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  • 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 >>

  • a year ago
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If you've heard rumblings of a potential Fabricio Werdum vs. Daniel Cormier fight, UFC President Dana White has a good idea where the rumors originated. read news >>

  • 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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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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With Frank Mir injured and Matt Mitrione unwilling to take the fight, Strikeforce heavyweight Daniel Cormier appears to be taking charge of his own future. With his Nov. 3 Strikeforce headliner a little more than a month away, Cormier is publicly campaigning for an opponent, and it's sticking with the Strikeforce-vs.-UFC theme. Cormier wants Pat Barry. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Daniel Cormier still has another fight in Strikeforce and he's a heavyweight for now, but should he drop to 205lbs, Dana White seems interested in a potential bout against champion Jon Jones. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The UFC's public campaign to maneuver UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones into a rematch with Alexander Gustafsson continues. After UFC 173, White stated Gustafasson had signed a bout agreement to face Jones on Aug. 30 at a venue to be determined. The hangup, White said at the time, was getting Jones to sign on the dotted line. We just signed Gustafsson to a new deal, and Jones will get a new deal too," White stated in the post-UFC 173 media scrum. "We're doing a new deal with him." As of M read news >>

  • a year ago
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With a win in his final heavyweight fight, what's next for Daniel Cormier? UFC President Dana White said a meeting with recent light-heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson is possible. 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 >>

  • a year ago
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UFC president Dana White believes Daniel Cormier will drop down to the light heavyweight division following his UFC on Fox 7 fight with Frank Mir. 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 >>

  • 2 years ago
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Officials have confirmed the UFC's Frank Mir is out of a cross-promotion fight with Strikeforce heavyweight Daniel Cormier. MMAjunkie.com initially passed along news of the change late Tuesday. As we reported, Mir suffered a knee injury, according to officials. A replacement search is underway and Cormier will remain on the Nov. 3 Strikeforce card. read news >>

  • 2 years 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.  read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Strikeforce on Thursday officially announced its Nov. 3 Cormier vs. Mir fight card slated for Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Okla., and confirmed Luke Rockhold vs. Lorenz Larkin. read news >>

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