Daniel Cormier Says Gustafsson Is Golden Ticket At Another Title Shot

Earlier this year Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones finally faced off at UFC 182 which left Jones with a win over Cormier, making many wonder what Cormier’s next move will be.

Well, this past weekend Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson fought in Stockholm, with Johnson picking up a quick TKO win, and earning a title shot against Jones.

Cormier sees the chance to get back into title contention with a title eliminator bout against Gustafsson. Heres what was said on the matter:

“He’s got the biggest name. We’re both coming off of a loss. So it would make sense. If that’s the case, if they say Daniel, you and Alexander fight, and the winner will get a title shot against Anthony or Jon, then, yes. It needs to be guy with name recognition. So where the people say, ‘ok Daniel beat this guy, we need to see him either fight for the championship again, or he’s very close.’ Because to me Alexander and I, realistically, are two guys who could fight for the belt. Once you get past us, and Rashad, they’re all rematches. past them who you going to put in the cage with Jon? Maybe the golden ticket is Gustafsson, because if Rashad gets Gustafsson, maybe Rashad gets the title shot.”

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