VIDEO | UFC 210 Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson Highlights
Daniel Cormier defeated Anthony Johnson for the second time in his career in last night’s UFC 210 main event, thus retaining his UFC light heavyweight title.
Check out the highlights from Cormier’s impressive submission win in the above video.
Following the UFC 210 main event, Cormier proceeded to deliver a very memorable post-fight speech (watch that here).
As for Anthony Johnson, the feared striker shocked fans by announcing his retirement (watch that here).
Get the full fight recap from last night’s Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson 2 main event below:
Round one begins and Johnson lands a front kick to the body to start things off. He fires off a big right hand. DC returns fire with one of his own. Rumble lands a hard leg kick. He pushes Daniel against the cage. Anthony is looking for a double leg takedown. Cormier lands a knee inside and then another. Odd that Rumble would clinch up in the early moments. Anthony gets Daniel down for a second but Cormier gets right back up. Rumble continues to press DC against the fence. Johnson is really searching for the takedown here. Cormier switches the position and pushed Rumble against the fence. Cormier grabs a hold of a front head lock. Anthony is trying to break free but Cormier is all over him. Johnson is fighting back. He throws a high kick in the clinch. Wild. DC gets called for holding the fence and the referee forces them to break. Johnson lands a big head kick. DC seems to be stunned. Johnson rushes in and presses him against the fence. This is just bizarre. Cormier recovers against the cage and the horn sounds to end round one.
Round two begins and DC has a broken nose. He lands a hard kick on the body of Rumble. Johnson goes to the southpaw position. Cormier lands another good kick to the body. Johnson misses with a big right. DC ducks under and shoots in for a takedown. He does not get it but presses Rumble against the fence. Good short shots from Cormier here. He is making Johnson work here. Rumble is able to scramble but then chooses to press Daniel against the fence. He lands a takedown but DC pops right back up. Cormier now shoots in for the takedown and gets it. He immediately moves to the back. This is not good for Anthony. Two minutes remain. Big rights from Cormier. He switches to a rear-naked choke and this one is over.