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  • 2 years ago
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Strikeforce fighters have been clamoring to cross over to the UFC, but it hasn't really been the other way around. But this fall, Frank Mir will slide over from the UFC to fight Strikeforce heavyweight tournament winner Daniel Cormier under the Strikeforce banner, news that first was reported by USA TODAY Sports and MMAjunkie.com. And according to UFC president Dana White, it took "not much" convincing to get Mir to take the fight. read news >>

  • 2 years 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 >>

  • a month ago
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Fight fans hoping to see top ranked light heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson face off inside the Octagon will have to wait for the time being, as Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White announced at the UFC 183 post-fight press conference (replay here) that the two 205-pound contenders will not be fighting each other next. His words: "Cormier's got another fight set up right now and we actually have another fight for Gustafsson, too. But after those two fights read news >>

  • a month ago
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Mere logic would put top contenders Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson in a bout to determine the next title contender, but obviously, the UFC has other things in mind for the light heavyweight division. During the UFC 183 post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White confirmed that bouts for both Cormier and Gustafsson had already been booked. “Cormier’s got another fight set up right now and we actually have another fight for Gustafsson, too,” said White. “After those two fight th read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC President Dana White confirmed at the post-fight press conference that top light-heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson will both be offered separate fights for their next in-cage appearance. As two of the top competitors in a noticeably shallow light-heavyweight division, many fans and pundits anticipated a potential match-up between Alexander Gustafsson and Daniel Cormier for sometime in the first half of 2015. However, during Saturday night's post-fight press conference, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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While Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson may fight each other at some point, it won’t be in their next bouts.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Unfortunately for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, a couple of his latest victims will have a chance to salvage their contendership. Phil Davis called it 'The Ultimate Jon Jones Fighting Championship,' but it sounds like Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson won't necessarily need to fight each other to get back into the title picture. With both men nursing recent losses, armchair matchmakers believed Cormier and Gustafsson would be the natural matchup to make. Admitting the fight int read news >>

  • a month ago
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Several things ran through UFC president Dana White's mind when he received the news from the Nevada Athletic Commission that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had tested positive for cocaine metabolites in an out-of-competition drug test conducted in early December. But one thing that didn't come up was the thought of canceling Jones' UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. "No," White said Wednesday, when asked on FOX Sports 1 if he considered canceling the Jan. 3 main event. "No. read news >>

  • a month ago
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In an interview with Fox Sports 1's Mike Hill, UFC president Dana White talked about Jon Jones' positive cocaine test, Jones' current mental state, as well as why the fight wasn't called off. In his first television appearance since news of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' positive cocaine test went public, Dana White went on Fox Sports 1's "America's Pregame" for a 1-on-1 interview with host Mike Hill. The interview was exclusively about Jon Jones, the handling of the drug test, whethe read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia was supposed to have been in the cage fighting on Saturday night, instead, he announced his retirement. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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BANGOR, Maine – Though the fight has now been placed on the horizon for UFC 182 in January, the fallout of the UFC 178 press conference Daniel Cormier-Jon Jones brawl that took place Aug. 4 is still being looked at. Not only by the Nevada Athletic Commission, which has yet to dish out any disciplinary action, but also by the UFC, And from the latter, there might not be much punishment forthcoming, because the UFC doesn't blame the fighters so much as itself. "You want to know what my personal op read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Dana White has no intention of letting Gustafsson sit on the sidelines and wait for a title shot as the light heavyweight contender's camp says is the plan, and White thinks it needs to be accepted that Jones vs. Cormier is happening. Alexander Gustafsson has been upset with the idea that he wasn't placed back into a title fight rematch with Jon Jones after Jones' bout with Daniel Cormier was postponed. Gustafsson vs. Jones 2 was the original plan before Gustafsson suffered an injury and had to read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Because fighters -- especially the best in the world -- don't pick their opponents. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones is tentatively scheduled to defend his strap for the second time against Alexander Gustafsson at the UFC 177 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Aug., 30, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The only problem is, "Bones" now wants to fight Daniel Cormier, seeing as how he already defeated "The Mauler" once before at UFC 165. And it doesn't matter how clos read news >>

  • 9 months ago
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Sound familiar? It should. It's safe to assume that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White won't hail Jon Jones' request to fight Daniel Cormier -- not Alexander Gustafsson -- as "bad ass" like when he picked Glover Teixeira over "The Mauler" rematch (read full details here). In fact, White "doesn't like" the latest demand from "Bones," who promised to give the Swede -- who pushed him to the brink in a controversial bout at UFC 165 in Sept. 2013 -- a second shot after the vict read news >>

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