Daniel Cormier Shares His Conflicted Feelings as a Reinstated Champion

Daniel Cormier Shares His Conflicted Feelings as a Reinstated Champion.

After losing his title to Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier was unfortunately dragged through another situation involving his…

“THE PEOPLE AROUND ME, MY FRIENDS, THEY TELL ME THAT NOTHING HAS CHANGED BECAUSE IF [JON JONES] WAS NOT FIGHTING COMPLETELY CLEAN, THEN THERE WAS NO FIGHT. BUT I WAS THERE. I FOUGHT. IN MY MIND, I LOST A COMPETITION, BUT IF IT WAS AN UNFAIR COMPETITION — I SHOULDN’T HAVE BEEN IN IT. IT’S A HARD QUESTION. I GUESS I DO FEEL LIKE THE CHAMPION, BECAUSE I KNOW I WAS THE CHAMPION BEFORE ALL THIS HAPPENED. I DON’T KNOW. IT’S A DIFFICULT QUESTION TO ASK SOMEONE LIKE ME. MY MANAGER, MY WIFE, MY COACHES — IT’S EASY FOR THEM TO ANSWER. FOR ME, IT’S A TOUGH QUESTION.”

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