Daniel Cormier on Possible Brock Lesnar Fight: ‘I Want to Get Paid’

Daniel Cormier on Possible Brock Lesnar Fight: ‘I Want to Get Paid’

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BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - APRIL 06:   Daniel Cormier poses for photos during the UFC press conference inside Barclays Center on April 6, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

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UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier said he would welcome a fight with Brock Lesnar because it would be a lucrative opportunity for him.

Per MMAFighting’s Shaun Al-Shatti, Cormier will fight heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic on July 7 to set up a potential clash with Lesnar, and the American is relishing that possibility.

Cormier said:

“That thing never happens unless I get past Stipe, but just hearing out loud was like, oh my goodness.

“Hey, I know that when I fight Jon Jones, I make a lot of money. I know that if I was to ever fight a Brock Lesnar, I’m going to make even more money than I’ve ever made in [my] entire life. And ultimately, championships and money is why we do this. I don’t care for all the other stuff. I want to get paid.

“I’m almost 40, the door’s about to close on me, so why not ride out into the sunset with a massive payday? Truckloads of money. Back up Brinks truck to Gilroy, California, if you fight Brock Lesnar, I’m telling you.”

                      

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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April 17, 2018 at 04:35AM

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