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May 17, 2017 8:17 am

Daniel Cormier justifies mocking Jon Jones drug use

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been extremely willing to engage in trash talk recently leading up to his summer rematch with former light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones for the undisputed light heavyweight title. Leading up to the fight, Cormier appears to be extremely comfortable not only in the spotlight, but also with the...

May 11, 2017 11:44 am

Jon Jones, his barber, and Daniel Cormier trade barbs on Twitter

It’s no secret that former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones and reigning light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier don’t exactly get along. Back in 2014, Jones and Cormier appeared onstage together at the UFC 178 media day. While the pair were simply supposed to have a staredown, the two men engaged in a now infamous...

May 10, 2017 1:34 pm

Confirmed: Jon Jones will rematch Daniel Cormier at UFC 214

Not long ago, UFC President Dana White suggested that he would never trust former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones to headline a pay-per-view again, citing the former champ’s many troubles outside the cage as the reason. It appears that this was an empty promise. BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor has confirmed with sources close to the...

May 9, 2017 8:10 am

Daniel Cormier discusses surprising recent unpopularity

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier may have just picked up a major win over Anthony Johnson to successfully defend his light heavyweight title for the second time, however Cormier’s popularity has been surprisingly low despite the recent dominant win. He spoke to MMAJunkie Radio to discuss his popularity, saying: “Lately I’ve been having to...

Apr 27, 2017 10:44 am

Jimi Manuwa hopes to be on Cormier-Jones card, will be ready to replace either man

When Jimi Manuwa knocked out Corey Anderson in their March light heavyweight showdown, he established himself as one of the top contenders at light heavyweight. In fact, were it not for the looming return of former champion Jon Jones, Manuwa could well be looking at a shot at reigning champ Daniel Cormier right now. Given...

Apr 27, 2017 9:33 am

Daniel Cormier demands Jon Jones accepts July rematch

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is looking to secure himself a fight with former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones when ‘Bones’ becomes eligible to fight again in July following his year-long USADA suspension stemming from his random out-of-competition failed drug test prior to UFC 200, where he was supposed to fight Cormier for...

Apr 17, 2017 7:36 pm

Dana White details plans for Daniel Cormier if Jon Jones is not ready for UFC 214

Dana White details plans for Daniel Cormier if Jon Jones is not ready for UFC 214 Earlier tonight UFC president Dana White went on Sports Center where he announced that if Jon Jones is ready, the promotion is willing to give him an immediate title shot against current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at UFC...

Apr 17, 2017 11:33 am

Daniel Cormier agrees to fight Jimi Manuwa during heated twitter beef

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. @dc_mma take the fight Daniel. — JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM) April...

Apr 16, 2017 6:28 am

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones trade barbs over steroid accusations

On Saturday, the UFC took over Kansas City, Missouri with UFC on Fox 24. It was an unforgettable card, as we saw flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson score a historic 10th title defense with an armbar of Wilson Reis, Rose Namajunas pick up an emphatic submission defeat of Michelle Waterson, and Robert Whittaker burst...

Apr 14, 2017 11:07 am

Jimi Manuwa and Daniel Cormier trade shots on Twitter

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier picked up another impressive win as he defeated light heavyweight knockout artist Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated showdown. Following his win over Johnson, Cormier turned to face top ranked light heavyweight Jimi Manuwa, who was in the crowd, and took shots at...

Apr 13, 2017 4:52 pm

Daniel Cormier pokes fun at Jon Jones knockout ability

Daniel Cormier pokes fun at Jon Jones knockout ability Daniel Cormier retained his UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of last weekend’s UFC 210 pay-per-view fight card in Buffalo, New York by submitting top contender Anthony Johnson via rear-naked choke. The victory marked Cormier’s fourth in a row, as he had previously scored...

Apr 13, 2017 2:22 pm

Anthony Johnson issues statement on appeal against Daniel Cormier

This week, news surfaced that recently retired UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson had filed a formal appeal with the NYSAC regarding his fight with Daniel Cormier. The appeal revealed that Johnson was looking to have Cormier testify under oath as to why he held the privacy towel at the early UFC 210 weigh-ins, and if...

Apr 13, 2017 11:41 am

Johnson demands Daniel Cormier be stripped of belt in formal appeal

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defeated Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making. Prior to the fight however, Cormier made headlines for his controversial weigh-in. The champ stepped in the scale with just minutes to go until time was up, and weighed-in at...

Apr 13, 2017 11:28 am

Jimi Manuwa has harsh words for Daniel Cormier after UFC 210 callout

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier successfully defended his light heavyweight title for the second time as he submitted light heavyweight knockout artist Anthony Johnson in the second round. Following the fight, Cormier took some shots at the #4 ranked light heavyweight in the world, Jimi Manuwa, something that...

Apr 13, 2017 5:51 am

Jon Jones once again rips Daniel Cormier over ‘TowelGate’ incident

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier scored an impressive, second-round submission win over the ever-dangerous Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Regrettably, Cormier’s win was not without controversy. On the Friday morning before his battle with Rumble, Cormier stepped onto the scale and weighed in a 206.2 pounds, 1.2...

Apr 12, 2017 9:47 am

Daniel Cormier once again defends holding towel at weigh-ins

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier stirred up quite a bit of controversy on Friday at the UFC 210 early weigh-ins prior to his UFC 210 showdown with Anthony Johnson on Saturday evening. Cormier missed weight on his first attempt, weighing in at 206.2 pounds; 1.2 pounds over the light heavyweight title fight limit of...

Apr 12, 2017 9:11 am

Daniel Cormier explains why UFC 210 weight cut was so difficult

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defended his light heavyweight championship for the second time as he picked up a 2nd round submission win over Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated affair. With that being said, there was quite a bit of controversy leading up to the fight given...

Apr 11, 2017 11:13 am

Anthony Johnson’s coach explains being MIA after Daniel Cormier fight

In the main event of UFC 210 this past weekend, UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson stepped into the Octagon with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making. When the fight started, many expected Johnson to look to score one of his signature highlight reel knockouts, however...

Apr 10, 2017 9:14 am

Daniel Cormier trashes Jon Jones’ brother, makes fun of his size

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier defended his strap with a second-round submission win over Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Shortly thereafter, the champ took the opportunity to engage in brief verbal battles with two of the light heavyweight division’s top contenders: streaking British striker Jimi Manuwa, and...

Apr 9, 2017 1:02 pm

Daniel Cormier trashes ‘Cialis boy’ Jon Jones in heated rant

Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier defended his title for the second time with a second-round submission defeat of the dangerous Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. With this win, the champ set himself up for a possible rematch with his biggest rival – former champion Jon Jones, who was...

Apr 9, 2017 10:56 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier and Jimi Manuwa exchange trash talk after UFC 210 main event

Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier scored a second-round submission win over Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, defending his crown as he did. In the moments after the fight, Rumble surprised by announcing his intention to retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. As Rumble made this announcement,...

Apr 9, 2017 10:15 am

Anthony Johnson’s corner was furious that he attempted to wrestle with Daniel Cormier

Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, brick-fisted light heavyweight star Anthony Johnson came up short for a second time to reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, succumbing to a second-round rear-naked choke. While nothing can be taken away from Cormier’s impressive win, the champ did seem to be helped by Rumble’s bizarre...