Daniel Cormier was on an Ariel Helwani’s MMA SHOW, and talked about all the stuff he was going through before & after the fight.
He also talked about struggles he went through because of his dad’s health condition, he said his dad went to the hospital right before the fight.
“It was very hard for me to focus and think only about the fight” Daniel said
Cormier didn’t make an excuse and gave props to Stipe, said that he did a good job and deserves the title which he has right now.
Daniel told Ariel Helwani that he doesn’t want to finish career with a loss and wants the rematch with Stipe. Daniel hopes that Miocic will give him rematch immediately as he did before.
Former Champion isn’t planning to change the game plan except that he will spend more time with a striking coach. Cormier said that he couldn’t execute the game plan which he was trained for.
“Look at Khabib how well he executed the game plan.” said Daniel
He also talked about Stipe that he will respect the champion next time if they face each other.
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