Daniel Cormier News
Jamahal Hill vacates UFC light heavyweight title after rupturing his Achilles during basketball game with Daniel Cormier
Jeffrey Walter - July 14, 2023
Daniel Cormier believes Israel Adesanya's fight with Dricus du Plessis is must-win: "You can't lose to him"
Josh Evanoff - July 13, 2023
Daniel Cormier praises Robbie Lawler's UFC 290 retirement win: "It never happens!"
Josh Evanoff - July 13, 2023
Daniel Cormier apologizes to Francis Ngannou after ‘The Predator’ books boxing match with Tyson Fury: “I want to fumble your bag, too”
Susan Cox - July 12, 2023
Daniel Cormier pays respect to Jon Jones: "One of the most dominant people of all-time"
Josh Evanoff - July 7, 2023
Tim Sylvia reveals the UFC offered him a contract to fight Daniel Cormier but Dana White nixed the deal: “They were sh**ty bosses”
Harry Kettle - July 3, 2023
UFC heavyweight Tim Sylvia has revealed that the UFC once offered him a contract to fight Daniel Cormier in the promotion. When you speak of iconic UFC heavyweights, you need to speak of Tim Sylvia. He’s a true veteran of the game, a former UFC heavyweight champion, and someone who fought the best of the best. These days, he can be found in slap fighting as he pursues a new venture in combat sports.
Daniel Cormier explains why he scratched Robbie Lawler in favor of Tyron Woodley for his top four greatest welterweights of all time
Harry Kettle - June 30, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier has explained why Robbie Lawler hasn’t made his list of the four greatest UFC welterweights ever. Next weekend, Robbie Lawler is set to make his final walk to the UFC’s Octagon. He’ll be going head-to-head with Niko Price, attempting to ride off into the sunset with a big win to his name. His last outing came in July 2022, when he lost to Bryan Barberena.
Daniel Cormier doesn’t believe UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones should win the 2023 ESPY award for best MMA fighter
Susan Cox - June 28, 2023
Daniel Cormier doesn’t believe UFC heavyweight champion Jon Jones should win the 2023 ESPY award for best MMA fighter. Jon Jones (27-1 MMA) has been nominated for the Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly award along with other notables including lightweight champion Islam Makhachev, welterweight champion Leon Edwards, and recently retired dual champion Amanda Nunes.
Daniel Cormier heaps praise on undefeated UFC featherweight contender Ilia Topuria: “He is the evolution of mixed martial arts”
Harry Kettle - June 27, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier has praised Ilia Topuria as a breakout star at featherweight following his win over the weekend. Last Saturday night, Ilia Topuria made a real statement. He battered and bruised Josh Emmett, coming away with the biggest win of his career so far. It proved he can go five rounds, it proved he can mix things up, and it proved he’s a genuine contender at 145 pounds.
Daniel Cormier shares the “off the record” advice he supplied Michael Chandler on how to secure the Conor McGregor fight
Harry Kettle - June 23, 2023
Daniel Cormier calls for Julianna Pena to face Erin Blanchfield for bantamweight title: "She said she's the greatest female fighter!"
Josh Evanoff - June 22, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier is down to see Julianna Pena vs. Erin Blanchfield. ‘The Venezuelan Vixen’ was last seen at UFC 289 earlier this month in Canada. However, Julianna Pena wasn’t in action like originally expected. While she was slated to fight on the card against Amanda Nunes, the former champion withdrew due to injury and was replaced with Irene Aldana.
Daniel Cormier reacts to sexual assault allegations against Conor McGregor
Harry Kettle - June 22, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier has given his thoughts on the sexual assault allegations being made against Conor McGregor. It’s safe to say that Conor McGregor’s future is uncertain. He was supposed to be fighting Michael Chandler later this year, but it doesn’t appear as if that’s going to happen in 2023.
Daniel Cormier reveals what he took away from Jon Jones-Francis Ngannou staredown: "Something changes in him"
Fernando Quiles - June 21, 2023
UFC Hall of Famer Daniel Cormier has a takeaway from the staredown between UFC Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones and PFL star Francis Ngannou. Jon Jones attended PFL 5 inside the Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta, GA. He was serving as a cornerman when he ran into Francis Ngannou. “Bones” and “The Predator” had a staredown and while there was some gamesmanship, the two were cordial.
Daniel Cormier explains why Henry Cejudo should not be talking about UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski: “He’s too small”
Harry Kettle - June 19, 2023
Daniel Cormier has explained why Henry Cejudo should not consider fighting UFC featherweight Champion Alexander Volkanovski. For the longest time, Henry Cejudo has been a man possessed with the idea of making history. He’s already a two-weight UFC champion, as well as an Olympic gold medal winner. Still, there’s one other achievement he has in his sights – becoming the first man to win three world titles in three weight classes in a major MMA promotion.
Daniel Cormier weighs in on potential rematch between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev
Susan Cox - June 13, 2023
UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev says the BMF title is for bums
Cole Shelton - June 12, 2023
Islam Makhachev has taken aim at the BMF belt. Makhachev is the current UFC lightweight champion, but in the main event of UFC 291, two of the top 155lbs contenders in Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje are set to collide for the BMF belt. Many fans have mixed feelings on the belt and Makhachev says the BMF belt is for bums.
Daniel Cormier reacts to backlash after proclaiming that Jim Miller isn't a UFC Hall of Famer: "I'm not wrong"
Josh Evanoff - June 12, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier has responded to backlash over recent comments regarding Jim Miller. ‘A-10’ returned to the octagon earlier this month at UFC Vegas 74. There, Miller faced short-notice replacement Jesse Butler, who was making his promotional debut. Unsurprisingly, the longtime UFC lightweight contender squared a knockout win, just seconds into the first round.
Daniel Cormier explains why he doesn’t feel Jim Miller is worthy of the UFC Hall of Fame: "I just don’t feel like time served puts you in"
Susan Cox - June 8, 2023
Daniel Cormier is explaining why he doesn’t feel Jim Miller is worthy of being inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Cormier, himself a member of the 2022 UFC Hall of Fame and two-division UFC champion, believes Jim Miller, although a veteran in the UFC, is not necessarily a candidate to get Hall of Fame accolades.
Daniel Cormier names former PRIDE champion as the greatest fighter to never win a UFC title
Josh Evanoff - June 7, 2023
Daniel Cormier believes Dan Henderson is the greatest fighter to never win a UFC title. ‘DC’ discussed the subject in a recent edition of his podcast alongside Ryan Clark. There, the two counted down the five greatest fighters to never hold gold in the promotion. Naturally, names such as Urijah Faber, Gray Maynard, and more, were all named in the top five.
Daniel Cormier warns Alex Pereira not to stand and trade with Jan Blachowicz: “I have seen Błachowicz almost decapitate guys”
Susan Cox - May 31, 2023
Daniel Cormier is warning Alex Pereira not to stand and trade with Jan Blachowicz. Alex Pereira (7-2 MMA) is set to take on Jan Blachowicz (29-9 MMA) in a light heavyweight battle at UFC 291 which takes place on Saturday, July 29th at the Vivint Arena, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Daniel Cormier reminisces on the time Cain Velasquez choked him out in training room: "Dog, you fell asleep!"
Josh Evanoff - May 30, 2023
As Daniel Cormier tells it, getting choked out by a former UFC heavyweight champion leads to good sleep. Although ‘DC’ is retired as a fighter these days, in his heyday, he was running American Kickboxing Academy alongside other high-profile fighters. Other names at the gym from Cormier’s prime included Luke Rockhold and Khabib Nurmagomedov. However, few would doubt that the former champion was closest to Cain Velasquez.
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier shares his top three fights of 2023
Susan Cox - May 30, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier is sharing his top three fights of 2023. Even though we’re not quite through the 1st half of the year, speaking on his YouTube channel, Cormier has listed his picks for his three top fights of 2023. It should be noted that his three selections also took home fight of the night honors, and can be found below:
Daniel Cormier warns Tyson Fury not to accept a UFC fight with Jon Jones: "As much of a chance as the guy walking into a convenience store"
Josh Evanoff - May 25, 2023
UFC commentator Daniel Cormier knows Tyson Fury doesn’t have a shot against Jon Jones. ‘The Gypsy King’ has been out of the boxing ring since a win over Derek Chisora last December. That was his third victory over ‘Del Boy’, and cleared the way for a fight against Oleksandr Usyk. The winner of a proposed battle between the two heavyweights will crown the first undisputed champion in the division’s history since Lennox Lewis.
Daniel Cormier reacts to newly announced BMF title fight between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje: "Now it means something"
Chris Taylor - May 20, 2023
Daniel Cormier applauds Francis Ngannou for “setting a new standard” in the free-agent market
Susan Cox - May 17, 2023
Daniel Cormier is applauding Francis Ngannou for ‘setting a new standard’ in the free-agent market. Ngannou (17-3 MMA) left the UFC in January of this year after being unable to come to a contract agreement with the promotion.
Daniel Cormier reacts to Francis Ngannou’s “fumbling the bag” post on social media: “Maybe Francis isn’t hurting as much as we think”
Susan Cox - May 12, 2023
Daniel Cormier is reacting to Francis Ngannou’s ‘fumbling the bag’ post on social media. Ngannou recently took to ‘Instagram’ with a picture of himself, sitting on his Mercedes, on the phone, with the caption: