Ryan Bader: I want to knock Daniel Cormier out and earn a title shot

Ryan Bader may be a heavy underdog in most fans' minds when he takes on former top heavyweight and light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier June 6, but the fighter out of Arizona is confident that he will not just beat, but stop the Olympic wrestler.  "I want to go out there and I want to stop him," Bader told Submission Radio during a recent interview. "I want to make a statement...
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25 minutes ago  |  Discuss

UFC Enjoying Most Financially Successful Start To A Year Ever

The first three months of 2015 have not been without controversy, but nonetheless, a string of blockbuster events has propelled the UFC to their most successful first quarter ever according to the company’s president Dana White. “The last first quarter was the biggest first quarter in the company’s history,” a bouyant White told MMAJunkie in Toronto yesterday. It’s not...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier: Anthony Johnson should stop trying to be Jon Jones' friend

Much of the MMA world may have been amused at the prank that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and his next challenger, Anthony Johnson played on promoter Dana White last Saturday at a press conference, but Daniel Cormier was not. Jones and Johnson faked anger at one another and started a faux brawl during a photo opp, likely giving White flashbacks to the fight between Jones...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Cormier vs. Bader

UFC Fight Night: Cormier vs. Bader When: June 6th, 2015 Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana How: Fox Sports 1 Who: Joe Proctor vs. Justin Edwards Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch Matt Mitrione vs. Ben Rothwell Daniel Cormier vs. Ryan Bader
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier Fights Ryan Bader At UFC Fight Night 68

Daniel Cormier has signed up to fight Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans on June 6th. Cormier is coming off the biggest fight of his career against his bitter rival Jon Jones at UFC 182 last month which he lost by unanimous decision. That was the first time DC’ had tasted defeat in his 16 fight career competing at both light-heavyweight and heavyweight. Afterwards...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier vs. Ryan Bader headlines UFC's return to New Orleans

Daniel Cormier is going home for his next fight as the former Olympian is set to face Ryan Bader in a five-round main event from New Orleans on June 6. UFC officials announced the new bout and location for the fight card on Wednesday. A proud native of Louisiana, Cormier will fight in his home state for the first time in his career when he faces Bader in New Orleans. The fight will...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier vs. Ryan Bader Headlines UFC Fight Night New Orleans

On Wednesday, the UFC announced former light heavyweight top contender Daniel Cormier (pictures) and Ryan Bader will headline their return event to New Orleans. The June 6 event goes down inside Smoothie King Center. Cormier is looking to bounce back from last month’s unanimous decision defeat to champion Jon Jones. It was the first loss the former Olympic wrestler suffered in...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier did a Meghan Trainor parody… wait, what?

UFC fighter and Fox Sports analyst Daniel Cormier performed a parody of “All About That Bass” for the World MMA Awards in which he professes his love for cake and chicken.  I am not making this up.  And in no way am I making fun of Cormier for doing this because he would tear me limb from limb like a lion mauling a baby zebra.  In fact, I’m proud of Cormier for making this...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier is all about that cake in this Meghan Trainor remix

Daniel Cormier may be cutting down to light heavyweight these days, but he'll be the first one to tell you that he loves a good meal (or two). Cormier's main passion is fighting, but he's also an admitted fan of Popeye's chicken -- so much so that actually lobbied for a sponsorship from the Cajun branded fast food restaurant one time. He didn't get the sponsorship, but the local...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson Not On Deck … Yet

A light heavyweight matchup between former top contenders Daniel Cormier (pictured) and Alexander Gustafsson might make sense considering they are both coming off losses with title implications – Cormier in a unanimous decision defeat champion Jon Jones and Gustafasson in a TKO loss to Anthony Johnson for next crack at Jones – but UFC president Dana White has different plans...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

On the night, and over a career, Gustafsson and Henderson took too many shots

Daniel Cormier raised an important concern and criticism after Saturday night's Stockholm FOX UFC Fight Night concluded with the shocking first round TKO of Alexander Gustafsson by Anthony "Rumble" Johnson. The top light heavyweight Cormier spoke in his role as an analyst for FOX in the post-fight show and pointed out how the main event's referee let Gustafsson eat far too many punches...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Alexander Gustafsson: I'm not thinking about Jon Jones at all

The main event of UFC 182 will go down as one of the biggest fights of all 2014 as Jon Jones defended his light heavyweight title against Daniel Cormier.  Thanks to the buildup for that fight including an August press conference that ended in a melee in the middle of the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, it's easy to forget Jones wasn't actually supposed to be fighting Cormier at the...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ Estimated at 740,000 to 820,000 PPV Buys

Oh, Dana White, you’re always the consummate promoter even at the expense of stretching the truth. Prior to January 3′s highly-anticipated and heavily hyped grudge match between reigning light heavyweight king Jon Jones (pictured) and Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, the UFC president predicted the pay-per-view broadcast would garner roughly 750,000 buys. During UFC 182′s post...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Questions Come About from Jon Jones Fallout

“With the support of my family, I have entered into a drug treatment facility.” These were the words of UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, earlier this week. Ahead of his successful title defense against Daniel Cormier, Jones tested positive for traces of cocaine. Still, Jones was allowed to compete in the huge January 3rd matchup with Cormier, because the test was conducted...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier Reacts To Jon Jones Checking Into Rehab

Daniel Cormier has given his initial reaction to the news that Jon Jones has checked into a drug treatment facility after testing positive for cocaine use, and despite the continued bad blood between the two fighters, ‘DC’ isn’t looking to kick the champion while he’s down. “At the end of the day, it doesn’t change the result of the fight,” Cormier told MMAJunkie.com...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

The UFC Dropped The Ball With Jon Jones

Earlier today some breaking UFC news hit. It was reported that UFC Light Heavyweight Champion and pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, Jon Jones, tested positive for cocaine metabolites back at a random drug test on December 4th, a month before his battle at UFC 182 with Daniel Cormier. Once the reports got to the [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post The...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Champ Jon Jones Tests Positive For Cocaine

LAS VEGAS, NV – ESPN.com is reporting that UFC champion Jon Jones, fresh off this past Saturday’s successful title defense against Daniel Cormier, tested positive for cocaine. The results, released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission state that Jones tested positive for the following: benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine According to a lab report, results of the test...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC champion Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has tested positive for cocaine, according to MMAJunkie. Jones reportedly failed the test prior to his fight against Daniel Cormier last weekend. He has entered a rehabilitation facility.
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite An Impressive Win At UFC 182, Jon Jones May Have Peaked As Champion

It’s more than safe to say that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones entered the discussion of being the greatest MMA fighter of all time with his at-times dominant decision win over Daniel Cormier in the main event of last Saturday night’s (January 3, 2015) UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In fact, many believe (myself...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones takes shot at Daniel Cormier following UFC 182 victory

Even following his dominant victory over bitter rival Daniel Cormier this weekend at UFC 182, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was still irked by how much trash-talking Cormier did prior to their monumental title bout. Heading into the fight, Cormier was extremely confident in his Olympic-caliber wrestling, noting he could take Jones down “100 times”. Once the two men...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 Recap: Jon Jones Still Champ, Defeats Daniel Cormier

UFC 182 came to us from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. The main card was kicked off by a welterweight battle pitting a returning Josh Burkman against former Bellator middleweight champ Hector Lombard. Lombard, the heaviest-favored fighter on the card, was expected to steamroll Burkman in this fight, with many expecting a first-round finish. While Lombard...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Became The Greatest Of All Time By Defeating Daniel Cormier At UFC 182

Now that the dust is settled on decorated light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ decisive win over Daniel Cormier in the main event of last night’s (Sat., January 3, 2015) UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) event from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, MMA fans and media alike are fully entrenched in the discussion of whether or not Jones is now the greatest fighter in the history of...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 182 highlights: Jones vs Cormier, and Cerrone vs Jury

The hotly anticipated UFC 182 event may not have provided as many finishes as fans would have hoped, but the main event between bitter rivals Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier certainly delivered. In the end, Jones retained his UFC title by dominating the formerly undefeated Cormier en route to a unanimous decision win. Instead of striking on the outside, Jones played directly into Cormier’s...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Tells Daniel Cormier To ‘Suck It’ After UFC 182 Win

Jon Jones gave Daniel Cormier the classic DeGeneration X "Suck It" after defeating him by unanimous decision at UFC 182.
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Embracing the Heel After Dominating Daniel Cormier at UFC 182

And still, the most hated champion in UFC history … Jon “Bones” Jones (pictured)! Despite posting his 12th consecutive victory by beating archenemy Daniel Cormier at UFC 182, with his last eight scraps being of the title defense variety, Jones can still do no right by fans. After dominating Cormier for the better part of 25 minutes in a lopsided unanimous decision victory...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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