05-Daniel-Cormier-UFC-170-w-0617-478x270Daniel Cormier quickly took car of business against Patrick Cummins at UFC 170 on Saturday evening.

The quick finish came on the heels of a heated war of words between the two, following Cummins making claims to being the cause to Cormier crying during their wrestling days.

This got under Cormier’s skin, but the UFC 170 victor said he’s not going to rub it in Cummins’ face. However, Cormier said the two need to hash some things out.

“I’m not going to kick a guy while he’s down. He and I are going to have to talk and figure out why he did it,” Cormier said on the UFC 170 post-fight show on FOX Sports 1. “Obviously he’s in the UFC. I think he has a bright future. It’s just a very tall order to come in on 10 days notice against one of the better guys in the division.”

During the fight, Cormier didn’t have a chance to talk any trash back to Cummins, he revealed. After all, a first round finish typically leaves little time to discuss things. But that was part of the plan, Cormier said, and UFC 170 was a success in all aspects.

“I was all fired up,” he said. “It’s my first time getting a finish in the UFC, so it’s a big deal for me. I’m excited. Everything was a success. The weight cut, everything just went according to plan.”

Coming down from the heavyweight division, many wondered how Cormier would perform at 205 pounds. With the technical knockout in Las Vegas on Saturday night, Cormier said his power will take him places in his new division. The former Olympian discovered his hands have heavyweight bulk to them.

“I felt great. I felt like my power affected him more than it did with the bigger guys,” he said. “I don’t even think I hit him very good with the uppercut that landed to knock him down … I think my power is going to carry me a little further at 205 pounds.”

As for his next opponent, Cormier isn’t calling anyone out just yet. But the new light heavyweight said he’ll stand by his phone, wait for a call, and say yes to whatever offer is extended from the other line.

If someone happens to fall off an upcoming fight card, Cormier will stay in shape to step in on short notice, he said. It doesn’t matter who stands opposite to him, Cormier said he’ll be ready.

“I’m just going to wait for the call. There are a lot of 205-pound fights coming up,” he said. “I’ll just always stay on call, waiting, keep training and being prepared. If they need me, I’ll step in, whether it be that Glover [Teixeira] gets hurt and fight for the champion, Phil [Davis] gets hurt, fight Anthony Johnson. It doesn’t matter.”

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Fight Night 73 results: Glover Teixeira puts Ovince Saint Preux to sleep, calls out Daniel Cormier

  • 22 days ago
  • 9 views

Glover Teixeira spoiled the Tennessee homecoming for Ovince Saint Preux at UFC Fight Night 73 earlier tonight (Sat., Aug. 8, 2015). The No. 4-ranked UFC Light Heavyweight locked a rear-naked choke th read news >>

UFC Fight Night 73 results: Glover Teixeira submits Ovince Saint Preux, calls out Daniel Cormier

  • 22 days ago
  • 4 views

Glover Teixeira reminded everyone why he earned that title shot last year. The Brazilian slugger put on a resurgent performance by submitting Ovince Saint Preux with a rear-naked choke in the third r read news >>

Daniel Cormier shoots down Glover Teixeira's title fight talk following UFC Fight Night 73 win

  • 22 days ago
  • 521 views

Following his submission win over Ovince Saint Preux at last night's (Aug., 8, 2015) UFC Fight Night 73 event in Nashville, Tennessee (highlights), Glover Teixeira wasted no time in putting Ultimate read news >>

Champ Daniel Cormier doesn't see Glover Teixeira as threat: 'What's he going to do?'

  • 21 days ago
  • 41 views

Glover Teixeira believes his UFC Fight Night 73 victory over Ovince Saint Preux entered his name in the UFC light heavyweight title contender discussion. Champion Daniel Cormier isn’t buying it.Filed read news >>

Sorry Daniel Cormier, but Jon Jones coming back 'a lot sooner than you think' and 'will be champion again'

  • 5 days ago
  • 1170 views

Daniel Cormier is the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion and will be defending his 205-pound strap against Alexander Gustafsson in the UFC 192 pay-per-view (PPV) main eve read news >>

Glover Teixeira respects Ovince St. Preux's power, but questions his technique ahead of UFC main event

  • 24 days ago
  • 7 views

Glover Teixeira had his 20-fight winning streak snapped by Jon Jones and Phil Davis in 2014, but sees a five-round clash with Ovince Saint Preux as the perfect opportunity to show he’s a different fi read news >>

UFC Fight Night 73 staff picks: Underdog Saint Preux a fashionable pick over Teixeira

  • 24 days ago
  • 23 views

Although the sportsbooks have tapped Glover Teixeira a small favorite in Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 73 headliner, opponent Ovince Saint Preux is the fashionable pick among the MMAjunkie staff.Filed u read news >>

Morning Report: Daniel Cormier lays out game plan to beat Ronda Rousey, "Piss her off"

  • 24 days ago
  • 320 views

After watching Ronda Rousey dismantle Bethe Correia at UFC 190, not many analysts are offering up ideas on how to solve the UFC women's bantamweight champion. Well, UFC light heavyweight champion Dan read news >>

KNOCKOUT! Glover Teixeira vs. Ovince Saint Preux full fight videos preview UFC Fight Night 73 in Nashville

  • 24 days ago
  • 29 views

Glover Teixeira gets rocked, comes back to destroy Ryan Bader at UFC Fight Night 28: Ovince Saint Preux smokes Cody Donovan in just two minutes at UFC Fight Night 26: Violent! As you can see from the read news >>

UFC Fight Night 73 fantasy picks: 'St. Preux vs Teixeira' Kountermove preview

  • 24 days ago
  • 19 views

Ovince St. Preux or Glover Teixeira? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to free television this Saturday night (August 8, 2015), live on FOX Sports 1 from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville read news >>