Daniel Cormier (born March 20, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist (MMA) and former Olympic wrestler. He is the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, and is ranked as the sixth best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. Cormier was also the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time, having had great success at both light heavyweight and heavyweight. He’s also known for his long standing rivalry with former UFC light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones.
Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones.
“D.C.” also has a very a long list of accomplishments as an athlete.
US Open National Champion, Two-time US Olympian (Captain of 2008 team), Pan-American Games champion, NCAA runner-up and two-time NJCAA National champ, 2007 World bronze medalist and 2007 USA Wrestling wrestler of the year. 5th, 9th place and 3rd at World competitions and 4th at the Olympic Games.
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