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Tuesday, 07/23/2013, 10:02 am

Cormier Excited About Roy Nelson Booking

“I’m pretty excited about it. It’s the fight that we’ve wanted for a little bit And Roy’s wanted. I think it’s going to be a great fight. He’s a guy that brings the fight every time. He’s an exciting fighter. I’m happy to be in there with him. I’ve said multiple times that I don’t hold the Stipe Miocic fight against him, being as he took the fight on such short notice. I kind of give him a mulligan. So, in my eyes he’s still on that win streak he was on. He’s a very dangerous guy.

It’s no secret as to what he does. He’s a great grappler. He’s got big knockout power. And he’s a tough athlete. I think people mistake, they do the eye test on Roy and it gives them a false sense of what they’re stepping in the Octagon with. That’s not gonna happen with me.”

Fresh off the heels of their UFC 166 fight booking, Roy Nelson and Daniel Cormier no doubt are happy about getting the chance to squash their mutual beef.

In this recent interview with the Houston Chronicle DC breaks it down and lets people know he won’t let the mystique of ‘Big Country’ get the better of him.

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