MMAWeekly Radio Special w/ Daniel Cormier – Talks Strikeforce Cancellation and Much More


Daniel Cormier - Strikeforce Grand Prix ChampionStrikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier found out along with the rest of the world on Friday that the upcoming Nov 3 card he was supposed to fight on was cancelled.

Needless to say at the time Cormier was none too happy to hear about the news, but with a few hours to think about things and deal with the fallout, the former Olympian sat down to speak to MMAWeekly Radio about the day’s events.

As disappointed as he was in the cancellation and the fact that the card was scrapped without telling the fighters, Cormier spoke with Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker and it helped make him understand why things happened the way that they did.

“They assured me there were reasons behind me not knowing and the rest of the guys not knowing, and they are valid reasons. I don’t know exactly what they are, but there are reasons and sometimes that just has to be,” Cormier said.

In the interview, Cormier also talks about his final fight with Strikeforce, his expectation to fight in January, and how he hopes Frank Mir is his opponent once again.

Check out the full audio from the interview below:

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

Related News

  • 26 days ago
  • 89 views

LAS VEGAS -- Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier took part in Monday's media day to promote UFC 178. He discussed the health of his knee, why facing Jones Jones is the c read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 129 views

LAS VEGAS — The pre-fight festivities between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier went to a new level on Monday morning when a staredown between the pair ended up resulting in read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 361 views

LAS VEGAS -- At UFC 178 media day, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier exchanged shots during the promotion of the event Monday afternoon. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 160 views

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier got into a brawl during the UFC 178 Media Tour on Monday in Las Vegas. Here's the video of the incident. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 109 views

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier engaged in a brief scuffle during Monday’s UFC media event at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 44 views

On a day when UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier came to blows during a UFC 178 press conference, the odd man out, Alexander Gustafsson is quietly keeping himself in the wing read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 43 views

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones spoke with the media on Monday during the UFC 178 press tour in Las Vegas about his upcoming UFC 178 title fight against rival Daniel Cormier. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 26 views

A brawl between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier broke out at the lobby of the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas during the UFC 178 media day on Monday. In the m read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 42 views

LAS VEGAS -- UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took part in a media day at the MGM Grand on Monday to promote his upcoming bout with Daniel Cormier at UFC 178. Jones talked to the media about read news >>