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Israel Adesanya

Daniel Cormier doesn't think Israel Adesanya should receive an immediate rematch with Sean Strickland: "I think the division needs to move on"

Chris Taylor - September 10, 2023

Daniel Cormier doesn’t believe Israel Adesanya should receive an immediate rematch against Sean Strickland following their title fight at UFC 293. Adesanya (24-3 MMA) and Strickland (28-5 MMA) collided for the promotion’s undisputed middleweight championship in the headliner of last night’s pay-per-view event in Sydney, Australia.

Daniel Cormier and Fedor Emelianenko
Fedor Emelianenko

Daniel Cormier admits he would lose dream fight to prime Fedor Emelianenko: "He might've got me"

Josh Evanoff - September 8, 2023

Former UFC dual-weight champion Daniel Cormier believes he would’ve likely lost to Fedor Emelianenko. ‘The Last Emperor’ is widely regarded as the greatest fighter to never fight in the UFC. Having never stepped foot in the octagon, he’s defeated several former champions including Frank Mir, Rampage Jackson, Mark Coleman, and more. Furthermore, names such as Daniel Cormier have hailed him as the greatest heavyweight in MMA history.

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Daniel Cormier believes Merab Dvalishvili’s refusal to fight Aljamain Sterling could be about more than just friendship

Susan Cox - September 5, 2023

Daniel Cormier believes Merab Dvalishvili’s refusal to fight Aljamain Sterling could be about more than just friendship. In the opinion of the 44 year old commentator, ‘The Machine’ may have other reasons to avoid a fight with fellow teammate Aljamain Sterling.

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Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier reacts after Jon Jones suggests he’s not interested in fighting Sergei Pavlovich or Tom Aspinall: “He's weighing the business versus the actual competition”

Harry Kettle - September 4, 2023

Daniel Cormier has given his thoughts on Jon Jones potentially not fighting the likes of Sergei Pavlovich or Tom Aspinall. In the main event of UFC 295, Jon Jones is set to defend his UFC heavyweight championship against Stipe Miocic. If he wins, many wonder whether or not he’ll retire from mixed martial arts for good. Some believe it’d be the perfect way to go out, whereas others feel like there are plenty of other contenders ready to step up to the plate.

Daniel Cormier and Ronda Rousey
Ronda Rousey

Daniel Cormier casts doubt on Ronda Rousey returning to the Octagon at UFC 300: "Don't believe for one second"

Josh Evanoff - August 31, 2023

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier doesn’t buy the idea that Ronda Rousey will fight again. Over the last few weeks, rumors of a ‘Rowdy’ return have sprung up. At the UFC 292 post-fight press conference earlier this month, Dana White stated that Ronda Rousey wasn’t planning a comeback. However, his comments were quickly trampled by a report that the former champion could return at UFC 300.

Daniel Cormier and Sean O'Malley
Sean O'Malley

Daniel Cormier laughs off Sean O'Malley's new 'CHAMP' tattoo: "We all know who you are!"

Josh Evanoff - August 30, 2023

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier isn’t a huge fan of Sean O’Malley’s latest tattoo. ‘Sugar’ returned to the cage earlier this month in the main event of UFC 292. There, Sean O’Malley received the first title shot of his career, facing bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling. For his part, ‘The Funk Master’ last defeated Henry Cejudo in May, and was looking for his fourth title defense.

Daniel Cormier and Chris Weidman
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Daniel Cormier praises 'savage' Chris Weidman despite UFC 292 defeat: "He could have quit"

Josh Evanoff - August 23, 2023

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier couldn’t be more impressed by Chris Weidman’s toughness. The former middleweight champion returned to the cage over the weekend at UFC 292. The bout was Chris Weidman’s first in over two years, having snapped his leg in his rematch with Uriah Hall in 2021. After years on the shelf, and over 20 surgeries, he made the walk on Saturday to face Brad Tavares.

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Daniel Cormier addresses “the one thing that hurts” UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili

Susan Cox - August 21, 2023

Former ‘champ champ’ Daniel Cormier is addressing ‘the one thing that hurts’ current UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili. Zhang Weili (24-3 MMA)  is indeed the UFC stawweight champion, successfully defending her title against Amanda Lemos  (13-3 MMA) last Saturday night at UFC 292 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

Daniel Cormier, Conor McGregor, UFC
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UFC Legend Daniel Cormier reveals problem with giving Conor McGregor USADA Exemption

Fernando Quiles - August 14, 2023

UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier thinks USADA will have an issue on its hands if Conor McGregor is allowed to fight before 2023 comes to a close. McGregor still has yet to re-enter the USADA testing pool. In fact, the “Notorious” one missed the deadline to get back in the pool in time to fight this year. UFC President Dana White has gone on record saying, “Who cares what USADA says,” a statement he claims he never made despite the fact that his comments were filmed.

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Tony Ferguson

Daniel Cormier brutally honest about Tony Ferguson's potential retirement: "The body isn't able to respond"

Josh Evanoff - August 4, 2023

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier believes it might be time for Tony Ferguson to put down the gloves. ‘El Cucuy’ returned to the octagon over the weekend on the main card of UFC 291. Heading into the contest, the former interim lightweight champion was riding a five-fight losing streak. During that stretch, he faced high-profile names such as Michael Chandler and Nate Diaz. Nonetheless, in his return earlier this month, Tony Ferguson faced Bobby Green.

Nate Diaz, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Daniel Cormier
Khabib Nurmagomedov

Nate Diaz claims Khabib Nurmagomedov and Daniel Cormier aren't "real fighters" due to the way they fought

Cole Shelton - August 4, 2023

Nate Diaz has taken aim at Khabib Nurmagomedov and Daniel Cormier. Diaz has been vocal in the past about how much he dislikes Nurmagomedov. The two sides even had an altercation at an MMA event as Diaz reportedly slapped Khabib in the face.

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Daniel Cormier weighs in after Jan Blachowicz claims “robbery” in UFC 291 loss to Alex Pereira

Harry Kettle - August 4, 2023

Daniel Cormier has reacted to Jan Blachowicz claiming that he was robbed in his UFC 291 clash with Alex Pereira. Last weekend at UFC 291, Jan Blachowicz went head to head with Alex Pereira. In that encounter, both men had their moments, with the fight eventually coming down to the judges’ scorecards. Ultimately, Pereira was given the nod, in a decision that Blachowicz wasn’t exactly pleased with.

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Kevin Holland

Daniel Cormier shares advice for Kevin Holland following his “not ideal” comments at UFC 291

Susan Cox - August 2, 2023

Daniel Cormier is sharing some advice for Kevin Holland following his ‘not ideal’ comments at UFC 291. It was Kevin Holland (25-9 MMA) vs Michael Chiesa (18-7 MMA) last Saturday night, July 29th, at UFC 291.

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Dustin Poirier

Daniel Cormier weighs in on Dustin Poirier’s knockout loss to Justin Gaethje: “I hope he doesn't walk away”

Susan Cox - July 31, 2023

Daniel Cormier is weighing in on Dustin Poirier’s knockout loss to Justin Gaethje. Saturday, July 29th, at UFC 291, the new ‘BMF’ title holder, Justin Gaethje was crowned.

Daniel Cormier and Molly McCann
Molly McCann

Daniel Cormier downplays Molly McCann's strawweight move: "There are great grapplers at 115!"

Josh Evanoff - July 26, 2023

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier believes Molly McCann’s biggest issue is her grappling, not weight class. ‘Meatball’ made her high-profile return on Saturday night in London. The bout was her first since a destructive first-round submission loss at the hands of Erin Blanchfield last November. Sadly for Molly McCann, it was Déjà vu against Julija Stoliarenko at UFC London earlier this month.

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Khamzat Chimaev

Daniel Cormier believes a win over Paulo Costa at UFC 294 will earn Khamzat Chimaev a middleweight title shot

Susan Cox - July 24, 2023

Daniel Cormier believes a win over Paulo Costa at UFC 294 will earn Khamzat Chimaev a middleweight title shot. UFC 294 takes place on Saturday, October 21st at the Etihad Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

Islam Makhachev

Daniel Cormier believes fans are going to be “very disappointed” with Islam Makhachev's next fight

Susan Cox - July 19, 2023

Daniel Cormier believes fans are going to be ‘very disappointed’ with Islam Makhachev’s next fight. Lightweight champion, Islam Makhachev (24-1 MMA) last stepped in the Octagon in February of this year at UFC 284 where he met and defeated Alexander Volkanovski (26-2 MMA) via unanimous decision.

Daniel Cormier, Francis Ngannou, UFC
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Brendan Schaub doesn’t blame Daniel Cormier for his initial comments about Francis Ngannou leaving the UFC: “That's a paid gig man”

Harry Kettle - July 19, 2023

Brendan Schaub has said that Daniel Cormier’s association with the Ultimate Fighting Championship was why he doubted Francis Ngannou’s exit. When he left the UFC, many doubted Francis Ngannou’s ability to secure a big payday – including Daniel Cormier. The popular opinion was that he wouldn’t be able to find the same kind of deal that he had with the promotion.