UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier

Date: May 23, 2015
Location: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
Live Gate: $5,198,167.00
Attendance: 12,615
PPV Buys: 375,000
Detailed Event Report And Feedback

Results

Main Card
UFC Light Heayvweight Championship
Daniel Cormier (#3) def. Anthony Johnson (#1) via submission (rear-naked choke) Round 3, 2:39 to win the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship

UFC Middleweight Championship
Chris Weidman (c) def. Vitor Belfort (#3) via TKO (strikes) Round 1, 2:53 to retain the UFC Middleweight Championship

Donald Cerrone (#3) def. John Makdessi via TKO (kick) Round 2, 4:44

Andrei Arlovski (#8) def. Travis Browne (#3) via TKO (punches) Round 1, 4:41

Joseph Benavidez (#2) def. John Moraga (#5) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Fights

John Dodson (#1) def. Zach Makovsky (#9) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Dong Hyun Kim (#8) def. Josh Burkman via submission (arm-triangle choke) Round 3, 2:13

Rafael Natal def. Uriah Hall via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Colby Covington def. Mike Pyle via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)

Islam Makhachev def. Leo Kuntz via submission (rear-naked choke) Round 2, 2:38

Justin Scoggins def. Josh Sampo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

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