UFC champion defended the title and made history

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American mixed martial arts fighter (MMA), Daniel Cormier defeated compatriot derrick Lewis and retained the title of the champion of UFC in heavy weight, reported on the fighting organization.

The fight was held in new York in the tournament UFC 230 and ended in the second round. Cormier defeated an opponent choke.

Now in the asset 39-year-old Cormier is 22 wins and one defeat, one fight declared invalid. 33-year-old Lewis has won 21 duel, lost in six fights, with one declared invalid.

For Cormier, this fight was the first title defense of champion in heavy weight. In July of this year he defeated Stipe Miocici in the title fight.

Daniel Cormier became the first ever UFC fighter who had a successful title defense in several weight categories. In January of 2018 for the third time he defended a title of the champion of UFC in a light heavyweight, defeating the Swiss for Volkan Ozdemir.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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