UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones appeared destined for a collision with Phil Davis last year.
In the blink of an eye, though, Davis fell down the 205-pound ladder after a loss to Anthony Johnson and a decision defeat to Ryan Bader.
“Mr. Wonderful,” who expressed his intentions to face Jones while the champion was preparing for Glover Teixeira, signed with Bellator on Wednesday.
On Twitter, “Bones” was asked his thoughts on the move by Davis:
Maybe the whole wonderful thing will come into play now https://t.co/xRn7H9wqQl
— Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) April 16, 2015