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Strikeforce tourney finalist Daniel Cormier confirms broken hand

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Strikeforce grand-prix finalist Daniel Cormier, in fact, did break his right hand.

At this past weekend's "Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov" event, Cormier and Strikeforce officials determined he likely broke his hand in a Sept. 10 semifinal victory over Antonio "Giant" Silva.

Cormier confirmed the break on Twitter

"@dc_mmaDaniel Cormier
Just got done seeing Dr. Hand is broken will be on the shelf 4 a while. Still looking forward to finishing tourney. Thx 4 support. DC"

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Post #1   9/13/11 7:48:11AM   

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Glad he's only projected to be out 6-8 weeks, its probably gonna be that long before we see what the card looks like anyway

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Post #2   9/13/11 10:59:11AM   

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Hopefully strikeforce lasts that long

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Posted by Manak

Hopefully strikeforce lasts that long



they'll keep it til the end of the year like they did with WEC.

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How a dude can continue to fight with a broken hand is amazing to me. My hat is off to Cormier, and anyone like him who keeps bringing it with a mid-fight injury.

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Posted by scoozna

How a dude can continue to fight with a broken hand is amazing to me. My hat is off to Cormier, and anyone like him who keeps bringing it with a mid-fight injury.

After Frank Mir broke Tim Sylvia's ARM, Sylvia picked Mir up and slammed him down and still wanted to fight. One crazy dude right there

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Post #6   9/13/11 5:12:00PM