Daniel Cormier won the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix and then was brought into the UFC after the promotion sold to Zuffa, parent company of the UFC. Cormier is an impressive 2-0 since joining the UFC, is hoping to move to lightheavyweight soon, and now has a new long term deal in place:
Daniel Cormier has signed a new eight-fight deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, according to a report from UFC Tonight on Wednesday evening.
“D.C.” is currently in discussions for his next fight, according to the report, and former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans has been brought up as a potential opponent on a March 2014 UFC card.
Cormier told the Fox Sports 1 program that while Evans’ name has come up in conversation regarding his next challenge, nothing is set in stone as of yet.
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