Daniel Cormier News

Feb 17, 2018 12:21 pm

Fight Think: The Top 5 Interpromotional MMA Title Fights to Book If It Were Possible

The year of the superfight is truly upon us. Whether they all go down or not, three giant fights between champions in different divisions are expected to fight each other. Whether this is the UFC’s big explosion like the death of a star, or their metamorphosis to survive in the future, it’s clear that things...

Feb 14, 2018 6:01 pm

Daniel Cormier Fires Back at Alexander Gustafsson for his Callout of Luke Rockhold

UFC light heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson are no strangers to one another. The two men met in one of the 205-pound weight classes greatest fights at UFC 192. The bout would go the distance and it would be Cormier who came out on top with the split decision victory and his first...

Feb 10, 2018 12:20 pm

Stipe Miocic: You’re Going to See Daniel Cormier Get Beat Up at UFC 226

When it was announced that Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic were going to have a superfight, it was completely out of nowhere. The match-up is insane, historic, and a spectacle everyone is looking forward too. Usually, big fights like these that are also hyped up by a season of The Ultimate Fighter focuses on the...

Feb 3, 2018 1:34 pm

Daniel Cormier Going Back to Light Heavyweight Win or Lose Against Stipe Miocic

We’ll be daydreaming about Daniel Cormier’s fight against Stipe Miocic until it gets here in July, but until then we have five months of speculation and debates. Media and fans a like are wondering what will happen if the UFC light heavyweight champion will do if he actually manages to beat Miocic for the heavyweight...

Feb 3, 2018 10:17 am

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic Claims Daniel Cormier Hasn’t Faced Anything Like Him Yet

We can’t talk about the upcoming superfight between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic enough. It will be an historic fight and both men stand to gain an incredible notch on their record for beating the other. On his way to ending his career, Cormier plans on beating Miocic and accomplishing something even his rival Jon...

Feb 3, 2018 8:22 am

Daniel Cormier Proud to Do Something Jon Jones Never Did Against Stipe Miocic

Back when Jon Jones finally came back and looked like the world-beater we all wanted him too, he was taken away from us nearly as soon as he arrived. He was able to finish Daniel Cormier and reclaim the title, then he called out Brock Lesnar. …But that fight never happened. Not only did a...

Feb 2, 2018 7:20 pm

PHOTO | The First Super Fight Staredown Between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier!

Some are calling it MMA’s first true super fight and they may very well be right. The only other time we have gotten an established champion vs champion title fight was when Georges St-Pierre took on BJ Penn at UFC 94. Yes, we did see champion vs champion when Eddie Alvarez attempted to defend his...

Feb 2, 2018 9:27 am

Luke Rockhold Reveals He May Be One of Daniel Cormier’s Guest Coaches on TUF 27

Everyone knows by now that Daniel Cormier will be going up to challenge Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight title, if you were one of the few who didn’t, we hope you were sitting down. The gigantic fight will culminate after the 27th season of The Ultimate Fighter, which will feature undefeated prospects in the...

Feb 1, 2018 8:52 am

Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic’s Team and Full Cast Revealed for TUF 27

The match of the century has been booked. The UFC light heavyweight champion challenging the UFC heavyweight champion. Two of the biggest and baddest men on the planet colliding in an incredible fight that has ‘legendary’ written all over it. However, before Daniel Cormier puts on the gloves to fight Stipe Miocic, there’s going to...

Jan 31, 2018 2:25 pm

The Superfight Dilemma: A Matter of Life, Death or Metamorphosis

Somewhere someone is looking at numbers skyrocket. The engagements and impressions are out of control. Suddenly, a dull UFC week is sparked with an army of 14,000 fire emoji. This is what happens when the UFC announces a fight the magnitude of Daniel Cormier moving up to face Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight title. A...

Jan 31, 2018 12:05 pm

Daniel Cormier Talked to Stipe Miocic to Make Sure Their Money Was Right

It’s the fight everyone is talking about right now. In June, Daniel Cormier will challenge Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight title. It’s out of nowhere, it’s insane, and we get a full season of The Ultimate Fighter for a build-up. Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic isn’t just a fight between two of the best...

Jan 31, 2018 6:11 am

UFC 220 Salaries: Miocic, Ngannou, Cormier and Oezdemir all pocket massive checks

On January 20, the UFC returned to Boston with UFC 220, a massive pay-per-view that featured title fights at both heavyweight and light heavyweight. In the main event, UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic defended his title by outworking dangerous challenger Francis Ngannou to a unanimous decision, derailing one of MMA’s biggest hype trains in the...

Jan 31, 2018 5:56 am

Daniel Cormier and Alexander Gustafsson trade trash talk on Twitter

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier’s next fight will not occur in the light heavyweight division, but at heavyweight, where his career began. His opponent in this return to the heavyweight division will be UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. The pair will battle in the main event of UFC 226 this July. While news that...

Jan 30, 2018 8:05 pm

Daniel Cormier Happy for Chael Sonnen, Excited for the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix

UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier is no stranger to a good ol’ Heavyweight tournament. Prior to Cormier’s current Light Heavyweight run, he was an undefeated Heavyweight and a Grand Prix champion himself as he won the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix as an alternate in 2012. Cormier defeated the likes of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and...

Jan 30, 2018 8:30 am

Stipe Miocic is Happy For Both Daniel Cormier and Himself for UFC 226

Out of nowhere, we were suddenly hit with probably the biggest fight of the year in 2018. Whether there is some sort of triumphant return of Conor McGregor or not, Daniel Cormier jumping up to heavyweight to challenge Stipe Miocic for his title as his career comes to close is absolutely gigantic. Just as with...

Jan 30, 2018 6:25 am

Daniel Cormier: a win over Miocic could make me ‘the greatest fighter of all time’

This July 7, in the midst of this year’s International Fight Week, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will return to his former haunts – the heavyweight division – where he’ll take on reigning champ Stipe Miocic in an effort to become a two-division champ. If Cormier is able to accomplish this momentous task, he...

Jan 27, 2018 1:01 pm

Stipe Miocic Opens Up as a Favorite Against Daniel Cormier Ahead of UFC 226

If you happened to be away from the internet and felt the ground shaking last night, it was probably just the most ridiculous fight announcement you’ve ever heard. Stipe Miocic will defend his UFC heavyweight title against none other than UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The match-up will no doubt bring a lot of...

Jan 27, 2018 8:46 am

Alexander Gustafsson is Pissed About Daniel Cormier’s Superfight

It’s true. Oh, it’s true. Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic are going to fight and the world will probably never be the same. Despite how earth-shatteringly insane the match-up is, some people somehow still aren’t in support of it. In all things, especially in MMA, you can’t please everyone even with the most legendary of...

Jan 26, 2018 3:49 pm

Massive superfight set for UFC 226 in July

Another champion versus champion superfight has just been announced by the UFC and is set to take place in July at UFC 226. On Friday, the UFC announced that heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will be coaches on the 27th season of The Ultimate Fighter and the two will fight...

Jan 25, 2018 6:35 am

UFC rankings update: Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic climb up pound-for-pound list

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in the fight hub of Boston, MA with the exciting UFC 220. Given that there were two title fights on this bill, it’s no surprise that it caused some movement in the UFC’s official rankings. The most significant moves to arise from UFC 220 occured on the pound-for-pound list,...

Jan 24, 2018 7:48 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Addresses Possibility of Going Back to Heavyweight

Daniel Cormier addresses the final 420 days of his career on @UFCTonight… …is he interesting in a heavyweight title fight? …is he still pushing for a Jon Jones fight?…is he going to lose his dressing room to @Twooodley?@DC_MMA has the answers! https://t.co/bXqp8uwYTS — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) January 25, 2018 “You know, I still wouldn’t...

Jan 23, 2018 3:52 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier is Only Fighting Three More Times Before He Retires

After a dominant performance against Volkan Oezdemir, Daniel Cormier let everyone know that they wouldn’t see him too much longer. March 20th next year, Cormier will turn 40-years old and has decided to retire. Of course, as we all know, minds can always change especially when it comes to MMA retirements, but it seems like...

Jan 23, 2018 6:58 am

Daniel Cormier gives precise date for his retirment from MMA

Last weekend, in the co-main event of UFC 220, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defended his title with a second-round TKO of Volkan Oezdemir. From the sounds of it, this will probably one of the last fights of Cormier’s career. While he hopes to fight through 2018, Cormier said on Monday’s edition of The...

Jan 20, 2018 9:08 pm

UFC 220 results | Daniel Cormier mauls Volkan Oezdemir to retain title (highlights)

In the co-main event of UFC 220, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempted to defend his title opposite Swiss knockout artist Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir. Though Oezdemir came out swinging, and seemed to frustrate the champ with his range and size, Cormier showed no fear, wading into a firefight with his stone-fisted challenger, and...