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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 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...