Daniel Cormier knows it is going to happen and seems to be OK with it. After coming off of an knee injury and fighting Jon Jones for the UFC Light Heavyweight title in September. He knows that Jones is coming after his knee,
"If he didn't, I'd be very disappointed. As a competitor, I'd be very disappointed in Jon Jones if he didn't, said Cormier. As a competitor he's had injuries too that I need to target, and I am going to."
Cormier (15-0) has six knockouts, four submissions and five decision victories in his MMA career. In his last five fights he has beaten the top names that MMA has to offer. He beat Josh Barnett via unanimous decision at Strikeforce – Barnett vs. Cormier on May / 19 / 2012 and Dion Staring via TKO at Strikeforce – Marquardt vs. Saffiedine on Jan / 12 / 2013. He made his UFC return against Frank Mir and won the fight via unanimous decision at UFC on Fox 7 – Henderson vs. Melendez on Apr / 20 / 2013. He then beat Roy Nelson via unanimous decision at UFC 166 – Velasquez vs. dos Santos 3 on Oct / 19 / 2013 and then in his next fight he knocked out Patrick Cummins at UFC 170 – Rousey vs. McMann on Feb / 22 / 2014. He is coming off a win over Dan Henderson at UFC 173 via submission.