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  • 9 months ago
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Despite all of their past drama, even Daniel Cormier can admit that fans are witnessing a rare, once-in-a-lifetime kind of talent every time Jon Jones steps into the Octagon. For the most part, the former Olympian has maintained a relatively objective view of the UFC light heavyweight champ. Back in August 2013, he told MMA Fighting that he only praises Jones’ fighting ability and the things he’s accomplished, not his personality. There was once again plenty of praise to go around on Saturday ni read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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New Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight No. 1 contender Daniel Cormier (because of this) talks about his last sparring session with longtime training partner and UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (1:20 mark), which threw him for a loop because Velasquez was trying to emulate Jon Jones -- complete with side kick to the knee. "DC" told him to pump the brakes on that (for now) because they're still nine weeks out from UFC 178, where Cormier will attempt to break "Bones" for read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Daniel "DC" Cormier is committed to learning from his mistakes. After a five-round battle with UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones at UFC 182, Cormier was left beaten, battered and bruised. For the first time in his professional mixed martial arts career, Cormier's hand was not raised by the end of his contest. The sting was real. But it's something he says he needs. Speaking on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, Cormier said he's rewatched his fight with Jones several times because he needs to read news >>

  • a month ago
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From Yahoo Sports: Jones defended his UFC light heavyweight title in a five-round thriller against his bitter rival. read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: Jones defended his UFC light heavyweight title in a five-round thriller against his bitter rival. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"I think a lot of times when you get a fight that's personal it motivates the athletes. No one wants to lose to someone you don't like. I'm sure when I beat him he won't like me too much. I could see me and Daniel having a respectful relationship after the bout. Our problems...they really aren't that personal. They're actually kind of silly. After you fight a guy you definitely develop a certain amount of respect for him and bond with him. So yeah, I could see us not having problems after this f read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may have threatened to 'literally kill' top contender Daniel Cormier, but that can apparently all be over with at UFC 182. "I think a lot of times when you get a fight that's personal it motivates the athletes," Jones told UFC.com. "No one wants to lose to someone you don't like." Jones and Cormier have gone back and forth either directly or via the media for months ahead of their bout on Jan. 3, but Jones insists the war of words will be settled followin read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson badly wants revenge against Jon Jones, which is why he's hoping he defeats Daniel Cormier in January. January 2015 is going to be a massive month for the top of the light heavyweight division, as Jon Jones faces Daniel Cormier in a huge championship showdown on the 3rd, with Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson squaring off in Sweden three weeks later. Gustafsson has a close decision loss to Jones he wants to avenge, and while a win for hi read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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It's been years since Jon Jones first teased an eventual move up to heavyweight. With his lanky 6-foot-4 frame and UFC-best 84.5-inch reach, the reigning light heavyweight champ and No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the sport has always believed he'd be competitive in MMA's hardest-hitting division. But now, with the UFC's 205-pound weight class, at most, two or three fights away from being cleared out, Jones has begun plotting out a course for his future that includes potential superfights again read news >>

  • a year ago
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If Chael Sonnen beats UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 159 on Saturday in New Jersey it will “hands down, without a doubt” be the biggest upset in UFC history. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Even before they went five rounds at UFC 182 in January, neither light heavyweight champion Jon Jones or his opponent Daniel Cormier thought they'd be rid of each other in one night. With Jones capping off his unanimous decision victory with a now infamous crotch chop, it was clear everything hadn't been worked out between them. Jones apologized for his 'classless' antics post-fight, but said he believed Cormier would have acted likewise if he'd have carried the day. "I know if he would have won read news >>

  • a month ago
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Some fighters never want to go back and re-watch a loss, especially if it was a pivotal bout in your career. Why subject yourself to the agony? But that's not how Daniel Cormier sees it. Since losing his high-stakes UFC 182 light heavyweight title fight to Jon Jones, he's not just watched the fight, but done so obsessively. "I've watched it 100 times," Cormier said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. Why? Well, after his first career mixed martial arts defeat, the former Strikeforce heavyweight read news >>

  • a month ago
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Daniel Cormier came up short in his bid to dethrone Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones earlier this month at UFC 182 (watch full fight video highlights here). The setback marked the first time "DC" tasted defeat in his mixed martial arts (MMA) career. And to make the situation worse, it came against his most bitter rival. But, a rematch with "Bones" could come sooner rather than later, as the former Olympian seems to think he found a potential shortcut to a read news >>

  • a month ago
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From the moment Anthony "Rumble" Johnson forced his way into the next shot at Jon Jones' UFC light heavyweight title by running over Alexander Gustafsson on Sunday night, one logical next fight in the light heavyweight division become immediately clear: Gustafsson vs. Daniel Cormier. Both guys are coming off recent, high-profile losses, and both are on the very short list of competitors fans consider legitimate title challengers at 205 pounds. The man known as DC understands it, too. "He's got t read news >>

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