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Coach prefers Stipe Miocic fight for Israel Adesanya over Jon Jones

Much has recently been made of a potential fight between UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones and UFC middleweight champ Israel Adesanya. If Adesanya’s coach Eugene Bareman has his way, …read more

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Israel Adesanya’s coach says he will do what Jon Jones hasn’t done and fight Stipe Miocic

Israel Adesanya’s coach Eugene Bareman said “The Last Stylebender” will do what Jon Jones hasn’t done and that’s move to heavyweight to fight Stipe Miocic.
Speaking to Submission Radio, Bareman criticized …read more

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Coach: UFC champ Jon Jones 100 percent needs Israel Adesanya

Israel Adesanya said he’d be willing to move up a weight class or two down the line to take on champions Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic.
And with middleweight champ Adesanya …read more

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Coach: Israel Adesanya more interested in Stipe Miocic than Jon Jones

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“Jon Jones a hundred percent needs Israel. Israel does not need Jon Jones at all.” There’s a lot of hype surrounding a potential superfight …read more

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Arjan Bhullar gives Daniel Cormier the edge in Stipe Miocic trilogy fight

ONE Championship heavyweight contender Arjan Bhullar has known former UFC heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier for more than 15 years. He’s trained with Cormier at American Kickboxing Academy for many of …read more

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Anthony Johnson Found Motivation for UFC Comeback Watching Miocic-Cormier Rematch

Anthony Johnson avoided mixed martial arts entirely for about two years until the heavyweight championship rematch between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier caught his eye. …read more

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Frustrated Franny Wants To Kick Some Fanny

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight smashing machine, Francis Ngannou, was hoping to get the next crack at the 265-pound title, but then Stipe Miocic evened …read more

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Jimi Manuwa makes prediction for Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier trilogy

For a time, Jimi Manuwa and Daniel Cormier were heated rivals in the UFC light heavyweight division. Regrettably, the pair never got the chance to share the cage and likely …read more

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Israel Adesanya teases of superfight with heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic

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Israel Adesanya would consider moving up in weight to challenge Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight title. Israel Adesanya feels destined to become the biggest …read more

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Posted on October 2, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Israel Adesanya interested in fighting Stipe Miocic at heavyweight

UFC interim middleweight champion Israel Adesanya says he’s interested in moving up in weight for a superfight against UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic.
Speaking to Submission Radio before UFC 243, Adesanya …read more

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Morning Report: Israel Adesanya ‘definitely’ interested in Stipe Miocic superfight in the future

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Few fighters in MMA have had the same kind of meteoric rise as Israel Adesanya. “The Last Stylebender” made his UFC debut last year and …read more

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Daniel Cormier shuts down fans for asking him to break down Jon Jones, Stipe Miocic on ESPN show

Don’t expect Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic to be shown on Daniel Cormier’s show, ‘Detail’ on ESPN+.
The former UFC light heavyweight and heavyweight champion recently became the host of the …read more

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Daniel Cormier meditates on decision to fight again: ‘I’m ready to feel it one last time’

At a to-be-determined date in the near future, former UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the cage with the man who recently ended his title reign, Stipe Miocic. …read more

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Stipe Miocic likely out for the rest of 2019 with eye injury

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“I’ll be ready to fight when I can see out of both eyes again.” It was teased that heavyweight rivals Stipe Miocic and Daniel …read more

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Posted on September 25, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Stipe Miocic not expected to return until 2020 due to eye injury sustained in Daniel Cormier rematch

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The expected trilogy between UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier will likely have to wait until 2020.
On Tuesday, Miocic’s manager Jim Walter of …read more

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UFC Champ Stipe Miocic Likely Out for Remainder of 2019 Due to Eye Injury

If Daniel Cormier does indeed get his desired trilogy with Stipe Miocic, it isn’t likely the bout will take place at UFC 245 in December. …read more

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Posted on September 25, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Stipe Miocic sidelined with ‘major retina injury from multiple eye pokes’

From the sounds of it, new UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will be rematching Daniel Cormier in his next fight. That being said, it likely won’t happen this year.
While Cormier …read more

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Injury makes Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier trilogy unlikely to happen in 2019

Though UFC president Dana White is ready to book a third Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier fight, and Cormier is putting off his retirement for the bout, it is unlikely …read more

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Miocic likely out for rest of year with eye injury

Heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic is still recovering from a “major” eye injury, his agent said, leaving a return in 2019 virtually impossible. …read more

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Pic: Miocic Holds Pads For Croatian President

Colby Covington isn’t the only one getting some presidential love, as current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic, is also mingling with the higher-ups.
No, the champ didn’t visit …read more

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Posted on September 24, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Betting odds released for Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier trilogy

The betting odds have been released for the upcoming trilogy bout between UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and former champ Daniel Cormier.
The online sportsbook BetOnline released the odds for the …read more

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Stipe Miocic meets, trains with Croatian President

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is a proud Croatian-American. Just over a month after he reclaimed the title from Daniel Cormier at UFC 241, he was visited in Cleveland by …read more

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Opening Line Set For Miocic Vs Cormier 3

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is waiting for Stipe Miocic to heal up from injuries sustained in his Daniel Cormier do-over, which took place at …read more

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Croatian president pays UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic a visit in Cleveland

The UFC heavyweight champ is getting some major support from back home.
Not just from “The Land,” but from his country of origin, Croatia, where the Croatian president, herself, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, …read more

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Posted on September 24, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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MMA SQUARED: Checklist to prepare for Daniel Cormier’s trilogy fight with Stipe Miocic

DC claims that this is his last fight,but is anything really final until Jon Jones tweets about it?

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Daniel Cormier Says He Will Retire After His Next UFC Bout

Daniel Cormier plans to hang up his gloves after his next outing. Cormier was defeated last month in a rematch against Stipe Miocic. While Cormier knocked out Miocic back in …read more

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Daniel Cormier confirms Stipe Miocic trilogy will be his UFC retirement fight

Former UFC light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier confirmed on Monday that he will return to the Octagon for a trilogy bout with current heavyweight titleholder Stipe Miocic. He …read more

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Trilogy time: 'No one else matters' to Daniel Cormier except Stipe Miocic

Daniel Cormier isn’t done yet.
Former UFC dual champion Cormier (22-2 MMA, 11-2 UFC) has set his sights on a trilogy fight against heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic (19-3 MMA, 13-3 UFC), …read more

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Daniel Cormier confirms trilogy with Stipe Miocic will be his retirement fight

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Former two-division champion Daniel Cormier wants to end his career on a high note by winning a trilogy against Stipe Miocic. and he hopes to …read more

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Cormier will fight once more, but only vs. Miocic

Daniel Cormier said Monday on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show that he will return to the UFC, but for just one more fight and only against Stipe Miocic. …read more

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Posted on September 23, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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Dana White says Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3 is next UFC heavyweight title fight

It appears that UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic isn’t going to get a new opponent any time soon. UFC president Dana White recently stated that Miocic’s next bout will once …read more

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Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic 3 in the works, according to Dana White

According to UFC president Dana White, heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and former champ Daniel Cormier will square off for a third time.
In an interview with Barstool Sports, White revealed the …read more

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Dana White Says UFC Is Looking To Book Miocic vs. Cormier 3

It looks like Daniel Cormier will indeed get a third bout with Stipe Miocic. Miocic and Cormier are 1-1 against each other. Both bouts were for the UFC heavyweight crown. …read more

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Dana White: Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3 is next

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Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and ex-titleholder Daniel Cormier will run it back a third time, according to the UFC president. Daniel Cormier is not …read more

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Dana White confirms Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier trilogy in the works 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

It appears Daniel Cormier will be sticking around for at least one more fight.
On Thursday, UFC president Dana White confirmed the promotion’s plans to book …read more

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Francis Ngannou wants ‘revenge’ on Stipe Miocic in 2019

Francis Ngannou fell short in his first bid to steal the UFC heavyweight belt from Stipe Miocic, but is eager for a chance to right this wrong.
Now on a three-fight …read more

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Stipe Miocic Wants an Explanation from Colby Covington about an Altercation He Had with his Wife

It sounds as though Colby Covington will be getting a visit soon from the “baddest man on the planet,” after UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic said he wants to have …read more

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Morning Report: Stipe Miocic ‘upset’ with Colby Covington over comments made to Miocic’s wife, plans to talk to him

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Daniel Cormier lost more than the heavyweight title when Stipe Miocic stopped him at UFC 241. He also lost the title of Daddest Man on …read more

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Who's next? After hinting at news, UFC's Jon Jones keeps us guessing

Will it be a trilogy fight vs. Daniel Cormier? Champ vs. champ against Stipe Miocic? ESPN’s MMA panel discusses the possibilities. …read more

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Stipe Miocic ‘upset’ with Colby Covington, plans to have conversation with him

UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic wants a word with welterweight contender Colby Covington.
Miocic recently heard through the grapevine that Covington was being disrespectful to his wife at UFC 241 — …read more

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Stipe Miocic Not Pleased With Colby Covington Over Remark Towards His Wife

Colby Covington may have just made himself a new enemy in Stipe Miocic. While Covington is a welterweight, he hasn’t been shy in his attempts to get under the skin …read more

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Ngannou ‘ready’ to have his ‘revenge’ on Miocic before end of 2019

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Francis Ngannou expects an entirely different outcome in a rematch against current UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. Heavyweight contender Francis …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Francis Ngannou Believes He Will Have His Revenge Against Stipe Miocic

After Francis Ngannou knocked out Junior dos Santos in June, all signs pointed to him being next in line for a title shot. That is after Stipe Miocic and Daniel …read more

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Francis Ngannou says it's time he gets his revenge on UFC champ Stipe Miocic

LAS VEGAS – Francis Ngannou is willing and ready to compete for the UFC title once again.
The 6-foot-4 Cameroonian has compiled a 3-1 record since he lost his first crack …read more

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Cleveland strong: UFC champ Stipe Miocic cheers on Browns' first win of season

Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic was a good luck charm for the Cleveland Browns, who picked up their first win of the season Monday night.
The Browns beat the New York Jets …read more

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Francis Ngannou is waiting for the call to fight UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic

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Francis Ngannou missed out on his first opportunity to capture the UFC heavyweight title, but has put himself in position to get another shot at gold. He’s …read more

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World may be counting Jeff Hughes out, but Stipe Miocic isn't

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Jeff Hughes isn’t necessarily an underdog heading into Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 16 event, but he knows his opponent is the one who owns the edge …read more

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Posted on September 13, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Nurmagomedov Wants 'DC' To Complete Trilogy against Stipe Miocic before Retirement

Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he’d like to see his American Kickboxing Academy teammate Daniel Cormier complete his trilogy fight against heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic before he hangs …read more

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Kenny Florian believes Daniel Cormier should retire

Kenny Florian believes Daniel Cormier should retire after losing his heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic at UFC 241.
The former UFC two-division champ ‘DC’ put his heavyweight belt on the line …read more

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Kenny Florian Thinks Daniel Cormier Should Retire

Kenny Florian believes now is the time for former UFC “champ-champ” Daniel Cormier to hang up his gloves. Cormier put the heavyweight title on the line against Stipe Miocic in …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Stipe Miocic cleans toilets, fighters celebrate #NationalDogDay

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.
In an individual …read more

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Teammate Khabib wants Cormier to avenge loss to Stipe Miocic and retire

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“I really want him to fight with Stipe Miocic rematch and finish his career. This is what I want.” It’s …read more

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Junior dos Santos says trilogy fight between Stipe Miocic & Daniel Cormier doesn’t make sense

Junior dos Santos isn’t sold on a potential trilogy bout between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier.
Miocic and Cormier are coming off their UFC 241 rematch earlier this month. While Cormier …read more

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Cain Velasquez Believes Daniel Cormier Wants Stipe Miocic Trilogy

Daniel Cormier’s future in fighting is unknown. After he lost to Stipe Miocic to lose the heavyweight title in the main event of UFC 241 there was a chance that …read more

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Cain Velasquez says Daniel Cormier wants Stipe Miocic trilogy

Cain Velasquez believes his close friend and teammate Daniel Cormier would like to fight at least one more time and have a trilogy fight against Stipe Miocic.
The former UFC heavyweight …read more

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The Great Divide: Should Daniel Cormier retire or pursue a trilogy with Stipe Miocic?

The Great Divide is a recurring feature here at MMA Fighting in which two of our staff debate a topic in the world of MMA — whether it’s news, a …read more

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Cain Velasquez believes Daniel Cormier wants to return and face Stipe Miocic again

Daniel Cormier suffered his first career loss at heavyweight to the man he originally took the UFC heavyweight title from.
He was defeated by Stipe Miocic via fourth-round TKO earlier this …read more

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Video: Dana White Talks To Daniel Cormier After UFC 241 Loss

After Daniel Cormier lost his heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic at UFC 241 he was visibly upset in the Octagon. He was even more upset in his locker room after …read more

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Posted on August 27, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Video: White comforts emotional Daniel Cormier after Stipe Miocic loss

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Watch Dana White console Daniel Cormier backstage at UFC 241. UFC 241 was a tough pill to swallow for Daniel …read more

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VIDEO | Dana White consoles Daniel Cormier backstage after UFC 241 loss

In the aftermath of UFC 241, a video has been released showing UFC president Dana White consoling Daniel Cormier after Cormier’s TKO loss to Stipe Miocic.
Reddit user u/metanoia09 posted the …read more

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Francis Ngannou explains why Miocic rematch will be different

In early 2018, Francis Ngannou stepped into the Octagon to battle Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight title. The widespread expectation — supported by the bout’s betting odds — was …read more

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Francis Ngannou Not Concerned About Stipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier 3 Happening

Francis Ngannou wants another heavyweight title shot and he believes he has deserved it. Since he lost to Stipe Miocic at UFC 220, he lost to Derrick Lewis and then …read more

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Francis Ngannou stakes his claim to the next shot at UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Francis Ngannou is calling his shot.
The ferocious knockout artist, who has demolished his past three opponents in a row including a pair of former champions …read more

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Sonnen: Cormier doesn’t ‘owe us an apology’ for loss to Stipe Miocic

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“In fact you don’t owe us an apology ‘DC,’ we owe you a ‘thank you.’” In the aftermath of Daniel …read more

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Video: Daniel Cormier teaches Texas A&M how to ‘embrace the grind’ just days after Stipe Miocic loss

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier, did not let his knockout loss to Stipe Miocic at UFC 241 stop him from giving an inspirational speech to the …read more

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Chael Sonnen says Daniel Cormier doesn’t owe anyone an apology

Chael Sonnen caught wind of Daniel Cormier’s statement following UFC 241.
Cormier took on Stipe Miocic in a heavyweight title rematch. “DC” looked good in the early going, taking Miocic down …read more

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Daniel Cormier gives inspirational speech to Texas A&M football team

Mere days after surrendering the UFC heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic at UFC 241, Daniel Cormier visited Texas A&M to give an inspirational speech to the football team.
See a snippet …read more

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