The UFC's heavyweight and 205-pound divisions are on high alert and rightly so, because Daniel "DC" Cormier is heading that way in the not-too-distant future with one thing on his mind—UFC glory.
At 33, Cormier is no spring chicken in the world of combat sports, and as a consequence any opportunity that arises regarding Ultimate Fighting Championship's Holy Grail, he'll be sure to grab with both hands and more.
The current Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion is one fight from mixing it up with the elite fighters of MMA and on its grandest stage. For Cormier, that time can't come soon enough.
Cormier (10-0 MMA, 7-0 SF) has proven beyond doubt that he has what it takes to not only compete with best that the UFC has to offer, but also crown himself in glory as a titlist in either the heavyweight or light heavyweight class.
That said, here are the reasons why.