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Jones Rules Out Fight With “Strong & Powerful” Cormier At Heavyweight

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has ruled out fighting longtime foe Daniel Cormier at heavyweight outlining that DC would have the power and strength advantage at that weight class.  Jones and Cormier have fought twice before at lightweight with 205lb champion winning out on both occasions in what’s become one of the sport’s most iconic rivalries. Since they last fought, …

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Daniel Cormier Vs. Stipe Miocic II In The Works For UFC 241

Daniel Cormier’s dream-fight against the WWE superstar Brock Lesnar is seemingly no longer happening, as the UFC move towards a UFC 241 rematch between him and the former-champ Stipe Miocic. In many ways, the Lesnar fight just didn’t capture the imagination of the fans in the manner that the UFC had perhaps hoped it would. The hulking former champion had …

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The Post-Conor McGregor Era Of The UFC Is Upon Us

Conor McGregor will likely fight again in the sport of mixed martial arts but it has become clear that the UFC is moving into a new era entirely. There was almost an anxiety to be felt within the actions of Dana and co. as they found themselves bending to the demands of a star, in Conor McGregor, who well and …

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Dana Backtracks, Claims That Cormier Vs. Miocic Could Be Next

Dana White has claimed that a rematch between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic could be on the cards after revealing that Brock Lesnar is not ready to fight. UFC 226 played host to one of 2018’s biggest shock wins as the light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier stepped up to face the most decorated heavyweight in the history of the promotion, Stipe …

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Report: Daniel Cormier Vs. Brock Lesnar In The Works For UFC 241

Daniel Cormier will apparently get his big-money dream-fight as the UFC move closer to signing a fight between him and Brock Lesnar for August. Cormier will move himself within one win of Stipe Miocic’s record of three successful heavyweight title defences if he can overcome the challenge presented by the hulking WWE superstar Brock Lesnar. According to a report turned …

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Jon Jones Hints At July Heavyweight Clash With Stipe Miocic

Jon Jones has thrown fuel on the fire linking him to a clash with the former heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic this summer. Earlier in the week, we brought you word from ESPN’s Chael Sonnen – via Ariel Helwani – that the UFC were looking at a heavyweight clash between Jon Jones and Stipe Miocic. The winner, of course, would be the prime …

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Constructing The Perfect UFC Division From No. 15 To Champion

We’ve decided to set each and every ranked UFC fighter up against their numerical counterparts for the cross-divisional fantasy top-15 to end all others. The idea is simple. We take the #15 strawweight, #15 flyweight, #15 bantamweight, and so on, from each division and place them in a pool together. Then we use the criteria listed below to single out …

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Stephen Thompson Looks To Daniel Cormier For Late-Career Inspiration

UFC Nashville headliner Stephen Thompson is using the reigning UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier as inspiration as his own career enters it late stages. In many ways, it’s hard to believe that the former two-time welterweight title-challenger is 36-years-old. Entering the sport just before his 27th birthday, the majority of Thompson’s earlier years were spent establishing himself as a kickboxer. …

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Jon Jones’ Coach Breaks Down Four Of His Potential Opponents

Brandon Gibson, coach to UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, gave his take on some of his fighter’s potential opponents in the near future. Speaking to Luke Thomas of MMAFighting during a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Gibson broke down four of the names who could well be listed beside Jones in the near future – as the 205lb champ looks to …

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The UFC’s Pound-For-Pound Rankings Reimagined As A League Table

We restructured the UFC’s official pound-for-pound rankings by measuring form and performance within the last five years in a format similar to a football league-table. Before we get into things, let’s lay down the ground-rules. Scores will be allocated to fighters based on the results they have achieved in their careers within the last five years – or since the …

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Daniel Cormier Defends #1 P4P Spot Over Second-Ranked Jon Jones

Daniel Cormier has explained why he is the pound-for-pound number 1 and how Jon Jones will need to defeat him at heavyweight in order to reclaim that title. Speaking to UFC.com, the heavyweight champion explained how he finally felt as though he stepped out of the shadow of his great rival following his title-winning performance against Stipe Miocic at UFC 226. …

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Our Alternative UFC Pound-For-Pound Rankings – Jan 2019

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings are one of the most divisive topics of conversation in MMA, so naturally, we had a go at creating our own. The current pound-for-pound ranking system isn’t exactly one that has any bearing on the sport itself. It merely stands a show of status for the top-15 fighters in the game, one that is decided upon …

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Stipe Miocic Calls On DC To Rematch Him Before 40th Birthday

Stipe Miocic has once again called for Daniel Cormier to give him a rematch of their UFC 226 showdown before his 40th birthday in March. Their first showdown was brief and in a lot of ways, ended unexpectedly as the smaller light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier managed to secure the KO victory in the very first-round. And while the result of …

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Watch: Daniel Cormier Previews Henry Cejudo Vs. TJ Dillashaw

The UFC have uploaded their official preview for their ESPN+1 showdown between flyweight champ Henry Cejudo and TJ Dillashaw. The super-fight matchup that will stand as Cejudo’s first defense of the title he won by defeating the long-time champion Demetrious Johnson last year and to be honest, it’s a fight that is far more interesting than many are giving it credit …

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