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Daniel Cormier Issues Statement Following Retirement Fight at UFC 252

August 17, 2020 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Daniel Cormier took to his Instagram to issue a statement following his loss to Stipe Miocic in his final fight at UFC 252. Cormier posted to his account to reflect on the fight and his career, thanking fans for their support and thanking his team and family:

“Thank you all for the love and support. Not what I wanted or expected but it is what it is. Congrats to Stipe Miocic on a fantastic fight, was an honor and pleasure to share the octagon with you for 50 minutes. Boy did we give ‘em a show every time. To my team: I love you all to death, you’ve made so many sacrifices. I hope I made you guys proud. Salina and the kids: thank you for being my motivation. To all the fans: I love you so much. You guys push me to try and be great. To Dana White and the UFC: I have loved every minute. Thank you for giving me the opportunity. Been a helluva ride, huh?”

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