Daniel Cormier overwhelms Derrick Lewis to hold heavyweight title, gets out Brock Lesnar

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Daniel Cormier overwhelms Derrick Lewis to hold heavyweight title, gets out Brock Lesnar

Daniel Cormier overwhelms Derrick Lewis to hold heavyweight title, gets out Brock Lesnar 

Daniel Cormier overwhelms Derrick Lewis to hold heavyweight title, gets out Brock Lesnar :


NEW YORK, NY - Daniel Cormier announced himself one of the best ever ahead of the pack up to his UFC 230 session with Derrick Lewis, and the twofold champ has made one more stride in solidifying his heritage. 

Cormier submitted Lewis with a back stripped gag right off the bat in the second round to set up his first barrier of the heavyweight title he asserted back in July with a prevail upon Stipe Miocic at UFC 226. In this manner, the 39-year-old turned into the main contender to effectively safeguard a belt in two diverse weight classes. 

Look down for our full battle inclusion! 

And keeping in mind that Brock Lesnar wasn't in participation — he was caught up with winning a WWE belt some place in Saudi Arabia — Cormier did his part in anchoring a 2019 confrontation with the returning megastar. 

"Brock Lesnar, when you come, bring that shiny new WWE title," Cormier said in his post-battle meet. 

"I have a craving for being a WWE champion as well." 

"Carry that belt with you in the event that you go to my home." 

Cormier went out on a limb taking the battle late after Dana White couldn't discover a matchup deserving of a headliner before the 17,011 at Madison Square Garden. 

Also, we saw flashes of Lewis' one-punch peril when the match were on their feet; the master Black Beast swarm detecting the improbable contender may pull off the inconceivable. 

In any case, Cormier is No. 1 in the UFC's pound-for-pound rankings for a reason, and did what he expected to keep it a unimaginable circumstance. So when things got unsafe, he took the battle to the canvas. 

"All that he did had extraordinary power," Cormier said. 

"What a person Derrick Lewis is, I really do value him. I cherish his Instagram, I adore his story, and it was a respect for me to impart the Octagon to him." 

The co-headliner was a three-round war that won Fight of the Night respects between Chris Weidman and Jacare Souza; finishing with the American spread out on the canvas. 

Weidman told foxsports.com.au this week that with a win, he'd be ensured a title shot. 

That win never came. 

The fundamental card started with Kiwi star Israel Adesanya putting forth a monstrous expression before a revering swarm; completing Derek Brunson in the first round, and guaranteeing the Performance of the Night reward. 

That was previously Karl Roberson earned a consistent choice prevail upon Jack Marshman, and Jared Cannonier, who additionally earned a Performance of the Night reward, halted David Branch in the second. 

The broadcast prelims started with a fierce first round knockout; main residence kid Lyman Good dropping Ben Saunders in their welterweight session with a progression of uppercuts, before a whirlwind of mallet clench hands forgot his rival cool on the canvas. 

What pursued was a real bloodbath between Sheymon Moraes and Julio Arce; Joe Rogan guaranteeing it was the bloodiest he'd at any point seen the Octagon, as those sitting close enough to the enclosure were more stressed over their suits than the battle itself. 

Moraes cut Arce open during the time spent thumping his adversary down twice in their featherweight war. The American recovered well to take the battle to the judges, where Moraes asserted a split choice win. 

In the main ladies' battle of the night, Sijara Eubanks at long last had something to grin about after her loathsomeness UFC 230 experience. 

In the wake of being put on the prelims of the card she was at first planned to feature, and afterward missing weight on Saturday (AEDT), the No. 4 positioned flyweight contender earned a consistent choice prevail upon Roxanne Modafferi. 

Furthermore, in the included session on the prelims, Jordan Rinaldi earned a consistent choice win subsequent to commanding Jason Knight in a featherweight coordinate that was battled transcendently on the ground. 

FULL CARD RESULTS 

Early prelims 

Marcos Rogerio De Lima def. Adam Wieczorek — by means of choice 

Shane Burgos def. Kurt Holobaugh — by means of first round accommodation 

Matt Frevola v Lando Vannata — dominant part draw 

Prelims 

Lyman Good def. Ben Saunders — by means of first round KO 

Sheymon Moraes def. Juliio Arce — through split choice 

Sijara Eubanks def Roxanne Modafferi — through choice 

Jordan Rinaldi def. Jason Knight — through choice 

Primary Card 

Israel Adesanya def. Derek Brunson — through first round TKO 

Karl Roberson def. Jack Marshman — by means of choice 

Jared Cannonier def. David Branch — by means of second round TKO 

Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza def. Chris Weidman — by means of third round TKO 


Daniel Cormier def. Derrick Lewis — by means of second round accommodation

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