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UFC 241 Result: Stipe Miocic Stops Daniel Cormier To Win UFC Heavyweight Title

Josh Akers

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UFC 241 Result: Stipe Miocic Stops Daniel Cormier To Win UFC Heavyweight Title

Stipe Miocic has reclaimed the UFC heavyweight title after producing an unbelievable comeback against Daniel Cormier at UFC 241.

Miocic stopped Cormier in the fourth round to become the new UFC heavyweight champion. We were Octagon side with PokerStars, the official and exclusive poker partner of UFC, in Anaheim for what was an incredible night of action at the sold-out Honda Center in California.

Cormier controlled the whole fight as he repeatedly tagged Miocic and landed a huge slam in the first round, but the challenger turned up the heat in round 4.

He targeted Cormier's body with vicious hooks before throwing a clean right-hand which sent the champion sprawling against the fence. Miocic followed up with combinations as Herb Dean halted the contest.

Miocic is now a two-time UFC heavyweight champion after winning the title for the first time in 2016 against Fabricio Werdum.

Following his defeat to Miocic, Cormier hinted at retirement: "This is a tough pill to swallow," he said before saying he'll speak to his wife before deciding on his future.

Cormier's arch rival Jon Jones took to social media to share his feelings on the main-event.

"Stipe is hands down the greatest heavyweight of all time. I have nothing else to say," he tweeted immediately after the result.

He followed up that post with another message: "Now can we stop playing games with these pound for pound rankings already," he added in another tweet.

OFFICIAL RESULT: Miocic def. Cormier by TKO (punches) at 4:09 of Round 4

Topics: Stipe Miocic, Daniel Cormier, UFC News, UFC 241, Fight News, UFC, MMA

Josh Akers
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