UFC light heavyweight and heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier calls in to Ariel Helwani’s MMA Show to discuss headlining the UFC 230 card at Madison Square Garden against Derrick Lewis, why he decided to take the fight on short notice, how his hand is doing training for this fight and if he expects it be an issues during the bout. Cormier also expresses the chance to fight at MSG was also a big factor in accepting the fight. Cormier explains why a rematch with Stipe Miocic was not his next fight and his reaction to Miocic being upset about it. Cormier details how he expects his last fight to be against Brock Lesnar in March and says there is a possibility he will take on Jon Jones once again but he is not going to let Jones dictate when he wants to retire. Cormier breaks down the UFC 229 post fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team and Conor McGregor’s team, what his involvement was and says his son tried to jump into the octagon to help him out.
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