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Dec 7, 2017 7:49 am

EXCLUSIVE | Volkan Oezdemir weighs in on Daniel Cormier’s wrestling advantage

On January 20, when the UFC touches down in Boston, Massachusetts with UFC 220, Swiss light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir will attempt to topple the division’s champion Daniel Cormier. Ahead of this fight, the two fighters’ advantages are quite clear. Oezdemir, of course, has established himself as one of the light heavyweight division’s most venomous...

Nov 29, 2017 3:20 pm

BREAKING | Daniel Cormier Defends His Title Against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220

Ever since Volkan Oezdemir won a social media poll put on by Daniel Cormier, he’s been slated to get the UFC light heavyweight title shot. It was teased and talked about until finally it was reported to be in the works for UFC 220 by MMA Kings. Everything seemed like it was set until Oezdemir...

Nov 26, 2017 6:44 pm

Daniel Cormier believes his fight with Volkan Oezdemir will proceed as scheduled

Daniel Cormier believes his fight with Volkan Oezdemir will proceed as scheduled. Volkan Oezdemir (15-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) was taken into custody just over a week ago for aggravated battery stemming from an alleged bar incident this past August in Florida. “No Time” was later released on bond. The surging Swiss fighter has won five...

Nov 24, 2017 10:59 am

VIDEO | Kelvin Gastelum May Have Used the Daniel Cormier Towel Trick at Weigh-Ins

Today at the weigh-ins for UFC Shanghai, Kelvin Gastelum missed weight on his first attempt. Don’t worry, he was able to weigh at 186lbs for his middleweight fight with Michael Bisping tomorrow on his second trip to the scale. However, it’s ironically not the weight that everyone is focused on. We aren’t passing any judgments,...

Nov 22, 2017 2:42 pm

Daniel Cormier Puts Tony Ferguson on Blast For Not Accepting Khabib’s Fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to fight Tony Ferguson. He wants a chance to ‘smash his face’ so bad, he doesn’t even want a fight with Conor McGregor yet. It’s easy to see why he feels the need to take care of unfinished business — they’ve been slated to fight each other as far back as 2015 — but...

Nov 22, 2017 9:55 am

VIDEO | Ovince Saint Preux Calls out Daniel Cormier

Jon Jones = Volkan= ‍♀️ issues. Gus = already lost to @dc_mma == leads us to DC and myself, two clean athletes playing punch face . Ps- I like playing kick face also . @danawhite pic.twitter.com/AVsGUh0mVS — Ovince Saint Preux (@003_OSP) November 22, 2017 With Volkan Oezdemir’s legal situation up in the air, the last...

Nov 21, 2017 10:07 am

Daniel Cormier Releases a Statement on the Volkan Oezdemir Situation

It’s common knowledge now that Daniel Cormier was slated to defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Volkan Oezdemir. There was no official announcement, but the two have both let it slip that UFC 220 in Boston was going to be the date. That was, until an altercation at a bar ended up putting everything...

Nov 14, 2017 3:53 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Trolls Volkan Oezdemir with Young Jeezy

When @volkan_oezdemir says he’s gonna knock me out in the very 1st round smh #youngjeezy lol A post shared by Daniel “DC” Cormier (@dc_mma) on Nov 14, 2017 at 2:49pm PST It’s been known for awhile that Daniel Cormier will be fighting Volkan Oezdemir next. There hasn’t been a formal announcement yet, but it looks...

Nov 6, 2017 10:29 am

Daniel Cormier expected to defend light heavyweight title at UFC 220

Daniel Cormier, who was reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion after his UFC 214 foil Jon Jones failed a drug test, is expected to defend his title at UFC 220. His opponent for this card, which is scheduled for January 20 in Boston, Massachusetts, is expected to be the king of the blitzkrieg himself,...

Nov 4, 2017 8:43 am

Michael Bisping is Open to a Superfight with Daniel Cormier

Michael Bisping is mere hours away now from arguably the biggest fight of his career against Georges St-Pierre. The former welterweight king will challenge for the UFC middleweight title, while Bisping is fighting to retain and cement his legacy as one of the greats. If he manages to take out St-Pierre, will he defend his...

Nov 3, 2017 10:56 am

The Date for Daniel Cormier’s Fight with Volkan Oezdemir is Coming Soon

Daniel Cormier has been telling us since September that Volkan Oezdemir was going to get the next shot at his belt. He asked the fans on Twitter who he should fight next to defend his UFC light heavyweight title, resulting in Oezdemir beating out former challenger Alexander Gustafsson. At that point, it was just some...

Oct 25, 2017 1:55 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Lands His First Fight Hype Video in Joe Rogan’s Place

For years, we’ve watch Joe Rogans big veiny head scream at us in video packages before UFC fight cards, hyping us up for the match-ups. It’s become a nostalgic part of the UFC experience, just like that “Face the Pain” song. This time though, Joe Rogan has been swapped out for none other than the...

Oct 16, 2017 9:25 am

Daniel Cormier and Joe Rogan catch criticism for biased commentary, Cormier apologizes

Earlier this month, on the undercard of UFC 216, Cody Stamann and Tom Duquesnoy collided in a clash of bantamweight prospects. Though both fighters possessed identical 15-1 professional records, many felt that the Octagon-side commentary of Daniel Cormier and Joe Rogan leaned a little too far in favor of the highly-hyped Frenchman Duquesnoy. Stamann, who ended...

Oct 14, 2017 12:54 pm

The UFC Didn’t Want Daniel Cormier to Talk About Kevin Lee’s Staph at UFC 216

Before the main event of UFC 216, as Kevin Lee walked to the Octagon, Joe Rogan immediately blurted out that Lee may have a staph infection. There were mixed reactions to Rogan identifying the medical condition based off of a glance, but people forget Joe Rogan is a lifelong martial artist and the owner of...

Oct 13, 2017 9:00 pm

Alexander Gustafsson plans to wait for the winner of Daniel Cormier vs. Volkan Oezdemir

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson plans to sit out and wait for the winner of Daniel Cormier vs. Volkan Oezdemir. Volkan Oezdemir is expected to challenge Daniel Cormier for his UFC light heavyweight title in early 2018. “The Mauler” revealed his willingness to remain on the sidelines while waiting for the “DC”...

Oct 12, 2017 4:19 pm

Daniel Cormier Targets Fight With Volkan Oezdemir in Early 2018

There has been no official word from the UFC, but Daniel Cormier is moving forward with the decision that Volkan Oezdemir is going to get the next title shot. He originally decided he’d give him the next shot based off of a Twitter poll. Of course, Oezdemir was quick and grateful to accept the challenge....

Oct 10, 2017 3:45 pm

VIDEO | UFC 216’s Real Fight of the Night Was Daniel Cormier Versus Audio Cords

Saturday’s UFC 216 card turned out to be an embarrassment of riches. Lando Vannata and Bobby Green had a crazy, bloody Fight of the Night. Tony Ferguson became the number one lightweight in the world not named Conor McGregor, in an exciting title fight with Kevin Lee. Who can forget Demetrious Johnson inventing new and...

Oct 10, 2017 11:12 am

Tony Ferguson and Daniel Cormier go off on each other on Twitter

Being a fighter and commentator in the UFC can sometimes put you in an odd position as calling the fights might strain the relationship you have with some of your fellow fighters. This seems to be the case with Daniel Cormier, who commentated the UFC 216 broadcast and apparently Tony Ferguson who fought Kevin Lee...

Oct 9, 2017 10:55 am

Daniel Cormier issues apology to Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: I was wrong

In the buildup to and fallout of their two fights, Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson always kept things pretty civil. It’s for this reason that the recent heat between them, which began when Cormier scolded Rumble for his interactions with Jon Jones, came as such a surprise. “Rumble Johnson and I have always been...

Oct 6, 2017 6:41 am

Daniel Cormier Explains Why Alexander Gustafsson Doesn’t Get the Next Title Shot

A couple of weeks ago, Daniel Cormier tallied up votes that he got from Twitter and decided it was Volkan Oezdemir who should get the next title shot. Of course, Oezdemir accepted the gesture in ‘no time’ flat. Even though Cormier used the fans own comments to decide his opponent, there was still criticism of...

Oct 5, 2017 3:30 pm

Anthony Johnson Responds to ‘Cry Baby’ Daniel Cormier’s Criticisms

Just yesterday, Daniel Cormier spoke out on Anthony Johnson’s alleged return to the UFC in the heavyweight division. It wasn’t just that, but he told an in-depth story that took place backstage, detailing an interaction between him and then Jon Jones. Cormier had revealed he lost respect for his former opponent and called him ‘soft’,...

Oct 5, 2017 11:58 am

Daniel Cormier gives transparent shoutout to his pick for MMA GOAT

UFC 216 is set to take place this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee are featured in the main event of the evening as they will fight for the UFC interim lightweight title. In the co-main event of the evening, there is a chance history will be made by the current...

Oct 4, 2017 12:57 pm

Daniel Cormier Criticizes Anthony Johnson For His Possible Comeback

While nothing is official, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson’s manager revealed that Johnson would be meeting with the UFC to discuss a potential comeback. This time, he’d be entering into the heavyweight division. The former two-time UFC light heavyweight title challenger just retired back at UFC 210 in April this year. Daniel Cormier thinks Johnson should have...

Oct 2, 2017 12:05 pm

Volkan Oezdemir makes his prediction for fight with Daniel Cormier

Shortly after it was announced that Jon Jones had failed a drug test in the lead up to his UFC 214 defeat of Daniel Cormier, the fight was ruled a no contest, and Cormier was reinstated as the UFC light heavyweight champion. From there, Cormier took a few days to process this hectic turn of...

Sep 28, 2017 3:27 pm

Volkan Oezdemir Accepts Daniel Cormier’s Challenge for the Next Title Shot

The power of the fans may have proven to be even more influential than they ever thought before. Just earlier today, Daniel Cormier addressed Twitter about their results when he asked who he should fight next. ‘No Time’ Volkan Oezdemir beat out light heavyweight number one contender Alexander Gustafsson as the fighter they want to...