After Knocking out Stipe Miocic in the first round to become the UFC Heavyweight Champion, he wasted no time in calling out Brock Lesnar into the Octagon, after getting inside the Octagon, Lesnar nearly started a brawl as he pushed Daniel Cormier. The WWE style promotion of the future super-fight might have been a little cringe-worthy, but it generated a lot of buzz in the social media.
As much as Daniel Cormier wants to fight Lesnar, he made it clear, he’s only going to fight Lesnar if the former champ participates in the UFC anti-doping program.
In the post-fight interview, Daniel Cormier said:
“Brock’s gotta be clean. I’m not gonna fight him if he’s not clean,” Cormier said at the UFC 226 post-fight press conference on Saturday. “We’ll do USADA (U.S. Anti-Doping Agency) testing and we’ll do another testing. We’ll do testing above USADA to make sure that this man’s clean. I’m not gonna fight him if he’s cheating. I’ve done that on a number of occasions already. I don’t want to fight him if he’s dirty. Do it the right way.”
Cormier: I'm not fighting Brock Lesnar if he's not clean. We can do testing above and beyond USADA. I'm not going to fight Brock if he's cheating. I've done that already.
— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) July 8, 2018
Brock Lesnar failed a drug test in his last fight against Mark Hunt. He tested positive for clomiphene before and after his UFC 200 fight. Initially, Brock won that fight, but it was soon ruled out as no contest and Lesnar was banned for a year.