Very rarely does a fight come together via honest divisional math that has as much heat and validity as Jon Jones versus Daniel Cormier.
That isn’t to say that there haven’t been some very lucrative bad-blood matches in the UFC to date. The company delivered the first bout between Ken Shamrock and Tito Ortiz way back at UFC 40 in addition to giving us Quinton “Rampage” Jackson versus Rashad Evans at UFC 114.
But neither one of those bouts had the level of legitimacy of Jones-Cormier. For his fir read news >>
The spotlight in no longer so bright on Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s brewing feud, but the upcoming title challenger recently dropped an interesting nugget on social media.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Bellator 127 heads to California in October, and it has a former champ in the main event. Daniel Straus will meet Justin Wilcox in the headliner.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, News read news >>
Bellator 127 is now set as Daniel Straus will battle Justin Wilcox in the main event, and Karo Parisyan vs. Marius Zaromskis is a feature bout. read news >>
A featherweight clash between Daniel Straus and Justin Wilcox will headline Bellator 127. read news >>
Former Bellator featherweight champion Daniel Straus is slated to return to the cage for the first time since his dramatic title loss to Pat Curran, as he'll face season nine tournament finalist Justin Wilcox in the main event of Bellator 127, promotion officials announced on Friday.
Straus (22-5) upset Curran to steal away the Bellator featherweight title in late-2013 following a run through season six's tournament, but the 30-year-old's six-fight win streak soon met an abrupt end when he surre read news >>
After Jon Jones took a shot at Daniel Cormier for finishing fourth at the Olympics, Cormier launched the perfect retaliatory tweet.
Jon Jones somehow found a way to heckle Daniel Cormier while on the Jimmy Kimmel show for "only" finishing fourth place in the Olympics.
The heat has certainly died down considerably between Jones and Cormier as of late, the postponement of their UFC light heavyweight title fight being the obvious culprit. Before Jones was injured, the two men were brawling at press read news >>
The lead-up to the Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier fight on January 3, 2014, just keeps getting better.
After Bones laughed about Cormier's fourth-place finish in the 2004 Olympics as a member of the U.S. wrestling team, Cormier fired back: Saw Jones on @jimmykimmel clowning me for 4th in the OLYMPICS. This morning I can across this little nugget :) #dummy pic.twitter.com/ukWigHeYLj
— Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) August 20, 2014 Here's the video of Bones and Jimmy Kimmel poking fun at Cormier's Olympic read news >>
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Another day, another shot fired in the always-entertaining Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier rivalry.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Because Olympics > High School.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones was bagging on UFC 182 opponent Daniel Cormier, because "DC" was unable to medal at the Olympics, coming in fourth place as captain of the United States wrestling squad.
See "Bones" yucking it up with Jimmy Kimmel here.
But as the former heavyweight argues, it was a lot better than what "Bones" was able to accomplish.
From Twitter: Saw Jones on @jimmykimmel clowning me for 4th in the OLYM read news >>
On Aug. 12, Jon Jones poured a huge bucket of ice water on the MMA community when he pulled out of his UFC 178 grudge match with Daniel Cormier. Unfortunately, no associated charity dollars appear to be forthcoming. Only sadness.
This was supposed to be the biggest fight of 2014. Easy. The best fighter in the world in Jones against arguably one of the top light heavyweights on earth with the bona fides to beat him. Also, they really, really don't like each other, as evidenced by the constant tra read news >>