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tildengolfer » Posted 2/19/11 9:57:00PM

Ariel Helwani is reporting for MMA Fighting that Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones 2 targeted for UFC 214 on July 29, 2017 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. A fight between Cormier and Jimi Manuwa was considered, but ultimately rejected in favor of what is sure to be a far more lucrative fight.

This will be the fifth time the UFC attempted to make the fight. Jones withdrew from the first scheduled fight in 2014, due to a knee injury. In 2015 the pair fought, with Jones successfully defending his belt. In 2016 it was Cormier who withdrew with a leg injury. And there was the fiasco at UFC 200.


aussiemma » Posted 1/27/12 10:34:00PM

I guarantee DC pulls out of this with some kind of injury

tildengolfer » Posted 2/19/11 9:57:00PM

That's why they're the co-main

I doubt this fight happens. Too many disappointments and far too many factors.

prozacnation1978 » Posted 7/5/07 11:42:00PM

I was rather thrilled with dc vs manuwu. Very surprised this isnt headlining vegas 213

TerrorofsesameST » Posted 3/23/09 8:33:00AM

I'm sure the UFC did tell Manuwa to stay ready just in case!! DC's injuries and Jones' fuck ups.

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