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Daniel Cormier admits he agrees with Glover Teixeira’s approach in declining new UFC 282 matchup: “I would do the same thing”

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier understands why Glover Teixeira isn’t fighting later this month. The Brazilian has been out of action since UFC 275 in June. In that outing in Singapore, …read more

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Daniel Cormier believes Jorge Masvidal should reconsider callout from Michael Chandler

Daniel Cormier believes Jorge Masvidal should reconsider the callout from Michael Chandler. It is true that Michael Chandler (23-8 MMA) has called out Jorge Masvidal (35-16 MMA) for a fight, …read more

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Daniel Cormier: There's more value in fighting Michael Chandler than Jorge Masvidal thinks

With Gilbert Burns booked up, Daniel Cormier thinks Michael Chandler is the next best option for Jorge Masvidal.
Chandler (23-8 MMA, 2-3 UFC) called Masvidal out for a “BMF” fight, but Masvidal …read more

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‘I would do the same’ - DC can’t blame Teixeira for turning down Ankalaev

Glover Teixeira and Daniel Cormier embrace after Teixeira’s title winning performance at UFC 267. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Teixeira took something of a …read more

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UFC and Daniel Cormier release emotional tribute video for the late Anthony Johnson

The UFC and Daniel Cormier continue to honor the memory of the legend known simply as ‘Rumble’. Anthony Johnson is mostly remembered by fans as being one of the hardest …read more

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Daniel Cormier shares his take on who Conor McGregor should be matched up with in his UFC return

Daniel Cormier has shared his take on who Conor McGregor should be matched up with in his UFC return. The 43 year old commentator believes McGregor, a former two-division UFC …read more

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Daniel Cormier confident Conor McGregor not returning in February despite USADA comments: “You don’t get to make your own rules”

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier doesn’t believe that Conor McGregor will be back in action soon. ‘The Notorious’ has been out of action since his loss to Dustin Poirier at UFC …read more

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Daniel Cormier explains why Conor McGregor should want to fight Michael Chandler in UFC return

Daniel Cormier thinks Michael Chandler is the perfect UFC comeback fight for Conor McGregor.
McGregor (22-6 MMA, 10-4 UFC) is eyeing a 2023 return after breaking his leg in a TKO …read more

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Daniel Cormier gives emotional tribute to former opponent Anthony Johnson: “For the fear he struck in people, he was as sweet as they came”

Despite being opponents in the cage, Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson were friends out of it. Over the weekend, the MMA world lost an icon of the sport. ‘Rumble’ was …read more

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Daniel Cormier believes the time has come for Dominick Reyes to hang up his gloves: “When it starts to turn in the way that it has, it’s time for him to walk away”

Daniel Cormier believes that the time has come for Dominick Reyes to hang up his gloves following UFC 281. Once touted as the next light heavyweight champion, Reyes finds himself …read more

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Daniel Cormier Takes Issue With Mischaracterized Quotes On UFC 281 Main Event

Daniel Cormier is taking offense to media outlets using his quotes the wrong way.  Daniel Cormier was cage side on Saturday night at UFC 281 to watch Israel Adesanya fall …read more

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Daniel Cormier questions if it's 'time for Dominick Reyes to be done' with MMA after UFC 281

Dominick Reyes’ current skid has Daniel Cormier wondering if he should retire.
Reyes (12-4 MMA, 6-4 UFC) lost his fourth fight in a row this past Saturday at UFC 281 when he …read more

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Daniel Cormier: Making It Boring Is Right Approach Against Israel Adesanya

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier feels making the fight as little entertaining as possible is the ideal plan against Israel Adesanya. Adesanya will face Alex Pereira in the UFC 281 main …read more

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Daniel Cormier breaks down UFC 281 main event: ‘Adesanya’s opponents need to make it boring’

Former two-division UFC champion turned broadcaster and analyst Daniel Cormier gave an in-depth breakdown of the UFC 281 main event on Thursday.

UFC 281 takes place at Madison Square Garden in …read more

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Daniel Cormier changes tune on Jon Jones' return at heavyweight: 'He's so talented that he'll be OK'

Daniel Cormier believes that, despite Jon Jones’ long layoff, he could capture the UFC heavyweight title.
However, that’s not what Cormier initially thought about his arch rival. Prior to heavyweight champion …read more

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Former two division UFC champion Daniel Cormier confesses he retired from MMA to late: “I should’ve stopped in ‘18”

UFC hall of famer Daniel Cormier confessed that he may have overdone his mixed martial arts career by two years. Cormier ended his martial arts journey with one of the …read more

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Posted on November 10, 2022, 9:16 pm By
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Daniel Cormier explains relief knowing Cain Velasquez out on bail, acknowledges case 'not over yet'

NEW YORK – Former UFC dual champion Daniel Cormier did something this week that he hadn’t done in a long while: He FaceTimed with his good friend, Cain Velasquez.
That’s because …read more

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Daniel Cormier shares his list of the top-five combat sports fighters of all time

Daniel Cormier has shared his list of the top-five combat sports fighters of all time. UFC 281 takes place this coming weekend, Saturday, November 12th in New York City at …read more

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Daniel Cormier reveals he’s changed his tune regarding Jon Jones fighting at heavyweight: “My opinion of him has changed in this regard”

Daniel Cormier has provided his updated view on Jon Jones competing at heavyweight as he prepares for a return. For so long now, fans have been waiting for Jon Jones …read more

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UFC commentator Daniel Cormier gives update on Cain Velasquez after posting bail: “I’m just happy for him to be back”

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier has given an update on Cain Velasquez. The former UFC heavyweight champion has been embroiled in legal issues since February. Velasquez was arrested and later charged …read more

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Daniel Cormier shares Cain Velasquez’s reaction to making bail: ‘It was so limited in there’

Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Daniel Cormier could not be more happy about Cain Velasquez’s …read more

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Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like Khabib

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Khabib Nurmagomedov was greater than Muhammad Ali.
That’s according to former UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, who either lost his …read more

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MMA Twitter roasts Daniel Cormier over his top 5 fighters list

On Wednesday, former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier revealed his top 5 fighters of all-time list and it raised quite a few eyebrows across Twitter.

First, the list.

Cormier did explain …read more

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Posted on November 9, 2022, 7:46 pm By
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The MMA Hour with Daniel Cormier in studio at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Posted on November 9, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Daniel Cormier, more fighters celebrate Cain Velasquez freed on bail eight months after arrest

There was good news for Cain Velasquez on Tuesday as the former UFC heavyweight champion was granted bail by a Santa Clara County (Calif.) judge after a pre-trial hearing that …read more

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‘About damn time’: Fighters react to Cain Velasquez being granted bail in attempted murder case

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Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier was among fighters to celebrate Cain Velasquez’s upcoming release from jail after a judge …read more

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Ahead of retirement at UFC 281, Daniel Cormier praises former champion Frankie Edgar: “He’s going into the Hall of Fame”

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier believes Frankie Edgar will soon be in the Hall of Fame. ‘The Answer’ is set to return this Saturday at UFC 281 against Chris Gutierrez. The …read more

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Julianna Peña fires back at Daniel Cormier: 'Why are you hating on me' for trying to get Amanda Nunes trilogy?

Julianna Pena has clapped back at Daniel Cormier for saying she doesn’t deserve a trilogy with Amanda Nunes.
Peña (11-5 MMA, 7-3 UFC), who dethroned bantamweight champion Nunes with a stunning …read more

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Islam Makhachev tells UFC to ‘stop playing games’ over his next fight

Islam Makhachev is interviewed by Daniel Cormier after his dominant submission victory over Charles Oliveira at UFC 280. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

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Julianna Peña Again Claps Back At Daniel Cormier: “You’ve Had 10 Title Fights, Bro”

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Peña is again responding to Daniel Cormier saying she does not deserve a trilogy fight with current champion Amanda Nunes. It should come as …read more

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Julianna Peña Again Claps Back At Daniel Cormier: “You’ve Had 10 Titles Fights, Bro”

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Peña is again responding to Daniel Cormier saying she does not deserve a trilogy fight with current champion Amanda Nunes. It should come as …read more

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Daniel Cormier can’t stop buying Jake Paul Pay-Per-Views, but stole the last one

YouTube celebrity and social media star turned professional boxer Jake Paul gets criticism from all sides, but he has a fan in former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier.

Paul (6-0) …read more

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Daniel Cormier believes that Anderson Silva’s inactivity led to Jake Paul loss: “When he put on the gas, you saw he was the better fighter”

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier has given his thoughts on Jake Paul’s win over Anderson Silva. ‘The Problem Child’ continued his bizarre ascent in the boxing ring last Saturday night on …read more

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Daniel Cormier Exacts Retribution For Makhachev’s Video Leak

Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier has urged fans not to believe the wrestling room narrative spread by lightweight king Islam Makhachev. 2022 has seen some bad blood feuds, from …read more

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Daniel Cormier on Jake Paul and Anderson Silva boxing match: ‘Anderson was the better fighter’

Former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier watched the Jake Paul and Anderson Silva boxing match and gave his takeaways from the fight.

Paul defeated Silva by unanimous decision and scored the …read more

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Sterling snubs Cejudo by telling him to ‘go kick rocks’, Triple C responds

Bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling is interviewed by Daniel Cormier after his UFC 280 victory over T.J. Dillashaw. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Aljamain Sterling …read more

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Daniel Cormier explains why Henry Cejudo should get next UFC bantamweight title shot over Sean O’Malley: “For the sport, Henry Cejudo, as the guy who left as a double champion should be next”

Daniel Cormier is explaining why Henry Cejudo should get the next UFC bantamweight title shot over Sean O’Malley. Sean O’Malley (16-1 MMA) is hot off a split decision victory over …read more

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Watch: Daniel Cormier Experiences Earthquake While Filming Show

Daniel Cormier was the live embodiment of “the show must go on” during an earthquake. Daniel Cormier is always the professional, whether inside the UFC Octagon fighting the best in …read more

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Posted on October 27, 2022, 7:16 pm By
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Danny Are You Okay? Are You Okay Danny?

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Former UFC two-division champion Daniel Cormier was filming his “DC & RC” show for ESPN alongside retired football safety Ryan …read more

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Posted on October 26, 2022, 2:16 pm By
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Daniel Cormier says Petr Yan is so upset with his split decision loss to Sean O’Malley that he may leave UFC

Daniel Cormier has suggested that Petr Yan is considering leaving the UFC following his recent string of bad luck in the Octagon. In addition to controversial back-to-back defeats against Aljamain …read more

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Cormier Reminds Dillashaw What’s At Stake At UFC 280

When TJ Dillashaw meets Aljamain Sterling in the UFC 280 co-main event, former two-division champion Daniel Cormier believes that more than just bantamweight gold will be on the line. Over …read more

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Cormier Responds To Potentially Facing Jon Jones At UFC 282

Daniel Cormier is ruling out a return to fighting. Former UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is not heading back to the UFC Octagon. It is a growing trend in MMA …read more

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Daniel Cormier admits that Charles Oliveira is the biggest challenge of Islam Makhachev’s career: “Do Bronx has the style and ability to beat him”

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier believes Charles Oliveira is the biggest challenge of Islam Makhachev’s career. This Saturday, ‘Do Bronx’ is set to face the Russian contender in the main event …read more

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Paul Felder Joins Jon Anik, Daniel Cormier on UFC 280 Broadcast Team

Former lightweight contender Paul Felder will step in for Joe Rogan as part of the broadcast team at UFC 280. …read more

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UFC 280 commentary team set: Daniel Cormier calls Islam Makhachev's title fight

The 11th numbered UFC event of the year is rapidly approaching with UFC 280 on Saturday at Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
As always, some marquee on-air talent …read more

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Islam Makhachev takes a dig at “fat guy” Daniel Cormier following WWE appearance: “cannot compete anymore, he is a referee right now”

UFC star Islam Makhachev has given his thoughts on ‘fat guy’ Daniel Cormier after his appearance at WWE Extreme Rules. For many years now, Daniel Cormier has been praising the …read more

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Julianna Pena takes issue with Daniel Cormier suggesting she hasn’t warranted a trilogy fight with Amanda Nunes, ‘DC’ responds

Julianna Pena has taken a shot at Daniel Cormier after ‘DC’ suggested that she doesn’t deserve a trilogy against Amanda Nunes. Pena got a crack at the belt against Nunes …read more

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Daniel Cormier vows to ‘get in shape first’ before working more WWE: ‘The stripes didn’t help’

Daniel Cormier hopes to continue working with WWE after his recent debut as a guest referee at Extreme Rules. He just needs to take care of some business first.
The UFC …read more

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Peña Calls Hypocrisy On Cormier’s Nunes Trilogy Doubts

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Julianna Peña has hit back after Daniel Cormier dismissed her calls for an immediate rematch with Amanda Nunes. Less than a year ago, Peña shocked …read more

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Daniel Cormier believes Kevin Holland’s upcoming fight with ‘Wonderboy’ is payback: “I think you’ve got to be very careful with using the word retirement”

Daniel Cormier has given his thoughts on the UFC booking Kevin Holland against Stephen Thompson on December 3. In the wake of his loss to Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 279, …read more

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Daniel Cormier explains why he’s against the UFC booking an immediate trilogy fight between Amanda Nunes and Julianna Pena

Daniel Cormier is explaining why he’s against the UFC booking an immediate trilogy fight between Amanda Nunes and Julianna Peña. Peña (12-5 MMA) dethroned bantamweight champion Nunes (22-5 MMA) at …read more

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UFC 187 bonuses: Daniel Cormier, Chris Weidman and more bank an extra $50,000 in Vegas

Mo money, mo problems …
What a night!
The dust has barely settled on UFC 187: “Johnson vs. Cormier” from Las Vegas, Nevada, which means it’s time to honor those select fighters …read more

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