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“I was a heavyweight for a long time, and I left the division,” Cormier buy canada goose jacket cheap said. “I never knew what I could become, but tonight I got the answer. I’m a two division champion, baby!”

Cormier, a former Strikeforce heavyweight champion who moved down in weight to avoid fighting a good friend, has never lost to anyone except Jon Jones, the star crossed former light heavyweight champion who beat him twice. The second victory last summer was changed to a no contest canada goose uk outlet when Jones failed a doping test, and he remains out of the sport.

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UFC President Dana White said the result confirms Canada Goose Outlet Cormier is “one of the best of all time.. It finally gives him the respect that he deserves. It couldn’t happen to a better guy. I said to him, ‘If you’re the champion for the rest of my career, I’ll be a happy man.'”

After beating Miocic, Cormier engaged in a bit of clearly planned theatrics with Brock Lesnar, the professional wrestler and former UFC heavyweight champion. Cormier called Lesnar into the cage, and Lesnar shoved Cormier in the chest while the fighters traded insults to hype a potential Canada Goose Outlet future bout.

“Push me now, (and) you’re going to sleep later,” Cormier yelled at Lesnar. “Your days are in the past. In the stone age.”

canada goose clearance sale Lesnar, likely the biggest pay per view draw in UFC history, is widely expected to return to MMA early next year. White confirmed he’ll book Cormier against Lesnar as soon as Lesnar has completed the requisite drug testing, but Cormier said he would like to defend his 205 pound title later this year before fighting Lesnar. canada goose clearance sale

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Earlier at UFC 226, heavyweight Derrick Lewis earned a lifeless decision over formerly fearsome prospect Francis Ngannou in the co main event at the UFC’s canada goose factory sale biggest show of the summer. Welterweight Mike Perry also earned a copiously bloody split decision victory over Paul Felder.

cheap Canada Goose But Cormier provided all the fireworks necessary with his demolition of Miocic, who had held the heavyweight belt for over two years. Miocic was the most dominant heavyweight champion in the history of the UFC’s most tumultuous division, defending his belt a UFC record three times. cheap Canada Goose

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The show capped the UFC’s annual International Fight Week in early July in its hometown. For the fourth consecutive year, the weekend’s pay per view card lost a major fight when featherweight champion Max Holloway was ruled out of his title defense with Brian Ortega due to symptoms of an apparent concussion.

Lewis (20 5) earned an easy decision victory practically by default when Ngannou (11 3) seemed uninterested in engaging amid heavy boos. Ngannou, who landed a paltry 11 strikes over three rounds, was thought to be the UFC’s next heavyweight force before Miocic dominated him in January.

White criticized Ngannou’s downfall.

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The sometimes outrageous Perry (12 3) ended a two fight skid with a disciplined, punishing performance against Felder canada goose coats on sale (15 4), who hung in despite seriously injuring his right Canada Goose Jackets forearm and getting a frightening cut near his left eye. Both fighters canada goose were covered in Felder’s blood by the final bell.

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