Daniel Cormier News
Daniel Cormier praises Leon Edwards for his improvements, but warns him not to underestimate Colby Covington
Susan Cox - September 22, 2023
Daniel Cormier believes Stipe Miocic is carrying a chip on his shoulder ahead of UFC 295: “This is one of the most dangerous men on the planet”
Susan Cox - September 21, 2023
Daniel Cormier issues apology to Raul Rosas Jr. following post-fight interview at Noche UFC: “I shouldn't have done it”
Susan Cox - September 19, 2023
Daniel Cormier and Dominick Cruz weigh-in on controversial 10-8 scorecard from the Valentina Shevchenko vs. Alexa Grasso rematch: “There’s no consistency”
Harry Kettle - September 18, 2023
Daniel Cormier doesn't think Israel Adesanya should receive an immediate rematch with Sean Strickland: "I think the division needs to move on"
Chris Taylor - September 10, 2023
Daniel Cormier admits he would lose dream fight to prime Fedor Emelianenko: "He might've got me"
Josh Evanoff - September 8, 2023
Former UFC dual-weight champion Daniel Cormier believes he would’ve likely lost to Fedor Emelianenko. ‘The Last Emperor’ is widely regarded as the greatest fighter to never fight in the UFC. Having never stepped foot in the octagon, he’s defeated several former champions including Frank Mir, Rampage Jackson, Mark Coleman, and more. Furthermore, names such as Daniel Cormier have hailed him as the greatest heavyweight in MMA history.
Daniel Cormier believes Merab Dvalishvili’s refusal to fight Aljamain Sterling could be about more than just friendship
Susan Cox - September 5, 2023
Daniel Cormier believes Merab Dvalishvili’s refusal to fight Aljamain Sterling could be about more than just friendship. In the opinion of the 44 year old commentator, ‘The Machine’ may have other reasons to avoid a fight with fellow teammate Aljamain Sterling.
Daniel Cormier reacts after Jon Jones suggests he’s not interested in fighting Sergei Pavlovich or Tom Aspinall: “He's weighing the business versus the actual competition”
Harry Kettle - September 4, 2023
Daniel Cormier has given his thoughts on Jon Jones potentially not fighting the likes of Sergei Pavlovich or Tom Aspinall. In the main event of UFC 295, Jon Jones is set to defend his UFC heavyweight championship against Stipe Miocic. If he wins, many wonder whether or not he’ll retire from mixed martial arts for good. Some believe it’d be the perfect way to go out, whereas others feel like there are plenty of other contenders ready to step up to the plate.
Daniel Cormier warns Max Holloway from lightweight move: "A little bit small"
Josh Evanoff - September 1, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier believes Max Holloway should think twice about a move to lightweight. ‘Blessed’ returned to the octagon in the main event of UFC Singapore last weekend. There, Max Holloway faced The Korean Zombie, in his retirement fight. In the end, the former featherweight champion scored a highlight-reel third-round knockout to earn the victory.
Daniel Cormier casts doubt on Ronda Rousey returning to the Octagon at UFC 300: "Don't believe for one second"
Josh Evanoff - August 31, 2023
Daniel Cormier laughs off Sean O'Malley's new 'CHAMP' tattoo: "We all know who you are!"
Josh Evanoff - August 30, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier isn’t a huge fan of Sean O’Malley’s latest tattoo. ‘Sugar’ returned to the cage earlier this month in the main event of UFC 292. There, Sean O’Malley received the first title shot of his career, facing bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling. For his part, ‘The Funk Master’ last defeated Henry Cejudo in May, and was looking for his fourth title defense.
Daniel Cormier praises 'savage' Chris Weidman despite UFC 292 defeat: "He could have quit"
Josh Evanoff - August 23, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier couldn’t be more impressed by Chris Weidman’s toughness. The former middleweight champion returned to the cage over the weekend at UFC 292. The bout was Chris Weidman’s first in over two years, having snapped his leg in his rematch with Uriah Hall in 2021. After years on the shelf, and over 20 surgeries, he made the walk on Saturday to face Brad Tavares.
Daniel Cormier addresses “the one thing that hurts” UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili
Susan Cox - August 21, 2023
Former ‘champ champ’ Daniel Cormier is addressing ‘the one thing that hurts’ current UFC strawweight champion Zhang Weili. Zhang Weili (24-3 MMA) is indeed the UFC stawweight champion, successfully defending her title against Amanda Lemos (13-3 MMA) last Saturday night at UFC 292 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
Daniel Cormier explains how Sean O’Malley is the “one thing missing” from Aljamain Sterling’s bantamweight title reign
Susan Cox - August 18, 2023
Daniel Cormier is explaining how Sean O’Malley is the ‘one thing missing’ from Aljamain Sterling’s bantamweight title reign. It will indeed be Aljamain Sterling (23-3 MMA) vs. Sean O’Malley (16-1 MMA) in a bantamweight title fight tomorrow night, Saturday, August 19th, at UFC 292, which takes place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
UFC Legend Daniel Cormier reveals problem with giving Conor McGregor USADA Exemption
Fernando Quiles - August 14, 2023
Daniel Cormier brutally honest about Tony Ferguson's potential retirement: "The body isn't able to respond"
Josh Evanoff - August 4, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier believes it might be time for Tony Ferguson to put down the gloves. ‘El Cucuy’ returned to the octagon over the weekend on the main card of UFC 291. Heading into the contest, the former interim lightweight champion was riding a five-fight losing streak. During that stretch, he faced high-profile names such as Michael Chandler and Nate Diaz. Nonetheless, in his return earlier this month, Tony Ferguson faced Bobby Green.
Nate Diaz claims Khabib Nurmagomedov and Daniel Cormier aren't "real fighters" due to the way they fought
Cole Shelton - August 4, 2023
Nate Diaz has taken aim at Khabib Nurmagomedov and Daniel Cormier. Diaz has been vocal in the past about how much he dislikes Nurmagomedov. The two sides even had an altercation at an MMA event as Diaz reportedly slapped Khabib in the face.
Daniel Cormier weighs in after Jan Blachowicz claims “robbery” in UFC 291 loss to Alex Pereira
Harry Kettle - August 4, 2023
Daniel Cormier has reacted to Jan Blachowicz claiming that he was robbed in his UFC 291 clash with Alex Pereira. Last weekend at UFC 291, Jan Blachowicz went head to head with Alex Pereira. In that encounter, both men had their moments, with the fight eventually coming down to the judges’ scorecards. Ultimately, Pereira was given the nod, in a decision that Blachowicz wasn’t exactly pleased with.
Daniel Cormier recommends Justin Gaethje disregard Conor McGregor callout: "Title fight or bust"
Josh Evanoff - August 2, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier believes Justin Gaethje has bigger things in mind than Conor McGregor. ‘The Highlight’ returned to action over the weekend in the main event of UFC 291. Five years after suffering a knockout loss to Dustin Poirier in his home state, he repaid the favor. In the pay-per-view headliner, Justin Gaethje scored a highlight-reel knockout win over ‘The Diamond’, with Daniel Cormier sitting cage side.
Daniel Cormier shares advice for Kevin Holland following his “not ideal” comments at UFC 291
Susan Cox - August 2, 2023
Daniel Cormier weighs in on Dustin Poirier’s knockout loss to Justin Gaethje: “I hope he doesn't walk away”
Susan Cox - July 31, 2023
Daniel Cormier is weighing in on Dustin Poirier’s knockout loss to Justin Gaethje. Saturday, July 29th, at UFC 291, the new ‘BMF’ title holder, Justin Gaethje was crowned.
Daniel Cormier downplays Molly McCann's strawweight move: "There are great grapplers at 115!"
Josh Evanoff - July 26, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier believes Molly McCann’s biggest issue is her grappling, not weight class. ‘Meatball’ made her high-profile return on Saturday night in London. The bout was her first since a destructive first-round submission loss at the hands of Erin Blanchfield last November. Sadly for Molly McCann, it was Déjà vu against Julija Stoliarenko at UFC London earlier this month.
Daniel Cormier believes a win over Paulo Costa at UFC 294 will earn Khamzat Chimaev a middleweight title shot
Susan Cox - July 24, 2023
Daniel Cormier believes a win over Paulo Costa at UFC 294 will earn Khamzat Chimaev a middleweight title shot. UFC 294 takes place on Saturday, October 21st at the Etihad Arena in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
Daniel Cormier explains why Jan Blachowicz and Alex Pereira won’t be fighting for the vacant light heavyweight title at UFC 291
Susan Cox - July 19, 2023
Daniel Cormier is explaining why Jan Blachowicz and Alex Pereira won’t be fighting for the vacant light heavyweight title at UFC 291. UFC 291 takes place on Saturday, July 29th at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The co-main event will feature Jan Blachowicz (29-9 MMA) vs Alex Pereira (7-2 MMA).
Daniel Cormier believes fans are going to be “very disappointed” with Islam Makhachev's next fight
Susan Cox - July 19, 2023
Brendan Schaub doesn’t blame Daniel Cormier for his initial comments about Francis Ngannou leaving the UFC: “That's a paid gig man”
Harry Kettle - July 19, 2023
Brendan Schaub has said that Daniel Cormier’s association with the Ultimate Fighting Championship was why he doubted Francis Ngannou’s exit. When he left the UFC, many doubted Francis Ngannou’s ability to secure a big payday – including Daniel Cormier. The popular opinion was that he wouldn’t be able to find the same kind of deal that he had with the promotion.
Jamahal Hill vacates UFC light heavyweight title after rupturing his Achilles during basketball game with Daniel Cormier
Jeffrey Walter - July 14, 2023
Jamahal Hill has decided to relinquish his UFC light heavyweight title after rupturing his Achilles during a basketball game with Daniel Cormier. Hill (12-1 MMA) announced his decision on his YouTube channel late yesterday evening.