Daniel Cormier - Strikeforce Grand Prix ChampionStrikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix winner Daniel Cormier already has his next fight slated… well, at least the date.

Cormier will fight the final fight of his Strikeforce contract on Sept. 29 in Sacramento, Calif. Strikeforce announced the date during Saturday night’s broadcast of Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy on Showtime.

No opponent has yet been revealed, but at least Cormier won’t have to wait as long as it took the Grand Prix to play out for his final fight under the Strikeforce banner. Once he has that fight, Cormier will likely move over to the UFC, as Strikeforce’s heavyweight division is being shuttered.

Cormier is a Cinderella story, fighting his way into the heavyweight tournament in a reserve bout with Jeff Monson. When then-Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem fell out of the tournament due to an injury, Cormier stepped in, knocking out Antonio Silva in the semifinals before toppling Josh Barnett for top honors in the final.

Cormier is currently rocking an unblemished 10-0 record.

For more MMA News and MMA Rumors, follow MMAWeekly.com on Twitter and Facebook.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Daniel Cormier Reveals UFC 200 Game Plan for Jon Jones Rematch

  • 27 days ago
  • 87 views

Light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier and former titleholder Jon Jones will rematch at UFC 200. Cormier says he’s not changing his game plan from their first fight. read news >>

Daniel Cormier Sympathizes with Conor McGregor, ‘But It’s Part of the Job’

  • 26 days ago
  • 35 views

Daniel Cormier weighs in on media obligations and Conor McGregor being removed fro the UFC 200 fight card. "It's part of the job." read news >>

How Daniel Cormier Can Beat Jon Jones at UFC 200

  • 26 days ago
  • 88 views

Daniel Cormier, be careful what you wish for. Sometimes dreams come true. For Cormier, that day comes at UFC 200. He'll get one more chance to prove that he can beat Jon Jones, widely considered the read news >>

UFC 200 Free Fight: Jon Jones Dominates, Defends Belt Against Daniel Cormier

  • 26 days ago
  • 19 views

Relive the first match-up between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 before their heated rivalry hits the Octagon again at UFC 200. read news >>

Daniel Cormier: Stem Cells Have Him on Track for Jon Jones at UFC 200

  • 25 days ago
  • 26 views

UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier says stem cells have his injured leg on the mend. His only UFC 200 stumbling block? Himself. read news >>

UFC Fight Night 88 Preview: Thomas Almeida vs. Gody Garbrandt

  • 8 days ago
  • 47 views

FOX Sports analysts Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian break down the upcoming fight UFC Fight Night 88 main event between Cody Garbrandt and Thomas Almeida. read news >>

Cormier named honorary chairman of Wrestling World Cup

  • 4 days ago
  • 0 views

Daniel Cormier, a two-time Olympian in men’s freestyle wrestling and current UFC light heavyweight champion, will serve as the Honorary Chairman of the 2016 World Cup of Freestyle Wrestling, set for read news >>

UFC Champ Daniel Cormier Named Honorary Chairman of Wrestling World Cup

  • 4 days ago
  • 9 views

UFC champion Daniel Cormier, a two-time Olympian in men’s freestyle wrestling, will serve as the Honorary Chairman of the 2016 World Cup of Freestyle Wrestling. read news >>