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  • 2 years ago
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UFC president Dana White recently revealed the heavyweight Cheick Kongo had turned down two separate fights offered by the promotion. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Responding to a fan's tweet, heavyweights Cheick Kongo and Stefan Struve today agreed to a fight at UFC 156. "It would be very exciting 4 the fans & a great challenge for both of us," Kongo wrote on his Twitter account. The proposed matchup comes three days after the French heavyweight was criticized by UFC President Dana White. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Short notice fights are nothing new in the UFC and while some fighters seize the moment to step up and help out the promotion, other times the wiser decision if somebody truly isn't ready is just to pass and wait for another opportunity. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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At UFC 182, Daniel Cormier came up short and was handed his first defeat in mixed martial arts in a close, five-round fight against Jon Jones. He is now in the position of being a title challenger coming off of a loss, and his next matchup will be crucial. He will need to put together a sizable winning streak to get another crack at Jones and the light heavyweight title, but his performance in the bout proved that he can certainly hang with Jones for five rounds and is still a legitimate threat read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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Three months ago, Olympic wrestler turned mixed martial arts fighter Daniel Cormier was offered a chance to fight for the UFC light heavyweight title, but the opportunity came with the caveat of a one-year wait.Filed under: Featured, News, Only on Junkie, UFC read news >>

  • a year ago
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Heavyweight Roy Nelson is never one to shy away from stirring the pot, and today during a conference call in support of next week's UFC 161 event, he did that a few times. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Daniel Cormier knows Dion Staring is dangerous because he said yes when others like Cheick Kongo and Matt Mitrione said no thanks when offered to fight him. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC President Dana White reveals that Matt Mitrione wasn't the first fighter they called when a replacement was needed to face Roy Nelson at the TUF 16 finale. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A short notice fight has turned into no fight for David Mitchell after his opponent Hyun Gyu Lim was pulled from UFC on Fuel 6 after a complication arose during his weight cut. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Rashad Evans will fight anyone. He just asks for suitable prep time. This past weekend UFC President Dana White confirmed Evans recently turned down a late-notice opportunity to fight Glover Teixeira at UFC 153. Evans, a guest analyst, said as much during the post-UFC on FUEL TV 5 show on Saturday night, and he then gave further details on Twitter. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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NOTTINGHAM, England - Dana White thought he had Daniel Cormier's next opponent all set up. Instead, it was back to the drawing board. Cormier was scheduled to fight former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir in about a month in Oklahoma City. But Mir dropped out with an injury, and White and the Zuffa brass went to work on his replacement. White thought it was going to be Matt Mitrione - but the UFC heavyweight turned down the fight earlier this week. read news >>

  • 18 hours ago
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Daniel Cormier looks back at the Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson fight and looks ahead to what's next for him. read news >>

  • 23 hours 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 day 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 >>

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