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Sep 29, 2015 3:33 am

Coach: ‘Cormier Deserves More Credit Than What He’s Getting’

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title for the first time at this Saturday’s UFC 192, when he takes on Alexander Gustafsson. Ahead of that scrap, Cormier’s coach, Javier Mendez, recently talked on The MMA Hour and said that he thinks the champ isn’t exactly getting the credit he deserves as the...

Sep 29, 2015 1:46 am

Daniel Cormier Delivers Hilarious Fan Q&A –– WATCH NOW!

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will face Alexander Gustafsson at this Saturday’s UFC 192, in Houston, TX. It will be Cormier’s first title defense and Gustafsson’s second title shot. Ahead of the event, Cormier helped promote the fight by doing live fan Q&A on Periscope, a live video streaming app. Fans asked him questions...

Sep 29, 2015 12:01 am

Daniel Cormier Makes Fun Of MLB Scrap –– ‘A’ For Effort’

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is gearing up for his first title defense, against Alexander Gustafsson, at this Saturday’s UFC 192. In his last fight, Cormier took out Anthony Johnson to win the vacant 205 title. The fight this Saturday will pit both him and Gustafsson against each other to see who will come...

Sep 28, 2015 5:54 pm

‘So what if Gus ALMOST beat Jon Jones? He got KOd by Johnson!’

Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson will finally be meeting in the center of the octagon at “UFC 192” on October 3rd to decide the fate of the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. There was a lot of controversy surrounding this fight when it was first announced as Gustafsson is coming fresh off a loss to Anthony...


Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...

Sep 28, 2015 12:19 pm

‘I need to get more popular if I’m going to get a title shot…’

Getting a title shot in the Ultimate Fighting Championship is a little more difficult than simply climbing your way up the ranks. One of the most recent head scratchers when it comes to a fighter getting a title shot is actually coming up this Saturday; Alexander Gustafsson will be challenging Daniel Cormier for the UFC...

Sep 28, 2015 4:35 am

Rashad Evans eyeing UFC title shot after beating Ryan Bader

Rashad Evans has been sitting on the sidelines watching the light heavyweight division go through changes due to a knee injury that put him out of action for nearly two years. The former champion will make his return at “UFC 192” on October 3rd and will be going up against top-ranked Ryan Bader on the...

Sep 26, 2015 5:15 am

Daniel Cormier: ‘I couldn’t really give a sh*t about Jon Jones’

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is pretty sick of hearing about former champ, Jon Jones, and let the media know it at the recent UFC 192 media conference call. It seemed like almost all of the questions being thrown at Cormier and his opponent Alexander Gustafsson had in some way to do with...

Sep 25, 2015 4:01 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘It’s Me And Jones And Then Everyone Else’

Daniel Cormier will try and make his first UFC light heavyweight title defense on October 3 when he squares off with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 in Las Vegas. While Cormier acknowledges that Gustafsson is game opponent, he truly believes that the light heavyweight division only has two top dogs and that’s him and Jon Jones: “I think it’s...

Sep 23, 2015 12:32 am

Daniel Cormier Breaks Down LHW Division –– Takes Shots At Bader And Evans

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is set to face Alexander Gustafsson on October 3, 2015 at UFC 192. Cormier won the title when he beat Anthony Johnson in a fight for the vacant light heavyweight title, after former champ, Jon Jones, was stripped and suspended indefinitely. Cormier and Gustafsson have two recent common opponents,...

Sep 22, 2015 12:50 pm

UFC’s Ryan Bader Lastest To Be Randomly Tested By USADA

UFC light heavyweight Ryan Bader is currently on a four fight win streak, with victories over Phil Davis, Ovince St. Preux, Rafael Cavalcante and Anthony Perosh. He’ll be heading into UFC 192, which takes place Oct. 3, ready to face off with former champ and fellow TUF winner Rashad Evans. Before that fight was booked...

Sep 21, 2015 1:58 pm

WATCH! Cormier looks at potential challengers in light heavyweight division

Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light heavyweight division has never seen an athlete at the level of Jon Jones. “Bones” walked into every fight looking for a way to finish or dominate his opponent and with the exception of Alexander Gustafsson, he achieved that. It seemed as if the only person who could knock Jones off his...

Sep 21, 2015 1:30 pm

Gus: I would rather rematch Jon Jones than fight DC for the title

Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson will be stepping into the octagon to challenge Daniel Cormier for his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on October 3 at UFC 192. While Gustafsson is excited for another opportunity to grab gold in the octagon, if he was given the choice between fighting for Cormier’s title or a rematch with Jon...

Sep 20, 2015 7:21 am

Ryan Bader on receiving end of ‘inconvenient’ random drug test

The United States Anti-Doping Agency is doing their part to help the Ultimate Fighting Championship clean up the sport of MMA with random drug testing, and Ryan Bader is their latest victim. After Daniel Cormier won the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 187, it was expected that Bader would get the next crack...

Sep 19, 2015 12:52 am

Daniel Cormier – True Champions Are Built

The UFC light heavyweight title will be on the line at UFC 192 in October. The champ, Daniel Cormier will look to defend his belt for the first time against the dangerous challenger Alexander Gustafsson. Cormier is hoping to take out the Swede, who is coming off of a TKO loss to Anthony Johnson, but...

Sep 17, 2015 8:11 pm

Glover Teixeira On Cormier: ‘He Can’t Say Sh*t, He Doesn’t Call The Shots’

UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira wasn’t very happy when he heard champion Daniel Cormier was saying he needed to wait around longer before challenging for the title. Teixeira told Brazilian media outlet Combate that Cormier should stick to fighting, which is his job, and stop trying to book his fights for him. Here’s what he...

Sep 17, 2015 6:01 am

UFC Announces Their Return To London

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is heading back to London for the second time. The last time London held a UFC event it was headlined by Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa. Gus ended up winning that night, finishing Manuwa via TKO in the second round. Now the promotion will return with a Fight Night card, held...

Sep 9, 2015 4:00 am

‘Rumble’ Johnson Ready To Rumble Again At UFC 192

  UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson just got done taking out Jimi Manuwa at this past Saturday’s UFC 191. Johnson showed off his wrestling skills in the first round, but came out and dropped Manuwa with a big right hand. Then followed up with big shots until the referee stepped in and stopped it at...

Sep 8, 2015 2:27 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I Need To Fight Jon Jones, Not Play With These Other Guys’

  UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is missing his arch nemesis, Jon Jones. The current champ, Cormier, recently spoke at the UFC’s ‘GO BIG’ press conference and said that he needs to fight Jones again. The first time they fought, Jones was the champion and ended up winning a unanimous decision over the then...

Sep 7, 2015 6:06 am

REPLAY! Daniel Cormier Rag-dolls Dan Hednerson

  In his second fight at light heavyweight, Daniel Cormier took on the vet Dan Henderson. For three rounds Cormier dominated Henderson, taking him down, slamming him down and just out working him. It was strange to see since it’s never really happened to Henderson before . Check it out! ‘Unbeaten Daniel Cormier faces light...

Sep 2, 2015 5:44 am

Rashad Evans: ‘Ryan Bader’s Not A High IQ Fighter’

At UFC 192 UFC light heavyweights Rashad Evans and Ryan Bader will meet inside the octagon. For Evans it will be his return to action after nearly two years on the sidelines. So, is he worried about taking on Bader, who recently was in the title conversation before Alexander Gustafsson was picked to take on...

Aug 30, 2015 7:40 pm

Ryan Bader admits to thinking of ‘other options’ after UFC title snub

After Daniel Cormier disposed of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 187 for the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, Ryan Bader confronted the new champion at the post fight press conference. The confrontation caught Cormier off guard and got under his skin and it seemed like his first title defense was set: Cormier vs. Bader. Not...

Aug 25, 2015 3:37 pm

UFC Announces ‘Go Big’ Event –– Will Feature Rousey, McGregor Etc.

The UFC is planning to ‘Go Big’ with a new seasonal campaign. They will be holding a launch event in Las Vegas on Sept. 4, where they will be kicking off their new seasonal campaign ‘Go Big’. They will present the lineup of fights and events they have for the coming season. In attendance will...

Aug 25, 2015 7:47 am

Carlos Condit Fires Back At All The Title Fight Criticism

UFC welterweight and upcoming title challenger Carlos Condit is in a similar position to that of women’s bantamweight Holly Holm, sort of, maybe. The two were given title shots unexpectedly, after another contender was assumed to be getting the next crack at the belt. In Condit’s situation that was Johny Hendricks. The former champ, Hendricks,...

Aug 23, 2015 11:51 am

“Rumble” Johnson wants ‘boring’ fighters to get taxed 10%

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson may have just fallen short of securing the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, but he has yet to put on a boring fight during his current UFC run! “Rumble” seems like a new person once he transitioned to the UFC’s light heavyweight division. With devestating knockouts over the likes of “Lil’ Nog” and...

Aug 20, 2015 4:14 pm

WHOA! Readying For Title Fights, Rockhold and DC Go Hard In The Gym

Over at the AKA gym there are three fighters getting ready for a UFC title fight. Current light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, will defend his belt against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 on Oct. 3. Luke Rockhold will look to grab the middleweight belt from champ Chris Weidman at UFC 194 and former heavyweight champion,...