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Dana White isn't sold on Daniel Cormier's UFC 252 retirement plan

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Dana White doesn't believe UFC 252 will represent Daniel Cormier 's final fight.
Cormier has said countless times leading up to Saturday's heavyweight title trilogy with Stipe Miocic that he's putting an end to his illustrious career , win or lose.
He was emphatic on the topic of hanging up the gloves at Thursday's UFC 252 pre-fight news conference, but it didn't convince the UFC president.
“No, it's not ,” White told ESPN afterward. “No, it's not. It's obviously going to depend on how the fight plays out on Saturday night. If Cormier wins in spectacular fashion, this will not be his last...
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Stipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier press conference seemed a little off, yet oh so right | Opinion

Stipe Miocic-Daniel Cormier press conference seemed a little off, yet oh so right | Opinion

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

Three months into the UFC schedule's pandemic era, the promotion held its first formal, in-person pre-fight news conference Thursday, hyping the UFC 252 main event trilogy between heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and former titleholder Daniel Cormier .
No virtual media day this time, with people asking dozens of variations of “How did your fight camp go?” over Zoom. Nope, we're talking a real, live presser at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, home of Saturday night's pay-per-view card, with the fighters, UFC president Dana White, company staff, and media in attendance.
What went down for the...
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Daniel Cormier: Retiring on top after UFC 252 in same 'sphere' of all-time sports exits

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - Daniel Cormier believes he has the opportunity to do something Saturday at UFC 252 that will resonate beyond MMA in the sports history books.
When Cormier challenges Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight championship in the pay-per-view headliner at UFC Apex, he will enter the octagon for the final time. DC has won titles in two UFC weight classes, set records across multiple divisions and competed in some of the most high-profile fights in MMA history during his famed career.
At UFC 252, though, he looks to tie it all together with a final epic moment. He said he's retiring - no...
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Stipe Miocic happy to let Daniel Cormier dominate headlines ahead of UFC 252 farewell

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

LAS VEGAS - Stipe Miocic has no problem stepping aside while Daniel Cormier takes the spotlight going into Saturday's heavyweight title trilogy at UFC 252.
On top of being a rubber match that UFC president Dana White says will determine the greatest heavyweight of all time , Cormier is vowing to make it his retirement bout .
Miocic is not the most outspoken of fighters as it is. In this instance, he's more than happy to let Cormier gobble up all the media attention ahead of his exit from the sport.
“All good,” Miocic told reporters, including MMA Junkie, at Thursday's UFC 252 pre-fight...
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