Salina Deleon is the proud wife of former Olympic wrestler turned UFC champ, Daniel Cormier. Her 38-year-old hubby is the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.
Salina’s man has been named the third-best pound-for-pound fighter in the UFC but prior to his success in mixed martial arts, Cormier actually began his career as a wrestler.
About the Player
Find all about Cormier, his family, career, children, wife and a lot more here!
Why Did Daneial Cormier Retire?
Since Cormier lost two fights in a row, according to him, it was time for him to retire so he announced his retirement in 2020 at the age of 41.
What is Daniel Cormier’s Net Worth in 2021?
Cormier’s net worth is $6 million as of 2021.
Why was Daniel Cormier Crying?
In UFC 214, Cormier lost to Jon Jones for the first time, and since he was someone who always came back with the winning medals, this time it wasn’t the same which made him cry.
His Early Years
Know about Cormier’s childhood days and how he moved up the ladder in his MMA career before we jump on to knowing more his wife.
Daniel Cormier’s Family
Born March 20, 1979; the Lafayette, Louisiana native has an older brother, Ferral, younger brother, Joe, and a sister named Felicia. His stepfather is named Percy Benoit. His biological father was killed on Thanksgiving Day in 1986.
Cormier was an NCAA Division I Freestyle wrestler at Oklahoma State University. In 2008, he was the team captain of the U.S. Olympic wrestling team.
Cormier is no stranger to success, having been a two-time Olympic wrestler and six-time U.S. Open national champion, but he has also struggled with losses. At Oklahoma State, he lost the Division I finals. He finished fourth at the 2008 Olympics and never made it to the 2012 Summer Games after falling ill.
In 2009 he began his career in MMA at heavyweight but transitioned to light heavyweight in 2014 and took home the light heavyweight title in 2015.
Cormier began his professional MMA career on September 25, 2009, defeating Gary Frazier by TKO at Strikeforce Challengers: Kennedy vs. Cummings.
In fact, he won his first eight fights while competing in Strikeforce, XMMA (won their heavyweight title), and KOTC (won their heavyweight title).
Jon Jones vs Daniel Cormier 2 Full Fight
A stroke of luck came Cormier’s way when Alistair Overeem pulled out of the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix in July of 2011. The Strikeforce brass chose Cormier to take his place.
Cormier’s lovely wife is Salina Deleon whom she married last May. Prior to his nuptials to the pretty UFC wag, Cormier became a daddy while in college and was also previously married.
Who was Daniel Cormier’s First Wife?
Cormier married his first wife, Robin in November of 2002.
How did Daniel Cormier’s Daughter Die?
His daughter died in a car accident.
While attending Oklahoma State, Daniel Cormier and then-girlfriend, Carolyn Flowers became the parents of one daughter. Sadly, the couple’s daughter Kaedyn was tragically killed in a car accident in 2003.
Salina and Cormier’s Wedding
Salina Deleon and Cormier began dating around 2010. The following year the two became first time parents with the birth of son, Daniel Jr. At the time, Salina Deleon was referred to as Cormier’s fiancée.
In 2012 Salina Deleon gave birth to the couple’s second child, daughter Marquita Kalani. The two were finally joined in holy matrimony just a few weeks ago! They tied the knot on May 27, 2017, in Half Bay Moon, California.
Prior to becoming a UFC wag, the lovely Salina Deleon worked at Hooters in Fresno, California, her hometown. She and her husband and their two adorable kids currently reside in San Jose, California.
Daniel Cormier vs Stipe Miocic Full Fight Video
Know All About Salina Cormier
Want to know more about the lovely wife here? We’ll tell you all about her. Read on.
Who is Daniel Cormier’s Wife?
Daniel Cormier’s wife is Saline who was working as a waitress in a restaurant in her hometown. It is not sure how the duo met, but they’ve been happily married with two kids now.
Where was Salina Deleon Born?
Salina was born in Fresno, California.
Salina Deleon’s Education
Nothing is known of her educational qualifications but be sure to follow us as we keep things updated.
What is Salina Cormier’s Net worth?
Salina’s exact net worth is unknown.
Salina Deleon’s Family
The details about her family are unknown.
Is Salina DeLeon Mexican?
She’s an American with a Caucasian ethnicity.
Salina DeLeon’s Parents
There is no information available on her parents as of now.
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Joe Rogan and Daniel Cormier Interview
Daniel Corier Towel
In Cormier’s UFC 210 match, he weighed a little more than the standard weight – he was 1.2 pounds more. He then went for a second weigh-in with the privacy towels where he held the towel close to him which gave rise to a controversy. But he says that he didn’t realize he was doing so until he saw the photos. To know more about this incident, you can check here.
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