Next Saturday night in Houston, Texas, Heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Roy Nelson will be squaring off in the co main event at UFC 166. If you follow the pair on any social media site, you have probably been exposed to their back and forth ‘trash talking,’ and Cormier is taking it to another level. UFC President Dana White has been very vocal about how Nelson should shave his beard, and Cormier has taken it upon himself to make sure he does. It’s in the unified rules that Cormier can request Nelson shave, and that’s what he plans to do.
Cormier told MMA Fighting
“Roy and I have been going back and forth, Nelson has been kinda messing with me up top and in my head and everything, so there’s something there with that beard. He only had it for a reason. He likes having it, so why not make him shave it, and take that comfort zone away from him?”
“It’s kind of tactical. And also I thought those guys (who were forced to shave at UFC 165) in Canada looked nice, man. Everybody is nice and clean, and like professional athletes.”
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