Daniel “DC” Cormier

Professional MMA Fighter

  • Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion
  • King of the Cage Heavyweight Champion
  • Xtreme MMA Heavyweight Champion
  • ESPN Upset of the Month (2011) vs. Antonio Silva on September 10

Daniel Cormier (born March 20, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist and a former Olympic wrestler. He is signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship, currently competing in the light heavyweight division. Cormier was the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion until the company merged with UFC. As of December 2012, Cormier is currently ranked the #4 heavyweight in the world by Caged Insider and Sherdog. Daniel Cormier’s Official Website can be found at www.danielcormier.tv.



Daniel’s Accomplishments

Amateur wrestling

  • USA Wrestling
    • USA Senior Freestyle Olympic Team Trials Winner (2004, 2008)
    • FILA Senior Freestyle World Team Trials Winner (2005, 2006, 2007)
    • FILA Senior Freestyle World Team Trials Runner-up (2001, 2002)
    • USA Senior Freestyle National Championship (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
    • Northwest Senior Freestyle Regional Championship (2008)
    • John Smith Freestyle Wrestler of the Year Award (2007)
    • ASICS Tiger High School All-American (1996, 1997)

Collegiate wrestling

  • National High School Coaches Association
    • NHSCA Senior High School National Championship 3rd Place (1997)
    • NHSCA Senior All-American (1997)