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Daniel Cormier

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Win Rate
85 %
Finish Rate
64 %
Decision Win %
78 %

Daniel Cormier

Age
42
Height
5' 11 (180 cm)
Reach
72 in. (6' 0/184 cm)
Ape-Index
1.022
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
United States
Main Division
Heavyweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Léo Vieira
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
brown_belt
Biography
Daniel Ryan Cormier is an American retired professional mixed martial artist, amateur wrestler, and commentator for the UFC. In folkstyle wrestling, he was an NCAA Division I National and two time Big 12 Conference runner-up for the Oklahoma State Cowboys and a two-time NJCAA champion. He holds the distinction of having won a world championship belt in every promotion for which he has fought.
Fighter Trivia
He was also previously married to a woman named Robin. On February 16, 2011, he and his then-fiancée Salina Deleon had a son, Daniel Jr. Daniel Jr. trains in amateur wrestling at AKA, where Cormier is the assistant coach. Cormier is a dedicated fan of the New Orleans Saints and professional wrestling.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: UFC Heavyweight Championship (One time). One successful title defense
  • UFC: One successful title defense
  • UFC: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship (One time). Three successful title defenses
  • UFC: Three successful title defenses
  • UFC: Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (Three times) vs. Anthony Johnson, Volkan Oezdemir and Stipe Miocic
  • UFC: First fighter successfully to defend titles in two weight classes
  • UFC: Fifth multi-divisional champion in UFC history
  • UFC: Second simultaneous multi-divisional champion
  • UFC: One successful title defense
  • UFC: Three successful title defenses
  • Strikeforce: Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion
  • King of the Cage: KOTC Heavyweight Championship (One time)
  • Xtreme MMA: XMMA Heavyweight Championship (One time). One successful title defense
  • Xtreme MMA: One successful title defense
  • Xtreme MMA: One successful title defense
  • ESPN: Upset of the Month (2011) vs. Antônio Silva on September 10
  • ESPN: Fighter of the Year (2018)
  • CombatPress.com: 2018 Male Fighter of the Year
  • MMAJunkie.com: 2015 January Fight of the Month vs. Jon Jones
  • MMAJunkie.com: 2015 October Fight of the Month vs. Alexander Gustafsson
  • MMAJunkie.com: 2018 Male Fighter of the Year
  • MMA Fighting: 2018 Fighter of the Year
  • Sherdog: 2014 Beatdown of the Year vs. Dan Henderson at UFC 173
  • Sherdog: 2014 All-Violence 3rd Team
  • MMADNA.nl: 2018 Male Fighter of the Year.
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Feud of the Year (2014) vs. Jon Jones
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter: Most Outstanding Fighter of the Year (2018)
  • World MMA Awards: 2018 Charles 'Mask' Lewis Fighter of the Year
  • World MMA Awards: 2018 Analyst of the Year
  • World MMA Awards: 2019 – July 2020 Analyst of the Year
  • ESPY Award: 2018 Best MMA Fighter
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2007 Wrestling World Championships Bronze Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2007 Pan American Games Bronze Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2007 Dave Schultz Memorial International Open Gold Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2005 Super Cup Silver Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2005 Wrestling World Cup Silver Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2005 Ivan Yarygin Memorial Tournament Senior Gold Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2004 Boutiatyr Grand Prix Gold Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2003 FILA Absolute Championship Bronze Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2003 Ivan Yarygin Cup Bronze Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2003 Pan American Games Gold Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2002 Medved International Championships Gold Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2002 Sunkist Kids/ASU International Open Gold Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2002 Pan American Championships Gold Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2002 Dave Schultz Memorial International Open Bronze Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2001 Sunkist Kids International Open Gold Medalist
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 2001 Dave Schultz Memorial International Open Gold Medalist
  • USA Wrestling: USA Senior National Championship (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
  • USA Wrestling: US Senior World Team Trials Winner (2005, 2006, 2007)
  • USA Wrestling: Northwest Senior Regional Championship (2008)
  • USA Wrestling: John Smith Freestyle Wrestler of the Year Award (2007)
  • George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame: George Tragos Award (2019)
  • United World Wrestling (FILA): 1995 Cadet World Championships Bronze Medalist
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division I 184 lb National Runner-up out of Oklahoma State University (2001)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division I All-American out of Oklahoma State University (2001)
  • Big 12 Conference: Big 12 184 lb National Runner-up out of Oklahoma State University (2000, 2001)
  • National Junior College Athletic Association: NJCAA Wrestling Hall of Fame Inductee (2009)
  • National Junior College Athletic Association: NJCAA Collegiate National Championship (1998, 1999)
  • National Junior College Athletic Association: NJCAA All-American (1998, 1999)
  • National High School Coaches Association: NHSCA Senior All-American (1997)
  • Louisiana High School Athletic Association: LHSAA Hall of Fame inductee
  • Louisiana High School Athletic Association: LHSAA Division I High School State Championship (1995, 1996, 1997)
  • Louisiana High School Athletic Association: LHSAA Division I All-State (1995, 1996, 1997)
  • Louisiana High School Athletic Association: ASICS Tiger High School All-American (1996, 1997)

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