Daniel Cormier down to make ‘truckloads of money’ with Brock Lesnar, but won’t postpone retirement

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Daniel Cormier is giddy about the prospect of fighting Brock Lesnar sometime in the future but admits it’s primarily because of what it would do to the health of his bank account.

UFC light heavyweight champ Cormier (20-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) is nothing but honest when he speaks about his career and his future. He’s aware of the financial upside a matchup with Lesnar (5-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) brings, and UFC President Dana White recently said the former heavyweight champ could get a title shot against the winner of the UFC 226 main event between Cormier and Stipe Miocic (18-2 MMA, 12-2 UFC).

Cormier said he never honestly thought Lesnar, who is eventually expected to return to the UFC for another run, was a realistic opponent option for himself. But now that White has put it out in the public space, he’s enthusiastic about the idea. That said, Cormier knows there’s no possibility of a Lesnar fight if he doesn’t get past Miocic first.

“That thing never happens unless I get past Stipe, but just hearing it out loud was like, ‘Oh my goodness,’” Cormier told MMAjunkie. “I know that when I fight Jon Jones, I make

Article source: http://mmajunkie.com/2018/04/daniel-cormier-down-to-make-truckloads-of-money-with-brock-lesnar-but-wont-postpone-retirement

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