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Jon Jones says he's giving Dana White the silent treatment. He considers Ari Emanuel the UFC 'boss'

Jon Jones says he's giving Dana White the silent treatment. He considers Ari Emanuel the UFC 'boss'

Jon Jones said the year-long silence between him and UFC President Dana White is the fighter’s own doing.

“Dana White has reached out to me on at least four occasions, and I haven’t answered any of his calls or any of his text messages — that’s the reason we haven’t spoken,” Jones said after a White interview this week in which the UFC official first revealed the distance between him and the UFC’s former No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter.

Jones, 30, who is wrapping up preparation for his Saturday UFC 214 fight against light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at Honda Center, has been trailed by troubles since defeating Cormier on Jan. 3, 2015.

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