Cormier opts for knee surgery, will be ready to fight Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson winner
onetheless, with Jones booked and his knee still in need of repair, Cormier has indeed opted to undergo a procedure next month.

However, not before Cormier locks horns with two-time NCAA champion and United States national team member, Chris Pendleton, in a wrestling exhibition match planned for the "Fan Expo" on UFC 175 weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Ariel Helwani on "UFC Tonight" has the scoop:

"Daniel Cormier will have surgery in early July. On morning of UFC 175, he'll be competing in a final amateur wrestling match at the UFC Fan Expo. After that match, he'll go under the knife and will be ready for the winner of Jones vs. Gustafsson."