Daniel Cormier Releases a Statement on the Volkan Oezdemir Situation

Daniel Cormier Releases a Statement on the Volkan Oezdemir Situation

It’s common knowledge now that Daniel Cormier was slated to defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Volkan…

“IT’S TOUGH TO BE GOING THROUGH THIS TYPE OF THING, ESPECIALLY AT THIS TIME WHEN YOU’RE ON THE CUSP OF YOUR BIGGEST MOMENT OF YOUR CAREER. I DON’T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED. YOU’VE GOT TO NOT BE DOING THINGS THAT ARE WRONG OR PUT YOURSELF IN THESE SITUATIONS WHERE STUFF CAN GO SIDEWAYS. YOU’VE GOT TO TRY TO STAY OUT OF THOSE POSITIONS. […] MAYBE IT WAS SELF-DEFENSE BUT BECAUSE HE IS WHO IS IS, IT’S MUCH WORSE BECAUSE HE HAS THE ABILITY TO SLEEP DUDES THAT ARE TRYING TO HIT HIM. YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT’S HAPPENING BUT EVEN THESE RUN-INS, THEY’RE REALLY UNNEEDED, ESPECIALLY WHEN YOU’RE A YOUNG GUY AS VOLKAN IS AND YOU’RE ON THE CUSP OF SOMETHING SO BIG FOR THE FIRST TIME IN YOUR CAREER.”

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