UFC 226 post-event facts: Daniel Cormier joins Conor McGregor in championship lore

 UFC 226 was touted as the most significant event of the year so far. The event, which took place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass, delivered in the form of several historic results.   Daniel Cormier  (21-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) solidified his status as one of the greatest fighters in MMA history when he scored a  first-round knockout  of  Stipe Miocic  (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) in the main event to add the heavyweight title on his mantel alongside the light heavyweight belt.  Cormier’s victory was the shining moment of the UFC’s sixth-annual International Fight Week festivities. Check below for 55 post-event facts to come out of UFC 226.  Cormier became the second simultaneous two-division champion in...   Click here  to view the full article on MMA Junkie.   

UFC 226 was touted as the most significant event of the year so far. The event, which took place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and aired on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass, delivered in the form of several historic results.

Daniel Cormier (21-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC) solidified his status as one of the greatest fighters in MMA history when he scored a first-round knockout of Stipe Miocic (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) in the main event to add the heavyweight title on his mantel alongside the light heavyweight belt.

Cormier’s victory was the shining moment of the UFC’s sixth-annual International Fight Week festivities. Check below for 55 post-event facts to come out of UFC 226.

Cormier became the second simultaneous two-division champion in...

Click here to view the full article on MMA Junkie.

 

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