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Daniel Cormier dominates Anderson Silva at UFC 200


Daniel Cormier and Anderson met in a light heavyweight bout as the main event of UFC 200. A storyline fight that saw Cormier dominate the fight with his ground control while Silva had the upper hand in the striking. In round 1, Cormier came out and took him down. Cormier got half guard and worked him over with elbows. He did this throughout the entire round. In round 2, Cormier came out and took him down. Cormier worked him over with strikes and elbows. A complete beatdown by Cormier. They were down up with two minutes to go. Cormier was landing some jabs and Silva caught him with a knee strike. Silva landed an elbow and Cormier clinched with him. In round 3, Silva was landing some good shots before Cormier took him down. They were stood up as there was not a ton of action. Silva caught him with a good body kick and then Cormier clinched with him.

Cormier got the win by unanimous decision.

Silva (33-8-1) is currently on a two-fight losing streak. He 1-4-1 in his last six bouts. He beat Stephan Bonnar at UFC 153 by first round KO. He lost to Chris Weidman at UFC 162 by second round KO and then again to Chris Weidman at UFC 168 by second round TKO. His fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183 went to a no contest. He lost to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 84 by unanimous decision. He lost to Daniel Cormier at UFC 200 by decision.

Cormier (18-1) is currently on a three-fight winning streak. In his last six bouts, he’s 5-1. Cormier beat Patrick Cummins at UFC 170 in his light heavyweight debut with a first-round TKO victory. In his next two bouts, he is 1-1. He beat Dan Henderson at UFC 173 by third round rear-naked choke but lost to Jon Jones at UFC 182 in January of 2015 by unanimous decision. He submitted Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 by third round rear-naked choke. He beat Alexander Gustafsson by split decision at UFC 192. He beat Anderson Silva at UFC 200 by decision.

UFC 200 took place at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, July 9, 2016. The prelims aired on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT with three bouts and FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT with four bouts. The main card aired on PPV at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with five bouts.

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