Daniel Cormier Releases Statement After Loss

Following his loss to Jon Jones this past Saturday night in Anaheim. Former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier has released a statement after being unable to make the post-fight press conference.

In the message that Cormier posted on his Instagram on Sunday following his third round loss, the 38 year old Cormier went to not only thank his fans and supporters, but also congratulated his longtime rival Jon Jones.

 

First off, thank you all for the kind words. I have felt the support. Congratulations to Jon Jones and his team. They did a phenomenal job and got the victory. Also, to Big John McCarthy, I would like to apologize for acting up with you. I am thankful for the time you gave me to try and defend myself and stay in the fight. You are the best in the business for a reason. I also wanna thank my team and my coaches. I love you all from the bottom of my heart. Your time and energy is greatly appreciated. You guys did a wonderful job, I was ready. It’s a fist fight and things happen. Dana White and the @ufc, thank you for being the premiere organization in all of MMA. Again, congrats to Team Jones and JacksonWink. Love you all. I’ll see you soon. DC 📷@layziethesavage

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Cormier, who would be sent to the hospital after the fight after suffering a concussion, would apologize to official “Big” John McCarthy after blaming the official for stopping the fight, even though many people including McCarthy claiming he should have ended the fight sooner.


Cormier’s full statement can be seen below:

“First off, thank you all for the kind words. I have felt the support. Congratulations to Jon Jones and his team. They did a phenomenal job and got the victory. Also, to Big John McCarthy, I would like to apologize for acting up with you. I am thankful for the time you gave me to try and defend myself and stay in the fight. You are the best in the business for a reason. I also wanna thank my team and my coaches. I love you all from the bottom of my heart. Your time and energy is greatly appreciated. You guys did a wonderful job, I was ready. It’s a fist fight and things happen. Dana White and the @ufc, thank you for being the premiere organization in all of MMA. Again, congrats to Team Jones and JacksonWink. Love you all. I’ll see you soon”

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