Daniel Cormier is the UFC light-heavyweight champ mostly because Jon Jones is a fool who can’t stay out of trouble, but also because Cormier is really, really good at fighting.
If you’ll recall, he was wrecking shop in Strikeforce, and then when he made the transition to the UFC, well, he’s been wrecking shop there as well.
At UFC 210, Cormier will get another chance to prove his dominance when he rematches with the division’s top contender in Anthony Johnson. You know how tough Johnson is, and because Cormier beat him once already, you know how tough he is. But if you want more data on the subject, here’s another example – in the form of Cormier’s earlier fight against the legendary Dan Henderson.