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Jan 3, 2015 10:36 am

Chael Sonnen’s UFC 182 Breakdown: ‘It won’t be a close fight’

“So now, how does Cormier win? And he can win. But he has to pressure him. He has to close that distance. He can’t circle with him. The length alone takes that ability away. Plus we saw Vitor do that, it doesn’t work. No matter how good of a striker you are, if you’re not...

Jan 3, 2015 10:31 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On episode #5 of UFC 182 Embedded, event headliner Daniel Cormier is joined in the gym by some big names: his teammate and UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, plus actor/martial artist Steven Seagal. At weigh-ins on Friday, the mood is light as Dana White, new UFC signee CM Punk, Urijah Faber, and more talk about...

Jan 3, 2015 10:29 am

Cormier On His Keys To Victory

“The only time we ever saw him in a real gritty dog fight was against Alexander Gustafsson when it was tough. Glover Teixeira, he was in a dog fight, but it was him doing the beating. He wasn’t getting much back in return. So I plan on giving him what Gustafsson gave him times 10.”...

Jan 2, 2015 9:58 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On episode #4 of UFC 182 Embedded, the bad blood nearly boils over between light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier. “DC” connects with his family before playing to the crowd at open workouts. After breaking down Cormier’s game plan, Jones spends his New Year’s Eve training. Lightweight Myles Jury opts for a...


Jan 1, 2015 4:48 pm

UFC 182: Why I Fight – Daniel Cormier

The Olympic wrestler, Daniel Cormier, tells us how he transformed into a Mixed Martial Artist. Don’t miss his upcoming fight against rival Jon Jones this Saturday at UFC 182 live on Pay-Per-View.

Jan 1, 2015 12:18 pm

Cormier: This is probably my last chance to be the best in the world

Former Olympic Wrestler Daniel Cormier will put his undefeated mixed martial arts record on the line this Saturday night in hopes of capturing UFC gold as he faces reigning light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones in the main event of UFC 182. Jeremy Botter recently did a story on Cormier titled “The Olympian” in which he...

Jan 1, 2015 11:36 am

UFC 182: Daniel Cormier Pre-Fight Scrum

UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier spoke to the media Wednesday about his UFC 182 main event with champion Jon Jones, having his entire AKA team with him during fight week, whether he truly hates Jones, Jones having to ‘defend’ all the things he said once they’re in the Octagon and more.

Jan 1, 2015 11:07 am

UFC 182: Open Workout Highlights

UFC champion Jon Jones, challenger Daniel Cormier, and foes Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury workout for the fans at the MGM in Las Vegas. Megan Olivi catches up with the UFC stars to talk UFC 182 and finds out how Cerrone plans to bring in the New Year.

Jan 1, 2015 10:11 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 182 Embedded, the weekend’s stars arrive at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, including UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, teammate Donald Cerrone, Danny Castillo, Nate Marquardt, Hector Lombard and Justin Timberlake. Jones sweats it out with some new training partners, high school wrestlers from Bishop Gorman, while challenger Daniel Cormier...

Jan 1, 2015 5:00 am

30 Minutes With UFC 182 Headliner Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier discusses his UFC 182 title fight against Jon Jones, his long road to this point, his legacy, a potential secret weapon coming to town, and more in this 35-minute exclusive interview.

Dec 31, 2014 7:01 pm

Cormier: “This is the ultimate testing ground”

“I love this sport because at the end of it, they lock us inside of an octagon and they say, ‘You guys figure this thing out.’ So he can make fun of my fourth place in the Olympics. He can make fun of my body. He can make fun of everything. At the end of...

Dec 31, 2014 11:24 am

“EMBRACE THE BAD GUY”

UFC President Dana White believes it’s in Jon Jones’ best interest to just embrace his natural persona, as the bad guy. The UFC boss took to FOX Sports Live, last night, to explain: “I think he should embrace it. He’s kind of come off like the bad guy in this thing. All the stuff that...

Dec 31, 2014 11:20 am

UFC Confident About Lesnar & GSP Returns

UFC President Dana White breaks down the likelihood we will see Brock Lesnar and Georges St-Pierre return to the Octagon. He also breaks down this weekend’s main event between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. Enjoy!

Dec 31, 2014 9:08 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 182 Embedded, Daniel Cormier and his kids review the importance of his impending title fight before he heads to Las Vegas. Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones also arrives, stopping for pictures with fans before taking his pet cat for a walk. Days out from his moment in the co-main event,...

Dec 31, 2014 9:07 am

SHOTS FIRED! Riddle Fires Back At Askren

Popular Cannabis Advocate MMA fighter, Matt Riddle didn’t take kindly to the recent use of his name by Ben Askren. Earlier this week, in a tweet to Jon Jones, Askren posted the following: Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones pic.twitter.com/bdEr5xYkuf —...

Dec 30, 2014 12:54 pm

UFC 182: The Journey – Daniel Cormier

After ascending to elite status as a heavyweight, Daniel Cormier dropped down to 205 pounds to pursue Jon Jones’ light heavyweight crown. Watch “The Journey” to see how Cormier made it to the top of his sport.

Dec 30, 2014 10:25 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

On episode #1 of UFC 182 Embedded, two bitter rivals zero in on the task at hand, intensifying their training as their title bout draws near. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones polishes his game plan, then heads to the airport with an exotic Savannah cat for a wheatgrass toast and a flight to Vegas....

Dec 30, 2014 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Daniel Cormier Special Edition

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino sits down with #2 UFC light heavyweight Daniel Cormier who talks about his upcoming fight against Jon Jones, why he likes the UFC rankings, and his similarities to Chris...

Dec 22, 2014 4:52 pm

Myes Jury UFC 182 Vlog

Ahead of arguably the biggest fight of his career against Donald Cerrone, Myles ‘Fury’ Jury has released this blog via YouTube. UFC 182 goes down January 3rd, and will be headlined by a grudge match between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier.

Dec 17, 2014 11:41 am

WATCH! Cormier, King Mo Get Physical In Training Room

@dc_mma and @kingmofh getting after it today. #Wrestling #ChampCamp A video posted by Luke Rockhold (@lukerockhold) on Dec 12, 2014 at 2:24pm PST Ahead of his championship fight against Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier trains with top Bellator 205’er King Mo. Enjoy!

Dec 10, 2014 10:53 am

MMA’s Top Managers Discuss UFC’s Reebok Deal

Several of MMA’s top managers have growing concerns for the UFC’s new uniform policy, that will eventually lead to the elimination of in-cage sponsors for fighters. MMAFighting.com‘s Marc Ramimondi had six leading managers weigh-in on the topic. Check it:   Malki Kawa (pictured), First Round Management, (Jon Jones, Benson Henderson) “Until we see the actual...

Dec 10, 2014 5:02 am

UFC Ultimate Insider: Daniel Cormier 1-on-1

Host Jon Anik visits UFC star Daniel Cormier in San Jose for a candid interview about the light heavyweight contender’s heated feud with champion Jon Jones.

Dec 8, 2014 9:31 am

Mike Kogan: ‘There’s a subtle movement to get rid of managers’

Mike Kogan, the former manager of Nate Diaz, is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and has even found himself at odds with UFC President Dana White in the past; That came when Kogan’s former client, Nate Diaz was in contract disputes with the UFC some time ago. Kogan spoke recently about...

Dec 8, 2014 5:04 am

‘Daniel Cormier 1-on-1’ ahead of UFC 182

Ahead of his light heavyweight title fight against Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier spoke with Jon Anik to discuss his upcoming bout against Jones, what the hardest aspect of training is, and what his gameplan is for the biggest fight of his career.

Dec 6, 2014 8:25 am

Rustam Khabilov Out of UFC 182 with visa issues

Rustam Khabilov has been forced out of his UFC 182 bout against Danny Castillo of Team Alpha Male, in early 2015. MMAJunkie broke the story, which stated that due to visa issues, Khabilov would be unable to compete on the card, and the UFC would be seeking a replacement. Khabilov’s last outing came as a...

Dec 1, 2014 5:05 am

Daniel Cormier updates fans on fight camp: “I can’t wait until January”

Undefeated MMA fighter, and Olympic medalist Daniel Cormier is in the middle of his training camp as he prepares to fight Jon Jones in a highly anticipated matchup for the light heavyweight title in January. Ahead of the bout he has updated his Facebook followers as to his training camp progress, which he says is...