Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements

Before his career in MMA, Daniel Cormier was one of the most decorated freestyle wrestlers in the USA. He has won gold medals for wrestling in PAN American games, and he won a Bronze in the 2007 World Championship. He also represented the USA in the Olympics in 2004 and secured fourth place. Cormier was also the team captain for the 2008 Olympics in wrestling, but he had to pull out of the event.

Before making his debut in UFC, Daniel Cormier fought in another elite organization, Strikeforce. In the heavyweight division, Cormier won the Grand prix title in Strikeforce by defeating Josh Barnett. In UFC, Cormier started his career in the heavyweight division against former champion, Frank Mir.

However, he dropped to light heavyweight since he did not want to compete against his training partner, Cain Velasquez. In the lightweight division, Cormier challenged Jon Jones for the title and suffered the first loss of his MMA career.

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Daniel Cormier: UFC Champion

Cormier won his first UFC title by beating Anthony Johnson to become the UFC light heavyweight champion. Then he would move up to heavyweight to challenge the champion, Stipe Miocic. Cormier shocked the world by knocking out Miocic in the 1st round and became a two-division UFC champion.

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 03: Daniel Cormier of the United States celebrates his victory over Derrick Lewis of the United States in their heavyweight title bout during the UFC 230 event at Madison Square Garden on November 3, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)

Daniel Cormier: Double Champion

There have been very few athletes in UFC who have conquered two weight divisions in UFC, and Daniel Cormier is one of them. The former Olympian moved up to his original weight class after defending his title against Volkan Oezdemir. He defeated Stipe Miocic to win the belt, but lost it in the following year to Miocic. DC tried to reclaim the belt in the trilogy at UFC 252. However, Miocic bested him and won via a unanimous decision. He holds a record of 11-3-0, 1NC in his UFC career.

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Daniel Cormier: Fighting Style

Cormier is a former Olympian, and he is confident about his wrestling prowess. The former two-division champion is one of the best wrestlers in the UFC. Besides that, he has decent striking that can be used to set up the takedowns.

Cormier is highly vulnerable to body shots.

Daniel Cormier: Achievements

Cormier has held the light heavyweight and heavyweight championship once in the UFC. He has won two Fight of the Night bonuses and three Performance of the Night bonuses in his career so far.

He is the former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grad-Prix champion and the former King of the Cage heavyweight champion. DC has also won multiple wrestling championships in the past. He holds a proud record of 22-3-0, 1 NC in his MMA career.

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Daniel Cormier: Controversies

DC has been caught on tape holding the towel during UFC 210 weigh-in. Besides that, many pundits accuse him of blatantly poking his opponents in the eye.

Daniel Cormier: Net Worth and Salary 2021

DC has amassed great wealth, thanks to his success in the UFC. Cormier has earned over $6,586,500 in his career according to The Sports Daily. However, these numbers do not include undisclosed bonuses.

Cormier has an estimated net worth of $6 million according to Celebrity Net Worth

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – AUGUST 17: Daniel Cormier is interviewed after his TKO loss to Stipe Miocic in their heavyweight championship bout during the UFC 241 event at the Honda Center on August 17, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Daniel Cormier: Endorsements 2021

He makes most of the earnings as an athlete in UFC and also from his analyst job for ESPN and UFC. Apart from the fight purses, Cormier also has some huge endorsement deals with Reebok, cbdMD, Monster energy. He has also endorsed Popeyes in the past.

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How to Contact Daniel Cormier?

Twitter, Instagram, Facebook.

Age 41
Born March 20, 1979
Country USA
Gym American Kickboxing Academy
Height 5ft 11in
Weight/ Division 205/236 lbs (Light Heavyweight/ Heavyweight)
Reach 72 in
Record 22-3-0,1NC
Active Win Streak 0
Wins by Stoppage (Submissions & KO/TKO) 15 (10 KO/ TKO, 5 Submissions )
Estimated Net Worth $6 million
Endorsements Reebok, cbdMD, Monster energy
Title UFC Heavyweight Championship, UFC Lightweight championship
Nickname DC
Manager Zinkin Entertainment and sports management