Daniel Cormier calls out Brock Lesnar after dominant UFC heavyweight title win

Danny Woods
July 9, 2018

The UFC looked like the WWE Saturday night when former UFC champ Brock Lesnar interrupted Daniel Cormier's victory celebration with an epic throw down.

The right hand that landed on the chin, though, made Cormier one of just five men - along with Randy Couture, B.J. Penn, Conor McGregor and Georges St-Pierre - to win titles in two different weight classes.

"I don't know where he's going to fight yet but he's back and that fight will happen."
"Push me now, and you're going to sleep later", Cormier yelled at Lesnar while the two locked antlers.

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The questions were as inevitable as the shifty dodging from UFC president Dana White that followed them. Instead, he launched straight into a call out of Brock Lesnar, who was sitting cageside watching the fight.

The night's heavyweight co-main event between contender Derrick Lewis and former title challenger Francis Ngannou was expected to deliver an exciting clash, and possibly an early knockout finish.

As Lesnar left, Cormier had one final thing to say as his family gathered in the center of the Octagon.

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Earlier, when pushed about how staged his pro wrestling melee with Lesnar inside the Octagon was received on social media, Cormier gave a similarly revealing response.

Stipe Miocic entered tonight's fight with a streak of six win with an overall record of 18-2.

Lesnar seems to be the first in line after storming the cage after UFC 226, but the WWE star should be some way off a return as he has to serve out a frozen doping suspension and re-enter the testing pool.

Lesnar, 40, hasn't fought in the UFC since he defeated Mark Hunt by unanimous decision at UFC 200 in July 2016. "He's going to pop up on the board here soon on Monday or Tuesday".

"We're definitely going to make that fight", White said of Cormier and Lesnar.

"The process has started", White confirmed.

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