Daniel Cormier Biography
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Daniel Cormier is a retired American professional MMA fighter and a serving UFC commentator. Read the full article to know his net worth, wife, salary, and height.

Initially, things didn’t go well for him in his childhood as he lost his father when he was just seven. He fought hard and continued his studies. Alongside his studies, he took part in many wrestling competitions in school and had a brilliant fighting record. 

Cormier was a professional wrestler before becoming a UFC champion. He became the Olympic semi-finalist and six times USA Senior National Championship winner in his wrestling career.

The mixed martial artist attained fame when he joined UFC. The prolific fighter has a glorious fighting career. He held the UFC Heavyweight and Lightweight titles. He is the second fighter in the history of UFC to hold the two titles simultaneously. Then he defended those titles successfully.

Cormier has taken part in a total of 26 MMA fights. He has won 22 fights and has lost only three. His rivalry with former champion Jon Jones was always a treat to watch for the fans. An exciting match between the two rivals occurred in 2017 in which Cormier was defeated by Jones.

However, after the match, Jon was found guilty of violating doping laws. Hence the title came back to Cormier.

The Louisiana native holds many records of his name. He has won the Xtreme MMA Heavyweight Championship. He also became the King of the Cage Heavyweight champion. In 2018, Cornier was awarded the Most Outstanding Fighter of the Year award.

Daniel Cormier’s details

Full Name Daniel Ryan Cormier
Nickname DC
Born March 20, 1979 

Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.

Debut 2002
Height 180 cm
Weight 107 kg
Age 42
Birthplace Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Net Worth $6 Million
Marital Status Married
Father name Joseph Cormier
Mother name Audrey Cormier
Salary $500,000
Twitter Handle  @dc_mma
Instagram Handle @dc_mma


Daniel Cormier is a 42-year-old retired MMA champion. He has had a long fighting career which earned him a lot of fame and wealth.

Daniel Cormier’s Net worth and Salary

Cormier has accumulated a net worth of about $6 million in his MMA career. Though his salary varies according to matches, the average salary the fighter receives is about $500,000.

Daniel Cormier wearing headphone
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The American professional mixed martial artist has a decent height of 180 cm.


DC got married to Salina Deleon in 2017. Salina is an American lady who used to work as a waitress in a restaurant. They both have two beautiful kids together.


Cormier is well known for his short name DC in MMA fights.

Recent News about Daniel Cormier

UFC’s current analyst Daniel Cormier is not happy with Henry Cejudo. He has a problem with Cejudo training with Jon Jones. Recently, Jones got indulged in an alleged battery incident and is not with his team until his name is cleared. He has continued to look for other gyms.

A few days back Jones’ photos appeared in which he was seen training alongside Cejudo. Daniel criticized both of them on the social media platform to which Jones fired back at him and said, “Why are you such a hater, you don’t even fight no more!? Man that bitterness is real I tell ya,”.

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