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Daniel Cormier Biography
Daniel Cormier is an American mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler. Currently he is signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), and is champion of both the light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions. He is the number 1 ranked Pound-for-Pound (P4P) fighter in the UFC as of October 15, 2018. Cormier is known to be the second of two fighters in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. Apart from being in UFC, Cormier was Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion and King of the Cage Heavyweight Champion. Cormier holds the distinction of having won a world championship belt in every promotion for which he has fought. He is known as one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time.
Daniel Cormier Age
He was born on March 20, 1979 in Lafayette, Louisiana. He is 39 years old as of year 2018.Daniel Cormier photo
Daniel Cormier Family | Daniel Cormier Parent
Cormier was born on 20th March1979 in Lafayette Louisiana. He is the son to Joseph and Audrey Cormier. He has a sister named Felicia, an older brother named Joseph and a younger brother named Ferral. His father was shot and killed on Thanksgiving Day in 1986 by the father of his second wife, when Cormier was seven years old.
Daniel Cormier Wife |Daniel Cormier Daughter
Cormier is married to Salina. The two married in June 2017. The two got children before they married. Their first born a son was born on February 16, 2011 named Daniel Jr who trains in amateur wrestling at AKA, his father is the assistant coach. On March 4 , 2012 their daughter was born.
Previously Cormier had a girlfriend and one daughter who died in a car accident on June 14, 2003. He was also married to a woman named Robin.
Daniel Cormier Education |Daniel Cormier Fight |Daniel Cormier Wrestling
When he was in high school at Northside High he won 3 Louisiana state championships in wrestling. Cormier only lost twice after 9th grade, both times by injury default. High School final record was 101-9, with 89 of his victories coming by a fall. He was voted twice being the most outstanding wrestler of the state tournament. Cormier won a bronze medal in the world championships in Greco-Roman Wrestling in 1995, in the cadet (15–16 years old) division. Cormier was also an all-state football player at high school in the linebacker position, and had a personal best time of 4.5 seconds in the 40 yard dash. Cormier declined a scholarship which he had been offered to play football at LSU in order to continue to pursue wrestling.
He attended Colby Community College after high school, where he was a two-time junior college national champion at 197 pounds, in 1998 and 1999. Cormier’s record was 61-0, with 33 falls. When he left Colby he transferred to Division I wrestling powerhouse Oklahoma State University. Cormier went 26-5 in 2000 . He joined the national tournament as the #3 seed at 184 pounds, but fell one match short of becoming an all-American (given to the top 8 finishers in each weight class). Cormier went 27-5 in 2001 . Cormier by reaching the finals of the 184 pound weight class, where he lost to Cael Sanderson 8-4 he became an all-American. Records of his final was 53-10, with 27 falls. Six of Cormier’s losses were against Cael Sanderson.
Cormier went on to have a successful career in Freestyle Wrestling after graduating from OSU with a degree in sociology. Every year from 2003–2008, he was the senior U.S. national champion and represented team USA at the world level for each of those years. Cormier competed at 96 kg, or 211.6 lbs. He took 4th place after losing to Khadzhimurat Gatsalov in the semi-finals at the 2004 Olympics . Cormier was also a member of the 2008 Olympic wrestling team for the USA, where he was named team captain, but was pulled from competition due to kidney failure, brought on by excessive weight cutting.
Daniel Cormier Stipe Miocic
Daniel is scheduled to defend the UFC Heavyweight Championship with a rematch against Stipe Miocic on August 17, 2019 at UFC 241. Daniel who had not fought in the UFC heavyweight division prior to the title fight last July, believes Miocic, a record-setting champion in his own right, needed to earn his No. 1 contender status before being granted a rematch.
Jon Jones Vs Daniel Cormier |Ufc Daniel Cormier
A UFC Light Heavyweight Championship bout between current champion Daniel Cormier and former champion Jon Jones had been targeted for this event. The two met previously at UFC 182 in January 2015 with Jones defending his title via unanimous decision. Following to that victory, Jones was stripped of the title and suspended indefinitely from the UFC in connection with him being invlolved in hit-and-run incident. However, Cormier replaced him and went on to defeat Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 to win the vacant title. Their second match was originally expected to take place at UFC 197, but Cormier Withdrew himself three weeks before the event due to injury and was replaced by Ovince Saint Preux, in what became an interim title bout. Jones went on to defeat Saint Preux by unanimous decision and where he won the interim title.
The fight was again scheduled and was expected to headline UFC 200 in July 2016. However, Jones was removed out of the fight by USADA due to a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collection on June 16. Jones’ “B” sample also came positive for the same substances and Jones was suspended for one year, retroactively to July 6, 2016. In May 12, the Cormier-Jones rematch was officially announced on though its status as main event or co-headliner was not initially confirmed. Dana White UFC president confirmed that the bout would headline this event, despite previous issues regarding Jones. He also reported that Jimi Manuwa would participate on this card and should anything happen to the main event, Manuwa would be the replacement. Volkan Oezdemir was announced as his opponent on May 31.
Daniel Cormier Record |Daniel Cormier Fight Record
|Win||21–1 (1)||Stipe Miocic||KO (punches)||UFC 226||7-Jul-18||1||4:33||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||20–1 (1)||Volkan Oezdemir||TKO (punches)||UFC 220||20-Jan-18||2||2:00||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|NC||19–1 (1)||Jon Jones||NC (overturned)||UFC 214||29-Jul-17||3||3:01||Anaheim, California, United States|
|Win||19–1||Anthony Johnson||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 210||8-Apr-17||2||3:37||Buffalo, New York, United States|
|Win||18–1||Anderson Silva||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 200||9-Jul-16||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||17–1||Alexander Gustafsson||Decision (split)||UFC 192||3-Oct-15||5||5:00||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||16–1||Anthony Johnson||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 187||23-May-15||3||2:39||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Loss||15–1||Jon Jones||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 182||3-Jan-15||5||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||15–0||Dan Henderson||Technical Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 173||24-May-14||3||3:53||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||14–0||Patrick Cummins||TKO (punches)||UFC 170||22-Feb-14||1||1:19||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||13–0||Roy Nelson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 166||19-Oct-13||3||5:00||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||12–0||Frank Mir||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Melendez||20-Apr-13||3||5:00||San Jose, California, United States|
|Win||11–0||Dion Staring||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine||12-Jan-13||2||4:02||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States|
|Win||10–0||Josh Barnett||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier||19-May-12||5||5:00||San Jose, California, United States|
|Win||9–0||Antônio Silva||KO (punches)||Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Kharitonov||10-Sep-11||1||3:56||Cincinnati, Ohio, United States|
|Win||8–0||Jeff Monson||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum||18-Jun-11||3||5:00||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Win||7–0||Devin Cole||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Saffiedine||7-Jan-11||3||5:00||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Win||6–0||Soa Palelei||TKO (punches)||XMMA 3||5-Nov-10||1||2:23||Sydney, Australia|
|Win||5–0||Jason Riley||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce: Houston||21-Aug-10||1||1:02||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Win||4–0||Tony Johnson||Submission (rear-naked choke)||KOTC: Imminent Danger||13-Aug-10||1||2:27||Mescalero, New Mexico, United States|
|Win||3–0||Lucas Browne||TKO (punches)||XMMA 2||31-Jul-10||1||4:35||Sydney, Australia|
|Win||2–0||John Devine||KO (punch)||Strikeforce Challengers: Johnson vs. Mahe||26-Mar-10||1||1:19||Fresno, California, United States|
|Win||1–0||Gary Frazier||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce Challengers: Kennedy vs. Cummings||25-Sep-09||2||3:39||Bixby, Oklahoma, United States|
Daniel Cormier Next Fight | Daniel Cormier Vs Derrick Lewis
Tomorrow on 4th November 2018
Heavy weight: Main event
Danel Cormier 21-1-0, 1 NC Vs Derrick Lewis 21-5-0 , 1 NC
Tale of the tape
39 Age 33
71 in Height 75 in
235 lbs Weight 260 lbs
72.5 in Reach 79 in
Venue:Madison Square Garden
Daniel Cormier Height
Daniel stands at a height of 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) but has a history of getting under taller opponents in a fight. His body weight is 205 lbs (93 kg) and his body measurements are not available.
Daniel Cormier Vs Anderson Silva
LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT FIGHT
DATE: JULY 9, 2016
DANIEL CORMIER ANDERSON SILVA
39 AGE 43
5’11” HEIGHT 6’2″
250 WEIGHT 185lbs
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Daniel Cormier Vs Anthony Johnson
Sun, 9 Apr 2017
Light Heavyweight·Main event Final
Daniel Cormier Anthony Johnson
21-1-0, 1NC 22-6-0
0 Knockdowns 0
88% Total strike % 61%
88% Significant strike % 61%
50% Takedown % 33%
1 Submission attempts 0
Daniel Cormier Olympics
He was once a member of the 2008 Olympic wrestling team for the USA, where he was named team captain, but was pulled from competition due to kidney failure, brought on by excessive weight cutting.
Daniel Cormier Highlights | Daniel Cormier Vs Jon Jones
Jones has two wins over Cormier, one of those victories is official, the other was overturned to a no contest after Jones failed a drug test related to that bout.
Jones defeated Cormier by unanimous decision at UFC 185. Jones was the UFC light heavyweight champion at that time. He then knocked Cormier out at UFC 214. The win gave Jones the 205-pound title, but the result of that KO was later ruled a no contest when Jones tested positive for the steroid turinabol. The UFC also returned the light heavyweight title to Cormier due to Jones’ failed drug test.
Jones regained that belt in December 2018 when he knocked out Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 232. Cormier, who also holds the UFC heavyweight title, abdicated his light heavyweight throne before that fight took place.
With Cormier’s career possibly reaching its end, it’s likely that if a trilogy fight is going to happen that it will be a heavyweight bout. With that in mind, Jones recently reiterated his demands for that potential matchup.
Daniel Cormier Last Fight
Sun, 8 Jul 2018
Stipe Miocic Daniel Cormier
18-3-0 21-1-0, 1NC
|52%||Total strike %||72%|
|47%||Significant strike %||68%|
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