Daniel Cormier is a former professional mixed martial artist and commentator for the UFC. Cormier is an American (UFC) lightweight and heavyweight champion.
He is currently promoted to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Cormier made his legendary debut in MMA in 2009. His achievements are impressive and indeed his official competition has placed him in second place in MMA.
Daniel Cormier Net Worth
|Dаnіеl Rуаn Соrmіеr
|20 Маrсh 1979
|180 сm, 5.1 ft
According to our research, Daniel Cormier net worth in 2023 is $7 million. Cormier has earned over $12.5 million in his professional career. On average he earned $500,000 in guaranteed purses per fight. Additionally, he earned around $40,000 per fight in endorsement wages.
Daniel Cormier Early Life
He was born on March 20, 1979, in Lafayette, Louisiana to Joseph and Audrey Cormier. Daniel Cormier grew up as the third of four children in the family.
Shortly after his birth, Cormier’s parents divorced and he lived with his mother. His survivor mother later remarried and Daniel was adopted by his stepfather.
He has been falling in love with pro wrestling since he was 10 years old. During Cormier’s childhood days, he was glued to the television, watching every MMA game. Once when he was 11 years old, he got into a fight with his cousin.
A high school wrestling coach who witnessed the fight advised Cormier to channel his aggression into wrestling and offered to train him.
In high school, he began competing in wrestling competitions. Cormier’s younger brother Ferral was also a professional wrestler.
Daniel Cormier Career
During the 2008 Olympics, Cormier decided to pursue a career in mixed martial arts. He trained at the American Kickboxing Academy with Cain Velasquez, Jon Fitch, and Josh Koscheck. This helped him improve as a striker and submission wrestler.
Daniel Cormier also known as D.C. After making their professional debut in September 2009, traveled to Australia and fought for Extreme MMA. D.C defeated Lucas Browne to win the XMMA Heavyweight Championship on July 31, 2010.
As a rising star, he made his promotional debut against Frank Mir on April 20, 2013, at UFC on Fox 7. Cormier won successfully the fight via unanimous decision.
Cormier again faced Stipe Miocic for UFC Heavyweight Championship at UFC 226 on July 7, 2018. He easily won the fight by knockout in the first round, and this winning help him become the second fighter in the UFC to hold two titles simultaneously.
Daniel Cormier Wife
Daniel Cormier’s wife is a really lovely woman. Her name is Deleon, and she has been with Cormier since 2010 when he was just starting out in the sport of MMA. In an interview with Bleacher Report, Deleon revealed how she mentally dreaded her husband’s training camps.