UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for the fight of his career. With that in mind, the reigning title holder has decided to take a look back at one of the individuals that have affected his career the most.
Cormier is currently set to move up in weight to challenge UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic for his title. If Cormier wins the title, the fighter will be the second in UFC history to ever simultaneously hold two division belts.
Taking to the internet, Daniel Cormier has now offered an emotional message on his coach Bob Cook. Cook has been training Cormier for many years and has seemingly created a strong impact on the champion.
“You’ve been my guiding light throughout the entirety of my mixed martial arts career.” Cormier said, highlighting his focus within the video. Check out the fighter’s full thoughts within the footage provided above.
Cormier and Miocic will throw down July 7 for the main event of UFC 226. The live pay-per-view will take place within the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.