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It’s time. It’s time that DC moved to the light heavyweight division, as for years he and Cain Velasquez have insisted that they will never fight each other, and with a win Saturday over Roy Nelson and JDS respectively, they inch ever closer to that fight.
But it won’t happen. No, no, no.
Cormier may not be getting his instant light heavyweight title shot for defeating Roy Nelson’s greasy rolls, but at 224 pounds, Cormier is also that much closer to making weight, and wants to fight a light heavyweight badass once it’s made.
“I thought I fought a good fight, I was able to use my strategy that I went into the fight with: get a good win over a tough guy.
“Well, I mean, I’m 34 years old, so I have to get moving,” he said when asked about his future title plans at light heavyweight. “Listen, I can ask. I wanted a Nintendo when I was growing up and my mom just said, ‘no.’ But I can ask Dana for a title shot. All he can say is ‘no.’ And maybe then he gets tired of me asking and says, ‘
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Daniel Cormier (pictured) was a significant odds-on favorite to dispose of Roy Nelson at UFC 166, and he certainly proved the Gambling Gods true on Saturday night.
A trimmed-down Cormier did pretty much anything he wanted to Nelson, except finish him. Cormier constantly beat “Big Country” to the punch, took him down whenever he felt like it and ultimately scored a lopsided (30...
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Two-time Olympian Daniel Cormier is on his way to the light heavyweight division, but before he arrives he made one last stop at heavyweight where he soundly defeated Roy Nelson on Saturday night.
A wrestler by nature, Cormier came out and immediately put the pressure on Nelson to try and stop his takedowns. The Oklahoma State alum was able to put Nelson down in the first round...
The light heavyweight division will welcome a new contender now that Daniel Cormier has competed for the last time as a heavyweight in a winning effort over Roy Nelson at UFC 166.
Cormier was already in the process of dropping weight when he fought the former Ultimate Fighter winner, coming in at a slim and trim 224 pounds while making the move down to 205.
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The UFC World Podcast with Gareth A Davies is now out... Episode No 11.
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Daniel Cormier on fighting Roy Nelson: “Roy was a little more passive in the fight, I think because of my wrestling. He was pretty good at defending my takedowns, so I had to mix it up and really use some high level wrestling. Once I got him down, he was really slippery.” Cormier on if […]
UFC 166: Nelson vs. Cormier Highlights of Daniel Cormier’s win via unanimous decision over Roy Nelson.
Daniel Cormier can do it.
Not only did the former Olympic wrestler look sleek and skilled pushing his record to 13-0 with a decision win over Roy Nelson, but he was also in the corner of his teammate and friend Cain Velasquez as he defended the UFC heavyweight title in the UFC 166 main event. As if that wasn't enough, "DC" also hit the broadcast booth, joining the...