Daniel Cormier states his UFC 252 key party battle towards Stipe Miocic is his retirement bout.
Cormier wished to retire right before he turned 40, which was in March of 2019. Still, the Brock Lesnar combat by no means came to fruition so he rematched Miocic in August in which he endured a fourth-round TKO reduction.
Now, the two will have their trilogy bout at UFC 252 on August 19. For Cormier, he suggests this is his last struggle and he will not be talked into competing once again.
“I will not be goaded into combating yet again after this, I’m likely to journey off into the sunset,” Cormier reported on DC & Helwani (h/t BJPENN). “I’m heading to experience my old buggy like the Beverly Hillbillies into the sunset, popping and just likely ridiculous down the highway. I’m heading to be prepared to go.”
Daniel Cormier is presently 22-2 and just one no-contest in his job. Ahead of the loss to Miocic, ‘DC’ defended his heavyweight belt versus Derrick Lewis soon after profitable the belt by very first-round KO over Miocic at UFC 226.
Although several imagined if Daniel Cormier wins, there is a probability of the Jon Jones trilogy at heavyweight. Still, DC claims that is not true. He claims on August 19, no issue the outcome he will retire within the Octagon and experience off into the sunset and target on commentary.