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Jan 8, 2015 10:16 am

Diaz’s Manager Not Buying What White Is Selling

Last night UFC President Dana White went on FOX Sports 1 to update the world on Jon Jones. And while the UFC Boss made sure his number 1 priority was Jon’s recovery, he also made it clear that due to contractual obligations they had no choice but to let Jon Jones fight. Mike Kogan, popular...

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 am

Dana White: “This is the biggest January in UFC History!”

“2015 is starting off with amazing fights. It’s the best January in the company’s history. And all these fights lead to bigger fights. If you look at the Cormier vs. Jones, then Gustafsson vs. Rumble, then the winners of those fight and that will be a great fight. You’ve got Vitor vs. Weidman, then Anderson....

Jan 7, 2015 12:05 pm

No Suspension, No Fine – Here’s Why

Following yesterday’s shocking news about Jon Jones and his poor judgement to use cocaine, the world is left with many questions. A simple timeline of events shows that the NSAC had clear knowledge of Jon’s infraction but chose to let him fight anyway. They didn’t even announce his failure until after UFC 182 had concluded....

Jan 7, 2015 8:09 am

Cormier: ‘Losing to a guy on drugs doesn’t make me feel better’

While Jon Jones deals with his battle on the drug front, his last opponent Daniel Cormier is dealing with another kind of battle. The battle of handling your first professional defeat. And while Jon Jones has occupied most our thoughts, including D.C.’s, it’s not the drugs haunting Cormier today. It’s the loss. D.C. tells MMAJunkie.com: “It doesn’t make...

Jan 7, 2015 4:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 1/5/15

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin discuss if Jon Jones is the greatest of all time, the biggest jump in the flyweight division, and the announced UFC 185 headlining fight between Anthony...

Jan 5, 2015 10:34 am

BJPENN.com Radio Replay With Chidi Njokuani, Brett Roberts, & Joey Diaz

Last night BJPENN.com Radio was back with another fantastic episode! The show was kicked off by discussing UFC 182, and everything UFC 182 related, including whether or not Jon Jones has a case for being the GOAT or not. Next up we were joined by Chidi Njokuani, who will be fighting for the RFA title...

Jan 5, 2015 8:57 am

‘Stay Down’

Some fight fans may have noticed that at the end of the 4th round of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s UFC 182 scrap, Jones placed his hand on the top of Daniel Cormier’s head, who was sitting against the cage, noticeably exhausted. Jones action was a small one that many, including myself, missed, but it...

Jan 4, 2015 3:34 pm

Rockhold: ‘Cormier Didn’t Fight To His Potential’

Daniel Cormier’s longtime friend and training partner Luke Rockhold spoke after Cormier lost to Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 182 in a highly anticipated grudge match. He spoke to Ariel Helwani. “I’m bummed, Daniel, I love him like a brother, and he just, he didn’t go out there and fight to his...

Jan 4, 2015 1:18 pm

Cain Velasquez Comforts Daniel Cormier Backstage

Following his UFC 182 loss to Jon Jones, an emotional Daniel Cormier headed backstage to his locker room. Along the way he was met by training partner and friend Cain Velasquez, along with Luke Rockhold, who comforted a very emotional DC. Check it out:

Jan 4, 2015 9:20 am

Dana White: ‘UFC 182 PPV Buys Through The Roof’

Ahead of UFC 182, UFC President Dana White expected the event, which featured a grudge match between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, to do well over 750,000 PPV buys. Following the event last night, at the post-fight press conference, Dana White spoke about the numbers, but wouldn’t go into detail as far as what the...

Jan 4, 2015 8:31 am

Cormier: “This Is Not Going To Ruin Me”

Following an action packed night of fights at UFC 182 that saw Jon Jones defeat Daniel Cormier via unanimous decision, Jones and Cormier joined media members for the post-fight press conference. An emotional Cormier spoke about the bout: “I worked so hard to try to become a champion at he highest level for a very...

Jan 3, 2015 10:36 am

Chael Sonnen’s UFC 182 Breakdown: ‘It won’t be a close fight’

“So now, how does Cormier win? And he can win. But he has to pressure him. He has to close that distance. He can’t circle with him. The length alone takes that ability away. Plus we saw Vitor do that, it doesn’t work. No matter how good of a striker you are, if you’re not...

Jan 3, 2015 10:31 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On episode #5 of UFC 182 Embedded, event headliner Daniel Cormier is joined in the gym by some big names: his teammate and UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, plus actor/martial artist Steven Seagal. At weigh-ins on Friday, the mood is light as Dana White, new UFC signee CM Punk, Urijah Faber, and more talk about...

Jan 3, 2015 10:29 am

Cormier On His Keys To Victory

“The only time we ever saw him in a real gritty dog fight was against Alexander Gustafsson when it was tough. Glover Teixeira, he was in a dog fight, but it was him doing the beating. He wasn’t getting much back in return. So I plan on giving him what Gustafsson gave him times 10.”...

Jan 2, 2015 9:58 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On episode #4 of UFC 182 Embedded, the bad blood nearly boils over between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier. “DC” connects with his family before playing to the crowd at open workouts. After breaking down Cormier’s game plan, Jones spends his New Year’s Eve training. Lightweight Myles Jury opts for a...

Jan 1, 2015 4:48 pm

UFC 182: Why I Fight – Daniel Cormier

The Olympic wrestler, Daniel Cormier, tells us how he transformed into a Mixed Martial Artist. Don’t miss his upcoming fight against rival Jon Jones this Saturday at UFC 182 live on Pay-Per-View.

Jan 1, 2015 12:18 pm

Cormier: This is probably my last chance to be the best in the world

Former Olympic Wrestler Daniel Cormier will put his undefeated mixed martial arts record on the line this Saturday night in hopes of capturing UFC gold as he faces reigning light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones in the main event of UFC 182. Jeremy Botter recently did a story on Cormier titled “The Olympian” in which he...

Jan 1, 2015 11:36 am

UFC 182: Daniel Cormier Pre-Fight Scrum

UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier spoke to the media Wednesday about his UFC 182 main event with champion Jon Jones, having his entire AKA team with him during fight week, whether he truly hates Jones, Jones having to ‘defend’ all the things he said once they’re in the Octagon and more.

Jan 1, 2015 11:07 am

UFC 182: Open Workout Highlights

UFC champion Jon Jones, challenger Daniel Cormier, and foes Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury workout for the fans at the MGM in Las Vegas. Megan Olivi catches up with the UFC stars to talk UFC 182 and finds out how Cerrone plans to bring in the New Year.