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UFC 178: Out Gustafsson in Cormier

Undefeated Daniel Cormier (left) and light heavyweight champion Jon Jones(right) And just when you thought you were going to see the biggest rematch in the UFC this year, the MMA gods had bigger plans in store for you. They laughed at your wanting and wishing, they scoffed at your feeling of entitlement and they crushed your dreams of an encore. But don’t worry my fans and friends...
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier Reacts To His Unexpected Title Shot Against Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier appeared on the latest edition of ‘Inside The Octagon’ to give his first reaction to the unexpected news that he’ll be fighting Jon Jones for the light-heavyweight title at UFC 178 in September after Alexander Gustafsson pulled out due to a knee injury. Cormier says that ideally he’d have liked to have a full three month training camp in preparation for a title...
Via Fight Of The Night
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

The build to the Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier fight will be awesome

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was supposed to defend his title against Alexander Gustafsson on September 27th in a rematch of their incredible fight from last year. But Gustafsson was forced to pull out of the fight due to a knee injury, and undefeated former US Olympian Daniel Cormier has stepped up to replace him in the fight against Jones. And while the actual fight...
Via Awful Announcing
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones’ 6 Year Old Daughter Trash Talks Daniel Cormier In Preparation For Fight

Daniel Cormier has been itching to fight UFC lightweight champion Jon Jones but he probably never expected a fight quite like this. Cormier recently called out Jones, saying, “I’m the kid at the wrestling tournament that is always in your bracket. No matter where you go boy, I’m coming,” and as luck would have it, Jones next scheduled opponent had to bow out of the match...
Via Next Impulse Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gustafsson Out, Cormier in against Jones at UFC 178

Extra, extra, read all about it. Alexander Gustafsson is out of his title fight rematch against Jon Jones, and Daniel Cormier will step in as his replacement on September 27th in Las Vegas. It’s a shame that Gustafsson is injured and will miss out on his opportunity for the time being. However, this new match up presents a plethora of possibilities. I never want to hear about...
Via In The Neutral Zone
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier looking to capitalize on career changing opportunity

After Alexander Gustafsson unexpectedly gave light heavyweight champ Jon Jones a serious run for his money in their first meeting last September, news of a rematch made sense, and fight fans everywhere began buzzing with anticipation ahead of the second installment. But on Wednesday, it was announced that Gustafsson would be forced to withdraw from his second shot at Jones due to...
Via Sports-Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones calls Daniel Cormier ‘fresh meat’ over Twitter

Daniel Cormier is finally getting his wish and will have a shot to fight Jon Jones at the main event at UFC 178 in Las Vegas on Sept. 27, and the trash talk has already begun for the two. Alexander Gustafsson was originally scheduled to face Jones in a rematch of their fight at UFC […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gustafsson Out, Cormier In at UFC 178

MMA fans around the world and most particular in Sweden were dealt a big hit when news broke Wednesday night that light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson was forced to pull out of his scheduled rematch against Jon Jones. The UFC is reporting that Gustafsson had suffered an injury while training and that he will not be ready in time for UFC 178 which is scheduled to take...
Via Overtime
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jon Jones to Daniel Cormier: “I Hope You’re Ready to Come to Daddy”

Aaand we’re off! The UFC just announced that it will be Daniel Cormier facing light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones in September in the place of the injured Alexander Gustafsson and it didn’t take long for the mind games to begin. Daniel Cormier got a Twitter private message from Jon Jones saying, "I hope you're ready to come to daddy." — RJ Clifford (@RJcliffordMMA...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video Of Daniel Cormier’s Last Wrestling Match

Light heavyweight contender and former Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier had the last match of his famed career at the Fan Expo this weekend.  It a tradition in wrestling for high level guys to leave their shoes on the mat when they retire and few earned that right more than DC.  Cormier capped off a great career with a 12-5 win over two time NCAA champion and fellow Oklahoma State...
Via Tito Couture
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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