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.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT BROOMFIELD – POST FIGHT PRESS CONFERENCE


UFC Fight Night Broomfield  Full Video Post Fight Press

 

Video Credit: UFC

 

UFC FIGHT NIGHT BROOMFIELD FULL RESULTS – HENDERSON VS THATCH


The night was finally here, UFC Fight Night Broomfield or UFC Fight Night 60. Either one will do, they are both the same event where former Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson took on Welterweight Brandon Thatch  [who has not been out of the first round in his last 10 fights, or over 2 minutes, for which he has finished every single fight].

Also on the Card, was up-and-coming Max Holloway who took on the veteran in Cole Miller in the Co-Main Event.

Here are the Full complete Results from UFC Broomfield:

Benson Henderson showing The MMA Lab love
Benson Henderson showing The MMA Lab love

Main Card

Welterweight: Benson Henderson Def Brandon Thatch Via RNC 3 mins 58 secs Rnd 4

Benson Henderson Win UK Broomfield
Benson Henderson Win UK Broomfield
It's on tight RNC Win for Benson Henderson against Brandon Thatch UFC Broomfield
It’s on tight RNC Win for Benson Henderson against Brandon Thatch UFC Broomfield
Benson Henderson with the RNC on Brandon Thatch UFC Broomfield
Benson Henderson with the RNC on Brandon Thatch UFC Broomfield

 

 

Featherweight: Max Holloway Def Cole Miller Via UD   29-28, 29-28, 30-27

Max Holloway Win UFC Broomfield
Max Holloway Win UFC Broomfield
Max Holloway and 'Team Blessed' Win UFC Broomfield
Max Holloway and ‘Team Blessed’ Win UFC Broomfield

Welterweight: Neil Magny  Def Kiichi Kunimoto Via RNC 1 min 22 Secs Rnd 3

Neil Magny Win UFC Broomfield
Neil Magny Win UFC Broomfield

Middleweight: Daniel Kelly Def Patrick Walsh Via UD   29-28, 29-28, 30-27

Daniel Kelly UFC Broomfield
Daniel Kelly UFC Broomfield

Lightweight: Kevin Lee Def Michel Prazeres Via UD 30-27, 29-28, 30-27

Kevin Lee Win UFC Broomfield
Kevin Lee Win UFC Broomfield

Flyweight: Ray Borg Def Chris Kelades Via Kimura 2 min 56 secs Rnd 3

Ray Borg Win UFC Broomfield
Ray Borg Win UFC Broomfield

Preliminary Card

Lightweight: Efrain Escudero Def Rodrigo De Lima Via UD 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Efrain Escudero Win UFC Broomfield
Efrain Escudero Win UFC Broomfield

Featherweight: Chas Skelly Def Jim Alers Via TKO 4 min 59 secs Rnd 2

Chas Skelly celebrating Win UFC Broomfield
Chas Skelly celebrating Win UFC Broomfield
Chas Skelly Win UFC Broomfield
Chas Skelly Win UFC Broomfield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fly weight: Zach Makovsky Def Elliott Via UD 29-28, 29-28, 29-28

Zach Makovsky Win UK Broomfield
Zach Makovsky Win UK Broomfield

Lightweight: James Moontasri Def Cody Pfister Via RNC 1 min 49 secs Rnd 2

James Moontasri Win  UFC Broomfield

James Moontasri Win UFC Broomfield

 

BONUSES

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT

Benson Henderson and Brandon Thatch    $50,000 each 

PERFORMANCE OF THE NIGHT

Ray Borg    $50,000

Neil Magny    $50,000

 

UFC FIGHT NIGHT BROOMFIELD: HENDERSON VS THATCH WEIGH-IN RESULTS


The UFC is back in Broomfield, Colorado, for the first time since 2010 and it may not have been an easy road to get here, but Saturday night’s main event will now feature Benson Henderson who is moving up a weight division to face deadly striker Brandon Thatch.

The Co-Main event features the ever exciting featherweight Max Holloway who goes up against Cole Miller.

Before we get to the all important fights it is of course the all important weigh-ins.

Main Card 3am GMT BT Sports 2/FS1, 10 PM ET/7 PM PT

Benson Henderson Vs Brandon Thatch UFC Broomfield Face Off
Benson Henderson Vs Brandon Thatch UFC Broomfield Face Off

Benson Henderson (169lbs) vs. Brandon Thatch (170 lbs)

Benson Henderson UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Benson Henderson UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Brandon Thatch UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Brandon Thatch UFC Broomfield Weigh-In

Max Holloway (145.25 lbs) vs. Cole Miller (145 lbs)

Max Holloway Vs Cole Miller UFC Broomfield Face Off
Max Holloway Vs Cole Miller UFC Broomfield Face Off
Max Holloway UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Max Holloway UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Cole Miller UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Cole Miller UFC Broomfield Weigh-In

Neil Magny (170.5 lbs) vs. Kiichi Kunimoto (170 lbs)

Neil Magny UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Neil Magny UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Neil Magny Vs Kiichi Kunimoto Face Off
Neil Magny Vs Kiichi Kunimoto Face Off

Daniel Kelly (185.5 lbs) vs. Patrick Walsh* (191.5 lbs)

Daniel Kelly Vs Patrick Walsh UFC Broomfield Face Off
Daniel Kelly Vs Patrick Walsh UFC Broomfield Face Off

Michel Prazeres  (156) with towel vs Kevin Lee (155.25 lbs)

Michel Prazeres Vs Kevin Lee UFC Broomfield Face Off
Michel Prazeres Vs Kevin Lee UFC Broomfield Face Off
Kevin Lee UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Kevin Lee UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Michel Prazeres UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Michel Prazeres UFC Broomfield Weigh-In

Ray Borg (125.75 lbs) vs. Chris Kelades* (127 lbs) with towel

Ray Borg Vs Chris Kelades UFC Broomfield Face Off
Ray Borg Vs Chris Kelades UFC Broomfield Face Off

Preliminary Card 1am GMT BT Sports 2/FS1, 8 PM ET/5 PM PT

Efrain Escudero (156 lbs) vs. Rodrigo Lima (154.5 lbs)

Efrain Escudero Vs Rodrigo Lima UFC Broomfield - Face Off
Efrain Escudero Vs Rodrigo Lima UFC Broomfield – Face Off

Chas Skelly (145.75 lbs ) vs. Jim Alers (145 lbs)

Chas Skelly Vs Jim Alers UFC Broomfield Face Off
Chas Skelly Vs Jim Alers UFC Broomfield Face Off
Jim Alers UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Jim Alers UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Chas Skelly UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Chas Skelly UFC Broomfield Weigh-In

Zach Makovsky (125.5 lbs) vs. Tim Elliott (125 lbs)

Zach Makovsky Vs Tim Elliott UFC Broomfield Face Off
Zach Makovsky Vs Tim Elliott UFC Broomfield Face Off
Zach Makovsky UFC Broomfield Weigh-In
Zach Makovsky UFC Broomfield Weigh-In

James Moontasri* (158 lbs) vs. Cody Pfister (156 lbs)

James Moontasri Vs Cody Pfister UFC Broomfield Face Off
James Moontasri Vs Cody Pfister UFC Broomfield Face Off

*Nik Lentz/Levan Makashvili was cancelled before the weigh-ins due to Nik being ill.

**Fighters have 2 hours to make weight before fines issued