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Jun 28, 2017 7:41 am

Daniel Cormier praises “greatest promoter of all time” Conor McGregor

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the professional boxing arena opposite undefeated defensive specialist and possible GOAT Floyd Mayweather Jr. It’s a fight that initially seemed almost impossible, but one that ultimately came to fruition. In the opinion of UFC light heavyweight champion and Fox Sports analyst...

Jun 14, 2017 7:37 am

Daniel Cormier reacts to news of Jon Jones’ mother’s passing

Yesterday afternoon, news surfaced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had lost his mother, who had been struggling with diabetes for some time. In the wake of this tragedy, the MMA community united around Jones, offering their condolences to the former champ, and his brothers Arthur and Chandler, both of whom play in the NFL....

Jun 13, 2017 5:14 am

Coach: Jon Jones will be “even meaner” to Daniel Cormier in UFC 214 rematch

On July 29, in the main event of UFC 214, light heavyweight great Jon Jones will attempt to reclaim the title he once guarded so ferociously when he takes on the reigning champ and his biggest rival, Daniel Cormier. In advance of this fight, Jones’ striking coach Mike Winkeljohn says that Jones – who has...

Jun 9, 2017 2:01 pm

Daniel Cormier begs Jon Jones to “stay out of trouble”

On July 29th, at UFC 214, former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones will step into the Octagon with light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for a highly anticipated rematch 2 years in the making. While Jones and Cormier have been slated to fight on numerous occasions, they have stepped into the Octagon together just once,...

Jun 9, 2017 11:22 am

Jon Jones’ coach gives bold prediction for Daniel Cormier fight

On July 29th in Anaheim, California at UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making, as they fight for Cormier’s light heavyweight championship. Ahead of the fight, Jon Jones’ striking coach, Mike...

Jun 8, 2017 11:12 pm

Jon Jones fires back at Daniel Cormier over recent PED comments

Recently, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier put former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on blast ahead of their July 29th rematch at UFC 214 for the undisputed light heavyweight title. Ahead of the fight, Cormier made some controversial statements on ‘The Herd with Colin Cowherd’ as he proclaimed that he believes Jon Jones was...

Jun 8, 2017 7:45 am

Daniel Cormier: UFC should pay Demetrious Johnson a million dollars to fight Dillashaw

Over the last few weeks, UFC President Dana White has been pushing UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to accept a fight with a slimmed down former bantamweight champion in TJ Dillashaw. Johnson, however, has some real reservations. He believes the next flyweight title shot should go to the established Ray Borg, and is reluctant to...

Jun 8, 2017 6:34 am

Daniel Cormier gives his take on why Jon Jones looked unimpressive against ‘OSP’

On July 29, in the main event of UFC 214, former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will return from a lengthy layoff to challenge reigning champion Daniel Cormier for the title. In April of 2016, Jones returned from a similar layoff. Though he was originally expected to challenge Cormier for gold in this 2016 return...

Jun 4, 2017 12:14 pm

Jimi Manuwa discusses beef with “big, fat school bully” Daniel Cormier

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is scheduled to defend his title against former champion Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 214. Earlier that same night, top light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa will take on the surging Volkan Oezdemir in what could well be a number one contender fight. Though Cormier and Manuwa...

May 30, 2017 7:21 am

Daniel Cormier: I’d sleep “Gustafsson’s cheerleader” Jimi Manuwa

Last weekend, during the UFC’s latest trip to Stockholm, Sweden, British light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa was on site to support his training partner Alexander Gustafsson as he battled Glover Teixeira. When Gustafsson won this fight via fifth-round knockout, Manuwa was unsurprisingly supportive. Manuwa’s post-fight applause of Gustafsson generated a response from UFC light heavyweight...

May 26, 2017 9:26 am

NYSAC amends weigh-in rules following Daniel Cormier’s ‘towelgate’ incident

Prior to UFC 210 last month, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier caught quite a bit of controversy for his early weigh-in on Friday morning. Cormier stepped onto the scale and missed weight on his first attempt, weighing in above the light heavyweight title fight limit of 205 pounds. Just over a minute later, Cormier...

May 23, 2017 9:37 am

Daniel Cormier warns fighters against making the move to boxing

Throughout the course of 2017, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has continued to make headlines for his potential boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. While the fight is certainly not finalized, McGregor’s side of the deal has been negotiated and finalized. Now, with a fight hinging on whether or not Floyd Mayweather agrees to a deal,...

May 22, 2017 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz sneaks a punch in on Daniel Cormier

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz spend quite a bit of time together. From working as analysts during UFC broadcasts to doing promotional events and obligations, the two have been keeping busy beyond training and fighting in the Octagon. Here, we take a look at a funny video...

May 21, 2017 1:05 pm

VIDEO | A compilation of every time Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have faced off

.@JonnyBones and @dc_mma sure have faced off a lot. #UFC214 pic.twitter.com/THxE9OUAHV — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) May 20, 2017 This July 29, in the main event of UFC 214, Jon Jones will attempt to reclaim the light heavyweight title he once guarded so ferociously when he takes on reigning champion Daniel Cormier. This main event light heavyweight...

May 19, 2017 1:43 pm

PHOTO | Epic poster released for Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones are set to rematch in the Octagon at UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California. The two rivals first met at UFC 182 back in 2015 when Jones was the champion. Cormier came in as an undefeated challenger and after the end of...

May 18, 2017 9:19 am

Donald Cerrone responds to Daniel Cormier’s comments about Jon Jones

Recently, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones appeared alongside a slew of popular fighters at the 2017 UFC Summer Kickoff press conference. While the press conference was certainly a heated affair for the two men, footage emerged of the pair backstage before the press conference getting into...

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 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...