Daniel Ryan Cormier (born March 20, 1979) is an American mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler. He is currently signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), and is champion of both the light heavyweight and heavyweight divisions. As of October 15, 2018, he is the number 1 ranked Pound-for-Pound (P4P) fighter in the UFC. Cormier is the second of two fighters in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously, and the first and only fighter ever to defend titles in two weight classes while still being a champion in both classes.
Prior to the UFC, Cormier was Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion and King of the Cage Heavyweight Champion. He holds the distinction of having won a world championship belt in every promotion for which he has fought. UFC president Dana White and UFC commentator Joe Rogan are among numerous mixed martial arts (MMA) pundits who consider Cormier to be one of the greatest mixed martial arts fighters of all time. Since 2014, he has also been an analyst and commentator for Fox UFC.