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Daniel Cormier Verbally Accepts Fight With Corey Anderson

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 08: Mixed martial artist Daniel Cormier poses on the scale during his weigh-in for UFC 200 at T-Mobile Arena on July 8, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cormier will meet Anderson Silva in a non-title light heavyweight bout on July 9 at T-Mobile Arena. Silva replaces Jon Jones who was pulled from a light heavyweight title fight against Cormier due to a potential violation of the UFC's anti-doping policy. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Daniel Cormier has verbally agreed to fight Corey Anderson and defend his 205lb title one more time before apparently returning to fight Brock Lesnar at heavyweight. A quick look at the rankings will tell you that Anderson may be the best option for DC if he does, in fact, wish to defend his title at light-heavyweight. Alexander Gustafsson is injured, …

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Super-Fight Spotlight: Daniel Cormier – Part III

In the final part of our buildup to tomorrow night’s UFC 226 headliner, we bring things up to the present day as Daniel Cormier establishes himself as the champion of the 205lb division. When we left things with Daniel Cormier back in Part II, he had just been on the receiving end of his first loss as a mixed martial artist. You …

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Super-Fight Spotlight: Daniel Cormier – Part I

With UFC 226 just two weeks away, we break down headliners Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier in a pair of three-part series detailing their careers. Two fighters. Two three-part series designed to take a look at both of the men who will engage in one of the most anticipated fights in the history of mixed martial arts. It’s important to build …

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Former UFC Champion Rashad Evans Retires From MMA

Ultimate Fighter winner and the former UFC light-heavyweight champion of the world Rashad Evans has announced that he is retiring from mixed martial arts. One of the most popular fighters of the golden-era of MMA has announced today that he will retire from the sport. Five straight defeats and a particularly brutal KO in his last outing at UFC 225 …

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Lyoto Machida Agrees Deal With Bellator MMA

NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 18: Lyoto Machida of Brazil looks on against Luke Rockhold in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Prudential Center on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

The former light-heavyweight champion of the world, Lyoto Machida, has signed a deal with Bellator MMA after his existing deal with the UFC ran out. Just a few weeks after he recorded the win that may well bag him Knockout of the Year honours, Lyoto Machida has now signed with Bellator MMA. Breaking: Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida agrees to …

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Watch: Alexander Gustafsson Wants Jon Jones In The Boxing Ring If That’s What It Comes To

Alexander Gustafsson appeared on the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast recently and explained the lengths he would go to secure a rematch with Jon Jones. Few wars in recent times have entered the category reserved for the truly legendary fights within the UFC but it’s not exactly a stretch to say that 2013’s light-heavyweight title clash between Jon Jones and Alexander …

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