Baddest on the planet? Cormier searching for GOAT status

Submitted by ufc.com on 7-5-18
Cain Velasquez was already soaring up the heavyweight ladder when two-time Olympic wrestler Daniel Cormier was getting his feet wet in the American Kickboxing Academy, attempting to get his own MMA career off the ground.So head coach Javier Mendez kept a close eye on the two when they were in the ring together.“Just take Cain down,” Mendez would tell Cormier, who recalled later that such a task, “Wasn’t easy.” Eventually, they graduated to sparring, with Mendez telling the future UFC champion to “Go easy.”Cormier, a competitor from birth, wouldn&rsqu ... Read the Full Article Here
tags: Cain Velasquez, Daniel Cormier

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