UFC 230: Daniel Cormier stuffs Derrick Lewis in first heavyweight title defense
04 November, 2018, 22:34 | Author: Regina Boyd
Lesnar became the WWE Universal Champion last Friday at the Crown Jewel pay-per-view, and given the fact that Lesnar isn't likely to defend his title any time soon, he could still be a WWE champion by the time a fight with Cormier materializes.
In a clinical performance which badly exposed the gap in class and technical ability between the two fighters, Cormier made the first defense of his heavyweight title on Saturday via second-round submission in the main event of UFC 230.
From there, Cormier climbed around to Lewis' back and quickly sunk in a rear-naked choke, clamping down on the squeeze and forcing "The Black Beast" to tap out.
White ranked Cormier as one of the all-time greats in MMA and as a person outside of the Octagon. "I knew right off the bat I was gonna have a tough time getting in on him and landing shots". Oh boy, look at that! "Like my man Jon Anik says, 'History in the making".
The defending champion, 39, had headed into the bout as strong favorite and with a remarkable 14-fight unbeaten career record at heavyweight. "If you have a puncher's chance, that's not enough".
"It is kind of insane that it's happening, but really I'm just going into it like it's another fight". "I feel like being a WWE champion, too".
Cormier will now reportedly fight former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar in 2019.
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Souza rebounded from a loss to Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 224 and did it with a busted nose. "Nah, it's a walk in the Garden", Adesanya said.
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