Daniel Cormier became a new Strikeforce Grand Prix champion

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Updated: June 20, 2012
Daniel Cormier became a new Strikeforce Grand Prix champion

Daniel Cormier became the Grand Prix champ after defeating Josh Barnett by way of a near-shutout five round unanimous decision.

“It means everything to beat somebody like Josh Barnett,” said Cormier. “I’ve lost a lot of people in my life, and this is for all of them. My daughter Kaedyn, my dad. This means the world to me.”

With the win, Cormier ups his record to 10-0; Barnett falls to 31-6.

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