1908 Search Results for daniel cormier

Apr 6, 2016 10:11 am

Daniel Cormier details incident that led to his withdrawal from UFC 197

Last week news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 197 main event bout with Jon Jones on April 23rd due to an injury sustained in training. The UFC ultimately selected Ovince Saint Preux as a fill-in opponent against Jones, and made the bout for the interim...

Apr 5, 2016 1:57 pm

Daniel Cormier invites Ovince Saint Preux to train and then discredits him as an easy opponent

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier shocked a lot of people when he offered to help train Ovince Saint Preux in his interim light heavyweight championship fight against former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197. Saint Preux, who serves as a replacement for an injured Cormier politely declined the champ’s offer saying, “Definitely appreciate the...

Apr 5, 2016 9:16 am

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier has a message for fans pre-surgery

Last week news surfaced that Daniel Cormier would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 after suffering a knee injury in training. It was revealed that DC would be out for 3-6 weeks, which subsequently lead to the UFC selecting Ovince Saint Preux as a fill-in opponent...

Apr 5, 2016 8:35 am

Ovince Saint Preux explains why he turned down Daniel Cormier’s training offer

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, Daniel Cormier offered to train Saint Preux to beat the pound for pound king. Saint Preux explained to BloodyElbow why he decided...


Apr 5, 2016 8:28 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on “crazy ride” of UFC 197

While Daniel Cormier is no longer able to fight at UFC 197, the UFC light heavyweight champion admits that the road leading up to his withdrawal from the event was a bumpy one. Cormier spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss his knee injury, Jon Jones’ legal troubles, and his decision to ultimately withdraw from...

Apr 5, 2016 2:49 am

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones duke it out on twitter

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier are sadly not fighting one another at UFC 197. Cormier suffered an injury in training that forced him out of the championship rematch with Jones. Ovince Saint Preux has stepped in to face Jones on short notice and the two will fight...

Apr 4, 2016 1:49 pm

Jon Jones bitterly reacts to Daniel Cormier’s offer to help Ovince Saint Preux

The heated rivalry between former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier will continue on with Cormier having to pull out their title fight at UFC 197 on April 23rd. BJPENN.COM reported on Friday that Cormier had to withdraw from the title fight with Jones due to an injury suffered...

Apr 4, 2016 10:40 am

Daniel Cormier invites Ovince Saint Preux to train at AKA for bout with Jon Jones

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is unfortunately out of his title fight with Jon Jones at UFC 197 in April due to an injury suffered in training. It was announced by the UFC that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in as a late replacement for Cormier to face Jones in an interim...

Apr 2, 2016 3:53 pm

Timetable for Daniel Cormier’s return following UFC 197 withdrawal

Friday evening it was announced that Daniel Cormier would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 after suffering a knee injury in training. Ultimately, UFC President Dana White announced on SportsCenter on Saturday that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon...

Apr 2, 2016 3:22 pm

Daniel Cormier releases first statement on UFC 197 withdrawal

Thursday evening news broke that Daniel Cormier had injured his knee in training and would no longer be able to compete in his scheduled UFC 197 title defense on April 23rd against Jon Jones. Surprisingly, Jon Jones wished DC a speedy recovery, and it is expected that the pair will meet in the future when...

Apr 2, 2016 10:32 am

Jon Jones sends Daniel Cormier a message following injury

While there has been no shortage of animosity between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier during the course of their heated rivalry, even Jones doesn’t have any ill wishes for Cormier. It was revealed yesterday evening that Cormier had suffered a knee injury during training and would be unable to fight Jones in the main event...

Apr 2, 2016 9:20 am

MMA community reacts to news of Daniel Cormier’s injury

Friday evening news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been injured during training, and would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 on April 23rd. Understandably, the MMA community was gutted. Below you can see a compilation of reactions from fighters, and members of...

Apr 1, 2016 6:23 pm

Report: Daniel Cormier out of UFC 197 fight with Jon Jones

Injuries have come to plague another big UFC pay-per-view card in 2016. BJPENN.COM has learned through sources close to AKA that current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has suffered an injury and will not be able to defend his title for the scheduled rematch with former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197. Rumors were...

Mar 31, 2016 11:59 am

UFC releases statement on Jon Jones’ status of UFC 197 fight with Daniel Cormier

Fans were concerned about the UFC 197 main event bout featuring former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and current champion Daniel Cormier after Jones was arrested on Tuesday. A judge ruled that a ticket Jones received for allegedly drag racing violated the terms of his probation. Jones turned himself into police on Tuesday and...

Mar 30, 2016 1:14 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier intense face-to-face interview

Despite Jon Jones turning himself in to the Albuquerque Police Department earlier this week, his team remained confident that his UFC 197 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier will go off without a hitch. While Jones is scheduled to appear in court Thursday morning, the UFC released this sneak peek at ‘UFC Counterpunch’ hosted...

Mar 29, 2016 2:55 pm

Jon Jones’ management addresses arrest and status of UFC 197 fight with Daniel Cormier

With UFC 197 less than a month away, the main event title fight between the current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones could potentially be on rocky roads after Jones was arrested on Tuesday for violating his probation. Jones’ management released the following statement to MMA Fighting: “Jon and his team...

Mar 27, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson (Full fight)

Ahead of UFC 197, where Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title, take a look back at Cormier’s first title defense against Alexander Gustafsson. The fight was an extremely close one that ultimately saw the judges give Cormier the win via split decision. With that...

Mar 27, 2016 7:49 am

Report: Daniel Cormier spotted at wrestling tournament barely able to walk

While we are now less than one month out from UFC 197, where Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship, it appears there is a chance the champ is injured. A report emerged from TalkMMA on Twitter that DC was spotted at a wrestling tournament...

Mar 26, 2016 10:06 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier (Full fight)

With UFC 197 rapidly approaching, where Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will have their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship, the UFC has released the footage of the pair’s first fight. Jones was given the unanimous decision win in the pair’s first fight back at UFC 182 after defeating Cormier in impressive...

Mar 24, 2016 10:07 am

Jon Jones responds to Daniel Cormier’s concern over UFC 197 referee assignment

At Wednesday’s NSAC hearing, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier expressed his concern over Herb Dean being the referee for his UFC 197 light heavyweight title fight with Jon Jones on April 23rd. Cormier explained that in the pair’s first meeting at UFC 182, Dean allowed the pair to remain clinched for what DC believed...

Mar 24, 2016 9:04 am

Daniel Cormier concerned with Herb Dean refereeing UFC 197 main event

As we get closer and closer to Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II on April 23rd, where Jon Jones will look to reclaim the UFC light heavyweight championship belt he never lost inside the Octagon, Daniel Cormier has a concern regarding Herb Dean being the referee for the bout. Back at UFC 182, the pair...

Mar 23, 2016 12:14 pm

Rashad Evans explains why he is picking Daniel Cormier to beat Jon Jones

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans says he is picking the current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier to avenge his only professional MMA loss when he rematches the former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197 on April 23rd. “I am going to go on record and I’m going to go with the upset...

Mar 18, 2016 11:31 am

Daniel Cormier: “I made a lot of mistakes” in first fight with Jon Jones

We are nearly one month away from Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 197 on April 23rd. This time however, things are different. Jones is walking into the fight as the challenger for the first time since 2011, whereas Cormier will be walking into the...

Mar 16, 2016 10:54 am

Rashad Evans: If Daniel Cormier loses to Jon Jones, he has to retire

Rashad Evans and Daniel Cormier may have become friends through their analyst roles on Fox Sports 1, however the way Evans sees it, if Daniel Cormier were to lose to Jon Jones in their rematch at UFC 197, DC might have to retire. In the pair’s first meeting, Jones dominated Cormier for 5 full rounds...

Mar 14, 2016 1:14 pm

VIDEO | Dan Hardy gives an intelligent analysis on Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier 2

UFC commentator and former UFC veteran Dan Hardy always has great insight to the big matches approaching in the UFC. Hardy talks about Jon Jones‘ return to the UFC and his quest to get back the UFC light heavyweight championship belt from current champion Daniel Cormier. Hardy notes that it has been some time since...