UFC 187 Results: Daniel Cormier Becomes New Light Heavyweight Champion


UFC 187 came live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena and was one of the biggest cards top-to-bottom that the UFC has produced so far this year.

Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Rumble UFC 187

Daniel Cormier defeated Anthony Rumble in the third round to become the new light heavyweight champion and Chris Weidman proved why he is still the middleweight champion by defeating Vitor Belfort via TKO in the first round.

Donald Cerrone showed his continuing winning streak by defeating late replacement John Makdessi via TKO in the second round.

Here are the full fight results:

Daniel Cormier Def  Anthony Johnson Via RNC 2 mins 39 secs Round 3

New UFC Light Heavyweight World Champion UFC 187 Daniel Cormier

#NEW #Light-Heavyweight #World #Champion  #Daniel Cormier

Chris Weidman Def  Vitor Belfort  Via TKO 2 mins 53 secs Round 1

Still Middleweight UFC Champion Chris Weidman UFC  187

#AndStill #Middleweight #World #Champion #Chris Weidman 

Donald Cerrone Def  John Makdessi Via TKO 4 mins 44 secs Round 2

Donald Cerrone UFC 187 Win

Andrei Arlovski  Def  Travis Browne Via TKO 4 min 41 secs Round 1

Joseph Benavidez Def  John Moraga Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Preliminary Card 

John Dodson Def  Zach Makovsky Via Unanimous Decision 29-28, 29-28, 29-28

Dong Hyun Kim  Def  Josh Burkman Via Arm Triangle 2 mins 13 secs Round 3

Rafael Natal Def  Uriah Hall  Via Split Decision 29-28, 28-29, 29-28

Colby Covington Def  Mike Pyle Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 29-28, 30-27

Preliminary Card 

Islam Makhachev Def  Leo Kuntz Via RNC 2 mins 38 Secs Round 2

Justin Scoggins Def  Josh Sampo Via Unanimous Decision 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Nina Ansaroff  vs. Rose Namajunas was cancelled due to Ansaroff having the flu.

BONUSES

FOTN  $50,000 EACH

Andrei Arlovski

Travis Browne

POTN $50,000 Each 

Daniel Cormier

Chris Weidman

UFC 187 Weigh-In Results: Cormier 205 lbs vs. Johnson 204.5 lbs


UFC 187 comes live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena for perhaps one of the biggest cards top-to-bottom that the UFC has produced so far this year, even with the loss of Jon Jones and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Chris Weidman vs. Vito Belford Weigh-in UFC 187

The main event is now for the vacant Light Heavyweight title between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson, while the co-main is the middleweight championship title between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort.

Before we get to the fights, we have to make sure the fighters are on weight first. Here are the weigh-in results.

Main Card 

Daniel Cormier (205 lbs) vs. Anthony Johnson (204.5 lbs)

Daniel Cormier Weigh-in UFC 187

Anthony Johnson Weigh-in UFC 187

Chris Weidman (185 lbs) vs. Vitor Belfort (184 lbs)

Chris Weidman Weigh-in UFC 187

Vitro Belfort Weigh-in UFC 187

Donald Cerrone (156 lbs) vs. John Makdessi (155.5 lbs)

Andrei Arlovski (241 lbs) vs. Travis Browne (236.5 lbs)

Joseph Benavidez (125.5 lbs) vs. John Moraga (126 lbs)

Preliminary Card 

John Dodson (125.5 lbs) vs. Zach Makovsky (126 lbs)

Dong Hyun Kim (170.5 lbs) vs. Josh Burkman (170.5 lbs)

Uriah Hall (186 lbs) vs. Rafael Natal (185.5 lbs)

Nina Ansaroff (120 lbs*) vs. Rose Namajunas (116 lbs)

Preliminary Card 

Mike Pyle (171 lbs) vs. Colby Covington (170.5 lbs)

Islam Makhachev (155.5 lbs) vs. Leo Kuntz (155.5 lbs)

Justin Scoggins (126 lbs) vs. Josh Sampo (126 lbs)

* Ansaroff will be fined a percentage of her purse for failing to make-weight.

UFC 187: John Dodson – The Art of the Game Plan


No 1. flyweight John Dodson and his coach Greg Jackson talk about how they go about creating a game plan for Dodson’s opponents and what to focus on during a fight.

John Dodson Game Plan

John Dodson battles Zach Makovsky during the prelims at UFC 187 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the MGM Grand Garden Arena this Saturday, May 23rd.

GET READY! MAY 16TH UFC IS COMING TO MANILA


It was announced Wednesday evening [Early hours of this morning in the UK] in the United States and that it will air on FOX Sports 1, the UFC are coming to Manila on May 16th.

Home to boxing stars Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire, combat sports fans in the Philippines have always welcomed the UFC athletes with opens arms, showing their support in the masses, so it is no strange fit that a date has now been set for an event.

Established contenders Mark Munoz, John Dodson and Chris Cariaso will be proudly representing their Filipino roots, where there are plenty of options for UFC matchmakers .