Many consider Daniel Cormier to be one of the greatest Mixed Martial Artists of all time, because of
everything he’s accomplished in his illustrious, record breaking career. Among Daniel Cormier’s
biggest fans are UFC President Dana White and UFC broadcaster Joe Rogan, in addition to multiple
MMA pundits across the world.
- Early Life and Career
- Daniel Cormier Olympics
- Daniel Cormier UFC
- Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier
- Daniel Cormier vs Stipe Miocic
- Daniel Cormier Stats
- Daniel Cormier Record
- Daniel Cormier Wife
- What is Daniel Cormier net worth?
Early Life and Career
Daniel Cormier had a rough upbringing, with his father being shot and murdered at the mere age of seven. Daniel Cormier would learn the ropes of freestyle wrestling, and he won 3 Louisiana State
Daniel Cormier is one of the few people in the world who’s won a world championship in every promotion that he’s fought. After defeating Lucas Browne, Daniel Cormier became the XMMA Heavyweight Champion in 2010. After that Daniel Cormier signed with Strikeforce and went on to win the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix, by defeating Josh Barnett in 2012. He would move to UFC the next year.
Daniel Cormier Olympics
Cormier came in fourth at the 2004 Olympic Games, where he lost in the semi-finals. Daniel Cormier was also named the team captain for the 2008 Olympic wrestling team but was pulled owing to Kidney failure.
Daniel Cormier UFC
Daniel Cormier is one of the most decorated UFC fighters in history. He moved down to Light Heavyweight because his teammate Cain Velasquez was the UFC Heavyweight Champion. In this
division, Daniel Cormier would enter into an iconic rivalry with Jon Jones and become the UFC Light
Heavyweight Champion, replacing Jon Jones in a fight with Anthony Johnson.
In due course of time, Daniel Cormier would defeat Stipe Miocic at UFC 226 to become the UFC Heavyweight Champion as well. Daniel Cormier is only one of three people to do so, and the only one to defend titles in both weight classes.
At UFC 230, Daniel Cormier marked his first successful title defense of the UFC Heavyweight Championship against Derrick Lewis. At UFC 241, Daniel Cormier lost the UFC Heavyweight Championship back to Stipe Miocic in the main event of the pay-per-view.
Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier
On 27th September 2014, Cormier was expected to face UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones at UFC 178, after Alexander Gustafsson was forced to withdraw due to a torn meniscus.
However, on August 12, Jones, citing an injury, was forced to pull out of the bout. The fight eventually took place at UFC 182 where Cormier was defeated by Jon Jones via unanimous decision.
Daniel Cormier vs Stipe Miocic
Stipe Miocic reclaimed the heavyweight title with a stunning fourth-round knockout of Daniel Cormier.
Former Olympic wrestler Cormier ducked under the longer reach of Miocic to land some heavy punches early before scoring a single-leg take-down and dominating his opponent on the ground.
But Miocic, who lost the heavyweight belt to Cormier via first-round knockout in July 2018, threw caution to the wind in the second, landing a number of heavy shots of his own.
With both men visibly tiring, Miocic changed his tactics in the fourth round, ripping a series of devastating left hooks to the body of his opponent to set up the stoppage with 51 seconds left on the clock.
Daniel Cormier Stats
Wins by KO/TKO:
Wins by Submission:
Wins by Decision:
Major UFC Accomplishments:
- UFC Heavyweight Champion
- UFC Light Heavyweight Champion
- 205 lb / 93 kg
- 72 1⁄2 in (184 cm)
- Light Heavyweight (2014-2018)
- Heavyweight (2009-2013, 2018-present)
Daniel Cormier Record
Listed below is the MMA and UFC Professional Record Breakdown of Daniel Cormier:
|Loss||22-2 (1)||Stipe Miocic||TKO (punches)||UFC 241||18-Aug-2019|
|Win||22-1 (1)||Derreck Lewis||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 230||3-Nov-2018|
|Win||21-1 (1)||Stipe Miocic||KO (punches)||UFC 226||7-Jul-2018|
|Win||20-1 (1)||Volkan Oezdemir||TKO (punches)||UFC 220||20-Jan-2018|
|NC||19-1 (1)||Jon Jones||NC (overturned)||UFC 214||29-Jul-2017|
|Win||19-1||Anthony Johnson||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 210||8-Apr-2017|
|Win||18-1||Anderson Silva||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 200||9-Jul-2016|
|Win||17-1||Alexander Gustafsson||Split Decision||UFC 192||3-Oct-2015|
|Win||16-1||Anthony Johnson||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 187||23-May-2015|
|Loss||15-1||Jon Jones||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 182||3-Jan-2015|
|Win||15-0||Dan Henderson||Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 173||24-May-2014|
|Win||14-0||Patrick Cummins||TKO (punches)||UFC 170||22-Feb-2014|
|Win||13-0||Roy Nelson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 166||19-Oct-2013|
|Win||12-0||Frank Mir||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez||20-Apr-2013|
|Win||11-0||Dion Staring||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine||12-Jan-2013|
|Win||10-0||Josh Barnett||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier||19-May-2012|
|Win||9-0||Antônio Silva||KO (punches)||Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov||10-Sep-2011|
|Win||8-0||Jeff Monson||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum||18-Jun-2011|
|Win||7-0||Devin Cole||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Saffiedine||7-Jan-2011|
|Win||6-0||Soa Palelei||TKO (punches)||XMMA 3||5-Nov-2010|
|Win||5-0||Jason Riley||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce: Houston||21-Aug-2010|
|Win||4-0||Tony Johnson||Submission (rear-naked choke)||KOTC: Imminent Danger||13-Aug-2010|
|Win||3-0||Lucas Browne||TKO (punches)||XMMA 2||31-Jul-2010|
|Win||2-0||John Devine||KO (punch)||Strikeforce Challengers: Johnson vs. Mahe||26-Mar-2010|
|Win||1-0||Gary Frazier||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce Challengers: Kennedy vs. Cummings||25-Sep-2009|
Daniel Cormier Wife
In June 2017, Daniel Cormier got married to Salina Deleon after dating for a long period of time. Both have a son named Daniel Jr and a daughter Marquita Kalani.
What is Daniel Cormier net worth?
As of 2019, Daniel Cormier Net Worth stands at $6 million.
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