Cormier (21-1, 1 no-contest) flattened the UFC's long-reigning heavyweight champ with a right elbow out of a clinch.
Cormier became the second fighter in UFC history to hold two championship belts simultaneously. Miocic weighed in at 242.5; Cormier weighed in at 246.
Brock Lesnar is officially back in the UFC and he's getting a heavyweight title shot.
Given Lesnar (5-3) otherwise hasn't won a fight since forcing a submission by Shane Carwin in 2010, it's hardly surprising DC is the early favourite.
A win over Miocic, the first-ever UFC heavyweight champion to defend the belt successfully three times, would give Cormier a compelling case.
Miocic, of Cleveland, landed a handful of right hands in the fight, but Cormier's hand speed stood out.
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Lesnar was cageside at UFC 226, and entered the Octagon after the conclusion of the fight following a challenge from Cormier. "I went from that to become the heavyweight champion".
"It's the same, man, these guys are all the same", Cormier said "I approach them all the same way".
Weeks ago, Lesnar's advocate Paul Heyman revealed that The Beast's next Universal Title defense was facing contractual issues due to a lack of confidence in WWE to find a suitable challenger.
Cormier has an uncanny ability to deflect blows from much taller opponents by keeping his hands loose and forward instead of using a traditional boxing stance where the hands are held tightly near the head.
Cormier would have remained in the heavyweight division, but he elected to move down to the light heavyweight division because of his teammate, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. So as great as Anderson Silva was, he tested positive I think two times.
Here's the thing with massive events like UFC 226: high-profile, critically important fights only create the need for even more high-profile, critically important fights. Light heavyweight Khalil Rountree kicked off the PPV card with a surprising first-round stoppage of Gokhan Saki, a heralded Dutch kickboxer in his third pro MMA fight.
Mr Pompeo's upbeat mood appeared to continue following the two sides' first meeting, which lasted three hours. Trump said after the Singapore summit that Kim had agreed to send the remains back to the United States.
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Before that incident, Faid had been released from prison after convincing the parole board that he renounced his criminal past. France's justice minister said Monday that several drones were spotted flying over Reau Prison south of Paris a few months ago.
With 131 appearances, Iniesta was Spain's fourth-most-capped player , behind Iker Casillas, Sergio Ramos and Xavi Hernandez. We've achieved great success, things that we all dreamed of since we were kids, but also great deceptions and hard moments.
Buttler is in the form of his life and having played successfully in the IPL, he does know what the Indian bowlers have to offer. In T20 cricket, you have to be at your absolute best because the game is so short and you don't have second chances.
I also think it's healthy in a way for me to do what I need to do, be that working mom, then go back home and be the mom. Wawrinka, who has twice reached the quarterfinals at the All England Club, will next face Thomas Fabbiano of Italy.
Katharine McPhee has not yet shared a visible photo of her engagement ring, but it appears that Eng got a peek at it. The couple first sparked dating rumors in May 2017, but wouldn't confirm their relationship until late a year ago .
Stefanie, the sister of Haiden's girlfriend, Brooke , is now in a medically induced coma in a Florida hospital. A Tennessee woman, Maleka Grimes, 39, who was celebrating her wedding anniversary, died in Saturday's blast.
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