The defeat of Lewis means Cormier now boasts 22 victories to his name as he defended the UFC heavyweight title he'd won in July against Stipe Miocic, while the manner of his latest crushing win sent a real message to Lesnar.
Immediately after Cormier's maiden 265lbs title defence, attention turned to the prospect of him have a trilogy fight with Jones.
It was arguably one of the most straightforward wins of the 39-year-old's recent UFC career, as he extended his undefeated record as a heavyweight. The challenger powered his way to his feet, but the champion stayed sticky and twisted Lewis to the canvas again with another easy single, once again taking up residency in half guard.
That sets the stage for a 2019 bout against WWE champion Brock Lesnar, a former UFC heavyweight champion.
Derrick Lewis loves Popeyes chicken and he could win free chicken for life if he beats Daniel Cormier on Saturday.
The tap came at 2:14 into the second round as Cormier jumped up to celebrate the first defense of his heavyweight title.
Cormier, who also holds the light heavyweight crown, made quick work of an overmatched fellow American Lewis with a rear naked choke in the middle of the second round. That's why Cormier says in reality a fight against Jones should be bigger-it's actually two of the top fighters in the history of the sport clashing for the third time. "I just like to have a good time and I like to make people laugh".
"The Black Beast" said he was loosening up as the bout progressed, but Cormier managed to finish him off before he could truly get in a groove. Lewis got up quickly but Cormier had him up against the cage and then dragged him back down to the ground.
You never know how one thing can change another in time and there's always the possibility that you might never expect how different things could have been if things would have been different.
On a possible heavyweight fight: "I would fight "DC" at heavyweight, but I feel I have nothing to prove".
Bulger also served as the inspiration for Jack Nicholson's character Frank Costello in Martin Scorsese's 2006 film The Departed . Former Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger , 89, has been killed at a West Virginia prison, according to multiple reports.
So another week of rest could do wonders for the wide receiver as next week we could get a more serious update on Black's return. His biggest game this season was an 84-yard performance against TCU, in a game where he also had several costly drops.
Standardized surveillance was established in 2015 to monitor this illness and attempt to estimate the baseline incidence. Viruses that can cause the disease include poliovirus , non-polio enteroviruses, adenoviruses and West Nile virus.
Dimitrov had 13 aces in a 7-6 (10), 6-4 win against Roberto Bautista Agut and Nishikori beat Adrian Mannarino of France 7-5, 6-4. Djokovic , who will reclaim the No. 1 ranking next week regardless of where he finishes, faces Marin Cilic in the quarterfinals.
Musk pledged in the summer of 2017 that the company would be churning out 5,000 cars per week by the end of previous year . Tesla only reached a goal to build 5,000 Model 3s per week in June, although current production has fallen short of that.
Slann sent residents of The Woodlands an email saying the floor in front of the clubhouse fireplace had collapsed during a party. A large portion of a floor on the first level caved in as people were dancing, causing dozens to fall through to the basement.
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Customers from across the world appear to have suffered an outage of YouTube service for around 2 hours Tuesday. Because of YouTube's outage on Wednesday morning, users from all over the world could not see the videos on it.
Sammataro said he'd be surprised if Kelly walked away with her full contract, "unless she has an airtight provision". On Wednesday evening, reports surfaced that Kelly had also parted ways with her agent at CAA and moved to UTA.
So far this year, eight US soldiers and three other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation service members have died in Afghanistan. Mattis commented on the attack in Kandahar during a break in meetings at an Asian security conference in Singapore.
Stocks slump again, putting S&P 500 back into red for year
If the Nasdaq closes down 10 percent or more from its closing high, a level it hit in the session, it would confirm a correction. HOUSING SKID: The Commerce Department said sales of new US homes plunged 5.5 percent in September, the fourth monthly drop.
Red Dead Redemption 2 online beta to launch November
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Two U.S. Navy warships sail through Taiwan Strait
The operation is said to ensure the U.S.'s free passage through the strategic waterway, according to a Reuters report on Saturday. Taiwan's defence ministry confirmed the transit saying "US ships routinely passed the global waters of the Taiwan Strait".