93 Facts About Daniel Cormier

1. Daniel Cormier became the first fighter in UFC history to record successful title defense in two weight classes.

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2. Daniel Cormier has received "Performance of the Night" honors in each of his two most recent outings.

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3. Daniel Cormier made his MMA debut in September 2009 as he took on Gary Frazier at Strikeforce Challengers: Kennedy vs Cummings event and won the match in the 2nd round via technical knockout.

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4. Daniel Cormier graduated from the Northside High School and then got enrolled at the Colby Community College.

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5. Daniel Cormier is the fifth fighter to hold titles in two divisions.

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6. Daniel Cormier is the second UFC fighter to hold titles in two divisions at the same time.

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7. Daniel Cormier is tied for seventh all-time in UFC light heavyweight history with seven submission attempts.

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8. Daniel Cormier has received "Performance of the Night" honors in each of his two most recent outings.

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9. Daniel Cormier has won five fight-night bonus awards for a total of $250,000.

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10. Daniel Cormier is one of seven fighters in UFC history to earn a knockout stemming from the crucifix position.

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11. Daniel Cormier competes in the 15th heavyweight bout of his career.

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12. Daniel Cormier is one of five fighters in UFC history to win a belt while coming off a loss.

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13. Daniel Cormier is one of five two-division champions in UFC history.

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14. Daniel Cormier is one of two simultaneous two-division champions in UFC history.

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15. Daniel Cormier never tasted defeat in all of his 11 fights in Mixed Martial Arts, including eight fights in Strikeforce.

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16. Daniel Cormier had a daughter, Kaedyn Imri Daniel Cormier with his then-girlfriend, Carolyn Flowers, a track athlete at Oklahoma State.

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17. Daniel Cormier is presently married to longtime girlfriend, Salina Deleon.

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18. Daniel Cormier became the champion of the dissolved Real Pro Wrestling league in 2004, which was its only season.

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19. Daniel Cormier is a retired Olympic wrestler, mixed martial artist, and UFC fighter.

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20. Daniel Cormier is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 205lbs.

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21. Daniel Cormier was previously married to a girl who died in car accident, The couple has 1 child.

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22. Daniel Cormier made $1 million while the winner Jon Jones made only $500 thousand.

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23. Daniel Cormier has made the highest earnings in UFC 2014 despite losing the fight against Jon Jones.

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24. Daniel Cormier makes a massive amount of money through his fights.

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25. Daniel Cormier has a daughter, Kaedyn Imri Daniel Cormier with his former girlfriend, Carolyn Flowers, a track athlete at Oklahoma State.

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26. Daniel Cormier has had a lot of good years in his athletic career.

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27. Daniel Cormier made his film debut in 2014, playing himself in the 2014 comedy Mantervention.

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28. Daniel Cormier was featured on an episode of Sneaker Shopping on the YouTube channel Complex.

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29. Daniel Cormier was previously married to a woman named Robin.

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30. Daniel Cormier defeated Oezdemir in the 2nd round after dominating Oezdemir throughout the match.

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31. Daniel Cormier tested positive for Oral Turinabol, an anabolic steroid.

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32. At the weigh-in for the fight, Daniel Cormier was 1.2 pounds over the 205 pound limit for a Light Heavyweight championship fight: he was allowed a second weigh-in and came in at the 205 limit.

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33. Daniel Cormier would go on to win the next two rounds and eventually submit Johnson by rear naked choke in the third round to become the new UFC Light Heavyweight champion.

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34. Daniel Cormier faced fellow finalist Josh Barnett on May 19, 2012, at Strikeforce: Barnett vs Cormier.

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35. Daniel Cormier was scheduled to face Shane del Rosario at Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum on June 18, 2011, in Dallas, Texas, but his opponent was involved in a car accident and withdrew from the bout.

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36. Daniel Cormier fought at the event Strikeforce Challengers: Johnson vs Mahe on March 26, 2010, in Fresno, California, where he defeated John Devine by KO.

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37. Daniel Cormier signed an eight-fight deal with the Strikeforce organization and debuted at Strikeforce Challengers: Kennedy vs Cummings, defeating Gary Frazier by TKO.

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38. Daniel Cormier is the head wrestling coach at Gilroy High School, having been appointed in the summer of 2018.

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39. Daniel Cormier competed and represented the Oklahoma Slam team in the now defunct Real Pro Wrestling league.

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40. Daniel Cormier won a bronze medal at the 2007 competition.

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41. Daniel Cormier was 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.

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42. Daniel Cormier was offered a scholarship to play football at LSU, but declined in order to continue to pursue wrestling.

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43. Daniel Cormier was twice voted the most outstanding wrestler of the state tournament.

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44. Daniel Cormier is currently signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship, and is reigning champion of the heavyweight division.

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45. Daniel Cormier has even claimed that the Lesnar fight will be the next and final fight of his fighting.

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46. Daniel Cormier gained a sponsorship from the West Coast burger chain in the leadup to his UFC 230 victory over Derrick Lewis.

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47. Daniel Cormier is the first fighter within six years of Couture's age to hold a UFC title.

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48. Daniel Cormier completed a routine submission victory over Derrick Lewis in round two of their heavyweight title contest at UFC 230 in Madison Square Garden, New York on Saturday night.

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49. Daniel Cormier is +108 in significant strike differential as a UFC heavyweight, according to FightMetric.

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50. Daniel Cormier became the 1st fighter in UFC history to defend a title belt in multiple weight classes via a 2nd round submission over Derrick Lewis.

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51. Daniel Cormier is undoubtedly one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time.

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52. Daniel Cormier shows he's strong to the finish at UFC 230.

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53. Daniel Cormier became the first fighter in UFC history to successfully defend titles in two divisions when he submitted Derrick Lewis in the second round of their heavyweight matchup at UFC 230.

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54. Daniel Cormier decided to share a picture of his UFC title belt collection on Thursday.

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55. Daniel Cormier has quite the impressive collection of UFC belts, and as he's already proven in the past, he's not ashamed to show them off.

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56. Daniel Cormier is built for this whole pro wrestling thing.

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57. With the win, Daniel Cormier is ready to head into the final fight of his mixed martial arts career.

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58. Daniel Cormier faced Lewis at UFC 230 last weekend, and as many expected would be the case, "DC's.

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59. Daniel Cormier details a cool story of the reaction of his daughter to seeing Derrick Lewis in the moment of defeat.

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60. Daniel Cormier is still the double champ after another lopsided performance to defend his heavyweight title at UFC 230.

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61. Daniel Cormier slapped a pair of championship belts over his shoulders and celebrated UFC history.

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62. Daniel Cormier wanted history, and wanted it accomplished appropriately and classically at Madison Square Garden: His way.

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63. Daniel Cormier had already cemented his legacy as one of the greatest fighters of all time by winning the UFC light heavyweight and heavyweight titles.

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64. Daniel Cormier added to the history books at UFC 230 when he submitted Derrick Lewis in the second round.

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65. Daniel Cormier headed into his Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title defense against Derrick Lewis as the overwhelming favorite, with most observers expecting "DC" to nullify Lewis' power with his Olympic-caliber wrestling.

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66. Daniel Cormier was recently on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show on ESPN, where he opened up about his sneeze, his fight with Derrick Lewis at UFC 230, the fans reacting to his fight, and what's next for him in UFC.

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67. Daniel Cormier shares touching story of daughter's reaction to Derrick Lewis at UFC 230.

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68. Daniel Cormier will defend the undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight title for the first time when.

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69. Daniel Cormier says Brock Lesnar better not try to pull any cage-storming antics at UFC 230 because he ain't gonna be so nice this time around.

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70. Daniel Cormier has cemented his spot as the baddest man on the planet with a dominant second round submission win over Derrick Lewis at UFC 230.

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71. Daniel Cormier made light work of Lewis, taking the big Texan down four times.

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72. Daniel Cormier retained his UFC heavyweight title with a submission victory over Derrick Lewis.

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73. Daniel Cormier made history Saturday night with his victory over Derrick Lewis at UFC 230 as he became the first fighter to have ever defended both the light heavyweight and heavyweight titles.

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74. Daniel Cormier learned an awkward lesson about turning off read receipts on your phone.

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75. Daniel Cormier made it look easy vs Derrick Lewis and will destroy Brock Lesnar.

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76. Daniel Cormier not interested in a third Jon Jones fight.

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77. Daniel Cormier believes he will be in for a more challenging matchup from Brock Lesnar than what he just experienced against Derrick Lewis at UFC 230.

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78. Daniel Cormier is known for being a dedicated fan of the New Orleans Saints and professional wrestling.

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79. Daniel Cormier successfully defended the heavyweight belt against Lewis via rear-naked choke in the second round, becoming the first man to submit Lewis in MMA.

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80. Daniel Cormier fought former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in a 3-round non-title fight at the event.

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81. Daniel Cormier won the back and forth fight via split decision.

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82. In the early opening seconds of the fight, Daniel Cormier was dropped by an overhand right by Johnson.

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83. Daniel Cormier was expected to face UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones at UFC 178 on September 27, 2014, after Alexander Gustafsson was forced to withdraw due to a torn meniscus.

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84. Daniel Cormier was chosen as spokesperson for his new Cage Fighter signature wrestling shoe when he competed in an exhibition wrestling match against Chris Pendleton during the UFC Fan Expo.

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85. Daniel Cormier was briefly linked to a bout with Rafael Cavalcante on July 5, 2014, at UFC 175.

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86. Daniel Cormier was expected to face Rashad Evans at UFC 170 on February 22, 2014, in his first fight at light heavyweight.

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87. Daniel Cormier made his promotional debut against Frank Mir on April 20, 2013, at UFC on Fox 7.

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88. Daniel Cormier dominated the five round fight, becoming the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion by unanimous decision.

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89. Daniel Cormier used his striking to dominate Monson on the feet and did not allow for any takedowns, negating Monson's submission ability.

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90. Daniel Cormier won a gold medal at the quadrennial Pan American Games in 2003.

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91. In the non-Olympic years, Daniel Cormier reached the top 5 at the Wrestling World Championships on two separate occasions, 2003 and 2007.

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92. In 1995 Daniel Cormier won a bronze medal in the world championships in Greco-Roman Wrestling, in the cadet division.

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93. In high school at Northside High, Daniel Cormier won 3 Louisiana state championships in wrestling.

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