Anderson Silva Replaces Jon Jones in UFC 200 Fight Against Daniel Cormier

It has been a rollercoaster ride for "DC" after his main event rematch with Jones was scrapped following the interim title holder's failed drugs test.

"Is there anything I can do?" The UFC also recently launched a "We Are All Fighters" initiative in support of the LGBTQ community.

Ranked as the #8 pound for pound fighter in the UFC, Cormier has been UFC Light Heavyweight Champion since previous year, when he won the belt at UFC 185 against Anthony Johnson.

UFC president Dana White confirmed the news on his Twitter account Thursday night.

Jones was removed from the UFC's landmark card on Wednesday night after the potential doping violation was first discovered in a sample taken June 16. Meanwhile, the match between women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate against Amanda Nunes will also be still the co-main event if the fight that will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Because UFC 200 is looking attractive again with the addition of Silva. I could see this be on the card for the UFC event at MSG in the fall.

Silva stated that despite the short notice he wants to help UFC in times of its need.

If Jones really does end up sitting out for two years, Cormier will have to move forward to defend his title multiple times before the former champion could even be eligible to return.

"Listen, I don't know where Lorenzo [Fertitta] is on this issue, but I still haven't talked to Jon Jones", White said, per's Chuck Mindenhall.

"I've gone through a lot of phases in my UFC career, and no one's been able to beat everything that I've done", Silva said.

"I was sad [about Jones]", Silva said.

Meanwhile, heavyweight Brock Lesnar pulled down a cool $2.5 million in his first fight since 2011 while his opponent, Mark Hunt, made $700,000, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

"This is a very tough fight for me, and I have to fight smart and to do my best in order to win this fight".


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