Daniel Cormier, Brock Lesnar Trade Shoves in Octagon Following UFC 226 Headliner

Bessie Dean
July 9, 2018

Coming into this fight, there was speculation that Lesnar might show up to UFC 226 to call out the victor of this main event fight and that is exactly what happened.

He finished Miocic (18-3) on the ground with 27 seconds left in the round by landing several shots before the referee stepped in.

BTW.Cormier becomes the second fighter in UFC history to hold titles in 2 weight classes at the same time. Daniel Cormier is 20-1 his latest win was over Volkan Oezdemir via 2nd-round TKO at UFC 220 in Boston.

Cormier's five-inch height disadvantage and eight-inch reach disadvantage against Miocic proved to be no problems - and he actually weighed a few pounds more than Miocic at weigh-ins on Friday.

Brock Lesnar is the current Universal Champion, but all year long his future with WWE has been a mystery because his contract is set to expire and he's been teasing a possible move to UFC. "In the stone age".

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Lesnar then stepped into the Octagon and had to be restrained from attacking Cormier.

Lesnar's last fight took place at UFC 200 where he defeated Mark Hunt, but the decision was changed following the Universal Champion testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs prior to his fight. "There's a guy that I've known for a long time. Stay broke", Cormier said of his naysayers (via MMAJunkie). Lesnar is a former UFC heavyweight champion and has been heavily rumored to be entertaining the idea of a return to MMA.

Former UFC heavyweight champion and WWE superstar Brock Lesnar was in attendance at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas to watch Miocic and Cormier do battle for the belt at UFC 226.

"As soon as he came to my seat he was acting like a lunatic", White said. White claimed Lesnar reached out to him a couple days ago and told him he was going to be at the fight.

"The process has started", White said. I don't know what's going to happen.

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