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UFC Quick Quote: Junior dos Santos is the only heavyweight ‘good enough' to beat Cain Velasquez

Are you a heavyweight not named Junior dos Santos with aspirations of fighting for the title? Well, you should probably give up, because Daniel Cormier thinks you're "not good enough" to dethrone current champion Cain Velasquez.


"They're not beating Cain. They're not good enough ... I'm telling you right now I think they're great, I think Junior Dos Santos is great. I think Junior Dos Santos has the best chance of beating Cain, but the rest they're not beating him. They're not good enough. It's about as honest as I can be with you-they're not good enough to beat him."

-- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier talks to Damon Martin of Bleacher Report about which fighter in his weight class has the best chance of dethroning his good friend and American Kickboxing Academy (AKA) training partner, current UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. "DC" believes that aside from former champion Junior dos Santos --who handed Velasquez his one and only career defeat-- there simply isn't anyone out there "good enough" to stop the reigning titleholder. Velasquez is currently scheduled to defend his title against Antonio Silva at UFC 160; however, the two fought once before at UFC 146 and it was one of the most one-sided UFC bouts in recent memory in favor of Velasquez. Fans have been clamoring to see a fight between Velasquez and Cormier as it is believed the Olympian would test Velasquez unlike anyone before him, but both parties have explicitly stated they will not fight each other.

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