Daniel Cormier vs. Jeff Monson booked for "Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum"


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

(This story first ran at PressConnects.com) BALTIMORE — At 26 years old, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones admits it is difficult even for him to realize he could soon be considered the best fighter in the history of mixed martial arts. But it’s a reality (…)

view original article >>

Related News

  • 7 days ago
  • 23 views

Following a historic wrestling career, UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier leaves his shoes on the mat after one final match against fellow Oklahoma State alum Chris Pendleton. more

  • 25 days ago
  • 100 views

Undefeated UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier has offered extremely high praise for UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman heading into his UFC 175 showdown with Lyoto Machida. In a promo on Fox Sports for UFC 175, which airs live on pay-per-view from Las Vegas on Saturday, "DC" states outright that Weidman is the best middleweight around and could be considered the best at 205 pounds. Here's the transcription, per MixedMartialArts.com: To be the man, you have to beat the man. Weidm more

  • 25 days ago
  • 39 views

Their heavyweight rematch is expected to serve as event headliner. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is giving former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski a chance at redemption against heavyweight slugger Antonio Silva, as the pair will reportedly hook 'em up for a second time inside the cage at UFC Fight Night 51, which takes place on Sept. 13, 2014 inside Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia. Globo reported the news (via MMA Fighting) on Thursday night. Arlovski (22-10) lost to the Brazilia more

  • 23 days ago
  • 1463 views

That's a wrestling wrap. Daniel Cormier tied a ribbon around his prestigious amateur wrestling career earlier this afternoon, defeating former Oklahoma State University (OSU) teammate, Chris Pendleton, in an exhibition match at UFC's "Fan Expo" in Las Vegas, Nevada. "DC" went down early (0-3), but the U.S. freestyle wrestling team captain (2008) stormed back to record a dominant win on points (12-5). He summed up the experience in a post-match interview with MMAFighting.com: "I didn’t get to wre more

  • 19 days ago
  • 60 views

UFC Fight Night 50 on September 5 is suddenly one of the sexiest free fight cards you'll find of late, with a heavyweight tilt between Alistair Overeem and Ben Rothwell being announced. The story was first broken by Fox Sports' Damon Martin and then confirmed by the UFC on Fox on Twitter: Breaking fight: Alistair Overeem vs Ben Rothwell added to UFC Fight Night in Connecticut -- http://t.co/5Sn4UA90md #UFCFightNight #UFC — UFCONFOX (@UFCONFOX) July 10, 2014 Alistair Overeem hit a harsh skid afte more

  • 17 days ago
  • 29 views

UFC on FOX analysts Kenny Florian, Daniel Cormier and host Karyn Bryant welcome former UFC welterweight contender Chris Lytle to the analyst desk for UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Miller coverage. more

  • 7 days ago
  • 40 views

Although his MMA career continues rolling along, Daniel Cormier’s days as a world-class amateur wrestler are over.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more

  • 6 days ago
  • 36 views

Let the fantasy matchmaking begin. How low can you go? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier -- who was undefeated as a heavyweight -- recently dropped down to the 205-pound weight class, where he made quick work of Patrick Cummins and Dan Henderson. Why stop there? While "DC" has his sights set on a division title shot against the winner of Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson, who collide at UFC 178 this September, UFC F.I.T. coach and weight-cutting gur more

  • 6 days ago
  • 75 views

Renowned MMA nutritionist Mike Dolce believes that UFC light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier can make some noise at 185 pounds without seeing a noticeable drop off in skill. Dolce made the bold proclamation when he spoke on MMA Junkie Radio recently: I think if (Cormier) keeps living the lifestyle that he keeps now, takes more of my advice (and) a closer approach with me to help him modify that, if he wants to, he’ll be able to weigh in at 185 (pounds) to compete very close to what he compe more