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Side-by-side-by-side pic: Daniel Cormier ‘then’ and ‘now’ following UFC 226 weigh ins

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Reigning UFC light heavyweight king Daniel Cormier will attempt to become the second fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold a belt in two different weight classes when the takes on heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic tomorrow night (Sat., July 7, 2018) at UFC 226 live on pay-per-view (PPV) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

It will be Cormier’s first fight at heavyweight since defeating Roy Nelson via unanimous decision back at UFC 166 nearly five years ago.

In preparation for Cormier’s return to the land if big men, we’ve compiled a side-by-side-by-side pic of his previous weigh ins. The photos showcases “DC” when he was a heavyweight under the Strikeforce banner before transitioning to 205 pounds in UFC and then back up to heavyweight for his clash with Miocic this weekend.

Have a look:

We shall see if Cormier’s decision to come back to heavyweight pays off. If the 39-year-old is able to get past Miocic at UFC 226 and capture his second world title, he may go down as one of the best fighters of all time.

What say you, Maniacs? Does Cormier look much different?

MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 226 fight card, starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET.

See the complete UFC 226 line up here.

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