UFC Champion Daniel Cormier was a guest on “Conan” Tuesday night, and during the appearance, which you can watch above, Cormier reacted to Brock Lesnar’s return at UFC 226 last weekend.
Of note in the appearance is that Cormier confirms he will be facing Lesnar in is his next UFC fight. Cormier also jokes about the weird visual of seeing Brock Lesnar’s suit pants tucked into cowboy boots at UFC 226, talks breaking the ‘Conan UFC curse’, and retiring on his 40th birthday. You can watch more in the above and below videos.
In related news, early fight odds have been released for Cormier vs Lesnar, with Fansided.com reporting that BetDSI Sportsbook has released opening odds on a potential heavyweight title scrap, giving Cormier a -260 favorite over Brock Lesnar at +200.
With those odds, a bet of $260 on Cormier would win $100, and a bet of $100 on Lesnar would win $200. As noted, due to his current suspension stemming from failed UFC 200 drug tests, Lesnar will be ineligible to return to UFC competition until January 2019.
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