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
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
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
Well, it looks like round 1 of Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier is already in the books, and it’s the champion who laid out the first assault.Filed under: News, UFC more
Jon Jones has been known to behave in a passive-aggressive manner on social media.
And according to his new Sept. 27 foe, Daniel Cormier, the UFC light heavyweight champion appears to have struck again.
Cormier, who was just announced as a replacement for Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of UFC 178 in Las Vegas, made his first public comments on the fight on Wednesday's edition of UFC Tonight.
And according to the unbeaten former Strikeforce tourney winner, Jones left him some choice words more
Things just got real.
Earlier Wednesday, a bomb dropped in the UFC world when news broke, per Thomas Gerbasi of UFC.com, that Jon "Bones" Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson II would be postponed due to a Gustafsson injury suffered in training and that contender Daniel Cormier will be stepping in for the light heavyweight title fight at UFC 178.
While virtually everyone wants to see a Bones vs. Gustafsson rematch following their controversial and surprisingly even battle last year, Jones has been itc more
There are things former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will and won't do.
First up, getting healthy and returning to the Octagon is 'Suga's' top priority. He will do that. As he told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour, he suspects early 2015 is when he'll finally be able to get off the sidelines.
"I want to return in February," Evans said, since being on the proverbial bench from an injury he sustained in February of this year. "That's just me giving myself enough time to make s more
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
LAS VEGAS – "That was harder than I remembered," Daniel Cormier said, wiping away his sweat just moments after taking off his wrestling shoes for the last time. Cormier wrestled against three-time All American Chris Pendleton at the UFC Fan Expo on Saturday. And it was a fond farewell to the sport that he excelled in through his college days at Oklahoma State and into the Olympics. After getting his hand raised with a 12-5 victory, he left his shoes on the mat. It was a gesture of goodbye."I did more