Cormier vs Johnson 2 on UFC 210 Time, Date, Update: Hi friends, Welcome to watch UFC 210. UFC 210: Cormier vs. Johnson 2 is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that will be held on April 8, 2017 at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York.
Daniel: Daniel Ryan Cormier is an American mixed martial artist and former Olympic wrestler. He is the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, as well as the third best pound-for-pound fighter of the organization. He was Born in March 20, 1979.
Cormier vs Johnson 2 on UFC 210 Time, Date, Update
Johnson 2: Anthony Kewoa Johnson is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is well known for his brutal knockout power and intimidating presence inside the octagon. He was born March 6, 1984.
Cormier vs Johnson 2 , It’s been a long time coming, for the UFC to make its way to Buffalo. In 2016, Governor Cuomo signed a bill that legalized and regulated professional mixed martial arts MM) in New York. At that time, UFC officials stated that there would be four events per year, for the three years following the official legalization. Those fights would not only be held in NYC, they would also be spread out among Upstate cities including Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Utica, and Albany. Now, for the first time in over 20 years, Buffalo will be host city to a fight, when UFC 210 is held at Key Bank Arena on April 8, 2017
The UFC light heavyweight championship will be up for grabs in Saturday’s UFC 210 main event when champion Daniel Cormier rematches Anthony Johnson for the gold. Naturally, the outcome of the fight will have great impact on the future of the weight class. Cormier 18-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC and Johnson 22-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC fought once before at UFC 187 in May 2015. “DC” claimed the then-vacant belt by third-round submission, and nearly two years later the pair will run it back in the UFC 210 pay-per-view headliner following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y.
Cormier and Rumble battled two years ago for the vacant light heavyweight title. While Johnson was able to do some damage, Cormier’s expertise on the ground proved to be the difference with DC scoring the submission victory in the third round. It will be interesting to see how Johnson has expanded his game over the last two years to prepare for this because his last three wins have all come via knockout.
Cormier and Johnson are both riding three-fight win streaks into their rematch. Since losing his first professional MMA fight ever to Jon Jones in 2015, Cormier has rattled off wins against Johnson, Alexander Gustafsson via split decision and Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. Johnson, meanwhile, has knocked out Jimi Manuwa in the second round, Ryan Bader in the first and Glover Teixeira in just 13 seconds.