a way to (likely) end one of the sport's greatest rivalries.2017-9-14 00:24:23