Now that Daniel Cormier has fulfilled all of his Strikeforce obligations, it’s time to explore what the future holds for him as he transitions to the UFC.
While no one is entirely sure which weight class Cormier will choose to ply his trade, there is no harm in examining his prospects at both heavyweight and light heavyweight.
Of the former Olympian’s potential future opponents, bouts against heavyweight champion—and AKA teammate—Cain Velasquez and 205-pound champion Jon Jones are by far the most intriguing.
It goes without saying that these contests are purely hypothetical at this point. Still, it's worth taking a closer look at how Cormier might do against the UFC’s heavyweight and light heavyweight kings.
So, to avoid covering old ground, I will focus on the tantalising, if unlikely, prospect of Cormier agreeing to face his friend and training partner, Cain Velasquez.