Daniel
Cormier
14-0-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 12 fights.
Record: 14-0-0
Summary: Wrestling

Fighter Info

Nickname: DC
From: Lafayette, LA USA
Fights Out Of: San Jose, CA USA
Age: 35
Height: 5' 11" ( 180 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
College: Oklahoma State University
Degree: Sociology

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
281
54% Successful
151
Types of Successful Strikes
0
151
48% Standing
44% Clinch
73
66
12
Striking Defense
70
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
6
50% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Daniel Cormier
UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw
May 24, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Dan Henderson -- -- -- --
Win
Daniel Cormier Feb 22, 2014
18 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Patrick Cummins 8 0 0 0
Win
Daniel Cormier Oct 19, 2013
74 3 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Roy Nelson 17 0 0 0
Win
Frank Mir Apr 20, 2013
24 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Daniel Cormier 59 0 0 0
Win
Daniel Cormier Jan 12, 2013
53 4 0 5 R2 KO/TKO
Dion Staring 8 0 0 0
Josh Barnett May 19, 2012
53 0 1 0 R5 Decision - Unanimous
Daniel Cormier 84 4 0 1
Win
Antonio Silva
Strikeforce - Barnett vs. Kharitonov
Sep 10, 2011
6 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Daniel Cormier 15 0 0 0
Win
Jeff Monson
Strikeforce - Overeem vs. Werdum
Jun 18, 2011
15 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Daniel Cormier 86 0 0 0
Win
Daniel Cormier
Strikeforce Challengers 13
Jan 7, 2011
30 3 0 8 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Devin Cole 10 0 0 0
Win
Daniel Cormier
Strikeforce - Houston
Aug 21, 2010
10 1 0 0 R1 Submission
Jason Riley 0 0 0 0
Win
Daniel Cormier
Strikeforce Challengers 7
Mar 26, 2010
3 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
John Devine 2 0 0 0
Win
Daniel Cormier
Strikeforce Challengers 3
Sep 25, 2009
24 0 0 4 R2 KO/TKO
Gary Frazier 13 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: My typical day is to get up in the morning, spend some time with my kids, feed them breakfast and then head to the gym. M/W/F sparring and grappling and Tues and Sat wrestling. Thursday is jiu-jitsu and running. Weightlifting on Wednesday and Saturday.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in August of 2009. I wanted to train MMA because I love the competitive aspects of fighting. I love combat.

What ranks and titles have you held? Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion, Brown belt in jiu-jitsu

Do you have any heroes? My heroes are all the greatest wrestlers in us history: John Smith, Kevin Jackson, Dan Gable, Kenny Monday and all the guys that came before me in what I believe is the toughest sport in the world.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Being in the UFC means a great deal to me. I have been around it because of my teammates, but to finally fight in the show will be an experience like no other. I can't wait.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I went to Oklahoma State University and got my degree in sociology.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was the club coach at Oklahoma State and also wrestled internationally post-college.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
I was a six-time US open national champion. Two-time US Olympian (Captain of 2008 team), Pan-Am games champion, NCAA runner up and two-time NJCAA National champ, 2007 world bronze medalist and 2007 USA wrestling wrestler of the year. I was 5th, 9th, and 3rd at world competitions and I was 4th at the Olympic Games.

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine choke

Favorite striking technique:
Overhand right

•    Pro since 2009

•    Six wins by knockout, three by submission

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