About This Sports Courier MMA Video: TSC News editor Fred Richani recaps the UFC 252 results featuring Stipe Miocic vs. Daniel Cormier 3 in DC’s retirement fight for the heavyweight championship! Plus: Former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos vs. Jairzinho Rozenstruik and Sean O’Malley vs. Marlon Vera!
Israel Adesanya vs. Paulo Costa for the UFC middleweight championship is officially confirmed for UFC 253 on Sept. 26.
UFC 252: Miocic vs. Cormier 3 Results – August 16, 2020 – UFC Apex in Las Vegas, NV
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Fight of The Night: Kai Kamaka III vs. Tony Kelley
Performance of the Night: Daniel Pineda, Virna Jandiroba
UFC 252 MAIN CARD:
UFC Heavyweight Championship (Five Rounds): Stipe Miocic defeated Daniel Cormier via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) to retain the UFC Heavyweight Title and win the trilogy. DC confirmed his retirement after the fight. What a career for DC and an incredible run for Miocic.
Bantamweight Co-Main Event: Marlon Vera defeated Sean O’Malley via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 4:40. O’Malley’s knee/foot gave out before the finishing sequence on the ground. Very unfortunate way for O’Malley to get his first pro loss, but huge win for Chito Vera.
Heavyweights: Jairzinho Rozenstruik defeated Junior Dos Santos via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:47
Catchweight (149.5lb – Burns missed weight): Daniel Pineda defeated Herbert Burns via TKO – Round 2, 4:37
Bantamweights: Merab Dvalishvili defeated John Dodson via unanimous decision (30-27 across the board)
UFC 252 Prelims Results:
Lightweights: Vinc Pichel defeated Jim Miller via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
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