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Daniel Cormier Risks Becky's Wrath As He Says Seth Rollins Is "The Man"

UFC Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier has talked up Universal Champion Seth Rollins ahead of his UFC 241 title defense against Stipe Miocic.

Cormier, who could be nearing retirement and could possibly call it quits following Saturday's fight, was asked for his feelings on Rollins beating Lesnar for the title at SummerSlam last weekend and had nothing but praise for The Architect, whom he describes as a hard worker who's constantly in the ring.

Seth is the man. He's a great guy," he told Submission Radio. "Works extremely hard and he's on TV every week. I think with the new direction that the WWE is going...they want to have that belt present. With the new writers and the new creative direction that they're going it's a good decision to put the belt on someone that's going to be there every week. Seth does everything. He does the house shows. He wrestles every pay per view. He wrestles every Monday Night Raw.

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This does seem like it's also a dig at Brock, given the constant complaints over The Beast Incarnate's fights being few and far between. But he says the former Universal Champion is also a great guy and is happy for him after his decision to remain with WWE amid all of the UFC talk.

"I haven't spoken to Brock," he said. "Last I talked to Brock was right after the fight didn't come to fruition. You know what...he made a great decision. They take care of him great over there. He's a great performer. He's a great fighter. He's a great dude. I'm just happy that he's happy."

Becky Lynch, who happens to be Rollins' girlfriend, might not be too happy with someone branding her boyfriend "the man." The Raw Women's Champion, one half of the red brand's power couple, has been going by the sobriquet "The Man" for some time now and she would probably prefer it if the term was reserved for her, especially when Seth is involved.

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