Daniel Cormier: Put me up against Jon Jones as coaches on The Ultimate Fighter

Earlier today, Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier came out with some interesting statements concerning MMA’s most oft-discussed man, UFC Light Heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While Cormier has been a Heavyweight throughout his whole career and is set to face former champion Frank Mir in Strikeforce’s final Heavyweight bout ever on November 3rd, he seems to have grand ideas for his foray into the UFC. Speaking to BloodyElbow.com, Cormier relayed the following about a possible move down

Jon Jones: I would definitely take a “right fight” at Heavyweight

“I kind of like how Randy (Couture) has done it all throughout his MMA career. With the right fight, I would definitely take a fight at heavyweight, but my dreams and my goals are all at the light heavyweight division, and I don’t want anything to get twisted saying I want to fight Cain (Velasquez) or any of the top heavyweights. If there was a cool fight stylistically for me at heavyweight, I’d give something to the fans and fight at a bigger weight.” – full interview at