daniel cormier

February 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Well, UFC 170 has its co-main event, but it’s not a fight anyone expected. Ultimate Fighting Champinoship announced yesterday that Daniel Cormier will still be making his light heavyweight debut on the card, but with Rashad Evans out with an injury, Cormier will now take on undefeated newcomer Patrick Cummins in the new co-main event…

February 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

With yet another bout scratched due to injury, the UFC 170 card is in trouble. It was announced yesterday by the UFC that former light heavyweight kingpin Rashad Evans has an injured leg and is out of his co-main event matchup against Daniel Cormier. No replacement will be sought to fight Cormier on a week’s…

January 28th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This past weekend, we saw the first two fights in the UFC’s heavyweight division in 2014. Those two fights showed some of the good and bad that can happen in the division. Nikita Krylov shocked everyone by stopping Walt Harris in 25 seconds, exhibiting the big power that heavyweights are often celebrated for. On the…

December 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 170: EVANS VS. CORMIER Date: Feb. 22, 2013 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Broadcast: PPV UFC Light Heavyweight Daniel Cormier (-150) Profile: Daniel Cormier (13-0) is a former Olympic freestyle wrestler turned heavyweight powerhouse out of American Kickboxing Academy who has had a rollercoaster’s share of ups and downs. An excruciating 2008 Olympic bid in wrestling led Cormier to be…

December 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC ON FOX 9: JOHNSON VS. BENAVIDEZ Date: Dec. 14, 2013 Location: Sacramento, California Broadcast: FOX UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson (-140) Profile: Since losing to bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz in October, 2011, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (18-2-1) has taken over the UFC’s flyweight division with relative ease. Granted, when the UFC created its four-man flyweight tournament, Mighty Mouse and Ian…

December 2nd, 2013
Miguel

Last week, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones revealed one of his goals for 2014, and that was to make a permanent step up to Heavyweight and take on Cain Velasquez. Even for Jones, whose dominance of his weight class has given him a lot of confidence, this was a bold statement. Jones’ match with…

October 24th, 2013
Miguel

Last Friday, at the UFC 166 weigh ins, UFC Heavyweight Daniel Cormier hit the scales at 224 lbs for his match with Roy Nelson. Cormier did the job against Nelson, winning his bout, but the big news was his weight. For the Mir fight prior to this, Cormier weighed in at about 235 lbs. The…

October 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 166 took place tonight at Toyota Center in Houston, TX, and it turned out to be one of the best cards of the year with a number of exciting fights and knockout finishes. Overall, 11 betting favorites won while just two underdogs hit. Here’s a betting recap of UFC 166 based on the closing odds…

October 18th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 166 Date: October 19, 2013 Arena: Toyota Center City: Houston TX Heavyweight bout: Daniel “D.C.” Cormier (-525) vs “Big Country” Roy Nelson (+415) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 166 main card will feature a heavyweight battle between two of the biggest names in the division, when Daniel “D.C.” Cormier steps into the Octagon against “Big…

October 18th, 2013
Staff

Professional MMA handicapper Luca Fury gives you his betting advice and insight on the Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson heavyweight match-up at UFC 166. To gain access to Luca’s Premium picks and the full MMA Oddscast with MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, click here.

October 18th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 166 October 19, 2013 Heavyweight: Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  For some reason Daniel Cormier really wanted to fight Roy Nelson, and for some other unknown reason this is the fight that finally made Roy Nelson go on a diet. Whatever those reasons are, we have two…

October 18th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brian Hemminger were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 166 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and MMAOddsbreaker managing editor joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Heavyweight Title Bout (c) Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Heavyweight Bout…

October 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The prop betting lines for the full UFC 166 card haven’t been released yet, but most of the props for the main card have, and today I’ll mention five proposition bets that I think are worth a stab. Here’s five UFC 166 main card prop bets to take a look at based on the current…

July 29th, 2013
Miguel

This week, the UFC started to announce the supporting matches for the UFC 166 card scheduled for October 19th in Houston, Texas. The main event of Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3 has been set for a while, and that Heavyweight title bout sits with Velasquez at (-215) with the comeback on Junior at…

July 22nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

A battle between two of the best heavyweights in the world is about to go down this fall. The UFC today confirmed that a heavyweight matchup between Daniel Cormier and Roy Nelson has been booked for UFC 166, which is set to take place Oct. 19 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The bout will…

April 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 7 HP Pavilion, San Jose, California Saturday, April 20, 2013 Heavyweight Fight: Daniel Cormier vs. Frank Mir Fight Breakdown: The co-main event of UFC on FOX 7 is a heavyweight bout between Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion Daniel Cormier and former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir. Cormier is currently a -420 favorite…

April 19th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 7: April 20, 2013 HP Pavilion in San Jose, California UFC Heavyweight Contender (former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champ) Daniel Cormier (-400) Profile: Daniel Cormier (11-0) is a former Olympic freestyle wrestler turned Strikeforce heavyweight powerhouse out of American Kickboxing Academy who has had a rollercoaster’s share of ups and downs. An excruciating 2008…

April 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

On Saturday night, Daniel Cormier is making one of the most anticipated UFC debuts in some time. The former Olympic wrestler who has quickly adapted to MMA and established himself as a contender in the Heavyweight division will take on Frank Mir in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 7. In addition to making…

April 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC on FOX 7 weigh-ins today took place in San Jose, CA, and all 24 competitors made weight for the fights. Below are the weigh-in results for each of the bouts, along with some quick thoughts about how each of the fighters looked on the scale. Main card (FOX) UFC lightweight title bout: Benson…

April 19th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

Two weeks into a jam-packed April, the UFC has already given fans quite a bit to talk about when it comes to quality fights. The biggest MMA promotion in the world is only just hitting their stride this month, as the next two weeks will see even bigger fights take place. That starts with UFC…

March 30th, 2013
Miguel

On April 20th, the UFC on FOX 7 event takes place in San Jose, California and features a main event for the Lightweight title between Champion Benson Henderson and challenger Gilbert Melendez. The Heavyweight division will also be in focus, as the co-main event has former UFC Champion Frank Mir welcoming Strikeforce Grand Prix Champion…

January 10th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK Saturday, January 12, 2013 Heavyweights: Daniel Cormier (-1750) vs. Dion Staring (+1050) Fight Breakdown: Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion Daniel Cormier makes his last appearance in the hexagon as he takes on Dion Staring in a three-round heavyweight bout, which is the co-main event…

January 9th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, OK Saturday, January 12, 2013 Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier (-1750) Profile: Daniel Cormier (10-0) is a former Olympic freestyle wrestler turned Strikeforce heavyweight powerhouse out of American Kickboxing Academy who has had a rollercoaster’s share of ups and downs. An excruciating 2008 Olympic bid in…

August 3rd, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opens odds on the Frank Mir vs Daniel Cormier Strikeforce Heavyweight Match up.