Watch UFC 187: JOHNSON VS. CORMIER Live Stream
UFC 187 happens on May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. With two belts in play on Saturday night, the EA SPORTS UFC Sim Engine is tackling both sessions to see who leaves with the pined for UFC Light Heavyweight and Middleweight titles.
In the night’s headliner, Light Heavyweight champions Anthony “Thunder” Johnson and Daniel Cormier will strive to turn into the division’s first new champion following 2011, while in the co-principle, Chris Weidman has his sights set on a third back to back title-resistance in his hotly anticipated session against “The Phenom”, Vitor Belfort.
Both sessions were reenacted in the EA SPORTS UFC Octagon. Watch the outcomes play out underneath.
No judges were required through the span of two altogether different battles, as one champion protects his strap while another tastes UFC gold interestingly.
CHRIS WEIDMAN VS. VITOR BELFORT
The Middleweight title session determined itself essentially quicker than the headliner, with Chris Weidman unmistakably hoping to create an impression out of the entryway.
The battle opened with Weidman and Belfort trading a few shots on their feet, while additionally captivating in a great deal of secure battling right off the bat. The champ rapidly assumed control in the striking division, shaking the Brazilian with a sharp combo and dropping him to the mat. Weidman instantly caught up with some ruthless ground and pound, keeping in mind Belfort mixed to recover monitor, he couldn’t do much to stop the surge and was TKOed in the last moment of the first round.
ANTHONY JOHNSON VS. DANIEL CORMIER
UFC 187’s headliner wound up being each bit the war fans were expecting as two of the hardest warriors in the division went toe-to-toe.
Thunder spent most of the first round picking his shots and expertly countering Cormier’s assaults. While Cormier had the capacity start various secures in the early goings, he was not able to get his adversary to the mat, permitting Rumble to land some quality kicks and uppercuts at whatever point he broke free. Cormier seemed to be the fresher of the two warriors as the rounds advanced, utilizing his crushing style to wear Rumble out and finding a couple brief takedowns along the way.
The fourth round took off with a great deal of forward and backward activity in the initial couple of minutes with Rumble keeping on getting his counters. Part of the way through the casing, Cormier had the capacity get a kick from his rival and take him to the ground where he shook him with some strong ground and pound. Using his wrestling abilities to continue compelling the obviously depleted Rumble, Cormier in the long run scored the TKO triumph and seized the title.