Sports Nicknames - DC

Daniel Cormier is a retired professional mixed martial artist, a former champ in the heavyweight and light heavyweight divisions.

Drawing of Daniel Cormier, also known as DC.  Profile illustration.  Art.

Daniel Cormier's nickname is "DC." It is derived from his initials and has been associated with him throghout his career.

During his amateur days, Cormier was a two-time Olympic wrestler, representing the United States in the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games. He also won a gold medal at the Pan American Games and was a two-time NCAA Division I All-American wrestler.

In his professional career, Cormier won the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship and defended it successfully several times. He also became the UFC Heavyweight Champion. Cormier's rivalry with Jon Jones, another prominent MMA fighter, is one of the most memorable in the sport.

DC was widely respected for his skills and sportsmanship. Since his retirement he can be often seen behind a mic, commenting at the big fights.


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