Daniel Cormier on Teammate Ruslan Magomedov’s Lifetime Ban: ‘It’s Crazy’

Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Ruslan Magomedov has become the first fighter in MMA history to receive a lifetime ban from the United States Anti-Doping Agency. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

MMA’s week out of the cage: Daniel Cormier turns 40, ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone’s swimming lessons

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA. In an individual competition in which nearly every athlete is chasing the same goal of financial success and championship glory, it’s important for fighters to provide insight […]

Junior dos Santos: Jon Jones challenging Daniel Cormier at heavyweight makes more sense than Brock Lesnar

Junior dos Santos can name a number of potential deserving title contenders for UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. That list does not include Brock Lesnar. Dos Santos, the former heavyweight champ, was unequivocal of his criticism of the possibility of Lesnar returning to the UFC after three years and getting an immediate title shot against […]

Junior dos Santos: Daniel Cormier vs. Brock Lesnar ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’

Junior dos Santos was in championship form in the main event of UFC Fight Night 146 on Saturday night, as he blew apart fan favorite Derrick Lewis within two rounds for his third consecutive win. Now, his sights are set on eventually regaining the UFC heavyweight crown. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Jon Jones Would Rather Fight Lesnar Than Cormier at Heavyweight

The list of light heavyweight fighters left for Jon Jones to beat seems smaller each day and if he is able to defeat Anthony Smith this weekend at UFC 235, it opens the possibility that he’ll move up to the heavyweight division for some potentially high-profile fights including Daniel Cormier, Stipe Miocic, Francis Ngannou and […]

Jon Jones Willing to Fight Daniel Cormier at Heavyweight If the Fans Want to See It

Jon Jones is aware that many fans would like to see him face Daniel Cormier for a third time, and that Cormier believers he would fare better against him at heavyweight. Jones is willing to take that fight, but maintains that all the pressure is on Cormier. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

UFC champ Jon Jones would rather face Brock Lesnar than Daniel Cormier in heavyweight move

LAS VEGAS – If Jon Jones was presented with an equal opportunity to fight either Brock Lesnar or Daniel Cormier in a heavyweight bout, he said it wouldn’t be that difficult of a decision. “I’d take Brock Lesnar,” Jones told reporters, including MMAjunkie, at UFC 235 media day. “I’d take Brock Lesnar because he brings […]

‘Disappointed’ Daniel Cormier Vows to Beat Francis Ngannou in Potential Title Bout

As one of Cain Velasquez’s closest friends, the UFC on ESPN 1 main event was difficult to watch for Daniel Cormier. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Dana White Nixes Francis Ngannou Title Shot, Says Daniel Cormier Has Next Opponent Set

Francis Ngannou believes he’s ready for a title shot following his 26-second finish of Cain Velasquez at UFC on ESPN 1, but Dana White has other ideas. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

If that’s the fight presented, UFC champ Daniel Cormier says ‘I will beat Francis Ngannou’

Daniel Cormier’s path to retirement may have taken a turn Sunday night. The soon-to-be 40-year old UFC heavyweight champion was angling to fight one more time, preferably against Brock Lesnar. But then came Francis Ngannou’s 26-second knockout of Cormier’s best friend and American Kickboxing Academy training partner, two-time former champion Cain Velasquez, which went down […]

Daniel Cormier Wants Stipe Miocic To Fight And Force The UFC’s Hand Into a Rematch

Former UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic has been campaigning for a rematch against Daniel Cormier since their title fight at UFC 226 in July last year. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Ryan Bader’s Coach Confident Bader Would Finish Daniel Cormier In A Five-Round Fight

Ryan Bader’s career since defecting from the Ultimate Fighting Championship to Bellator MMA in 2016 is nothing short of remarkable. The 35-year-old has gone from strength to strength since his debut fight for the promotion when he captured the Bellator light heavyweight belt by defeating another former UFC fighter Phil Davis at Bellator 180 in […]

Daniel Cormier Pushes Back Retirement Date Due to Nagging Injuries

Daniel Cormier hoped to retire by his 40th birthday. With nagging injuries piling up, the UFC heavyweight champion admits that he will have to fight on beyond March 20. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Daniel Cormier dealing with injuries, pushes back retirement date

March 20 was supposed to be the end of the road for Daniel Cormier. That’s the day Cormier turns 40 and he’d publicly mapped out a path that would see him retire this year and move on from the rigors of combat sports. With three title fights in 2018, including a win and defense of […]

Coach: Ryan Bader can finish Daniel Cormier in champ-champ superfight

Daniel Cormier became the first man to win light heavyweight and heavyweight belts simultaneously in the UFC. Shortly after, Ryan Bader conquered both titles under the Bellator banner with an impeccable run at the heavyweight tournament. Bader won the 205-pound gold in his Bellator debut by defeating Phil Davis via split decision and defended it […]

The A-Side Live Chat: UFC 234, Cormier vs. Miocic, Ben Askren, UFC Fortaleza aftermath, Jon Jones, more

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting. Today on the show, we’ll talk UFC 234, which is headlined Saturday night by UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker defending against Kelvin Gastelum. How will that fight shake out? What kind of champion has Whittaker been for the UFC? Is the Israel Adesanya vs. Anderson Silva […]

We asked how Daniel Cormier can deny Stipe Miocic a rematch, and he answered with vigor

Gallery Daniel Cormier def. Stipe Miocic at UFC 226: Best photos view 19 images Earlier today, we asked a fairly straightforward question in a headline, and Daniel Cormier wasted little time giving some straightforward answers. Former heavyweight champion and new father Stipe Miocic posted a video on his YouTube channel Monday. And along with talking […]

Daniel Cormier Dismisses Immediate Rematch with Miocic: ‘I Don’t Owe Anyone S–t’

Stipe Miocic hasn’t fought since losing the heavyweight crown to Daniel Cormier at UFC 226, but he

Champ Check-In: Daniel Cormier

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Daniel Cormier Believes Jon Jones Needs Potential Trilogy Bout More Than Him

As Daniel Cormier nears the end of his career, he can look back on his accomplishments with satisfaction — even if he never faces Jon Jones again. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

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