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Cormier’s first challenger to title: Alexander Gustafsson

Cormier’s first challenger to title: Alexander Gustafsson

UFC President Dana White took to FOX Sports 1’s UFC Tonight on Wednesday to announce that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will make the first defense of his title against Sweden’s Alexander Gustafsson with a date and venue to be announced.

More good news arrived for Cormier’s American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) teammate Luke Rockhold, as White revealed that the top middleweight contender will get the next shot at champion Chris Weidman, also with a date and venue to be announced.

Earlier in the show, it was announced that UFC 191 will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on September 5. No fights have been determined for this card as of yet.

Stay tuned to MyMMANews.com for more event info, including ticket on-sale dates and fight card announcements.

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Founder of MyMMANews.com - After writing for Ultimate MMA magazine and serving as the editor for U.S. Combat Sports, both of which went on hiatus, I decided to venture out on my own and enlist a staff of writers and photographers that could help me achieve my goal of telling stories that would otherwise go untold. We pride ourselves in taking a deeper look into the fighter, and understanding what makes them click. - #1 Dad, Marine Corps Veteran, 80's and 90's Pro Wrestling Fan, MMA Commentator, Beer Lover, and avid movie watcher. Seriously..... I watch a lot of movies.

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