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UFC News: Dana White announces next opponents for Chris Weidman, Daniel Cormier

On UFC Tonight, UFC president Dana White announced two new championship fights but no dates for when those fights will take place.

The first was Daniel Cormier defending his light heavyweight title against Alexander Gustafsson, not Ryan Bader as previously expected. Bader and Cormier had a verbal altercation at the UFC 187 post-fight press conference after Cormier's win over Anthony Johnson. Gustafsson hasn't fought since losing to Johnson in Stockholm, Sweden, via first round stoppage.

White's second reveal was that Chris Weidman would be defending his middleweight title against Luke Rockhold. That fight makes the most sense given Rockhold's impressive win over Lyoto Machida on 4/18 in Newark, NJ. The reason that fight's date wasn't announced is UFC is still hoping it could be on 12/6 in Madison Square Garden, but time is running out on getting legislation passed in New York to allow that show to take place.