Sport > World

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...
Read more ...

 

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...
Read more ...

 

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...
Read more ...

 

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...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   World      News      UFC      Breaking      Daniel Cormier      UFC 252      Featured      Stipe Miocic      Sport      Videos  


Tadej Pogacar wins COVID-defying Tour de France

Tadej Pogacar wins COVID-defying Tour de France

In a stunning performance for the ages, Tour de France rookie Tadej Pogacar won cycling's showpiece race Sunday on the eve of his 22nd birthday. Read more ...

Why did the Chargers start Justin Herbert over Tyrod Taylor? Explaining LA's...

Why did the Chargers start Justin Herbert over Tyrod Taylor? Explaining LA's QB move

Herbert was not supposed to feature so early in his career. Read more ...

WNBA postpones game between Storm and Lynx due to COVID-19

WNBA postpones game between Storm and Lynx due to COVID-19

BRADENTON, Fla. - The opener of the WNBA playoff series between the Seattle Storm and the Minnesota Lynx was postponed nearly 90 minutes before its scheduled tipoff Sunday... Read more ...

Bryson DeChambeau blasts way to U.S. Open title

Bryson DeChambeau blasts way to U.S. Open title

MAMARONECK, N.Y. - Call him a mad scientist in a tam o'shanter cap. Call him a game-changer in golf. Any description of Bryson DeChambeau now starts with U.S. Open champion. In... Read more ...

Carolina comeback hopes fade when injured McCaffrey leaves

Carolina comeback hopes fade when injured McCaffrey leaves

TAMPA, Fla. - The Carolina Panthers felt they beat themselves in a 31-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Read more ...

Allen reaches career high in passing, Bills beat Dolphins

Allen reaches career high in passing, Bills beat Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla - Josh Allen threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns, both career highs, and the Buffalo Bills beat AFC East rival Miami for the fourth consecutive time... Read more ...

Goff tosses 3 TD passes to Higbee, Rams beat Eagles 37-19

Goff tosses 3 TD passes to Higbee, Rams beat Eagles 37-19

PHILADELPHIA - Jared Goff threw three touchdown passes to Tyler Higbee and the Los Angeles Rams beat the Philadelphia Eagles 37-19 on Sunday. Read more ...

The Latest: DeChambeau, Wolff match eagles on 9th at US Open

The Latest: DeChambeau, Wolff match eagles on 9th at US Open

MAMARONECK, N.Y. - The Latest from the final round of the U.S. Open, golf's second major of the year : Read more ...

What channel is 49ers vs. Jets on today? Time, TV schedule for Week 2 NFL game

What channel is 49ers vs. Jets on today? Time, TV schedule for Week 2 NFL game

Here's everything you need to know to watch the 49ers vs. Jets game on Sunday, including kickoff time, TV channels and a full Week 2 NFL schedule. Read more ...

Senzatela helps Rockies avoid sweep, beat Dodgers 6-3

Senzatela helps Rockies avoid sweep, beat Dodgers 6-3

DENVER - Antonio Senzatela pitched efficiently into the seventh inning as the Colorado Rockies avoided a Los Angeles sweep with a 6-3 win Sunday and delayed the Dodgers from... Read more ...