Daniel Cormier releases first statement on UFC 197 withdrawal

April 2, 2016 3:22 pm by Evan Bell
Daniel Cormier

Thursday evening news broke that Daniel Cormier had injured his knee in training and would no longer be able to compete in his scheduled UFC 197 title defense on April 23rd against Jon Jones.

Surprisingly, Jon Jones wished DC a speedy recovery, and it is expected that the pair will meet in the future when DC is healthy and able to defend his belt.

The champ took to Instagram to give his first statement since the news surfaced regarding the injury.

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