This Saturday, Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic will full their trilogy.
The pair will conflict for the third time for the UFC heavyweight championship with each males holding one win apiece.
At UFC 252, Cormier has stated he intends to retire following this bout, so will the 41-year-old exit because the UFC heavyweight champion?
Cormier has been on commentary responsibility up to now this yr and has featured within the majority of UFC’s exhibits through the world coronavirus pandemic.
He additionally has a present with Ariel Helwani, however again in April, DC determined to get himself in form simply in case the Miocic struggle got here to move.
A few months later it was confirmed, however Cormier had already been placing within the laborious work in anticipation of it.
He had let himself go, however a video he launched on Instagram exhibits he has clawed it again.
As you’ll be able to inform simply from his face, Cormier appears a lot more healthy now. It’s a disgrace we don’t get a body-to-body image, however you’ll be able to undoubtedly see the distinction.
Cormier has stated he hopes to be 240lbs for the struggle this Saturday.
It’s loopy to assume that he used to get himself right down to 205lbs as soon as upon a time!
Cormier’s coach, Javier Mendez, says the veteran appears nearly as good as he ever has and will proceed preventing after this title showdown ought to he want to.
“He’s not performing like a 41-year-old,” Mendez stated. “He’s in form. His thoughts is sharp, his reflexes are sharp. He’s preventing like the perfect heavyweight there may be.
“If you happen to’re acting at that degree, who’s to say it’s best to retire? Solely he can resolve if he desires to retire. His skills can say he can do it longer. I don’t know what number of fights he might do, however he can undoubtedly do it now.”
Mendez is the top of AKA, the identical workforce that has Khabib Nurmagomedov within the fold.
When Khabib replied to DC’s video on Instagram, he merely stated: “My Fats Pal.”