Daniel Cormier is friends with UFC 170 opponent Rashad Evans, which makes their Feb. 22 co-main event match-up all the more interesting. Cormier admitted recently that he’s tried to base his career off what Evans has done, but that’s not going to stop him from going in there and winning the fight.

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