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Watch new Light-Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier and TUF 8 winner Ryan Bader nearly fight at UFC 187 post fight press conference.
The one and only Arnold Schwarzenegger posing with Middleweight title holder Chris Weidman and newly crowned Light-Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier after UFC 187 in Las Vegas.
Don't miss UFC 187 post-fight press conference from Las Vegas. Who received the bonus awards? What does the winners and losers have to say about past fights? And much more!
In the headliner of UFC 187 event the vacant Light-Heavyweight title was on the line between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson. "Rumble" lands a big right punch and "Black Fedor" falls to canvas, but he got up quickly and started to use his superior wrestling skills, pressing his opponent against the fence and taking the fight to the ground. The second round started with exchange, but Johnson is soon on the mat again where he stays until the end of the round. Cormier damages his head with elbows while also looking for kimura. In the third round "Rumble" looks very tired, Cormier continues to grapple and ends behind his opponent where he secures a rear-naked choke capturing the belt.
In the co-headliner Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman met Vitor Belfort. The American is in the center, and the Brazilian moves around - they're both looking for a good moment. Belfort finds the opportunity and lands nice punches again and again in a series of combinations and Weidman is in trouble. But Weidman survives the pressure and scores a takedown, works his way to the top and after some nasty ground and pound, Herb Dean is forced to stop beatdown.
UFC 187 took place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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In the main even of KSW 31 in Gdansk, Poland, Middleweight Champion Michal Materla kept his belt after the fight with Toasz Drwal in what seemed to be a bit of a controversial referee stoppage. Drwal looked better with strikes and especially his jab did a good job. Materla took the fight to the mat from time to time and after a successful takedown in the third round, he worked his way up to top crucifix position where the Champion trapped the Challenger while also landing punches. After about one minute in a bad position Materla was warned by the referee that he would stop the match, but the UFC veteran couldn't do anything about it and the fight was finished at 4:56. The strikes from the Champion wasn't damaging and some of them were even blocked.
In the co-main event Mariusz Pudzianowski needed only 27 seconds to knock out Rolles Gracie. The Brazilian kicks early, and the Pole lands a big right swing sending Gracie to the floor, Pudzianowski looks for a finish, but it finished already as the ref saves Gracie.
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In the headliner of ONE Championship 27 Lightweight Champion Shinya Aoki took Koji Ando to the ground in the opening round. The challenger was well defending the transitions of his opponent, but eat some strikes. In the second round the fighters were exchanging some strikes from distance and Aoki got a bloody noise. In the third round, Aoki again scored a takedown, but couldn't finish the match by submission although doing some significant damage this time. Despite some success from the challenger, Aoki was leading the fight in the championship rounds. In the fifth round, Aoki jumps guard, sliding on his butt around the cage and at the end of the fight wins via unanimous decision to retain his crown.
ONE Championship 27: Warrior’s Quest took place at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore.
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Watch UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier weigh-ins live at combatbear.com. The athletes will step on the scale and make the staredowns in front the fans and media.