/List of Five: The Understated Style of U.F.C. Champ Daniel Cormier

List of Five: The Understated Style of U.F.C. Champ Daniel Cormier

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Daniel Cormier, the mixed martial arts champion, keeps things understated.


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Daniel Cormier, the Ultimate Fighting Championship light-heavyweight champion and former Olympic wrestler, will defend his title against Jon Jones, a former champion, on July 29 in Anaheim, Calif. The U.F.C. bout offers plenty of tension — the two men infamously scuffled in the lobby of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in 2014. But Mr. Cormier, 38, a native of Lafayette, La., who lives in San Jose, Calif., isn’t all brawn. Outside of the octagon, he also has finesse — in the fashion arena, at least.

Shirt If I’m just kind of cruising around and going to the gym or around town, I wear a lot of Oklahoma State stuff. It’s where I went to school. My favorite is an orange Oklahoma State shirt that says “Legacy.” It’s that kind of material that feels aged, so it’s very soft. If I’m traveling, though, I’ll do a polo. I wear the ones by Ralph Lauren. My wife actually says I wear too many polos. She’s like: “Enough with the polos. You’d think you…

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