Daniel “DC” Cormier

MMA Record: 22-3-0 1NC

Daniel “DC” Cormier is a 42 year old Male fighter from United States with a 22-3-0 pro MMA record. Cormier most recently fought Stipe Miocic at UFC 252 on Saturday August 15, 2020. Daniel Cormier lost to Stipe Miocic by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5 in the Heavyweight division.

Daniel Cormier has 22 wins with a 69% finish rate, including 8 by knockout, 7 by submission, 7 by decision.

Daniel Cormier is currently on a 2 fight losing skid.

Daniel Cormier's Last Fight

Stipe Miocic DEF Daniel Cormier
Decision R5 5:00

Bio Stats

  • Age 42
  • Reach 72.5' (184.2 cm)
  • Height 71.3' (181 cm)
  • Country United States

Fighting Stats

  • Recent form LLWWW
  • Win breakdown 8 KO • 7 SUB • 7 DEC
  • Finish rate 69%
  • Loss breakdown 1 KO • 0 SUB • 2 DEC

Daniel “DC” Cormier's Record Analysis


Daniel “DC” Cormier full mixed martial arts record

Result Record Opponent Method Event Date Weight class Organization
Loss 22-2-0 Stipe Miocic DEC R5 5:00 UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3 2020-08-15 Heavyweight UFC
Loss 22-1-0 Stipe Miocic KO/TKO R4 4:09 UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2 2019-08-17 Heavyweight UFC
Win 21-1-0 Derrick Lewis SUB R2 2:14 UFC 230: Cormier vs. Lewis 2018-11-03 Heavyweight UFC
Win 20-1-0 Stipe Miocic KO/TKO R1 4:33 UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier 2018-07-07 Heavyweight UFC
Win 19-1-0 Volkan Oezdemir KO/TKO R2 2:00 UFC 220: Miocic vs. N'Gannou 2018-01-20 Light Heavyweight UFC
No Contest 19-1-0 Jon Jones KO/TKO R3 3:01 UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2 2017-07-29 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win 18-1-0 Anthony Johnson SUB R2 3:37 UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 2017-04-08 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win 17-1-0 Anderson Silva DEC R3 5:00 UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes 2016-07-09 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win 16-1-0 Alexander Gustafsson DEC R5 5:00 UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson 2015-10-03 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win 15-1-0 Anthony Johnson SUB R3 2:39 UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier 2015-05-23 Light Heavyweight UFC
Loss 15-0-0 Jon Jones DEC R5 5:00 UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier 2015-01-03 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win 14-0-0 Dan Henderson SUB R3 3:53 UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw 2014-05-24 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win 13-0-0 Patrick Cummins KO/TKO R1 1:19 UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann 2014-02-22 Light Heavyweight UFC
Win 12-0-0 Roy Nelson DEC R3 5:00 UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos 3 2013-10-19 Heavyweight UFC
Win 11-0-0 Frank Mir DEC R3 5:00 UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez 2013-04-20 Heavyweight UFC
Win 10-0-0 Dion Staring KO/TKO R2 4:02 Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine 2013-01-12 Heavyweight SF
Win 9-0-0 Josh Barnett DEC R5 5:00 Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier 2012-05-19 Heavyweight SF
Win 8-0-0 Antônio Silva KO/TKO R1 3:56 Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals 2011-09-10 Heavyweight SF
Win 7-0-0 Jeff Monson DEC R3 5:00 Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum 2011-06-18 Heavyweight SF
Win 6-0-0 Devin Cole DEC R3 5:00 Strikeforce Challengers 13: Woodley vs. Saffiedine 2011-01-07 Heavyweight SF
Win 5-0-0 Soa Palelei SUB R1 Regional circuit 2010-11-05
Win 4-0-0 Jason Riley SUB R1 1:02 Strikeforce: Houston 2010-08-21 Heavyweight SF
Win 3-0-0 Tony Johnson Jr. SUB R1 2:27 Regional circuit 2010-08-13 KOTC
Win 2-0-0 Lucas Browne KO/TKO R1 4:35 Regional circuit 2010-07-31
Win 1-0-0 John Devine KO/TKO R1 1:09 Strikeforce Challengers 7: Johnson vs Mahe 2010-03-27 Heavyweight SF
Win 0-0-0 Gary Frazier KO/TKO R2 3:39 Strikeforce Challengers 3: Kennedy vs. Cummings 2009-09-25 Heavyweight SF
Daniel “DC” Cormier MMA Record: 22-3-0 1NC

Daniel “DC” Cormier's last five professional MMA fights

Recent form for Daniel Cormier

Daniel “DC” Cormier's MMA career highlights

Daniel “DC” Cormier's Professional MMA debut

Cormier made his professional debut against Gary Frazier on September 25, 2009, fighting on the main card of Strikeforce Challengers 3: Kennedy vs. Cummings.

He made a winning start to his career, defeating Gary Frazier who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.

Daniel Cormier beat Gary Frazier by KO/TKO at 3:39 of Round 2.

Daniel “DC” Cormier's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career

Cormier made his debut in the UFC against Frank Mir on April 20, 2013, fighting on the co-main event of UFC on FOX 7: Henderson vs. Melendez having compiled a 11-0-0 professional MMA record.

Daniel Cormier beat Frank Mir by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.

Since his debut, Cormier has gone on to fight a total of 15 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 11-3-0 with 1 no contest.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Light Heavyweight Championship loss to Jon Jones

Cormier lost his 1st light heavyweight title challenge, losing to Jon Jones on January 3, 2015 at UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier.

Daniel Cormier lost to Jon Jones by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.

Winning the belt: UFC Vacant Light Heavyweight Championship against Anthony Johnson

Cormier won the UFC Vacant Light Heavyweight Championship defeating Anthony Johnson on May 23, 2015 at UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier.

This was Cormier's 2nd UFC championship fight.

Daniel Cormier beat Anthony Johnson by Submission at 2:39 of Round 3. Daniel Cormier took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.

Title defence #1: Successfully defended the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Alexander Gustafsson

Cormier defended his belt against Alexander Gustafsson on October 3, 2015 at UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson.

This was Cormier's first successful UFC light heavyweight title defence.

Daniel Cormier beat Alexander Gustafsson by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.

Title defence #2: Successfully defended the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Anthony Johnson

Cormier defended his belt for the 2nd time against Anthony Johnson on April 8, 2017 at UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2.

Daniel Cormier beat Anthony Johnson by Submission at 3:37 of Round 2.

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship

Cormier defended his belt for the 2nd time against Jon Jones on July 29, 2017 at UFC 214: Cormier vs. Jones 2.

Daniel Cormier vs Jon Jones ended in No Contest KO/TKO at 3:01 of Round 3.

Title defence #3: Successfully defended the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Volkan Oezdemir

Cormier defended his belt for the 3rd time against Volkan Oezdemir on January 20, 2018 at UFC 220: Miocic vs. N'Gannou.

Daniel Cormier beat Volkan Oezdemir by KO/TKO at 2:00 of Round 2. Daniel Cormier took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.

Winning the belt: UFC Heavyweight Championship against Stipe Miocic

Cormier won the UFC Heavyweight Championship defeating Stipe Miocic on July 7, 2018 at UFC 226: Miocic vs. Cormier.

This was Cormier's 7th UFC championship fight.

Daniel Cormier beat Stipe Miocic by KO/TKO at 4:33 of Round 1. Daniel Cormier took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.

Title defence #1: Successfully defended the UFC Heavyweight Championship against Derrick Lewis

Cormier defended his belt against Derrick Lewis on November 3, 2018 at UFC 230: Cormier vs. Lewis.

This was Cormier's first successful UFC heavyweight title defence.

Daniel Cormier beat Derrick Lewis by Submission at 2:14 of Round 2.

Title loss: Losing the UFC Heavyweight Championship to Stipe Miocic

Cormier lost his UFC Heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic on August 17, 2019 at UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2 having previously made 1 title defences.

Daniel Cormier lost to Stipe Miocic by KO/TKO at 4:09 of Round 4.

Failed UFC title challenge: UFC Heavyweight Championship loss to Stipe Miocic

Cormier lost his 1st heavyweight title challenge, losing to Stipe Miocic on August 15, 2020 at UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3.

Daniel Cormier lost to Stipe Miocic by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

When was Daniel Cormier's last win?

Cormier's last win came against Derrick Lewis at UFC 230 on Saturday November 3, 2018. Daniel Cormier beat Derrick Lewis by Submission at 2:14 of Round 2.

Who is Daniel Cormier's next opponent?

Cormier is not currently booked for any fights.

When was Daniel Cormier's last loss?

Cormier's last loss came against Stipe Miocic at UFC 252 on Saturday August 15, 2020. Daniel Cormier lost to Stipe Miocic by Decision at 5:00 of Round 5.

How many UFC fights has Daniel Cormier had?

Cormier has fought 15 times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 11-3-0 with 1 no contest.

How many pro MMA knockouts does Daniel Cormier have?

Cormier has knocked out 8 opponents.

How many pro MMA submissions does Daniel Cormier have?

Cormier has submitted 7 opponents.

How many times has Daniel Cormier been knocked out?

Cormier has been knocked out 1 times.

How many times has Daniel Cormier been submitted?

Cormier has never been submitted.