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Gotta be April Fools! UFC world reacts to Cormier pulling out of UFC 197

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 03: Daniel Cormier warms up backstage before facing Alexander Gustafsson of Sweden in their UFC light heavyweight championship bout during the UFC 192 event at the Toyota Center on October 3, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 03: Daniel Cormier warms up backstage before facing Alexander Gustafsson of Sweden in their UFC light heavyweight championship bout during the UFC 192 event at the Toyota Center on October 3, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

It had to be an April Fools' joke, right?

That was the feeling Friday night when the news broke that Daniel Cormier was pulling out of his UFC 197 rematch with Jon Jones due to injury.

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