- UFC 241 results, highlights: Stipe Miocic rallies to TKO Daniel Cormier, regains heavyweight title
- UFC 241: Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic live results & highlights
- Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier 2 full fight video highlights from UFC 241 main event
UFC 241 results, highlights: Stipe Miocic rallies to TKO Daniel Cormier, regains heavyweight title
Aug 16, Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic will face off in a rematch that holds heavy implications at UFC on Saturday at the Honda Center in.and you
The fight obviously went longer than their previous fight. It did live up to expectations with an insane pace for all of the rounds by these fighters. It was truly amazing. While both fighters had their moments with takedowns most notably with Cormier in the first round as he scored a big slam, this fight stayed on the feet. It was a mostly striking fight with a mix of clinching and dirty boxing. In the fourth round, Miocic earned the knockout win when he landed a flurry of strikes up against the fence that was finished on the ground.
Stipe Miocic was looking for revenge against heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, and he got just that. It was anything but easy in the main event of UFC , but thanks to one of the great adjustments in UFC championship fight history, Miocic brought the belt back home by stopping Cormier in the fourth round. Can't get enough UFC? Both big men threw leg kicks early as they felt out range and strategy. Cormier landed the initial big punches before shooting for a takedown. When Miocic resisted initially, Cormier went for a high crotch and easily lifted his foe onto his shoulder before slamming him down and going to work from inside Miocic's half-guard. UFC pic.
UFC 241: Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic live results & highlights
Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier 2 full fight video highlights from UFC 241 main event
Statistically, Stipe Miocic lost all four rounds of his UFC matchup against Daniel Cormier, but when last night's fight ended, it was Miocic dancing in the center of the octagon as Cormier sat slumped against the cage knowing that his reign as UFC heavyweight champion had come to an end. Cormier took the title from Miocic in July via a first-round knockout. Before that fight, Cormier and his team saw that Miocic left his guard down when he exited the clinch. With that knowledge, Cormier caught Miocic with a short right that ended that matchup at the mark of the first stanza. Cormier defended the title in November with a submission win over Derrick Lewis. Cormier was favored over the ex-champ. Cormier used his speed advantage early in the rematch.
Earlier in the week, Stipe Miocic told Sporting News that avenging his loss to Daniel Cormier was more important than regaining the heavyweight title. Sporting News had the fight scored for Cormier at the time of the stoppage. What a fight! UFC pic. Join DAZN and watch more than fight nights a year.
Former champ-champ Daniel Cormier looks to defend his heavyweight title against the man he stole it from — Stipe Miocic. The fan-favorite heavyweight looks to make his return for the first time since losing the belt to Cormier. Read the play-by-play here. I felt like that hook to the body was hurting him, his hands were dropping so I came over the top more. My coach told me to use that right hand. I knew I was hurting him, I just had to keep working, keep working until something opened up. Here we go!
Stipe Miocic reclaimed the heavyweight title with a stunning fourth-round knockout of Daniel Cormier and Nate Diaz scored a dominant decision win against Anthony Pettis in his first fight in over three years at the UFC on Saturday night. Former Olympic wrestler Cormier ducked under the longer reach of Miocic to land some heavy punches early before scoring a single-leg takedown and dominating his opponent on the ground. - Stipe Miocic stepped inside the octagon cage for his super fight against Daniel Cormier last year having made the most successful consecutive heavyweight title defenses in UFC history. Cormier, a two-division stalwart, was and still is on every shortlist of the greatest fighters MMA has ever seen.