Daniel Cormier Discusses Which MMA Fighter Deserves a Sneaker Deal in 'Sneaker Shopping'

Also dives into his tennis sneaker obsession.

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In this latest installment of Sneaker Shopping, Joe La Puma joins UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier at Sole on Ice, San Jose to discuss his love for tennis shoes. During their conversation, Cormier reveals the impact basketball and the Utah Jazz had on him when growing up. He also mentions which current MMA fighter he believes could be the only one able to sign a successful sneaker deal.

In the video, Cormier also goes on to tell how he had to heat check fellow fighter Anthony Johnson with a pair of Nike Air Jordan 1s during their last run-in. Watch the full video above to find out which sneakers he picked up.

Be sure to check out the past episodes of Sneaker Shopping including this episode with Brian, previously known as Rich Chigga.

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