Daniel Cormier, Brock Lesnar Trade Shoves in Octagon Following UFC 226 Headliner

Daniel Cormier, Brock Lesnar Trade Shoves in Octagon Following UFC 226 Headliner

White had to get between Lesnar and Cormier before Lesnar got on the microphone himself.

During his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan, Cormier called out Lesnar, who was present for the event.

Daniel Cormier has set the stage for a monster fight with Brock Lesnar after destroying Stipe Miocic in the first round to win the UFC heavyweight title. When asked about the rectitude of granting a title shot to Lesnar after inactivity and a failed test, both White and Cormier acknowledged they don't care because of the extraordinary pay-per-view revenues that would be generated. "DC, I'm coming for you motherfucker". "Your days are in the past. Your day is in the past; 2010 is like the stone age".

He'll have to face a remarkable fighter in Cormier, who was a heavyweight amateur wrestler before his late-starting MMA career. He just saw an opportunity to ignite a potential big-money fight.

"Hey Brock, get out of my Octagon", Cormier said. He does fake fighting. Push me now, you go to sleep later. Lesnar must be in the pool again for six months before he is allowed to compete again with UFC, so if he has indeed re-entered that testing pool again, his return to UFC is most certainly on. The bout was changed to a no contest after Lesnar was suspended for one-year by the Nevada Athletic Commission.

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Jones is yet to discover his fate from the US Anti-Doping Agency for testing positive for steroid Turanibol, but is now without a licence to fight after the California State Athletic Commission revoked it. The last time Lesnar was taken seriously as an MMA fighter, he was embarrassed by Cain Velasquez.

"Yeah, you're strong, but everybody's strong." an incensed Cormier said. "Do it the right way".

He knocked out the American in the closing moments of round one, adding the UFC heavyweight championship to the light-heavyweight one he already holds.

"The process has started", White said. "He's not going to do anything to piss Vince off". His most recent defence came at the Greatest Royal Rumble event in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where he defeated Roman Reigns under controversial circumstances in a steel cage match.

Lesnar was notably without the WWE Universal Championship. The next time he is expected to wrestle is at SummerSlam at the Barclays Center on Aug.20.