Daniel Cormier agrees to fight Jimi Manuwa during heated twitter beef

April 17, 2017 11:33 am by Russell Ess
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There’s a UFC light heavyweight title fight brewing between the champion, Daniel Cormier and Jimi Manuwa, the current #3 UFC ranked fighter at 205-pounds.

Cormier and Manuwa went at it on Twitter on Monday in another battle of words.

Manuwa: @dc_mma take the fight Daniel.

Cormier: I did. I’ll smash u any day bum! U will get embarrassed. U and I both know it. Now u get what u asked for. U won’t last a round.

Manuwa: After all that barking @dc_mma trying to duck the fight?

Cormier: Have u lost ur mind. I was working last weekend. But immediately said yes jimi can get it. Ur a bum! U won’t see the 2nd round

Manuwa: He has to think twice!!

Cormier: Wow I get on here and ur yapping ur mouth this morning. Let’s make a deal. No wrestling , no kicking. I’ll beat u str8 boxing chump!

Maybe I’ll do this to you jimi. Good morning haha

@POSTERBOYJM likes to take naps in the octagon lol

Manuwa: Sign the deal CHAMP !!!! stop all your commentator WWE shit. U trying to catch jones rusty. I give u 2 rounds with that big head.

Cormier: I’m not trying to catch anything. Let’s go! I wanna fight you! Jones needs to get his sea legs back. Where’s the contract. This light work

Manuwa: U will never box with me Daniel. U got 1 way u think u will beat me. I will ko u Daniel.

Jimi Manuwa

Cormier: Actually there are many ways to beat you. I can do it however I want. U know that. I’ll fight you. I’ll give u ur moment in the sun.

Manuwa: I don’t need or want fame. The belt too small for ur waist. I’ll make it look good with my Gucci don’t worry. The belt is what I want!! ☝🏾


What are your thoughts on a UFC light heavyweight title fight between the champion Daniel Cormier and challenger Jimi Manuwa? Let’s get your prediction on the potential matchup in the comment section!

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This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 4/17/2017.

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