Daniel Cormier Believes Jon Jones Is Serious About Vacating UFC Title

Daniel Cormier doesn’t think Jon Jones is bluffing when he says he’ll vacate the UFC light heavyweight championship. Jones is having some issues with the UFC brass over pay. UFC president Dana White claims that Jones demanded a bump up in pay in the $30 million range for a move up to the heavyweight division. […]
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Daniel Cormier Weighs In On Failed Negotiations Between Jon Jones & UFC

Daniel Cormier has given his take on the failed negotiations between Jon Jones and the UFC. Jones wanted to transition to the heavyweight division for the right price. His target was Francis Ngannou, who also agreed that he wanted a big payday for such a bout. When Jones started talks with the UFC, he was […]
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Francis Ngannou Thinks Cormier Fight Would Be Tougher Than Miocic Rematch

Francis Ngannou feels a showdown with Daniel Cormier would provide a more stern challenge than a rematch with Stipe Miocic. Back in Jan. 2018, Ngannou challenged Miocic for the UFC heavyweight gold. Miocic used his wrestling and ground-and-pound to keep Ngannou contained for five rounds. Miocic successfully defended his heavyweight gold via unanimous decision. Ngannou […]
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UFC Champion Stipe Miocic Fires Back At Critics Of His Absence

Stipe Miocic has heard the critics and he has no interest in entertaining them. Miocic hasn’t competed since Aug. 2019 and fight fans are starting to become restless. While some don’t blame Miocic as we’re in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic and he’s a first responder, others are simply impatient. That includes heavyweights Daniel […]
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Daniel Cormier Calls Jon Jones’ Callout Of Francis Ngannou ‘Gangster’

Daniel Cormier may not be chummy with Jon Jones but he’s giving credit where it’s due. Jones is the UFC light heavyweight champion but it appears he’s eyeing a different challenge. “Bones” expressed confidence in moving up to the heavyweight division after seeing the efforts of Ovince Saint Preux against Ben Rothwell. Francis Ngannou asked […]
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Daniel Cormier: Anthony Smith’s Corner Should’ve ‘Saved’ Him Against Glover Teixeira

Daniel Cormier feels Anthony Smith’s corner did him a disservice. On May 13, Smith took on Glover Teixeira in a light heavyweight clash. The bout headlined UFC Jacksonville. “Lionheart” was the betting favorite going into the bout but it was Teixeira who scored the TKO victory in the fifth and final round. Daniel Cormier Criticizes […]
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UFC 249 Broadcast Adjusting For Safety During Pandemic

The UFC is back this weekend and like it or not, UFC 249 seems to be going full steam ahead for another pay-per-view. Given the safety protocols necessary to put on an event while still being in a pandemic means, things will be different this time. The UFC will be in Jacksonville, Florida for their […]
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Stipe Miocic Responds To Daniel Cormier, Wants Full Training Camp

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is aware of Daniel Cormier’s plea to stop the “nonsense.” It appears inevitable that Miocic and Cormier will collide for a third time. The two are 1-1 against one another. Cormier scored a first-round knockout victory in their first encounter, while Miocic got revenge back in Aug. 2019 with a […]
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Daniel Cormier Urges Stipe Miocic To Stop The ‘Nonsense’ & Sign Trilogy Bout

Daniel Cormier is eager to get a third bout with Stipe Miocic. The score is 1-1 between Cormier and Miocic. The two first met back in July 2018. It was Cormier’s bid to become a UFC “champ-champ.” Cormier made it a successful one, knocking out Miocic in the first round. In their Aug. 2019 rematch, […]
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UFC’s Daniel Cormier Helps Raise Funds For Youth Wrestling

Former UFC “champ-champ” Daniel Cormier is using his time to give back to youth wrestling. Cormier finished fourth in the 2004 Olympics in wrestling. He also made the 2008 team as a captain but was forced out due to kidney issues. “DC” went on to become a UFC champion in two weight classes but he […]
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Daniel Cormier begins training, okay if UFC career ends without a live audience

Daniel Cormier has been working toward retirement for more than a year, but it might not end the way he had always envisioned… and he’s okay with that.  Cormier told ESPN’s Ariel Helwani on Monday that he’s already beginning to train for a third bout with UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic, although he doesn’t yet have a date and certainly not a location. He is, however, anticipating that it could happen at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The promotion is expected to hold most of its U.S. based events in the Apex at its headquarters once Nevada lifts some of…

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Daniel Cormier Details Planned Precautions Taken For UFC 249

Daniel Cormier says the UFC left no stone unturned for their now-postponed April 18 event. Cormier was hesitant about going through with color commentator duties ahead of UFC 249. “DC” would only agree to call the action if certain conditions were met. If Cormier is to be believed, those conditions were exceeded. Cormier Goes Over […]
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