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Jan 20, 2018 9:08 pm

UFC 220 results | Daniel Cormier mauls Volkan Oezdemir to retain title (highlights)

In the co-main event of UFC 220, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempted to defend his title opposite Swiss knockout artist Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir. Though Oezdemir came out swinging, and seemed to frustrate the champ with his range and size, Cormier showed no fear, wading into a firefight with his stone-fisted challenger, and...

Jan 20, 2018 9:23 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Gets Trolled by a Good Luck Message From Jon Jones

That moment when @DC_MMA got a good luck message from …. Jon Jones?#UFC220 @JonJones pic.twitter.com/pHEinkhkZo — UFC (@ufc) January 20, 2018 Going into this fight with Volkan Oezdemir, Daniel Cormier is a man on a mission to rid him of the funk that still lingers from his loss to Jon Jones. So, the last thing...

Jan 20, 2018 8:35 am

VIDEO | Volkan Oezdemir Doesn’t Understand the Logic of Daniel Cormier

Volkan Oezdemir will be one half of the crew who will try to dethrone the UFC champions tonight and prove that they belong at the very top of the heap in their division. Many people are counting them both out, including their opponents of course. Al that aside, Oezdemir believes that not only did Daniel...

Jan 19, 2018 10:01 am

Daniel Cormier Shares a Photo and Statement From His Hard Weight Cut

We are only a day away from UFC 220 and Daniel Cormier attempting to defend his title against hard-hitting Volkan Oezdemir. So many fights have been derailed by the early weigh-ins, luckily that isn’t the case for today. Cormier hit the scales successfully today, but that doesn’t mean it was a walk in the park....

Jan 18, 2018 10:12 am

Jimi Manuwa makes his pick for Daniel Cormier vs. Volkan Oezdemir

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 220, Daniel Cormier and Volkan Oezdemir will collide for the UFC light heavyweight title. All of the light heavyweight division’s top contenders will be watching on intently, eager to know which man they’ll be gunning for come Sunday morning. That includes British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa. Manuwa...

Jan 18, 2018 8:04 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Cuts WWE Style Promo for Chanting Fans at Open Workouts

UFC light heavyweight champion @dc_mma: “He may be a good fighter, but I know one thing that Vol-can’t do… and that’s beat Daniel Cormier!” #UFC220 pic.twitter.com/6HNjp24FMN — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) January 18, 2018 We are two — count ’em — two days away from UFC 220 and everything is heating up including Daniel Cormier. Volkan Oezdemir is challenging...

Jan 17, 2018 7:14 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Reacts to Jon Jones Polygraph Test

Daniel Cormier will get questions about Jon Jones for the rest of his life and if this isn’t your first day discovering MMA, you know exactly why. The two have had one the most heated rivalries in the sport’s entire history and despite coming out on the wrong end of each of their fights, reasons...

Jan 17, 2018 1:27 pm

Daniel Cormier gives his take on Volkan Oezdemir training with Luke Rockhold

This Saturday, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 220, Switzerland’s Volkan Oezdemir will attempt to steal the light heavyweight title from champion Daniel Cormier. To prepare for this monumental challenge, Oezdemir has been preparing at the talent-rich Combat Club in Lantana, Florida – a space he shares with former middleweight champion and long-time...

Jan 16, 2018 8:17 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Not Sweating ‘Junior Varsity’ Volkan Oezdemir

Someone bring Daniel Cormier some swishy pants and a whistle. If there is an epitome of a wrestling coach, it’s the UFC light heavyweight champion with his shirt tucked tight into his work out pants. Throughout his career, he’s dropped iconic lines that’d be at home in any high school or college gym: ‘Ineligible for...

Jan 13, 2018 11:45 am

Daniel Cormier Promises to Ruin the Fan’s Love of the Power Punchers

The main and the co-main event of UFC 220 in Boston have a lot in common. Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier are both champions who have passed the tests of many incredible threats. The names in their win columns are intimidating to say the least. They’ll be up against young talent that boast terrifying knockout...

Jan 12, 2018 7:44 am

Daniel Cormier Verbally KOed Volkan Oezdemir With His Own Photo

There is a UFC card in Missouri this Sunday, but the big UFC kick-off to 2018 is just a week away now. UFC 220 goes down in Boston with Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier both defending their titles against young hard-hitting hype machines. As we get closer to the event, tensions get higher and there’s...

Jan 11, 2018 8:01 am

Daniel Cormier Warns Volkan Oezdemir That He’s in Over His Head

We’re just over a week away from two huge title fights in Boston for UFC 220. In a way, the main and co-main events are mirror images of each other. Two hyped newcomers in Volkan Oezdemir and Francis Ngannou with one-punch knockout power, against champions seemingly on a completely different level than their competition. Daniel...

Jan 2, 2018 8:25 am

Daniel Cormier predicts outcome of possible Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Conor McGregor fight

Over the weekend, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 219, Dagestani lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov picked up yet another dominant win, violating the dangerous Edson Barboza for three, lopsided rounds, and ultimately capturing a clear unanimous decision. With this win, Nurmagomedov stands out as the clear-cut number one contender in the UFC lightweight division....

Dec 26, 2017 6:00 pm

Daniel Cormier: “I’m OK with the way that everything went down.”

The current Light Heavyweight king has gone by one name since May of 2015 and that name is Daniel Cormier. Since he defeated Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 187 to become the champion, Cormier has won three fights accompanied by one no contest. That no contest coming in his last outing when he took on...

Dec 24, 2017 11:40 am

2018 could be Daniel Cormier’s last year of fighting!

2018 could be Daniel Cormier‘s last year of fighting! The UFC light heavyweight champion of the world, who turns 39-year-old in 2018, recently sat down with ESPN.com where he discussed his future in fighting. “I’ve been pretty vocal about it, that you’ll never see me at 40,” Cormier told ESPN.com (as transcribed by BloodyElbow). “We...

Dec 23, 2017 12:55 pm

Daniel Cormier Responds to Haters With His Own Crying Photo

Daniel Cormier has had his fair share of trials and tribulations. During a career of fighting between two weight classes, Jon Jones is the only man to ever beat him. The first time, he cried in the arms of Cain Velasquez. The second time, he wept openly in the Octagon. On top of all of...

Dec 23, 2017 6:55 am

Daniel Cormier Would Ask Special Permission to Fight Stipe Miocic

Francis Ngannou and Stipe Miocic will be decided who is the baddest man on the planet at UFC Boston, but if Daniel Cormier successfully defends his light heavyweight belt on the same card, he could move up and test that title as well. He was asked about going back to heavyweight for a giant fight...

Dec 21, 2017 2:24 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Considering Gigantic Heavyweight Title Fight to Close out Career

Francis Ngannou is one fight away from fulfilling the prophecies of being the next big thing. He’s scheduled to fight Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight title in Boston on January 20th. Coincidentally, on the same card as Daniel Cormier’s title defense against Volkan Oezdemir. Aside from one loss and one no contest to Jon...

Dec 15, 2017 6:00 pm

VIDEO | Not Even MMA’s Scariest Man is Safe Around Daniel Cormier!

Everybody loves a good prank. Even the UFC Light Heavyweight champion of the world, Daniel Cormier. Cormier is set to defend his title at UFC 220 next month on January 20 against the streaking Swissman, Volkan Oezdemir. The event also features another title fight, that being in Cormier’s former weight class of Heavyweight. UFC 220 fighters...

Dec 14, 2017 12:05 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Jimi Manuwa discusses Volkan Oezdemir’s chances against Daniel Cormier

Back in July, on the main card of the stacked UFC 214, English knockout artist Jimi Manuwa stepped into the Octagon with Swiss striker Volkan Oezdemir in a perceived light heavyweight number one contender fight. Unfortunately for Manuwa and his fans, this one went to Oezdemir, who won with punches in the first round. From...

Dec 13, 2017 8:32 am

Daniel Cormier wonders what Cain Velasquez could have accomplished without injuries

Cain Velasquez is one of the greatest heavyweights ever to compete in mixed martial arts. As a two-time former UFC heavyweight champion, and a fighter who has mauled top-flight opponents like Junior dos Santos (twice), Brock Lesnar, Ben Rothwell, Travis Browne, Cheick Kongo, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (twice), and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, there is simply no...

Dec 12, 2017 7:31 am

Daniel Cormier compares second Jon Jones fight to being “pissed on by a skunk”

Back in July, in the main event of UFC 214, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier sought to defend his title opposite his fiercest rival, Jon Jones. Despite a strong start, Cormier was ultimately turned off by a Jones head kick, which signalled the end of his title reign – but only for a moment....

Dec 7, 2017 7:49 am

EXCLUSIVE | Volkan Oezdemir weighs in on Daniel Cormier’s wrestling advantage

On January 20, when the UFC touches down in Boston, Massachusetts with UFC 220, Swiss light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir will attempt to topple the division’s champion Daniel Cormier. Ahead of this fight, the two fighters’ advantages are quite clear. Oezdemir, of course, has established himself as one of the light heavyweight division’s most venomous...

Nov 29, 2017 3:20 pm

BREAKING | Daniel Cormier Defends His Title Against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220

Ever since Volkan Oezdemir won a social media poll put on by Daniel Cormier, he’s been slated to get the UFC light heavyweight title shot. It was teased and talked about until finally it was reported to be in the works for UFC 220 by MMA Kings. Everything seemed like it was set until Oezdemir...