UFC 25 video: ‘Worth the Wait: The Story of Daniel Cormier’

Gallery Daniel Cormier def. Derrick Lewis at UFC 230: Best photos view 14 images UFC officials recently announced that the promotion’s Emmy-nominated short film series, “UFC 25 Years in Short,” is no longer exclusive to UFC Fight Pass. Originally released in 2018, the compilation of 25 short films was produced to celebrate the UFC’s 25th […]

Daniel Cormier Praises ‘Warrior’ Alexander Gustafsson: ‘You Made the Sport Better’

If this is indeed farewell for Alexander Gustafsson, Daniel Cormier has nothing but praise for his former foe. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Daniel Cormier releases statement on Alexander Gustafsson retirement

Alexander Gustafsson may never have worn UFC gold himself, but he has the respect of the sport’s greatest champions. Current light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones already paid his respects to the Swedish MMA pioneer, who twice fought Jones in championship bouts and retired this past weekend after a loss to Anthony Smith at UFC Stockholm. […]

Daniel Cormier pays tribute to ‘hammer’ Alexander Gustafsson after retirement

Gallery Anthony Smith def. Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on ESPN+ 11: Best photos Daniel Cormier has nothing but respectful words for Alexander Gustafsson after his one-time title fight opponent retired from MMA on Saturday. Following a submission loss to Anthony Smith in the UFC on ESPN+ 11 headliner, Gustafsson (18-6 MMA, 10-6 UFC), who is […]

Daniel Cormier on a potential Ryan Bader matchup: ‘He wouldn’t be able to fight me’

Heavyweight champion. Light heavyweight champion. Decorated amateur wrestler. All of the above are things that could be said about either Bellator’s Ryan Bader or the UFC’s Daniel Cormier. While Cormier no longer holds a light heavyweight title after relinquishing it in December, he became a dual-division champion last July with a knockout win over then-heavyweight […]

Daniel Cormier explains why he’s fulfilling Stipe Miocic rematch promise – and will win again

Daniel Cormier got his fair share of pushback for his eagerness to fight Brock Lesnar but said all along that if the fight didn’t materialize he would run it back with Stipe Miocic. Now it’s set to happen. Cormier (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) took the heavyweight title from Miocic (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) at UFC […]

Jon Jones: ‘My Greatest Chance of Losing’ Would Be to Fight Daniel Cormier at Heavyweight

Daniel Cormier recently said that a trilogy fight with Jon Jones at 205 pounds is ”all I want.” If Cormier truly does want to face his rival one more time before retirement, it appears as though it will have to be at light heavyweight – because Jones isn’t moving up a division. View full post on […]

Morning Report: Stipe Miocic responds to ‘idiot’ Daniel Cormier: ‘If the roles were reversed, he would be doing the same thing’

At UFC 241, Stipe Miocic will challenge heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for the title he lost to the champ at UFC 226. It’s been a long time coming for Miocic who, after setting the record for UFC heavyweight title defenses, felt he deserved an immediate rematch. Instead, the UFC opted to try and set up […]

Daniel Cormier on reason for Stipe Miocic rematch: ‘I did give him my word’

RIO DE JANEIRO — At UFC 237, UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier discussed his UFC 241 rematch against Stipe Miocic, why he accepted the fight, Brock Lesnar, why he would potentially cut down to 205 pounds again to fight Jon Jones, the UFC’s new pay-per-view model, and much more. View full post on MMA Fighting […]

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier still gunning for trilogy fight with Jon Jones at 205: ‘It’s all I want’

With his career winding down, UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is looking at only two more fights before hanging up the gloves, and both are against familiar foes. Over the weekend, the UFC officially announced that Cormier would be defending his title this summer against the man he just won the belt from, Stipe Miocic. […]

Cormier vs Miocic 2 For UFC 241 Main Event

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Daniel Cormier takes issue with ‘Canelo’ commentary, gets told his striking sucks by former boxing champ

UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has come under fire for his evaluation of the commentary on Saturday’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Danny Jacobs boxing match – but may have secured a boxing trainer in the process? Alvarez retained his multiple title belts with a unanimous decision win over Jacobs on Saturday night – while also […]

Daniel Cormier vs Stipe Miocic 2 Official for UFC 241 in Anaheim

They are running it back at UFC 241, as Daniel Cormier will put his heavyweight title on the line when he rematches Stipe Miocic in the main event. View full post on Recent News on Sherdog.com

Daniel Cormier Opens As Slight Betting Favorite In Potential Rematch With Stipe Miocic

After UFC President Dana White announced that Brock Lesnar would be retiring and no longer challenging current heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight title, the promotion immediately announced plans for Cormier to take on Stipe Miocic in a rematch for the belt. The UFC is rumored to be looking at booking the fight on […]

Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 2 targeted for August after Dana White says Brock Lesnar retired

When it comes to Daniel Cormier defending his heavyweight title against Brock Lesnar, UFC president Dana White has shifted completely. No longer is it that fight even a possibility. Why? Because Lesnar said so. But the UFC has a backup plan in place. On Tuesday night, ESPN reported that the UFC is moving on from […]

Brock Lesnar to retire, UFC looking at Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic rematch

It doesn’t look like Brock Lesnar will be back in the Octagon after all. On Tuesday evening, ESPN reported that Lesnar, 41, has spoken to UFC president Dana White about officially retiring from MMA competition. “Brock Lesnar told me he’s done,” White told ESPN. “He’s retiring.” MMA Fighting subsequently confirmed news of Lesnar’s intentions to […]

Deron Winn doesn’t think close friend Daniel Cormier ‘should ever worry about a guy like Jon Jones ever again’

Deron Winn doesn’t have to look far for a blueprint for his budding MMA career. As a close friend of UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, Winn has had the opportunity to learn firsthand from one of the most successful fighters ever to make the transition from wrestling and at 29, he’s getting ready to leave […]

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 […]

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