UFC on FOX Sports 1 1: Daniel Cormier Hoping For Fight in Boston

Jan 12, 2013; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Daniel Comier (black shorts) enters the ring before taking on Dion Staring (not shown) in their Strikeforce MMA Heavyweight bout at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

UFC heavyweight Daniel Cormier successfully made his promotional debut over former UFC champion Frank Mir at UFC on FOX 7. While he is believed to be slowly transitioning to the light-heavyweight division where he would get a title shot against Jon Jones, Cormier is looking to have another fight at heavyweight.

While there haven’t been any names floated around, Cormier has asked to fight at a specific event.

“I want to fight on the first card on FOX Sports 1 in Boston on Aug. 17, and I hope my man Chael Sonnen is fighting Wanderlei Silva next to me,” Cormier said, via MMA Junkie. “Put us on the card, boss.”

The only available top ten heavyweight would be Roy “Big Country” Nelson, but it doesn’t appear that Cormier has much interest in that fight.

UFC president Dana White has been promising the best fight card to ever grace the FOX Sports networks and adding Cormier would certainly add the kind of star power you want if you want to make a big statement on the brand new channel.

The event is set to take place at Boston’s TD Garden.

There have been just two fights announced for the card so far:

Irish sensation Conor McGregor is also expected to fight on the card.

Stay tuned to FanSided.com as we keep you up on the latest news and rumors surrounding the UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 fight card.

Topics: Daniel Cormier, MMA, UFC, UFC On FOX Sports

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