Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier wants to face Alexander Gustafsson before the end of the year. “I’m pushing for October 3rd” says the American wrestler to at media day in Las Vegas. “It’s in Houston its 4 hours from my hometown”.

The newly crowned champion says he can’t train for another two weeks and is having stem cells done to help his knee. “I’ll fight Alexander with a torn ACL” says DC, who will avoid surgery at all costs to keep his career moving forward.

“Lots of time it happens when you ask” says Cormier, who wants to get the fight made with the Swede, and have other AKA teammates like Cain Velasquez along side him.