Daniel Cormier fires back at criticism about his win over Anderson Silva

It's been more than a week since Daniel Cormier fought and defeated Anderson Silva at UFC 200 on two days' notice after his original opponent, Jon Jones, was pulled from the fight after testing positive for two banned substances. With options limited and time running out, the UFC secured Silva to take the fight with Cormier on extremely short notice, and the fighters met in the...
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Was UFC 200 Anderson Silva’s Swan Song?

Anderson Silva’s mixed marital arts career is the stuff of legend. Silva’s list of accomplishments includes being a one time Shooto Middleweight Champion, one time Cage Rage Middleweight Champion, the UFC Middleweight Champion, and the 2008 World MMA and Sports Illustrated Fighter of the Year, just to name a few. “The Spider” has been fighting professionally since 1997, and...
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Daniel Cormier dominates a game Anderson Silva at UFC 200

LAS VEGAS — Daniel Cormier dominated last-minute replacement opponent Anderson Silva on Saturday night at UFC 200, despite Silva and referee John McCarthy's best efforts. Time and again, Cormier took Silva down with ease and battered him on the ground with strikes.Not once was Silva able to stand up on his own after being taken down by Cormier, yet he was given repeated assists...
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Daniel Cormier booed by fans at UFC 200

The fans at UFC 200 did not treat Daniel Cormier too kindly on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Cormier was booed heavily during his win over Anderson Silva. He was booed after snuffing out some strikes by Silva, and he was booed even more after winning the fight by unanimous decision. The reason for the boos is hard to say, but we can take a stab at why fans were not positive...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC’s Daniel Cormier Reveals How Death Of Infant Daughter Fuels Him In Octagon

Daniel Cormier is one of the best fighters in the world. The former UFC light heavyweight champion faces Anderson Silva on Saturday in a non-title fight on the main card at UFC 200, but things weren’t always that great. The 37-year-old penned a piece for The Players’ Tribune on Saturday that describes the death of his infant daughter, Kaedyn, in 2003, as well as his rise from...
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See Daniel Cormier, Dana White’s UFC 200 Pain Become Joy As Anderson Silva Joins Card

Cameras famously captured Daniel Cormier’s anguish at UFC 200, so it was only fair that they’d be there to witness his happiness, too. Cormier, of course, learned Wednesday night that he wouldn’t fight Jones, who failed a drug test. UFC 200 Embedded chronicled the moment UFC president Dana White told Cormier the bad news, and it was hard to watch. White himself looked despondent...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

As an underdog, Anderson Silva's true greatness is on display

LAS VEGAS -- Let us review, briefly. Two months ago, he underwent an emergency surgery.That happened as he was preparing to fight again just a couple months after going five hellacious rounds with now middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Now, the 185-pound legend is fighting a man who was the No. 1 title contender at heavyweight not too long ago, and is now the light heavyweight...
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Daniel Cormier thankful Anderson Silva agreed to fight

LAS VEGAS — Daniel Cormier went from despondent to extremely thankful in just 24 hours, when it was announced Thursday night that legendary fighter Anderson Silva would replace Jon Jones as the light heavyweight champion’s opponent at UFC 200 this weekend. “I am honored to share the octagon with the one of the greatest fighters of all time,” Cormier told
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Anderson Silva to fight Daniel Cormier at UFC 200

Anderson “Spider” Silva will face Cormier in a non-title fight Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena, TMZ reported. There you have it folks! @dc_mma vs @SpiderAnderson on #UFC200! More to come on! — #UFCVegas (@ufc) July 8, 2016 Silva sparked rumors that he’d participate in the UFC’s biggest card earlier Thursday when he...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Daniel Cormier to face Anderson Silva at UFC 200

It’s about to be a “No Pants Party” in the UFC if a Globo report regarding Daniel Cormier’s new opponent at UFC 200 proves to be true. Cormier was initially slated to face Jon Jones in the main event Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena, but Jones was flagged for a potential USADA violation and pulled from the card. On Thursday, UFC president Dana White said the promotion was...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

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