Archive: daniel cormier

May 20, 2014 8:47 am

Lawler: Ellenberger Striking Higher Level Than Hendricks

“[Ellenberger] is a hell of a fighter. He is well rounded and knocks people out. He always comes in shape and is one of the best fighters in the UFC. I would say his striking is higher level [than Johny’s]. He is sharp with his hands. He moves his feet really well. I don’t really...

May 20, 2014 8:42 am

Ellenberger: ‘Fight against Lawler my world title fight’

“In my mind this is my world title fight right here. I have to succeed at this. Every fight is important but I haven’t looked an inch past this fight. This is it. This is my world title fight right here.” This weekend on pay-per-view, Jake Ellenberger and Robbie Lawler will square off on the...

May 19, 2014 12:39 pm

Dan Henderson – TheSHOOT!

SHOOTMedia catches up with UFC Light Heavyweight contender Dan Henderson as he prepares for battle with Daniel “DC” Cormier at UFC 173. It is sure to be a battle between the two former Olympians as Henderson attempts to end Cormier’s undefeated streak where the winner is guaranteed a Light Heavyweight title shot. Share Tweet Email...

May 19, 2014 10:00 am

Hendo Not Concerned With Cormier’s Unbeaten Status

“I’m not really worried about anybody’s record. Everybody starts out undefeated, and eventually they will lose, and May 24 will be his day.” In a recent interview with MMA Fight Corner, Dan Henderson discussed his upcoming opponent, Daniel Cormier. The two light-heavyweights will face off at the end of the month in the UFC 173...

May 19, 2014 9:47 am

QUICK TWITT | Did Rousey Tap Ellenberger?

Jake Ellenberger believes that Ronda Rousey could beat up many UFC men inside the cage? But how does he know? Could it be from personal experience? While merely speculation, the following posting might lead us to believe he’s had a rough go in the gym against the female champ. Check it: Who can guess why...

May 19, 2014 6:32 am

‘Countdown To UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ (Full Episode)

Countdown goes inside the training camps of six determined fighters set to take the stage at UFC 173 on May 24. Undisputed bantamweight champion Renan Barao will put his massive unbeaten streak on the line against Team Alpha Male prospect TJ Dillashaw. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 19, 2014 6:31 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Robbie Lawler vs. Josh Koscheck

Making his return to the Octagon at UFC 157, “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler finishes wrestler Josh Koscheck in the very first round to begin a three-fight win streak for Lawler, who faces Jake Ellenberger at UFC 173. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 16, 2014 12:47 pm

T.J. Dillashaw-The SHOOT!

T.J. Dillashaw looks to bring back the UFC Bantamweight title belt back to Team Alpha Male as he takes on current Champion Renan Barao at UFC 173 at The MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 24th in Las Vegas. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 15, 2014 8:52 pm

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier Rests Up In Hyperbaric Chamber

He doesn’t really tell us why, but UFC 173 fighter Daniel Cormier is using a hyperbaric chamber near his home in San Jose. The UFC light-heavyweight faces Dan Henderson at UFC 173. Hyperbaric chambers are used to treat a long list of ailments, including sports injuries. The caption reads, “Spent some time yesterday at bay...

May 15, 2014 6:42 am

Cormier Talks About His Career, Failures, and Winning the Belt

Daniel Cormier is one of the most popular light heavyweights in the division, coming in with an undefeated MMA record (14-0) and accomplishments stretching back to his freshman year of high school. He’s an insanely talented wrestler and since beginning his career in mixed martial arts in 2009, he has constantly proven that he is...

May 15, 2014 6:37 am

Dillashaw: ‘I have to be aggressive, but safe against Barao’

Yesterday on FOX Sports 1, UFC 173 headliner TJ Dillashaw discussed his upcoming title shot against Renan Barao, Duane Ludwig’s departure from Team Alpha Male and more. TJ Dillashaw on if he’s prepared to take on the champ Renan Barao in the title fight: “I’m more prepared now than I’m ever going to be. It’s a...

May 14, 2014 2:40 pm

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland

The then UFC interim bantamweight champion, Renan Barao remained perfect in the Octagon and showcased his explosive striking game with a highlight reel spinning back knockout of Eddie Wineland at UFC 165. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 13, 2014 8:12 pm

Dillashaw Drawing Inspiration From Weidman In Upcoming Title Fight

“Right now he’s (Barao) got the longest win streak in MMA history. He could be pound-for-pound the best in the world and it’s going to be sweet to beat him. It’s like when Weidman beat Silva, he (Silva) was untouchable, right? I mean, who did Weidman beat? What was his record? He beat some good...

May 12, 2014 2:00 pm

PHOTO | Tornado vs. The ‘H-Bomb’ – Hendo Gets Hit

Later this month on pay-per-view, Dan ‘Hendo’ Henderson returns to action against Daniel Cormier. While the former PRIDE and STRIKEFORCE champion isn’t training, he’s apparently fighting off Tornado’s in his hometown of Temecula, CA. Captions Reads: “Just had a tornado at our house. Picked up our trampoline and landed on the roof!! Crazy! Anyone else...

May 12, 2014 12:43 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Extended Preview

UFC 173 is sure to excite as Renan Barao puts his dominant streak on the line against TJ Dillashaw, Daniel Cormier tries to earn a title shot with a win over Dan Henderson, and heavy hitters Jake Ellenberger and Robbie Lawler go to war! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

May 6, 2014 3:45 pm

AKA Boss Believes Their Team Could Hold 4 UFC Titles

With UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez already atop the mountain, American Kickboxing Academy head coach, Javier Mendez believes he’s just the start. In a recent interview with’s John S. Nash, Mendez touched on his other prospects, Daniel Cormier, Luke Rockhold, Josh Thomson and Khabib Nurmagomedov. His words: “I 100% expect Daniel [Cormier] to fight...

May 6, 2014 10:37 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw’ Preview

Owner of a remarkable 35-fight unbeaten streak, Renan Barao will put his UFC bantamweight title on the line when he faces talented contender TJ Dillashaw in the main event of UFC 173 on May 24th. Plus, Daniel Cormier defends his perfect record against light heavyweight legend Dan Henderson, and welterweight knockout artists Robbie Lawler and...

Apr 30, 2014 1:41 pm

AKA Boss: Cormier & Cain Both Beat Jon Jones

“Out of everybody that Jones has fought, Daniel’s going to be the one that’s not going to have an issue with his reach, that’s not going to have an issue getting inside. He is going to get inside. You know, what happens is gonna happen, but I guarantee you this, he’s going to go inside,...

Apr 29, 2014 8:16 pm

D.C. Says He’s Waiting On Jon Jones Title Fight

“I’ve waited long enough. This will be my fifth top-10 win, and I’m not fighting anyone else. I’m going to sit and wait and get better, and I’m going to wait to fight Jon Jones. If it took nine months, I’d wait nine months. It’s time for me to fight for the belt. It’s not...

Apr 29, 2014 7:08 pm

Cormier: Gustafsson Has “No Chance” Against Jones In Rematch

“No chance. Let me rephrase that. I’m not saying he doesn’t have a chance. I’m just saying that if I had to bet my money, or if I asked 10 people who wins this fight, nine out of those 10 people would say Jon Jones, because honestly, I believe that he’s better because he has...

Apr 29, 2014 1:20 pm

Lawler & Ellenberger Put Through Enhanced Drug Testing By NSAC

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has opted to exercise their rights to put UFC 173 competitors, Robbie Lawler and Jake Ellenberger through an enhanced drug testing program. ESPN recently broke the news. According to the NSAC, both fighters will undergo a series of testing in the lead up to their UFC 173 bout, including, urine,...

Apr 29, 2014 10:45 am

Hendo Doesn’t Plan To Wrestle, Wants To Test D.C.’s Chin

“Obviously I was hoping to not fight him, as well, I respect him. He’s a wrestler and he represents the sport really well and I’m a fan of his. It’s never somebody that you want to beat up in that way, but, we both have the same goals and sometimes we have to compete against...