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Feb 13, 2015 11:14 am

Urijah Faber Responds To Bisping, Cormier — Says Edgar’s “Head’s been rattled”

During Thursday nights Team Alpha Male Radio show a caller brought up comments from a recent episode of UFC Tonight. On that show Michael Bisping and Daniel Cormier broke down the recently announced fight between Urijah Faber and Frankie Edgar. The two UFC fighters/analyst picked Edgar as their choice for who wins the fight. Faber,...

Feb 11, 2015 5:08 pm

Cormier vs. Bader Booked For UFC Fight Night 68

A light-heavyweight bout between Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader has been booked for UFC Fight Night 68. UFC officials announced the bout tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC Fight Night 68 takes place on June 6 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, where Cormier will enjoy a home field advantage. The bout marks D.C.’s...

Feb 10, 2015 10:50 am

Cormier Confident Against Jones If Given Rematch

“Jon won that fight. But after the fight, I have no doubt in my mind that I can beat that man. Nothing has changed. If we fought again, I feel like I will be even more confident that I can get the job done. He did not beat me. He won the fight.” “He did...


Feb 10, 2015 10:31 am

Velasquez, Cormier Back In Training

Two of American Kickboxing Academy’s staples, Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier have returned to training. Cormier, no doubt, was taking some much-needed time off following his decision loss to Jon Jones, and Velasquez was out with injury. Check it: The boys are back #TeamAKA @cainmma @dc_mma http://t.co/4bHwDGjiz5 — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) February 9, 2015 The...

Jan 28, 2015 5:01 am

Cormier: ‘A bout with Gustafsson Make Sense’

  “He’s got the biggest name. We’re both coming off of a loss. So it would make sense. If that’s the case, if they say Daniel, you and Alexander fight, and the winner will get a title shot against Anthony or Jon, then, yes.” … “It needs to be guy with name recognition. So where...

Jan 27, 2015 2:29 pm

Cormier: ‘I needed Cain Velasquez’

“I’ve watched it 100 times. It has to burn. It has to feel so bad. It has to punch you in the gut every time you watch it. Every time I watch it, I watch a very competitive fight, and I watch one guy stay the course, one guy get off course, and that guy was me....

Jan 25, 2015 6:41 am

Cormier And Stann Discuss Johnson’s TKO Win Over Gustafsson

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson TKO’d Alexander Gustafsson to earn a shot at Jon Jones light heavyweight strap (See that HERE). Following the win, Brian Stann and Daniel Cormier broke down the win on the UFC Post-Fight show, in addition to discussing a future matchup between...

Jan 15, 2015 5:01 am

Ratings Report: Jones vs. Cormier Pay-Per-View A Massive Success

‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ was the most successful pay-per-view for the UFC in over a year’s time. Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting.com has the report: As was expected with the buildup, UFC 182 was the most successful event for the company since UFC 168, with early cable estimates of the show headlined by Jon Jones...

Jan 12, 2015 5:02 am

Henderson: ‘Cormier Should Have Wrestled Jones More’

Earlier this month, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defeated Daniel Cormier via unanimous decision in a highly anticipated ‘Bad Blood’ match. Prior to fighting Jones however, Cormier met Dan Henderson in the Octagon at UFC 173 where he put on a spectacular performance that consisted of Henderson being rag-dolled. Needless to say, Henderson has...

Jan 11, 2015 7:35 am

Cormier’s Drug Test Shows Abnormal Hormone Levels

Last week the MMA world was abuzz with talk as it was revealed not only did UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones test positive for the main metabolite in cocaine, but also tested with an unusually low T/E ratio. Surprisingly, his opponent for his UFC 182 ‘Bad Blood’ scrap, Daniel Cormier, also tested with a...

Jan 7, 2015 7:04 pm

Cormier: “Jones should be a star among stars”

Daniel Cormier gives his thoughts on his loss to Jon Jones at UFC 182 and Jones entering rehab following the fight. Daniel Cormier on the aftermath of his loss to Jon Jones: “It’s been tough. It was a tough fight. You owe it to yourself to let it burn a little bit and let it...

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 6, 2015 3:07 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Edition

Thirteen UFC 182 fighters have been served with mandatory suspensions by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for injuries sustained while in combat. Topping the list is a set of four athletes who could be out up to six-months for various ailments. Nate Marquardt,Louis Gaudinot, Paul Felder, and Cody Garbrandt will need medical clearance to return...

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 10:44 am

Jones Explains Vulgar Gesture Towards Cormier Post-Fight

With just a few seconds left in the 5th round of Jones vs. Cormier, Jones put his hands up in celebration. For unknown reasons, Cormier let go of Jones leg and gave up on the takedown and began to walk away, Jones landed a clean punch on DC before the final bell rang. The bell...

Jan 4, 2015 10:19 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Jones Win Over Cormier

Last night, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier collided in an epic light heavyweight showdown that saw Jones retain the light heavyweight strap after 25 minutes of action. As always, the Twitter-verse was going wild throughout the entire bout, and we have compiled some of the best reactions for you below. Dc can't fight like this....

Jan 4, 2015 8:45 am

Jones Not Moved By Cormier’s Tears Post-Fight

At the UFC 182 post-fight press conference, an emotional Daniel Cormier spoke about his 5-round bout against Jon Jones. As Cormier wiped tears from his eyes, media members applauded, with Jones briefly joining in. After his harsh words in the Octagon post-fight, Jones was asked if seeing Cormier being so emotional impacted him. The champ...

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 4, 2015 8:15 am

Scorecard from Jones vs. Cormier bout

Last night in the main event of UFC 182, Jon Jones defeated Daniel Cormier via unanimous decision. The bout, which all three judges gave to Jones, 4 rounds to 1, was thought to be closer by many fans watching the event. Below is an image of the judges scorecards from the event, courtesy of the...

Jan 3, 2015 11:09 pm

Bonus Report: ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Edition

UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier took place tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the main event Jon Jones retained his light-heavyweight title with a solid performance over a very game challenger in Daniel Cormier. For their efforts, both Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier took home bonuses for their performance, as...

Jan 3, 2015 11:07 am

‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Official Results

Tonight, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the highly anticipated ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ took place live on pay-per-view.. RESULTS: MAIN CARD: (Pay-Per-View, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier – for light heavyweight title- Jones wins via Unanimous Decision Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury- Cerrone wins via Unanimous Decision Nate Marquardt vs....

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 4:37 pm

‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Official Weigh-In Results – 1 Misses Weight

Today from The MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada, the UFC 182 fighters hit the scales, making their bouts for tomorrow night’s event official. All fighters, but one, made their contracted weight. ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ goes down live on pay-per-view tomorrow night. Here’s the full results from today’s event: (Staredown photo...

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...

Dec 31, 2014 7:01 pm

Cormier: “This is the ultimate testing ground”

“I love this sport because at the end of it, they lock us inside of an octagon and they say, ‘You guys figure this thing out.’ So he can make fun of my fourth place in the Olympics. He can make fun of my body. He can make fun of everything. At the end of...

Dec 30, 2014 12:17 pm

Jones Compliments Cormier’s Ability To Compete With His Body Type

“I wouldn’t necessarily say there’s anything I like about him. I do respect that he’s able to use his frame so successfully, being a short guy and thicker guy. When you look at him, his body type doesn’t scream athlete. But he’s been able to do some amazing things, both in the sport of wrestling...

Dec 30, 2014 10:24 am

REPLAY! UFC 182: Jones and Cormier Media Call

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier answered questions from the media ahead of their huge clash at UFC 182 during a conference call. They spoke about the fight, the feud and more.