Not only is it a pivotal scrap because it marks the first time Cormier is defending the 205 crown, but from a stylistic perspective, it’s fascinating as well.
Will Cormier be able to effective utilize his world class wrestling game against one of the best defensive wrestlers in the division? Will “DC” be able to counter the reach and footwork of Gustafsson, and negate “The Mauler’s” renowned boxing? A pedigree, it’s worth noting, that gave Jon Jones fits in 2013?
Well, in advance of the bout, the UFC has posted an “Inside the Octagon” segment where veteran Dan Hardy takes a look at some of the questions. You can watch it below.