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Cormier explains why knee isn’t an issue

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SAN JOSE — Daniel Cormier will challenge Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title at UFC 178 on Sept. 27 with a technically injured right knee. There is no hiding that. Following a third-round submission win over Dan Henderson in May, Cormier (15-0) revealed he went into the fight with a torn LCL. Additionally, physicians informed Cormier he had a partially torn ACL, a previous injury he had been unaware of. Cormier considered undergoing surgery to repair the ACL, but ultimately decided to forgo it.

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