UFC News: UFC issues statement on today's brawl



UFC Chief Legal Officer Kirk Hendrick stated today that there will be ramifications for both Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for today's brawl.

"There are going to be ramifications," said Hendrick on the UFC web site. "Whether you're the champion, or this is your first fight in the UFC, there are going to be ramifications from the UFC for these actions."

It is believed neither fighter was injured in the brawl which is on the front page of the web site. It is also expected the Nevada commission will issue punishment for both athletes.

"We are going to reserve our right to penalize both fightes after the commission has made a decision. We expect more from our athletes, and we are prepared to levy sanctions to reinforce the appropriate behavior."