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Four Potential Opponents For Daniel Cormier’s Next Outing

Daniel Cormier was expected the make a title-defense against the rising powerhouse that is Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220, but now, following the arrest of his would-be-opponent on battery charges, it now looks as though his future is uncertain once again. Volkan Oezdemir’s meteoric rise to the top-3 in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division was seemingly enough to put him on …

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An Old-Foe Has Offered To Replace Volkan Oezdemir In Title-Showdown With Daniel Cormier

One of the division’s most feared competitors has offered to step up and face the 205lb champ Daniel Cormier following the news that his assumed opponent Volkan Oezdemir was recently arrested. Daniel Cormier’s defense of his light-heavyweight title was pegged to take place at UFC 220 with a fight against Volkan Oezdemir but now, after it emerged that ‘No Time’ …

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No. 2-Ranked Light-Heavyweight Volkan Oezdemir Arrested On Battery Charges

The UFC light-heavyweight division’s number-2 ranked fighter Volkan Oezdemir has been arrested in Florida on battery charges. One of the most rapidly-rising forces in the UFC today, Volkan Oezdemir, has been arrested in the state of Florida on battery charges. Oezdemir, who has fast-tracked his way into the top-5 at 205lbs with some pretty ridiculous knockout wins, looked to be …

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CSAC To Overturn Cormier/Jones II Result, Potentially Handing DC Back The Belt

In an unprecedented turn of events, the California State Athletic Commission have decided to rule UFC 214’s Cormier/Jones II as a no-contest, something that would presumably lead to Cormier’s reinstatement as champion. It’s been a crazy time for the UFC’s light-heavyweight division recently and things just got a whole lot crazier as MMAFighting’s Marc Raimondi and Ariel Helwani reported that the California …

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Watch: Gustafsson Finishes Texeira In The Fifth With A Brutal Triple Uppercut Combination

The UFC’s long-time light heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson finished the Brazilian Glover Texeira today with a brutal triple uppercut combo. UFC Stockholm can be considered a success in every sense of the word. The fights were entertaining and the card played host to several brutal knockout wins. Swedish MMA got its showcase and for the most part, the home fighters left …

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The End Of Rumble: Anthony Johnson Posts Heartfelt Message To Fans After Retirement

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson has officially called it a day on his mixed martial arts career after his second-round submission loss to Daniel Cormier last weekend. Anthony Johnson shocked the world at UFC 210 last weekend when he announced his immediate retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. ‘Rumble’ who was known for his frankly ridiculous knockout-power, succumbed to a …

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Watch: Jon Jones Is Clearly Unimpressed With Daniel Cormier’s UFC 210 Victory In Reaction Clip

Jon Jones was in attendance at last night’s UFC 210 and seemed completely unfazed by his great rival Daniel Cormier’s victory in the main event. The former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones sat ringside as his longtime foe Daniel Cormier defended his belt, defeating Anthony “Rumble” Johnson with a submission in the second round. The fight itself may well stand …

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