Hello and welcome to Express Sport’s live coverage of UFC 241: Cormier vs Miocic 2.
Topping the bill at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California is the eagerly-anticipated heavyweight title rematch between Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic.
The eighth pay-per-view card of 2019 will also see fan favourite Nate Diaz will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon, with the Stockton native taking on former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis.
And to top things off, a mouthwatering clash between Yoel Romero and Daniel Cormier is also on deck.
Cormier vs Miocic 2 Live – 0:30 – Kyung Ho Kang wins via split decision.
Despite near enough operating on one leg, Kang gets the decision, besting Davis via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
A great showing from the South Korean prospect.
Cormier vs Miocic 2 Live – 0:20 – Bantamweights on deck
Kyung Ho Kang and Brandon Davis are currently throwing down in what has so far been a thoroughly impressive bout.
Davis has been whittling away at Kang’s lead leg from the get-go, though the South Korean has been finding success with counters to those kicks.
Cormier vs Lewis 2 Live – 0:10 am – Sabina Mazo gets the job done early doors
A women’s flyweight bout kicked things off at the Honda Center, with Sabina Mazo and Shana Dobson taking centre stage.
Mazo was dominant from the outset, overwhelming a game Dobson with some relentless forward pressure and crisp striking.
And it proved to be a blowout in the eyes of the judges, with them awarding 22-year-old Mazo a unanimous decision by a score of 30-25, 30-24, 30-25.
UFC 241 fight card
Daniel Cormier vs Stipe Miocic – heavyweight title fight
Anthony Pettis vs Nate Diaz – welterweight bout
Yoel Romero vs Paulo Costa – middleweight bout
Gabriel Benitez vs Sodiq Yusuff – men’s featherweight bout
Derek Brunson vs Iain Heinisich – middleweight bout
Clay Collard vs Devonte Smith – lightweight bout
Raphael Assuncao vs Corey Sandhagen – men’s bantamweight bout
Manny Bermudez vs Casey Kenney – men’s bantamweight bout
Drakkar Klose vs Christos Giagos – lightweight bout
Hannah Cifers vs Jodie Esquivel – women’s strawweight bout
Kyung Ho Kang vs Brandon Davis – men’s bantamweight bout
Sabina Mazo vs Shana Dobson – women’s flyweight bout
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