DANIEL CORMIER NEWS

Does Dan Henderson Have What it Takes?

Hendo was on a 3 fight losing streak until his flash KO of Shogun Rua, dropping his notorious H-bomb in their last fight. (Mandatory Credit: Josh Hedges/Getty Images) News broke early in the week that No. 5  ranked Daniel Cormier will take on No. 6 ranked Dan Henderson in a number one contender bout at UFC 175 in July. The winner of the bout will take No. 1 spot from Alexander Gustafsson...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Winner Of Cormier vs. Henderson Faces Jones for UFC Gold

Apr 20, 2013; San Jose, CA, USA; Daniel Cormier prepares to fight against Frank Mir (not pictured) during the heavyweight bout of the UFC on Fuel TV at HP Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Cormier and Henderson meet at UFC 175 on July 5. Both fighters have verbally agreed to the bout. With the Chris Weidman/Lyoto Machida fight moved to UFC 175, the PPV card...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Henderson Vs Daniel Cormier Now Official With Title Shot On The Line

Two days after Dana White claimed a rumored fight between Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier was “not event close” to being signed, the light-heavyweight encounter has been made official for UFC 175 in July. It’s a fight that makes a lot more sense than the original Cormier Vs Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante bout that the UFC were planning as it pits the current No.5 ranked light...
Via Fight Of The Night
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier Vs Dan Henderson May Take Place At UFC 175, But Don’t Count On It Yet

It emerged last week that the UFC were looking into a potential fight between Daniel Cormier and Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante for UFC 175, but it’s fair to say the match-up was met with a lukewarm reception from fans. It may well be that they’ve taken heed of that as it’s now being rumored that Cormier is in talks to potentially fight Dan Henderson at the event, which takes...
Via Fight Of The Night
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dan Henderson vs. Daniel Cormier In the Works for UFC 175

Remember last week when the rumor mill was buzzing that Daniel Cormier would likely meet Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante at UFC 175? Yeah, about that… According to MMAFighting.com, the UFC is now aiming to have Cormier meet Dan Henderson (pictured) in the July 5 event. Cormier successfully made his light heavyweight debut in February by quickly disposing of Patrick Cummins at UFC...
Via 5thRound.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier Vs Rafael ‘Feijao’ Under Consideration For UFC 175

On the latest episode of the ‘UFC Tonight’ show it was revealed that one of the light-heavyweight division’s leading contenders, Daniel Cormier may be set to face Rafael ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante next at UFC 175 in July. Cormier, the current No.5 ranked contender picked up his first win at 205lbs against the unheralded Pat Cummins at UFC 170 in February, adding to two previous...
Via Fight Of The Night
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cormier Offered 205lb Title Shot After Gustafsson; Wants To Fight Before That

Yesterday, Dana White indicated that Daniel Cormier would be awarded a title shot at light-heavyweight after Alexander Gustafsson gets his turn. Current champion Jon Jones suggested at the weekend that Cormier should fight Gustafsson next to establish a definitive No.1 contender, but that doesn’t align with the UFC’s current thinking. White made it clear at the post-fight press...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Jones Suggests Alexander Gustafsson Should Fight Daniel Cormier Next

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones didn’t exactly endear himself to Alexander Gustafsson fans last night when he suggested the Swede should fight Daniel Cormier next. “Why not give the winner of Alexander and DC the winner of myself and Glover??” wrote in the first of a series of posts back and forth with fans after Gustafsson’s second round TKO victory over Jimi Manuwa...
Via Fight Of The Night
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UFN London show open, weigh-in video, 170 fight motion & more

Time to end this suffering! Check out the show open for tomorrow’s UFC London fight card below. Come on, you know you wanna. Wait, what are you doing?? Take your finger off the mouse. Do not click the mute button. Your ears have not met their yearly ‘Face the Pain’ quota just yet. All 18 fighters made weight for tomorrows fights at London’s O2 Arena. Check out the written...
Via Fight Booth
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier With CM Punk

Daniel Cormier snaps a picture with professional wrestling star CM Punk! Awesome to see CM is a huge MMA fan! Daniel Cormier gets some popeyes delivered Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com
Via Tito Couture
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier’s Quick Debut And Sweet Revenge

“I made him cry. I broke him every time we wrestled, and on Saturday night I’m going to break him again.” That’s what the recent barista and former All-American wrestler Pat Cummins promised the world on every microphone and TV camera put in front of him as of 10 days ago. The one-time wrestling teammate […]The post Daniel Cormier’s Quick Debut And Sweet Revenge appeared...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier Gets Some Popeyes Delivered

Daniel Cormier just made his successful light-heavyweight debut and now that the weight cut is over DC can enjoy some unhealthy food! Looks like Popeyes hooked up the former Olympian and his family nicely! Enjoy it while you can DC. Watch all fighter video blogs at Intravid.com Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez celebrate DC’s victory
Via Tito Couture
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

What's next for UFC 170's biggest winners and losers?

UFC 170 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada provided many important moments that like any good UFC pay-per-view make us ask that all familiar question after the night is over - what's next? Well in Ronda's case, even Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith want to know. Below I'll take a look at what makes sense to me in the near future for last night'...
Via hov-mma
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier – King of Popeye’s Chicken

Remember watching our scrum highlight video featuring Daniel Cormier? It was good, wasn’t it? Yeah it was. Cormier is well-spoken and brings a great perspective to the sport. He’s peaking, he made 205 with ease, and he absolutely destroyed his rival Pat Cummins in just 77 seconds. It was moderately expected. Well, it was highly expected, but still it was bittersweet. So back...
Via Fight Hub TV
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Daniel Cormier in 2001 NCAA Wrestling Championships

On the heels of his UFC 170 victory over Patrick Cummins, I figured it was a good time to go into the past and look at Daniel Cormier before his career in mixed martial arts began. Prior to his MMA career, Cormier was a tremendous amateur wrestler and was part of the U.S. Olympic team in wrestling twice, but only competed in the 2004 Olympics. Cormier’s wrestling was his main calling...
Via Players View
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Sunday Swayze Awards – UFC 170 Edition

Last week was the inaugural Sunday Swayze Awards and UFC Fight Night 36 was a tough card from an excitement standpoint. Some kind of excitement is needed to win a Swayze. No matter the movie or the role he always brought a high watchability to it. He was never boring and certain roles were more exciting than others and really epitomize his career. The three roles that will almost...
Via Fight Booth
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier And Cain Velasquez Celebrate DC’s Victory

It was a different training camp for former Olympian and new light heavyweight contender Daniel Cormier as his main training partner and UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was on the sidelines with a shoulder injury.  Luckily for the AKA pair Daniel’s fight went well and he was able to get the first round victory of late replacement Patrick Cummins.  Got to think there is...
Via Tito Couture
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Cormier vs Cummins Fight Highlights

Video: Highlights: Patrick Cummins vs. Daniel Cormier   Read more ...
Via MMA Manifesto
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 170 Post-Fight Interviews With Ronda Rousey, McMann And Cormier

Check out UFC 170 post-fight interviews with the top billing stars on last night’s card, Ronda Rousey, Sara McMann and Daniel Cormier. — Ronda Rousey: Sara McMann: Daniel Cormier:
Via Fight Of The Night
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier Dominates Pat Cummins at UFC 170 (Video Highlights)

Man, Patrick Cummins never should have brought up that whole “I used to make Daniel Cormier (pictured) cry during wrestling practice” thing. After Cormier heard his former practice partner broke the wrestling code by revealing that info, Cormier promised to give the Octagon rookie the business at UFC 170. It took Cormier all of 79 seconds to dispose of Cummins with a barrage...
Via 5thRound.com
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Daniel Cormier Does More Than Just KO Patrick Cummins at UFC 170

You ever watch someone do something on television  or on the internet and think to yourself--man, that has to hurt. Watching the destruction that Daniel Cormier rained down on Patrick Cummins sure made me think that!@gifdsports/TwitterApparently there was a little history between these two going in to the fight. Cormier was supposed to fight Rashad Evans, but due to a knee injury...
Via FatManWriting
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rousey & Cormier Earn 1st Round KOs at UFC 170

UFC 170 didn’t lack story lines coming into the night, Cormier v old training partner and the first time two Olympians would fight in Rousey v McMann, but we ended up leaving with more questions than answers. All five main card fights were action packed with 4 of the 5 ending by KO and the other coming just shy of a KO victory by Rory MacDonald. The main event ended in confusion...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier backs up all of the talk and destroys Cummins as expected

  Welp, that was quick, and that went EXACTLY as expected. After weeks of crap talk, shoves, accusations, taunts… Daniel Cormier rocked Cummins with a brutal uppercut, dominated him physically in the clinch, then bullied him like he meant absolutely nothing to him, ultimately finishing the late-replacement for Rashad Evans in a matter of seconds. It wasn’t great for Cummins...
Via Fight Hub TV
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier TKO’s Pat Cummins In The First Round At UFC 170 (GIFs)

Daniel Cormier unleashed a series of punches on Pat Cummins to TKO him at 1:19 of round one of the co-main event at UFC 170. An uppercut by Cormier singled the beginning of the end for Cummins, who took the fight on 10 days notice. This was Cormier’s first fight after dropping down to 205 lbs and entering the light heavyweight division. Check out the TKO after the jump. TKO...
Via Total Sports Blog
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Cormier TKO’s Pat Cummins In The First Round Of UFC 170 (GIF)

Daniel Cormier unleashed a series of punches on Pat Cummins to TKO him at 1:19 of round one of the co-main event at UFC 170. An uppercut by Cormier singled the beginning of the end for Cummins, who took the fight on 10 days notice. This was Cormier’s first fight after dropping down to 205 lbs and entering the light heavyweight division. Check out the TKO after the jump. H/T...
Via Total Sports Blog
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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