"I, ugh, I, ugh, I was a heavyweight a long time and I left the division", Cormier (21-1) said.
Cormier only moved down to light heavyweight when he joined the UFC because he didn't want to fight former UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez, his good friend and training partner in San Jose, California.
It took Daniel Cormier just four and a half minutes at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night to become the UFC's second ever two-division champion. Miocic was not impressed and actually shoved the ref, but he was done and only taking more damage.
Lesnar, a professional wrestling superstar and former UFC champion, was sitting cageside at the event and entered the Octagon after Cormier, a pro wrestling fan, called him up.
Lesnar is widely expected to return to the UFC later this year or early next year. The company has posted an article on WWE.com thatr recaps the Lesnar situation, including his confrontation with Cormier and Dana White's confirmation that the fight will happen down the line. "I never knew what I could become, but tonight I got the answer".
"Push me now, you go to sleep later", Cormier said. That's only a 10 lbs. difference, considerably less than the 40 lbs. of extra weight that Miocic carries when compared to Volkan Oezdemir, Cormier's last opponent at light-heavyweight.
Cormier and Miocic stood toe-to-toe and traded hands throughout.
After an absolute snoozer in the co-main between Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis, Cormier and Miocic went right to war, with Cormier catching Miocic with a huge right hook in the clinch that dropped Miocic.
But even then, Cormier is right to point out that he's fought guys with similar reach advantages. So as great as Anderson Silva was, he tested positive I think two times. He has successfully defended the heavyweight strap in three consecutive bouts. He won the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix in 2012 against some of the best competition in the world at the time and defeated Frank Mir and Roy Nelson in his first two UFC fights.
The two squared off for a moment before Lesnar shoved Cormier in the chest and stated, "DC, I'm coming for you, m--f--". The card is headlined by Stipe Miocic vs Daniel Cormier , as well as co-main event Derrick Lewis vs Francis Ngannous.
Smyth expressed doubts that the president would stop by for a pint but said he would "have a pint of stout ready for him in case". "I was talking to regulars who are looking forward to the visit and I said "Let's set up the Trump Arms while he is here".
Verstappen was half a second off pace-setter Lewis Hamilton in the second practice session which left him P5 in the standings. His Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo endured a frustrating race on his 29th birthday, retiring due to a broken exhaust.
Asked by Autosport why Verstappen was so much stronger in that area, Horner replied: "Max has got a great ability to do that". I think overall, it's not going to change the world in my opinion. "At the moment I don't know", Raikkonen added.
Even if England do reach the final, British political leaders and royals will not attend the match in Russian Federation . "Lloris had a great save", France coach Didier Deschamps said. "We can pass that down the generations - beating Brazil".
Looking forward, Paul will continue to provide tenacious on-ball defense and playmaking starting at point guard for the Rockets. His productivity reached another level in the postseason where he averaged 21.1 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 5.8 assists.
The decision against the Sharifs comes ahead of the July 25 polls, as well as media complaints that the press is being muzzled. He denies drawing the monthly salary. "PML-N will not perish politically as it has a strong base in northern Punjab".
And neither is Brazil . "I'm very happy with my performance but even more so with the team's victory", he said. This is supposed to be Belgium's golden generation, and perhaps for the first time we are beginning to see why.
After the news of her engagement broke, McPhee used Twitter to address the reports with a single emoji and an Ariana Grande GIF. The Canadian music mogul popped the big question while the couple enjoyed a European vacation on the island of Capri on Sunday.
In the coming weeks, you'll hear critics charging that Trump's pick is not sufficiently independent, that he's no Anthony Kennedy. In January, Collins was one of two Republicans who voted against banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy along with Sen.
Engineers have been pumping water out of the cave, but more precipitation is expected as the rainy season hits the area. The Thai military has confirmed that they are preparing for long-term food supplies and diving training for the group.
Boys Have Been Rescued From Thailand Cave
It is estimated that the boys and their coach are 1.24 miles from the mouth of the cave and about 0.6 miles below the surface. His parents, who along with other families, have maintained a constant vigil at the site since the boys first became trapped.
Trump Defends Jim Jordan Over Ohio State Abuse Allegations
He said Jordan and then-head coach Russ Hellickson spoke with Strauss, who the New York Times reports committed suicide in 2005. Jordan, who was the assistant coach from 1986 to 1994, may have covered up the incidents, according to the reports.
Trump unleashes trade war with tariffs on China
USA officials and business owners have warned Trump that the tariffs will be a major hit to American companies. Ahead of the planned tariffs, China said that the "US is opening fire on the entire world, including itself".
Mobile Samsung Galaxy J7 Star release date
Flexible smartphones have been in works but we are yet to see a commercially available foldable smartphone in the market. This is expected to be a drag on profit growth when the Korean conglomerate posts second quarter earnings on Friday.
Apple's Next iPhone Series Rumored To Launch With New Colors
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Netflix Is Testing a More Expensive Ultra HD Plan
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Heat wave kills 17 in eastern Canada
The move is part of the federal government's climate change adaptation in expectation of more frequent heat events. Montreal's health authority says 11 people have now died from complications related to the hot and humid weather.
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However, he declined to say how the Labour leader would respond if invited to see England play in the final. Germany struggled in the group stage and needed Toni Kroos's free-kick to save them.