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Miocic v Cormier: in their heavyweight title bout during the UFC 226 event inside T-Mobile Arena on July 7, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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DC the Champ Champ

Jul 092018

Daniel Cormier stunned the world and made MMA history Saturday night by becoming the first UFC athlete in history to hold both the light heavyweight and heavyweight world titles. After defeating Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 222 in Jan. He announced he would step up to the division that he started his career in, Heavyweight and face the current champion Stipe Miocic. 

Cormier, undefeated as heavyweight was excited to get back into the octagon at this weight. No weight cutting, just concentrating on fighting and strategy.

On Saturday, Jan 7 2018, DC faced off against the current undisputed Heavy Weight champion Stipe Miocic at the T-MOBILE ARENA in Las Vegas Nevada. As they battled back and forth during the first round, it was a solid right hook that ripped into Stipe’s jaw at 4:33 of the first round.

 

He proved to the world that he is, and in no doubt the champion in both divisions. DC is a original Monster MMA athlete from the start of the sponsorship with the UFC and has been a driving force behind the brand. He faces Brock Lesnar as his next test as the HW champion, a fight that’s been talked about for years. Congrats to DC, history will never be the same.

 

 

 

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