Regardless of what you think of his odds are against Jon Jones in the UFC 200 rematch, you can’t deny the fact that Daniel Cormier (the current champ) is tougher than a $2 steak. He’s only ever lost to Jones, and in his struggle to the top, Cormier has bested Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, Dan Henderson, Roy Nelson, Frank Mir… the list goes on.
Maybe it’s his Olympic wrestling background, maybe it’s just his genetic makeup and attitude, but there’s no quit in him.
In the video below, Cormier raps about his UFC 192 scrap against constant challenger Alexander Gustafsson. Like nearly all of his fights, this one was a helluva battle. But Cormier persevered.