Daniel Cormier a.k.a. “DC” is a former Olympic wrestler and current American mixed martial artist. Currently, he is the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, and he is ranked as the third best pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC. If that is not enough, he holds a title for the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Championship.
Daniel Cormier’s Net Worth 2019: $4 Million
Although it isn’t as thrilling or a lot compared to his fellow UFC and MMA companions, he still makes a sh** load of money. Let’s check out how his past achievements and journey through his fighting career led to his present fortune.
After the 2008 Olympics, Cormier decided to pursue a career in mixed martial arts, in the Heavyweight division. After making his professional debut in September 2009, Cormier traveled to Australia and fought for Xtreme MMA. He defeated Lucas Browne to win the XMMA Heavyweight Championship on July 31 of 2010. Two weeks later Cormier won his second MMA title by winning the KOTC Heavyweight Championship from Tony Johnson.Cormier was to face Shane del Rosario at Strikeforce: Overeem vs. Werdum on June 18, 2011, in Dallas, Texas, but his opponent was involved in a car accident and withdrew from the bout. Cormier instead faced Jeff Monson and won via a decision. He faced fellow finalist Josh Barnett on May 19, 2012, at Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier. Cormier dominated the five round fight, becoming the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion by unanimous decision (49-46, 50-45, 50-45).
Cormier made his promotional debut against Frank Mir on April 20, 2013, at UFC on Fox 7. He won the fight via unanimous decision. Cormier was briefly linked to a bout with Rafael Cavalcante on July 5, 2014, at UFC 175. However, it was announced that Cormier would instead be fighting Dan Henderson on May 24, 2014, at UFC 173. After dominating the fight with his wrestling and top game, he won via technical submission in the third round. Cormier faced Alexander Gustafsson on October 3, 2015, at UFC 192. Cormier won the back and forth fight via split decision (47-48, 48-47, 49-46). Their performance earned both participants Fight of the Night honors.
Cormier fought former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in a 3 round non- title fight in 2016. Cormier won the fight via unanimous decision.The match with Jon Jones has been scheduled again and is expected to take place on July 29, 2017, at UFC 214. Check this fight out, since it is going to involve two highlight fighters!
UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Daniel Cormier will look to continue his impressive streak in the MMA ring throughout the year by defending his title against the opponents.
Daniel Cormier is not pleased about the Saints being robbed, he posted on Twitter that The NFL is rigged.