- 2 years ago
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Daniel Cormier, recent winner of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix, is one of the premier fighters at American Kickboxing Academy. But what drove Cormier into MMA in the first place?
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Being an MMA fan isn't always easy. Nice things are few and far between. For every truly compelling fight such as like light heavyweight champion Jon Jones vs. Olympian Daniel Cormier, we get our share of random and pointless dreck, a culture informed by the grossest misogyny imaginable and a dark cloud of steroid abuse that continues to linger over the entire sport. The fights keep us coming back for more, making the rest of it manageable. At its best MMA is about the triumph of the human will— read news >>
Jon Jones stops by to preview his UFC 178 fight against Daniel Cormier. read news >>
CM Punk wishes Daniel Cormier the best before his title fight and discusses other MMA news. read news >>
- 3 months ago
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Patrick Cummins talks about life after the Daniel Cormier fight and his bout at UFC Fight Night 42 against Roger Narvaez. read news >>
- 4 months ago
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Daniel Cormier discusses his UFC 173 fight against Dan Henderson and what transpired at UFC 172. read news >>
- 4 months ago
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Dan Henderson discusses his UFC 173 fight against Daniel Cormier. read news >>
The entire MMA world has been wondering if Daniel Cormier's future would remain at heavyweight or if he would drop to 205 pounds. We now have an answer. read news >>
Frank Mir (16-6 MMA, 14-6 UFC) talks UFC on FOX fight with Daniel Cormier (11-0 MMA), says Junior Dos Santos (15-2 MMA, 9-1 UFC) is best boxer in MMA and more read news >>
- a year ago
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Frank Mir (16-6 MMA, 14-6 UFC) will not fight Daniel Cormier (10-0 MMA, 7-0 SF), as it turns out.
An undisclosed injury has forced the ex-UFC champ to withdraw from "Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir," which takes place Nov. 3 at Chesapeake Energy Center in Oklahoma City, Okla., and airs live on Showtime and Showtime Extreme.
MMAjunkie.com (mmajunkie.com) confirmed the news on Tuesday night with a source close to the promotion following an initial report from news show Sports Rage.
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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 >>