Cormier smothers Silva to claim victory

In a lot of ways, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was in a no win situation Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena when he faced middleweight icon Anderson Silva, who took their UFC 200 fight on two days’ notice following the removal of Jon Jones due to a potential Anti-Doping violation. Cormier did secure the three-round unanimous decision victory in the non-title bout though, even if the 41-year-old Silva won the crowd with his gutsy effort.“I was little nervous, he was so good, so I did what I had to do,” Cormier said.Scores were 30-26 on all three judges’ sc … Read the Full Article Here
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The Ultimate Fighter Finale bonus recap

Fight of the Night: Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Claudia GadelhaPerformance Bonuses: Doo Ho Choi and Tatiana Suarez• Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Claudia Gadelha’s five-round title fightearned Fight of the Night honors• Doo Ho Choi’s impressive first-round knockout earned him a performance bonus• Tatiana Suarez became The Ultimate Fighter Finale strawweight winner and took home a performance bonus• All four fighters earn $50k for their efforts tonight 
More from The Ultimate Fighter 23 finale: Results | Jedrzejczyk retains title in five-round epic | Suarez, Sanchez … Read the Full Article Here
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#AndNew! Nunes wins title against Tate

When Rafael Dos Anjos lost his lightweight title to Eddie Alvarez on Thursday, Brazil was left without any undisputed UFC world champions. Two nights later, Bahia’s Amanda Nunes rectified that situation, submitting Miesha Tate in the first round of their UFC 200 main event Saturday at T-Mobile Arena to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship.“Miesha is a tough opponent, I respect her a lot, but I’m the new champion,” the 28-year-old Nunes said of her win, which came in front of 18,202 fans, a Las Vegas record for a UFC event. And to get it, she just had to t … Read the Full Article Here
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