Originally written on hov-mma  |  Last updated 1/15/13

Daniel Cormier (11-0 MMA, UFC Debut) will get his wish. Or at least one half of it. Following his obliteration of Dion Staring at 'Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine' the undefeated Strikeforce Heavyweight called out two fighters.

The first was Frank Mir (16-6 MMA, 14-6 UFC), a man whom he was originally supposed to take on under the  Strikeforce banner last November in a crossover bout. The second was Jon Jones, the man to whom Cormier promised to deliver an ass kicking. First things first.  Earlier today a Heavyweight bout between amateur wrestling standout Cormier, and submission specialist Mir was announced to serve as co-headliner to Benson Henderson vs. Gilbert Melendez in San Jose as a part of UFC on FOX 7. This has since been confirmed by  UFC officials. Plenty more to come on this card as more big name bouts will continue to be announced in the coming weeks.

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