UFC 226 was a real high point in the heavyweight division and it became even bigger when Daniel Cormier called out Brock Lesnar.
UFC 226 was at the forefront of the heavyweight bout between then-champion Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier. The co-main event saw Francis Ngannou and Derrick Lewis go hand in hand.
Many believed that the war would not last in the first round and that the winner would face the winner of the Miocic/Cormier war. Sadly, it was called “the worst war in heavyweight history.”
However, the same cannot be said for the main event. Seeking to become a two-time champion, the MMA faithful believe Stipe was capable of defending his heavyweight title.
Upon release, Miocic sold Cormier. However, DC was looking to start his active clinical career by wrestling on the phone. At the time of the first-round death, Cormier received a negative clinical trial to release Miocic and become a two-stage champion. What happened next was truly amazing.
After the fight at UFC 226
As for UFC 226, there have been rumors of the possible return of former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar.
It just happened, there was a Born King. In a post-war chat, Cormier then called out Brock Lesnar. During the interview, Lesnar entered the cage and opted to push Daniel in the traditional WWE way.
After pushing, Cormier said: “Push me now, Brock will go to bed later!”
Soon security was in place to keep the two separated. Following the outcry, many believed war would break out. Unfortunately, that couldn’t be the case.
Lesnar’s issues outside the cage meant it was nearly impossible for the former champion to come back in an amazing fashion. Instead, Cormier went on to defend his heavyweight title four months later against Lewis.
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