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UFC champ Daniel Cormier, 36, won’t retire until he beats Jon Jones — twice

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UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier got a late start in mixed martial arts (MMA), jumping into the fight business at the age of 30 despite competing in wrestling for as long as he can remember.
After combining the wear and tear of both disciplines, his body has definitely taken a beating. Especially when he engages in all-out wars like the one he was involved in this past weekend (Sat., Oct., 3, 2015) against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 in Houston, Texas.
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Still, the former heavyweight — now 36 years old — isn’t thinking about retiring anytime soon. Because as he explained on The MMA Hour, he still has to fight Jon Jones two more times before he contemplates hanging up the gloves.
His words:

“It’s very hard to think about that stuff right now because it would seem easier to say, ‘You know what? I don’t really need this anymore. Financially, I am fine. I got a job that pays me well outside of the Octagon and I don’t need it. But, you start thinking like that man, the other side starts to look pretty good. So I will wait until my body starts to feel better and I feel good ….View original article